Le Grand Bornand 

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Le Grand Bornand

Le Grand Bornand is a family-friendly resort situated in the mountains behind Lake Annecy, between Mont Blanc and Lyon.

It is the leading farming township of the region and home to a traditional Savoyard village dotted with wooden chalets, the oldest of which was built in 1664.

Season

December 19, 2020 – April 18, 2021 (depending on conditions)

Ski area

Le Grand Bornand has 29 lifts that access 46 trails, including 16 green, 13 blue, 14 red and 3 black.

It also has one of the best terrain parks in France.

Accommodation

At an altitude of 1,000 metres, Le Grand Bornand Village is a typical alpine farming village with an outdoor market, central plaza and church.

A bit further up the road, at an altitude of 1,300 metres, you’ll find the well-preserved historic village Le Grand Bornand Chinaillon, which is the main ski base area.

Non-ski activities and experiences

Le Grand Bornand has a covered ice-skating rink and cinema, as well as opportunities for paragliding, mountaineering, ski biking, fat biking and sledging.

Après-ski

While it’s not known for its après scene, there are plenty of bars for a quiet drink as well as authentic restaurants with fireplaces and outdoor terraces.

Resort altitude 1,300m
Linked ski area

Aravis (4 resorts)

La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, Manigod, St Jean de Sixt
La Clusaz-Manigod and Le Grand Bornand ski area are connected
by shuttle buses

Skiable area

220 km of runs
86 runs: 7 blacks, 30 reds, 32 blues, 17 greens

2 snowparks

Number of lifts 50

Residence Le Village de Lessy
|Le Grand Bornand

1 to 3 Bedroom apartments. CGH Residence & Spa Le Village de Lessy. In the heart of the Grand-Bornand Chinaillon, the residence Le Village Lessy welcomes you for your next winter holidays. Enjoy spacious and fully equipped apartments and its wellness centre. It consists of 128 apartments in 9 chalets, welcoming reception, swimming pool with a breathtaking view over the

Le Roc des Tours
|Le Grand Bornand

1 to 3 Bedroom apartments. Le Roc des Tours. With a unique location next to the slopes, “Le Roc des Tours” favours intimate atmosphere with its 39 apartments with comfort and authenticity that can welcome from 2 to 8 people. For an idyllic stay mixing ski and relaxation, we recommend our heated indoor swimming pool, our wellness centre and fitness

Approximate (private) transfer time to Le Grand Bornand (Chinaillon) from:

  • Annecy airport: 45min
  • Annecy train station: 50min
  • Geneva airport: 1hr 10min

Resort altitude: 1,300m

The Aravis ski area

La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, Manigod, St Jean de Sixt

Le Grand Bornand Aravis Trail Map
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