Val Cenis


The winter sports area in Val Cenis spans a wide range of elevations, starting at 1,300 meters and reaching heights of up to 2,800 meters. This diverse elevation range provides a multitude of skiing and snow sports experiences. Val Cenis boasts an extensive ski terrain, offering a total of 125 kilometers of slopes. To assist guests in navigating the resort, there are 29 lifts available for transportation. The ski domain of Val Cenis accommodates a broad spectrum of skiers, from proficient advanced and expert-level enthusiasts who can enjoy the challenge of varied terrain to beginners. The resort caters to newcomers with expansive secure zones designed for children and novices located at the base of the slopes. Furthermore, Val Cenis proudly boasts the longest green run in Europe, spanning a distance of 10 kilometers—a fantastic choice for those embarking on their initial skiing adventures.

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Where is Val Cenis located?

Val Cenis ski resort is situated in the Haute Maurienne Vanoise region within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes area of France. Specifically, it is located in the department of Savoie as part of the Savoie Mont Blanc region. Val Cenis is known for its breathtaking natural environment, proximity to the Vanoise National Park, and a wide range of ski experiences, from high-mountain skiing to forested trails.

Lyon Airport is one of the closest major airports to Val Cenis. From the airport, you can rent a car or take a combination of trains (TGV) and buses to reach the resort. The distance between Lyon Airport and Val Cenis is approximately 240 kilometers. Find out more

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