Best Skiing 2012: France
France is one of the most popular places to head, if you are into skiing. Not only do the Alps provide a huge variety of terrain but the country also offers a wide selection of resorts and chalets. However, if you are undecided about where to go, the following outlines three of the best places located in France to go skiing in 2012.
Courchevel is ideal for beginners or parents wanting to bring along their children. You will find fantastic beginner slopes located in the Altiport area. The ski school is very good. They provide specially designed waistcoats that lock onto the chair lifts, for the safety of small children just starting out.
If you are at more of an intermediate level then Serre Chevalier is preferable. This selection of villages is made up of 250 kilometres of varied slopes served by around 62 chair lifts. The villages of Monêtier-Les-Bains and Chantemerle are particularly attractive.
If you’re skilled at skiing then the best ski holidays 2012 would have to be Val d’Isère. This is the most popular French resort for British tourists. Just over 90% of visitors are actually at a beginner or intermediate level. However, it is the more advanced skiers who can truly take advantage. This resort is renowned for its wide selection of challenging slopes.
Despite being somewhat pricey, France is a top choice for skiing. Whether you are donning skis for the first time or are a professional, you will be able to find the perfect resort for your needs.