Espace Killy ski property for sale
No visit to the French Alps is complete without a visit to Espace Killy. This gigantic ski area is situated in the beautiful Tarentaise Valley of the Savoie region, long famous for its natural beauty and pristine condition. This ski area is a dream come true for those who love skiing. There are over 300 km of downhill skiing slopes, 15 km of pistes and over 90 ski lifts.
Espace Killy is named for Jean Claude Killy, a world champion alpine ski racer from France. The area can be easily accessed from Geneva, Chambery and Lyon. If you are looking for a quick holiday or a long stay this world famous destination has a lot to offer.
After a tired day, many head to the resorts of Val d’Isere or Tignes. There are many roads and pistes that link the resorts with Espace Killy. Here you can rest your weary body in any of the numerous chateaus or hotels. If you are hungry as you will surely be, you can treat yourself to authentic French or other international fare in the many restaurants. There are also many bars and shops that liven up the scene at the end of the day.
These three skiing and snowboarding resorts are in the world famous Savoie area of the French Alps. It is a global attraction for anyone wishing to ski, snowboard or enjoy any snow sport during the winter, and for fantastic walking, mountain biking and climbing during the summer.
THINGS TO DO IN VAL D'ISERE, TIGNES OR SAINTE FOY, FRANCE
The huge range of activities in the Val d'Isere, Tignes and Sainte Foy area are well documented. From any ski chalet in Val d'Isere, Sainte Foy rental or Tignes accommodation, skiing, snowboarding, snow shoe treks, cross country skiing, bob sleighing, ice climbing, skating, snow-mobiling, ice driving, husky sleighs and snow parks are within easy reach. During the summer, the hiking, climbing, mountain biking, parasailing and the indoor sports centres are open too.
PLACES TO HOLIDAY IN VAL D'ISERE, TIGNES OR SAINTE FOY, FRANCE
Sainte Foy is a true alpine village in the heart of the mountains, near the huge skiing resorts of Val d'Isere, Tignes and La Plagne. During the winter it acts as a peaceful resort with fantastic off piste, and good access to the large ski resorts if desired. In the summer it becomes a haven for hikers and mountainbikers, and remains one of the best kept secrets in the Alps for renting a holiday rental or ski chalet.
Val d'Isere and Tignes are twin resorts, both high in the Alps and therefore good snow is almost guaranteed throughout the season. Val d'Isere is an exclusive and luxury resort, whilst Tignes is a great place for mixed parties due the magnificent array of ski schools and dramatic black runs.
The oldest of the villages of Tignes is Tignes les Brevieres. It is the prettiest alpine village in the region. It holds a few bars, pizzerias and a ski school, making it a perfect destination to learn to ski and discover the charm and lifestyle of the French Alps. It also has a magnificent ice driving circuit.