Val d'Isere has an excellent lift system with several different ski areas and also a connection to the neighbouring resort of Tignes, giving you access to a huge ski area (also known as the Espace Killy).
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There are over 300km of pistes for all abilities (22 green runs, 68 blue runs, 39 red runs and 26 black runs) which you can access via the 88 ski lifts covering the Val d'Isere & Tignes ski areas. The lifts can take you from resort level at 1,850 metres all the way up to 3,450 metres.
Val d'Isere itself has 42 lifts, the majority of which are chair lifts, and there are 15 drag lifts. The link to Tignes and the rest of the Espace Killy ski area is easily acheived for all levels of skiers. Take a look at the piste map to see how it is all joined together.
With access to 2 glaciers, one in Le Fornet and one in Tignes at the Grand Motte, the lifts are not only open in the winter but in the summer as well, meaning you can enjoy all the mountain activities almost all year round.
|Val d'Isere Lift Access & Restrictions - Winter
||All lifts except the Funicular, Le Fornet cable car, La Daille gondola, Le Vallon gondola & Olympique gondola (Olympique is accessible to accompanied handiskiers). All the chairlifts in the Val d'Isere ski area are handiski accessible, with the exception of those leading to Le Fornet and la Daile gondola
|Paraglide / Parapente
||Solaise Express & Solaise cable car give access to the designated take-off sites. Take a look at Val d'Isere Paragliding for more information.
||Pedestrian lift pass gives access to: Solaise, Olympique & Fornet cable cars; La Daille & La Vallon gondolas; Funival funicular; Solaise Express chairlift (both directions); Manchet Express, Bellevarde Express & Loyes Express chairlifts (ascent only). Take a look at Lift Pass Prices for more details.
||Dogs are allowed on all pedestrian lifts, providing they are muzzled & kept on a lead.
||It is not recommended to expose babies or children under three years old to sudden changes in altitude or temperature - if lift staff consider your child too young to travel on certain lifts they reserve the right to refuse you entry. See our Tips for Families & Kids section for advice.