Located at the very top of the Chamonix Valley, the Balme Vallorcine ski resort welcomes you to amid an extraordinary landscape which stretches over the whole Mont Blanc Chain. Entirely south exposed, this side of the mountain is the promise of many wonderful sunny days spent skiing with your family or group of friends. The Balme Vallorcine resort peaks at an altitude of over 2,270 m (7,447.5 ft).
In this article, you will discover all the perks of skiing at Balme as well as the information you need to organise a wonderful skiing holiday.
A VERSATILE SKI STATION
Thanks to its large, marked and well-groomed trails, the Balme Vallorcine Ski Resort is a skiing destination for the entire family. In addition, younger skiers and beginners can learn and train at the resort’s learning centre located at the bottom of the slopes. Anyone gets to appreciate the pleasures of winter sports regardless of their level.
One of the main benefits of the Balme Vallorcine resort is that, depending on your level, you will always find something to enjoy as it quite versatile. With as many as 69 slopes stretching over 29 km (18 miles) – including 16 green slopes, 18 blue ones and 27 red ones – there is a multitude of sensations are to be experienced. Thrill-seekers can even defy gravity by attempting one of the 8 black slopes the area has to offer.
Whether you are looking for a burst of adrenalin or wish to admire wonderful landscapes, the Balme Vallorcine Ski Resort is the place to be to have fun and share great moments with your loved ones.
As of mid-April, the resort is closed to visitors until it reopens at the beginning of December. During peak season (from February 10th to April 15th), ski pass prices are as follows:
- Adult Pass – €28.50 – includes a return ticket from Vallorcine to the slopes (€24 for a single journey);
- For young skiers (ages 5 to 14) and seniors (over 65), the price of a return ticket is €24.20 (€20.40 for a single journey);
- For a family – at least two children and two adults – return tickets for the entire resort are €88.30. Additional children ride for free.
In the summer, prices are the same as in winter, except the Compagnie du Mont Blanc offers a €22 mountain biking pass.
*Rates / prices may be modified without notice
Whether you are looking to stay in Chamonix in winter or in summer, Le Morgane, spacious luxury hotel in Chamonix, welcomes you and boasts a wide selection of high-end services to choose from.
Located right at the foot of the Mont Blanc, in one of the most charming streets of Chamonix’s centre town, Le Morgane offers the most idyllic setting for you and your loved ones. Whether you are looking for a romantic stay, for a family holiday, or for a weekend spent enjoying snow sports or hiking with your friends, this 4-star hotel will pamper you and provide relaxing activities you can enjoy after a thrilling day.
Take advantage of the hotel spa to treat yourself to a blissful massage by yourself or as a couple, or enjoy a fascial, pedicure, or body treatment… Then, you’ll be spoilt for choice: spend some time in the hammam, in the sauna or in the jacuzzi.
And since no holiday in the mountain is complete without the most amazing meals, you can head to Chamonix’s Scandinavian restaurant “Le Comptoir des Alpes”. There, fresh fish from the Norwegian fjords and Finnish vegetable dishes will transport you to the icy North.
Don’t delay: book your stay at the Balme Vallorcine Ski Resort and explore the most unforgettable sensations!