Where to stay around Valmeinier?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,739 holiday lettings near Valmeinier. From 2,330 apartments to 193 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Valmeinier is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Valmeinier?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Valmeinier. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Plan Palais Ski Lift: 6,059 holiday lettings
  • Le Roi Ski Lift: 6,498 holiday lettings
  • Pre Varel Ski Lift: 6,362 holiday lettings
  • Grandes Drozes Ski Lift: 6,372 holiday lettings
  • Armera Ski Lift: 6,495 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Valmeinier listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Valmeinier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,330 apartments in Valmeinier. Our other popular types of Valmeinier holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 193 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 72 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Valmeinier?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 504 holiday homes with pool available in Valmeinier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Valmeinier, France your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a scenic getaway filled with exciting things to do may like to try the Valmeinier in France. It is a beautiful area with lots to do and see within the Rhone-Alps region of Eastern France. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages, chalets and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Valmeinier, France

    Located at the foot of Mont Thabor, Valmeinier offers lots of activities all year round including skiing in the winter and hiking in the warmer months. There is downhill and cross country skiing as well as tobogganing, snowboarding and ice skating. The alpine setting also offers great places for hikers, cyclists and horse riders to explore. Tourists can try other fun activities here too such as mountain biking, climbing, canyoning and paragliding. For golf fans there are courses within one hour’s drive of Valmeinier as well as several tennis courts and a bowling alley. The lakes and other waterways in the region provide good places to swim, fish, canoe and raft. Visitors will find a number of restaurants, bars and cafes and offering a variety of fare including French, fast foods and hot snacks. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from a supermarket, bakers, delicatessen and food market in Valmeinier and there are a few shops to buy gifts and souvenirs as well as sporting goods.

    Places to visit on holiday to Valmeinier, France

    There are a number of interesting places to visit and photograph in and around Valmeinier including an 18th century church, rural chapels and stone houses. Several museums are located in the area including Musee du Mont Corbier in Saint-Jean de Maurienne. Nature lovers may like to visit Vanoise National Park, which is close by and is well known for its alpine ibex. Geneva is approximately two hours away by car and has many interesting museums, parks and historic buildings. Lake Geneva is a very popular place for visitors. Lyon is also a couple of hours away and boasts many wonderful old buildings, churches, museums and galleries.

    Weather in Valmeinier, France

    The warmest time of the year to visit this part of France is generally July and August when the average daily maximum temperature is approximately 22.5 degrees centigrade. January is the coldest month with average highs of 3 degrees centigrade, although the temperature can fall below zero with plenty of snowfall on higher ground during winter. The wettest month tends to be September with an average rainfall of 400mm.

    Travel to Valmeinier, France

    Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is just under two hour’s drive from Valmeinier and has flights to numerous cities in France as well as international destinations such as Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. There are several car rental firms located at the airport including Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National / Citer and Sixt.

    Activities and attractions in and around Valmeinier

    Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Valmeinier a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Val Thorens Ski Resort (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
    • Trois Vallees Ski Resort (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
    • Meribel Ski Resort (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
    • Valmeinier Ski Resort (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Valloire Galibier Ski Resort (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Setaz Gondola (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Valmeinier

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Valmeinier is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ecrins National Park (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
    • Col du Telegraphe (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Col du Galibier (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
    • Alpine Botanical Garden of Lautaret (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Col d'Arsine (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
    • Col du Glandon (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)