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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Savoie, France your home away from home

The French Savoie Alps are the most popular ski resorts in Europe. The ski resorts in Savoie are famous, known for their luxury chalet rentals, and exceptional winter sport facilities aimed for skiers of all abilities, ages and experience. The dramatic scenery also means that Savoie is open for holiday-makers during the summer. It is almost as famous for the walking, canyoning and rock climbing than it is for skiing.

Things to do on holiday in Savoie, France

The ski season is open from mid-December at the latest right through until the beginning of May, although snow conditions may deteriorate. This is not to worry about though. The region has over 1,000 snow cannons to help if natural conditions are not as they should be. On offer in Savoie is downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, heli-skiing, climbing, bobsleighing, snow-mobiles, swimming (indoor!), climbing, ice-climbing and much more. The health spas, cafes, restaurants and extensive shopping mean that there is still plenty of entertainment even on rest days!

During the summer, walking, climbing, mountain bilking and local festivals keep pulling visitors to rental chalets in Savoie.

Places to holiday in Savoie

La Plagne is a charming village, with close access to 10 ski resorts in Savoie. The facilities are varied, making a rental chalet here great value for family holidays. There is a bobsleigh track open to the public, natural and artificial ice-climbing walls, an ice rink, night skiing, youth clubs, dog sleighs carting and paintball available, not to mention the skiing!

La Plagne and Les Arcs, the adjacent resort, have together been dubbed 'Paradiski'! This is due to the combined 420km of piste, 158km of cross country skiing tracks, and the added facilities of Les Arcs, like the five snow parks, 3 boardercross tracks and the half-pipe.

The Three Valleys, famed as the largest ski resort in the world, has 600km of piste separated across 300 downhill runs! Here, snow is guaranteed, as Corcheval and Meribel, the resorts at the centre of the Three Valleys, has over 560 snow cannons.

The luxurious resort of Val d'Isere and her twin resort of Tignes have been described in the Good Ski Guide 2005 as one of only two 'sure-snow resorts'. This is due to their altitude. Tignes, despite some excellent black runs, also caters very well for beginners. It boasts 7 ski schools, and 5 free beginners’ lifts, as well as 150 shops in case the skiing gets too much! Val d'Isere is also the place to try out some ice-driving or snow-mobiling!

Weather in Savoie

Summer temperatures average at 21°C, perfect for rock climbing, mountaineering and walking, but winter temperatures are cold. Temperatures this high in the Alps average around 0°C during the winter.

Travel to Savoie

Savoie is serviced by three airports, all roughly 3-3.5 hours from the ski resorts. Chambery Airport (CDG) Lyon and Geneva all receive flights from the UK, and cheap flights are often on offer from Exeter and Norwich on Flybe. However, there are flights from many airports, and provided by many airlines, so it is worth shopping around.

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              Apartment #1889724
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                Apartment #8050751
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                  Apartment #1463124a
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                    Chalet #1297944a
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                      Apartment #6114841
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                        Apartment #6895958
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                          Studio #6115311
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                            Apartment #1137503a
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                              Chalet #1321469a
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                                Apartment #6346177
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                                  Apartment #400837
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                                    Apartment #6350519
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                                      Chalet #1437714a
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                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #1203564a
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                                          Apartment #994943a
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                                            Apartment #873828
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                                              Apartment #1139002a
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                                                Apartment #1290334a
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                                                  Apartment #1398986a
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                                                          Chalet #6116921
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                                                            Apartment #86109
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                                                                Apartment #8122055
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                                                                  Apartment #2432029
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                                                                          Chalet #468775
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                                                                                  Apartment #1414197a
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                                                                                    Apartment #6868463
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                                                                                      Apartment #6347660
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                                                                                        Apartment #1901302
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                                                                                            Apartment #6592167
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                                                                                              Chalet #1929141
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                                                                                                Apartment #964256a
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                                                                                                  Studio #6430249
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                                                                                                    Apartment #593862a
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                                                                                                      Apartment #6169430
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Excellent Chalet, very well equipped, great views!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Awesome. Fantastic accommodation, set in the pretty village of St. Bon. In easy reach of Le Praz, but as we had a car we found that the best option was to drive to Courchevel 1650. We were late in the ski season so Le Paz was a little diffificult to return to. At Courchevel you can park directly under the gondola station, which although a little pricey was by far the easiest option. With the car Meribele is also a good option. The Chalet was cozy with a log burning stove and excellent Wi-Fi . There was also an excellent selection of books and games to entertain us. The kitchen was extremely well-equipped including a stone raclette set which we all enjoyed using . Car parking was excellent with space for at least two cars. The ski locker in the boot room was within easy reach of the car and the heated boot racks were considerably appreciated . Bedrooms and bathrooms were well appointed and of good size and there was plenty of hot water. All in all an excellent base for a fantastic holiday!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect place, perfect location, perfect hosts!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We booked very last minute but Satah and John made everything easy and even accommodated our very late check in time. The apartment had everything we needed and location couldn't be beaten, we'll definitely be back. Thank you Satah and John for a fantastic stay :-)
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017