Les Contamines

Ski resorts in France
Lifts (0/25)
Slopes (0/48)
Snow depth
2500 m
1164 m
160 cm
35 cm
-9°C
0°C

Snow forecast

  • Saturday

    18.6 cm snow
    Snow
    -10°
    1 m/s
  • Sunday

    2 cm snow
    Partly cloudy
    -12°
    1 m/s
  • Monday

    18.1 cm snow
    Kraftigt snöfall
    -8°
    1 m/s
What do you think about Les Contamines?
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Henrik
Henrik (Guest)
25/01/2016
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A smaller, cozy and cheaper alternative to the major ski resorts in the region. Recommended for average riders and "off-pistons" who value beautiful scenery and a peaceful atmosphere. Stunning views of Mont Blanc and varied terrain, almost magical setting up at the top. In the nice village there are a number of sports shops, grocery stores and more. No nightclubs and a limited selection of restaurants serving mostly traditional food. The accommodation offers most of private apartments rented through the tourist office. We booked an affordable package of accommodation and lift passes and were very pleased with the apartment and the service from the tourist office. For transfers from the airport, a bus that stops outside the tourist office is recommended - about half the price for private transfer. The transfer takes about 1.5 - 2 hours. The lift system and skiing can not be compared to Chamonix, but still okay for the price. A lot of off-piste and a lot of blue slopes, though with elements of steep parties and fast weather cover so I would not describe the resort as especially beginner-friendly. There is no big distance in Les Contamines so you can live almost anywhere and it is quiet in the center of the night. The ski shuttle takes minutes from the village center. If you want to experience more, just go to a nearby town. The bus to Saint-Gervais takes about 20 minutes and the supply is larger. Chamonix is ​​about 1 hour away.

dennadonna
29/05/2006
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Were in Les Contamines during the World Cup in Halfpipe and unfortunately, the beep was in Barnbacken, which meant missing the rest of the mountain.
Good if you like to go pipe it's easy to hike and the worst weather usually does not look cool so far down o demolish the pipe :)
But the village is terribly small and bonnig.

Otherwise then ....?

The pipe = World class!

ville horn
ville horn (Guest)
28/06/2001
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I have lived in Switzerland for 4 years and have already traveled to most ski resorts in the Alps and I think LES CONTAMINNES is a cruel ski resort (considering its size) where you can go untouched for days after new snow, and this short-term piste. This is because all French retirees hang here and do not use the powder. However, there is not much night life and the village is very small.

tobias olsson
tobias olsson (Guest)
06/12/2000
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I think it's a good ski resort. but because it was the first time. I do not have much to say about it.

Matts
Matts (Guest)
27/01/2000
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This is probably a very underrated ski resort located just behind Chamonix / Mont Blanc. Very large areas with varied terrain. In addition, it also gets a lot of snow. Climb 20 min and get closer to 1000 fall height meters good offpiste.