The Village and ski resort of Valloire
Small village nestled between its magnificent mountains, Valloire is a very dynamic resort that has retained all its authenticity and where activities do not lack. Here nature is queen, winter as summer, Valloire offers us a ressourcing setting. It is an opportunity for nature lovers to discover magnificent landscapes.
A destination suitable for children with a leisure center and a nursery for younger guests. And for all … library, cinema, bowling, games room, skating rink, heritage visits (Church, telegraph fort, …).
Think of watching the weekly entertainment program, available on the Tourist Office of Valloire.
To perfect the whole, its 1300 inhabitants year-round and its welcoming shopkeepers perpetuate a tradition of welcome and give the village its dynamic and family soul.
Valloire in summer time
With its varied landscapes and its lively village, Valloire is an ideal destination for a summer holiday, whether sporty or relaxing. Trails, streams, waterfalls, mountain lakes, mountain bike routes, chapels and localities : there are plenty of walks and difficulty levels for everyone.
The fauna and flora, preserved from human agitation, are extremely rich and conducive to 1001 discoveries for young and old. Close to the Grand Galibier, close to Mont Thabor and the Aiguilles d’Arves, Valloire offers breathtaking panoramas.
Many activities are available for adults and children: paragliding, microlighting, hiking, mountain biking (the biggest cycling area in the world), trail, visit to the farm, ice rink, outdoor swimming pool with slide and paddling pool, climbing, via ferrata, canyoning, adventure park, inflatable structures and playground for children, sculptures on straw, animations and giant games on the place of the town hall, provision of karts, unicycle, …
km of marked trails
wonders to discover
Valloire in Winter
Throughout the winter season, the resort village of Valloire offers a wide variety of activities : alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Nordic walking, snake gliding, biathlon , skating rink, segway, its famous international competition of sculptures on snow and ice, speed riding …
km of slopes for all levels
of the ski area above 2000 m alt
snow cannons for optimal snow cover
Our favorite addresses
We aspire to share our experience of Valloire by delivering you below some proposals.
Nices places to eat :
La Grange : you will find there delicious pancakes,
Le restaurant Chez Fred : to taste something else than savoyard specialties,
La Ferme de Poingt Ravier : do not forget to book,
Le goûter à la Ferme du Pré Clos, in summertime.
Local specialties :
The diots of Valloire (butchery at Retornaz),
The blueberry pie,
Le suédois (local alcohol),
The beer of the Galibier.
And because even on vacation, one has to think about it, …
For grocery :
Carrefour Montagne open all year,
La Cabote de Joseph for your raclettes, cheese fondue and local products,
La Grotte à fromages for the cheeses,
Boulangerie le Fournil des Bergers for the bread,
The market on Friday in the village square.
Hikes and walks :
The 3 lakes (including Lake des Cerces),
Small village of Poingt Ravier (by foot or by car),
The cascade of the Gorges de l’Enfer.
Hiking trails adapted to all levels are available at the Tourist Office.