If spring is a great time to go skiing, it’s an even better time to bring your kids along. First time on the slopes? No worries, in spring you won’t have to worry about icy-hard nursery slopes or freezing weather conditions. In fact, chances are your little ones will be skiing on soft snow under the brilliant sunshine – such fantastic conditions that they’ll become keen skiers and snowboarders in no time! With Skiing into Spring, loads of French resorts are offering a variety of great incentives to book a last-minute family ski holiday. Check out the best late-season deals and book your spring skiing holiday now!
At Paradiski ( Les Arcs /La Plagne), 6-day ski passes for children aged 5-12 are free when purchased in conjunction with a week of accommodation and two adults’ 6-day ski passes (offer valid March 31-April 14). Children born between 2006 and 2012 only pay €1 for a one-day lift pass over Easter Weekend at Chamrousse. Les Portes du Soleil is offering free 6-day ski passes for children under 12 when purchased together with an identical adult’s ski pass. From April 7-21, for each adult “activity or service” purchased, La Rosière will give an identical child’s ticket for free (child’s ticket = children under 13). At Praz de Lys - Sommand, children’s ski passes are free between April 3-15 when purchased along with an identical adult’s pass. And finally, Valmorel offers a complimentary GRAND DOMAINE child’s ski pass (under 13) in return for the purchase of an identical adult’s pass from April 1-15.
Please note: the information contained in this article was taken from skiingintospring.com. Please confirm details of the deals on that website before purchasing. Many of these deals can be purchased online, so don’t hesitate to reserve your tickets now! Along with deals on ski passes, French ski resorts are also putting on concerts, kids’ activities and Easter-themed events. Stay tuned for more news!
Born and raised in the ski paradise of Vancouver, Canada, I learned to ski before I can remember, balancing precariously on my parents’ skis as they sailed down the hill. I started snowboarding in my teens and am now delighted to be exploring everything Europe’s ski scene has to offer!
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