The Evasion Mont-Blanc is a vast ski area in France which offers access to no less than 400km of stunning ski slopes in the French Alps. The Evasion Mont-Blanc is equipped with nearly 120 ski lifts, with its different areas partially interconnected. The ski area covers an immense area stretching between the resorts of Megève, Saint Gervais, Saint Nicolas, Combloux and Les Contamines. The Evasion Mont-Blanc is easy to reach from the UK as it's just a quick drive from Lyon Airport.
Les Contamines is a traditional mountain village that has survived the rise in tourism and still manages to emanate peace and tranquillity. The imposing Mont Blanc lends a unique backdrop to Les Contamines. In the heart of the Evasion Mont-Blanc ski area lies Megève, one of the oldest and most charming ski resorts in France. St. Gervais, elegant and quiet, is considered the “senior lady” of French winter tourism. Keep in mind that the ski slopes in the different village of the Evasion Mont-Blanc linked ski area are not all perfectly interconnected, so you will have to leave yourself plenty of time to get back to your base village before the end of the day.
|Families & Children|
“We stayed at Praz-sur-Arly (to save on accommodation costs) about 3 miles Megeve with its own ski area, part of the Espace Diamant. We found these great picnic ...„
|Green slopes65 km||Drag lifts105||Start of the season|
|Blue slopes135 km||Chair lifts36||End of the season|
|Red slopes175 km||Gondola lifts13||Glacier|
|Black slopes70 km||Train0||Min. altitude850 m|
|Total445 km||Capacity45000 Pers./Hour||Max. altitude2350 m|
In the middle of the Evasion Mont-Blanc ski area, the Mont Joux snow park caters to all freestyle skiers and snowboarders looking for some thrills. Saint-Gervais is also popular among snowboarders. Not far from Megève is the quiet village of Combloux, giving easy access to the slopes of Jaillet and Creve Cœur, which is suitable for beginners. Direct access allows skiers to reach Mont Joux, from where you can easily access the higher areas. These areas offer predominently red and black slopes, while on the lower areas you can find blue and red runs. Snow cover is not an issue here thanks to the numerous snow cannons. The Evasion Mont-Blanc ski area has something to offer skiers and snowboarders of all levels, promising unforgettable ski holidays for everyone.
Off-piste & freestyle in Evasion Mont-Blanc
|Snow parks 2||Tables|
Ski pass prices (low season)
|Low season 6-day ski pass||Children||Adults||Free up to|
|Les Houches||EUR -||EUR -|
|Mont-Blanc Unlimited||EUR 208.10||EUR 244.80||4 Years old|
Ski pass prices (high season)
|High season 6-day ski pass||Children||Adults||Free up to|
|Les Houches||EUR -||EUR -|
|Mont-Blanc Unlimited||EUR 260.10||EUR 306.00||4 Years old|
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The information applies for the ski area of Evasion Mont-Blanc. During the ski season information is updated daily.
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