Flaine is a built-for-purpose resort set in the highest altitude of Le Grand Massif area. What sets Flaine apart from other built-for-purpose resorts in the French Alps is the attention and care that was placed in its creation. Master architects and contemporary artists’ work live harmoniously in the region. Works by Picasso, sculptures by Vasarely and the Bauhaus architect Marcel Breuer all make up the particular style of Flaine.
For that reason, Flaine is unique and allows visitors to live an experience that is varied, from enjoying art to downhill skiing. Traditional chalets and postcard apartments are not what makes the region; its built-for-purpose persona is reflected in its architecture and the brutalist concrete and steel aesthetics that fill the resort are not everyone’s cup of tea.
Flaine is largely developed to suit families, so not too many loud nightclubs or cocktail bars can be found in the village. It does, however, have some friendly bars and restaurants where classical music and jazz concerts can be found. Culturally, Flaine has good art galleries, a cinema and a library. That said, the main philosophy for Flaine is to remain a skiing-focused resort.
The summer months are equally popular with tourists due toactivities such as hiking, horse riding and cycling routes of the region.
Flaine is a great resort for the outdoor lover and adventure seeker. It is built for serious skiers and families looking for a place to relax and enjoy the slopes, come snow or shine.