Valmorel, sometimes called “Valmorel la Belle”, was originally built in 1976 to be a ski and summer resort. What distinguishes Valmorel from its other built-for-purpose counterparts is the consideration applied in the architecture of the village. It was created using noble materials such as wood, stone and slate in order to obtain an authentic Savoyard village. The fully pedestrianised streets in the village are all traffic-free, making it safer for families and giving a sense of calm and peace to the area.
Despite looking beautifully authentic, the village holds some very modern facilities such as spas, restaurants, shops and markets. The nightlife will not be the priority for this resort, but you will find some lively pubs and live music.
It is linked to the other resorts from Le Grand Domaine and has quick and easy access to the slopes. Not only has the village been built-for-purpose – so have the pistes, with some runs going straight down through to the village for the true ski-in ski-out experience.
This resort will allow those wanting to ski to make the most out of their visit, and will allow families to enjoy a holiday comfortably and at a leisurely pace. Lower in altitude than the resorts of the surrounding region Tignes and Val d’Iseres, Valmorel boasts more trees, which make for spectacular green scenery during the popular summer months.