La Clusaz – France

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La Clusaz has been attracting skiers since the early 1900’s and nowadays is more popular than ever as people flock here for spectacular scenery, reliable skiing on five well-connected mountains, and plenty to see and do off the slopes. At just one hour from Geneva la Clusaz (La clue-sa) is also rapidly becoming a popular short break destination, and the resort has kept pace with demand through constant improvements of its infrastructure. The Beauregard gondola that opened in 2003 is the most significant of these, improving uplift capacity to 53,000 people per hour.
 
The village itself is centered around a traditional church and market square, and has plenty of excellent bars and restaurants as well as three streets lined with shops. Non-skiers will find more to do here than in many other resorts and parents will find it easier to amuse younger visitors with an excellent aqua park in resort. A day trip to the nearby lakeside town of Annecy is another good option.

  1. Take an aerial view with a tandem paraglide.
  2. Swimming in the outdoor pools with views overlooking La Clusaz and the Cret du Merle Piste.
  3. Go skiing behind horses - otherwise known as ski joering.
  4. Cross-country skiing over some of the 70km of pistes on the Beauregard and Confins plateaus.
  5. Snowshoeing is a fantastic way to enjoy the peace and quiet of the mountains.

La Clusaz blogs

Big changes for next season in La Clusaz

Posted by Wendy Hollands on 28th April 2014

The ski season here in La Clusaz ended last weekend, and work has already begun for next year’s ski season. Last October, a sign was attached to the lift ticket office at Bossonnet.


Snow sculptures

Posted by Wendy Hollands on 17th March 2014

Snow parks use machinery to sculpt kickers, spines and pipes, but there’s another type of snow sculpture made with shovels and hands only.

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At a glance

Resort altitude1110 m
Highest lift2477 m
Lowest lift1110 m
km of piste128
Number of lifts45
Beginner pistes60%
Intermediate pistes28%
Advanced pistes12%
Snow parks2
GlacierNo
SnowmakingYes
Nearest airportGeneva
(71 km)
Lift pass price€184.50 / 6 days
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