Best ski chalets in France: Idyllic alpine stays

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For idyllic family-friendly accommodation just a stone’s throw from the ski slopes, check out our pick of the best ski chalets in France.

Ski chalets in France

Chalet Marie, Avoriaz

This modern, spacious chalet offers doorstep skiing in Avoriaz. Its seven bedrooms are decorated in Savoyard style. The high-beamed ceiling of the open-plan living and dining area is complete with a fireplace. It has a large balcony with awesome views across the resort. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast each morning and three-course evening meals with unlimited wine. After a tiring day on the slopes, warm tired muscles in the sauna.

Chalet Marie Lounge
Chalet Marie Lounge. Credit Chalet Marie Lounge/Facebook

Chalet Merveilles, Tignes

Situated opposite the nursery slopes in Tignes, the ski-in/ski-out chalet is about as close to the slopes as you can get! This six-bedroom property is made up of double and twin rooms. On the top floor you’ll find a children’s room with chill-out zone and ball pit. Unwind in the wellness centre with sauna, steam room and indoor pool. Enjoy views of Month Blanc from the large balcony and terrace. The onsite garage and ski room is complete with boot warmers.

Chalet Merveilles
Chalet Merveilles in Tignes. Credit Chalet Merveilles/Facebook

Chalet Norel, Chamonix

This farmhouse dating back to 1833 has been beautifully renovated into a ski-in, ski out chalet.  This luxury chalet has five bedrooms, each with en-suite and decorated in a contemporary, elegant style. This mountainside chalet is located in Les Houches next to the World Cup Kandahar ski run. Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of Mont Blanc from the hot top. The spa is also complete with a jacuzzi and steam room.

Chalet Norel, Chamonix. Credit Chalet Norel/Facebook

Chalet Taiga, Meribel

This ski-in/ski-out traditional timber lodge is complete with a roaring log fire, hot tub and sauna. The 10-person cinema has big sofas and suede-lined walls. The terraces feature an outdoor hut tub and sauna, ideal for an apres-ski mulled wine.

Chalet Taiga
Chalet Taiga in Meribel. Credit Chalet Taiga/Facebook

Chalet No. 1 Bellevarde, Val d’Isere

This stone and timber chalet is is located right next to the Santons piste. Enjoy a drink in the hot tub and soak up the views. The charming sitting room has a vaulted ceilings, large sofas and floor-to-ceiling windows. The chalet can sleep up to 12 guests.

Chalet No. 1 Bellevarde
Chalet No. 1 Bellevarde in Val d’Isere. Credit Chalet No.1 Bellevarde/Facebook
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