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The Col du Porte is one of the original French ski stations. A plaque at the top of the slopes celebrates a carpenter called Rossat who built France's first drag lift on the fields of the Col de Porte a year ahead of Jean Pomagalski at l'Alpe d'Huez. Situated in the Isère department of France, between Sarcenas and Sappey-en-Chartreuse mountains, 30 minutes from Grenoble, the Col de Porte is a small resort that offers all the services of a great. Col de Porte is known for its exceptional snow, given its modest altitude (1340 m). The resort allows a nice ski and delights especially skiers and snowboarders in the forest for pleasures without any rush. Just 20 minutes’ drive from Grenoble, the Col de Porte is ideal for children and beginners. The alpine ski area in the Col de Porte has 5 lifts (including a ski lift "baby") and a chairlift. These lifts serve five track (1 green, 2 blue and 2 red) snow park.
The Col de Porte is served primarily Grenoble St Geoirs which is 60km from the resort. This is one Airport within an hours’ drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to this resort are perfectly feasible for those flying via Grenoble. Geneva Airport and Sion Airport also connect with the resort. The following airports links Col de Porte and all of them provide airport transfers to the ski resort:
Using public transport to Col de Porte may be time consuming as many changes are necessary from most of major airport. Bellow you can find some public transport possibilities:
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this mountain resort.