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Doucy Combelouvière is a winter sports resort in the domain of Valmorel. It is attached to the town of La Léchère which is a French commune, located six kilometers from Moutiers and 22 kilometers from Albertville in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region. In good weather, besides the Mont Blanc, you can see the Grand Combin Switzerland, the Italian side of the Matterhorn, and sometimes Monte Rosa.
Doucy-Combelouvière has 94km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1250m to 2550m above sea level. This resort is part of the Le Grand Domaine ski area with access to 167 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Doucy-Combelouvière itself (94km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Le Grand Domaine ski resorts of St François Longchamp and Valmorel. The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
There are a few airports within two hours drive so short ski and snowboard breaks at Doucy-Combelouvière are perfect. Chambery Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly. The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options to this resort are not available. The following are some of the more viable public transport links:
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 especially if you are travelling as a group. 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 beautiful ski resort.