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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Praz de Lys & Sommand a ski Resort in French Alps with 60km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1200m to 2000m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 60km of downhill skiing, with 40 individual pistes, served by 23 ski lifts.
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Praz de Lys - Sommand is a twin ski resort starting at a high altitude and composed of Sommand resort and Praz de Lys resort both linked by ski trails and chair lifts over and around their dividing mountains. Sommand sits high above its village of Mieussy and Praz de Lys sits above Taninges. The ski resort of Les Gets is also nearby Praz de Lys, about 15 minutes’ drive. It was opened in approximately 1978.
There are 24 ski lifts, 6 chairlifts, beginner's areas in both sides with a child-safe moving carpet lift, and a Snowpark and Boarder cross ski areas on the Sommand side.
Sommand and Praz de Lys permit only low impact minimal infrastructure development to preserve their natural beauty and scenic views. The focus is on enjoyment of nature, and new permitted development uses traditional savoyard chalet construction and is within zoned areas naturally screened by pine forests.
Downhill skiing is available at all levels from black runs through gentle family runs. The area also offers cross country ski trails, and walking trails, and maintains a family-oriented focus.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Praz de Lys & Sommand are perfectly feasible. Geneva 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 from the airports listed above.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. 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.