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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Val Cenis a ski resort in French Alps with 80km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1400m to 2800m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 80km of downhill skiing, with 43 individual pistes, served by 22 ski lifts. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season
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.
Val Cenis is a ski resort situated in the Haute-Maurienne region of the French Alps, close to the Italian border. It is composed of two villages; Lanslebourg and Lanslevillard. The villages are situated at 1400m and 1500m, respectively, and lifts climb to a maximum altitude of 2800m.It is a lot quieter than larger ski resorts in the French Alps and does not normally suffer from long lift queues. It is located in the Maurienne region with good transport links in and out of Modane, Lyon, Geneva and Chambery. Val Cenis is open to skiers and snowboarders from December to April each year. It has terrain to cater for all abilities, although is perhaps more suited to intermediates than anyone else. There are 9 green runs, 10 blue runs, 18 red runs, and 6 black runs, as well as 2 gondolas, 10 chairlifts, and 8 drag lifts.
One of the major attractions of Val Cenis is the existence of blue pistes from top to bottom, which allows beginners to enjoy the heights of the mountain which they may not be able to reach at other resorts. Amongst its pistes Val Cenis boasts the longest green run in Europe; the 10km l'Escargot, which doubles as a road in summer, winds down from 2100m to 1400m. The lower section of the slopes are through trees, which means they are not exposed to wind and sun and tend to have better snow cover, although the scope for off-piste skiing is limited. Above the trees, from 2100m upwards, there is an abundance of off-piste skiing to be found. Impressive backcountry skiing can be found past the slopes at the Lanslevillard end of the resort, with several wide gullies within a large forested area.
There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Val Cenis are perfectly feasible.
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 from the above listed airports are not available for this resort.
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.