The sun-drenched Vars and its ski area "La Forêt Blanche" is one of the most popular winter sports resorts in the southern Mediterranean Alps. The modern ski resort comprises 4 villages: St. Marcellin, St. Marie, St. Catherine and Les Claux - the whole resort is especially popular with families and children, as well young people. Due to it's altitude at 1,850 m, Vars belongs to those resorts in France with terrific snow conditions, in spite of the many hours of sunshine during winter. Freestylers will find great conditions here with a total number of six snow parks. Another once can be found in Risoul.
Remember if you don't find quite what you are looking for you can always give us a call. We are ready to help you find your perfect alpine holiday. Or perhaps you might like to consider an alternative destination? For example have you considered Verbier in Switzerland? - When hiring a chalet in Verbier you will enjoy a big, chalet-style resort that attracts powder hounds from all over the world, and big-spending night owls from Geneva. Or perhaps as a possible alternative suggestion how about Cavalese in Italy? - The Cavalese ski resort is an unspoiled medieval town in Val di Fiemme, with lifts up to the Alpe Cermis slopes. Part of the fabulously scenic Trentino region, this area deserves to be better known on the UK market. Check out our sister site www.ski-apartments-italy.co.uk for some great deals on chalets and apartment rentals in Cavalese. [Less]