Whether you're a table-stomping, beer swilling apres ski enthusiast or a reserved cup-of-coffee-off-the-slopes kind of skier, you can't fail to have heard of Val d'Isere's famous Folie Douce apres ski venue. The Folie - as its affectionately nicknamed - welcomes skiers in their droves every day during the winter ski season for it's tubthumping bass, live music and friendly, care-free atmosphere. This year, for those keen to make the most of the piste-side venue, it just got even better.
Beginning research for your 2014/2015 Val dâ€™Isere ski holiday has many very real advantages and, at time of going to press, a whole host of superb deals and discounts are available on chalets and hotels throughout the resort for the forthcoming winter ski season. With lift pass offers, price freezes and ski-all-in deals already available in chalets from le Fornet to la Daille, the early bird really can catch the worm!
With so much to consider, mull over and calculate, the benefits of early research for parents looking to take the children away to family-friendly resorts like Val dâ€™Isere are endless. If youâ€™re keen on a peak date such as half term, New Year, Easter or Christmas, demand is high whilst the children are out of school and early research and booking are important. Itâ€™s the best way to ensure you get what you want from the holiday, at the price you want.
The Espace Killy ski area is home to the neighbouring resorts of Val dâ€™Isere and Tignes, and has proven itself a very popular destination with Brits over the past 10-20 years. With over 300km of varied terrain the skiing remains the biggest draw, but for many visitors the choice between the two resorts often comes down to which one offers better nightlife.
Famously the Espace Killy ski area is, more than any other, designed for skiers to be able to cross between the resorts with ease. Itâ€™s part of what makes the 300km ski area so special. But what about if youâ€™re looking for something a little more unique?
There are numerous family activities in Val dâ€™Isere, including a wide array of fun-filled indoor and outdoor entertainment. Whether youâ€™re looking to relax and spend some quality time together in a quiet, chilled out atmosphere, or do something active and adventurous; there is something for you and your kids in Val dâ€™Isere.