Ski holidays in France! Ski holidays in Italy! An international connection between French La Rosiere and Italian La Thuile, the border crossing opens up varied and exciting skiing options. Still a well kept French secret, up and coming La Rosiere is bursting with Savoyard charm with its pretty low-rise wooden clad chalet buildings. Italian La Thuile has quaint eateries and a large apartment complex at the bottom of the slopes.
Skiing on the Espace San Bernardo skiing area, a single lift pass covers 150kms served by 38 lifts of pisted skiing. The Tarantaise Valley sits at 1850m with a skiing altitude of 1175m-2610m. There is a good selection of runs for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers. La Thuile boasts slightly more challenging terrain for the expert skier. As the resorts are little known gems, it’s possible to get cheap ski holiday deals for couples, group or family skiing holidays.
The slopes of La Rosiere tend to be big wide open pistes, with a nice red run for intermediates named ‘Tetris’ which takes you back to resort level. The slopes and village have breathtaking panoramic views of Les Arc, St Foy, Val d’Isere, and Tignes. La Thuile has long pretty picturesque tree lined runs to take you down to your delicious pizza and pasta.
Crossing over the border via San Bernardo pass, the long lift adds to the skiing opportunities and mileage. Skiing holidays to La Rosiere and La Thuile are very family friendly with excellent ski schools, snow gardens and crèches. Group ski holidays benefit from the 15 bars and restaurants, which are lively but not rowdy. Snowboarders can turn tricks in the terrain park on the La Rosiere side. Non-skiers can expect swimming facilities, fitness centres, shops and boutiques in both resorts. Check out ski deals for the unique Espace San Bernardo skiing area today!