Sports and leisure activities in Les Contamines

The exceptional location of Les Contamines-Montjoie, at the foot of the Mont Blanc, makes it one of the most snow-covered resorts in the Northern Alps. Situated between 1,200 and 2,500 meters of altitude, the resort offers 120 km of ski slopes for all to enjoy.

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Alpine skiing

The ski slopes cover over 120 km. The resort offers 48 runs served by 24 lifts ranging from 1,100m to 2,500m altitude. More than 213 snowmakers complete the natural snow cover. In the heart of the village, 2 special " beginners" areas have been set up on the slopes of The Loyers and The Nivorin.

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Nordic Ski

The Nordic area boasts 25 km of maintained slopes. Around 80% of the skiing area has regular snowfall supplemented by artificial snow.

The resort also has one of the approved biathlon stadiums which hosts competitions throughout the winter.

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Ice activities

Ice Waterfall

On the majestic site of Notre Dame de la Gorge, you can climb along ice formations .                                        Learn more


Climbing frozen streams in the Nature Reserve of Les Contamines-Montjoie (Learn more)


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Sled dogs

Sitting in a sled pulled by Eskimos dogs from Greenland, discover the pleasure of sledging. Hikes are also organized over several days.

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Les Attelages de Colombaz

To reconnect with the history of Colombaz, the team of the same name organises traditional sled trips. An uphill sleigh ride pulled by horses .On arrival lunch will be ready for you to enjoy.

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Footpaths and snowshoes trekking

Various areas of Les Contamines Montjoie are designed for you to walk with or without snowshoes. Trails are specifically marked and maintained departing from the Nordic Park ( Parc Nordique).

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Hot-air balloon

Get ready for an extraordinary hot-air balloon flight over the Alps. This experience will give you the most wonderful views of the Mountains over the " Pays de Mont Blanc".


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