Winter activities near Flaine

The French Alps are the ideal destination for your winter sports holiday. In the winter you are guaranteed a beautiful ski area with excellent snow conditions. Here are some of the things you can do in the area around Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Grand Massif in the winter.

Visit the different ski pistes

The ski area Le Grand Massif is suitable for both novice and advanced winter sports enthusiasts. So you can enjoy a winter sports holiday here with the whole family. Did you know that on Le Grand Massif there are as many as 148 ski pistes: 20 green, 64 blue, 50 red an 17 black pistes? In other words: this is the perfect ski area! The free ski bus stops right beside Resort Les Portes Du Grand Massif, and in Flaine town centre you can take the ski bus back.


Immediately beside the reception of Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Grand Massif you will find a branch of Sport2000, where you can hire your winter sports gear. So your winter sports holiday can start immediately!


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Winter activities near Flaine
Grandes Platières

Climb to the summit of Grandes Platiéres

Climb to the summit of Grandes Platières and enjoy the magnificent view at an altitude of 2,500 metres. From this point you can see Mont Blanc, the Aravis, Belledonne and the Jura. This is probably one of the most spectacular views in Flaine!


You can reach the top by taking the cable car from Grandes Platières. Are you an experienced walker? Then you can also climb Grandes Platières on foot. This walk takes about 3 hours.

Explore the surroundings in a different way

Do you want to explore the surroundings in a different way? You can - there’s lots to do in Flaine! For example, you can take a snow scooter or go sledding with dogs and share a special time with huskies. You will explore a large part of the snow-covered surroundings, while enjoying a unique experience.


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Samoëns in winter

Visit the attractive village of Samoëns

Less than an hour's drive from Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Grand Massif you will find the authentic village of Samoëns. You can enjoy a walk around the historic centre and admire the beautiful architecture while visiting the welcoming shops, bars and restaurants.


Tip: Also visit the tricks paradise Jampark Cool, one of the three largest snow parks in Europe, during your visit to Samoëns!

Learn to drive a car on ice

Have you always wanted to learn to drive a car on ice? You can do this on the ice track in Flaine! With a length of 1,500 metres, this is one of the largest ice tracks in France. The ice is of a good quality because there is no sun, creating the perfect conditions to learn how to control your car in snow-covered bends and on icy roads.


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Moon Bike Flaine

Race over snow with a Mountain Kart or Moon Bike

Are you a real daredevil? Then drive down the snowy slope with a Mountain Kart or Moon Bike! The Mountain Kart is a special vehicle that allows you to steer and brake; a new variation on tobogganing! Do you want even more of a challenge? Discover the beautiful mountain landscape on a Moon Bike! The Moon Bike is an electric snow bike that can reach a top speed of no less than 42 km/h. An unforgettable experience with a good portion of adrenaline!

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Your winter sports holiday will start immediately at Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Grand Massif! At an impressive altitude of 1,850 metres, you will find a number of spacious, charming apartments and chalets built in authentic style. The resort has a number of different facilities, which will make your holiday complete. In the resort’s main building, next to the reception and the restaurant, you will find a wellness area, where you can have a rest after an active day.


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