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Het resort ligt in de vallei van de Maurienne op 1.800 m hoogte. - Een voetgangersresort aan de rand van het Massif de la Vanoise. - Op een steenworp afstand van Italië, vlak bij de beroemde Col du Galibier, tussen de parken van de Vanoise en Les Écrins. - Een skigebied van 1.600 ha in het domein Galibier Thabor: 150 km pistes, een snowpark, sneeuwschoenwandeltochten, tochten met hondensleeën.
For a trip to the cinema, head for Valmeinier 1800. The venue enjoys a totally modernised environment. Valmeinier 1800 is equipped with the latest technology such as Dolby sound, an audio-description system and 3D. In terms of films shown, the programme is very diverse. You can watch previews, national releases and original versions with subtitles. Children haven’t been forgotten since quality animated films are also shown.
Looking for a toboggan run to sled safely in Valmeinier? Look no further! Head for Elan, next to the "Les Petites Anglaises" ski slope.
Safety is paramount, since sledging is prohibited outside of this area. It sometimes also closes for safety reasons (snow conditions, snow quality, etc.).
Every effort is made so that everyone can have fun in the best possible conditions. In addition, you can rent or buy a sledge in Valmeinier's sports shops. From a simple shovel to a bobsled, you're sure to find what you need to ensure you gather speed on the track!
Learn all about mountain agriculture at Mont Thabor farm! Located at an altitude of 1600 metres, this place was founded in 2004 by Marie and Cyril, a young couple. Here, they have created a goat cheese dairy and run a traditional farm, a manufacturing laboratory, a shop and a holiday home that can accommodate a dozen people.
During your visit, you can get to know the 60 breeds of goats out on the pasture, as well as taste the various cheeses produced on site: Tomme de Savoie, goat’s cheese, Camembert, cottage cheese… Other products are also available: sausage, soaps, jam, wine. Meet up out in the open air in a charming location!
Valmeinier’s guides will provide you with ideas for snowshoe walking trips. Some trails are marked, while for others, it’s essential to have a map that you can get on site.
The guides can also give you information about other sports activities, which you can mainly practise during the summer, such as mountain biking, via ferrata or canyoning.
The resort of Valmeinier invites visitors to discover the activity of microlighting.
Mr Franck Toussaint, a pilot for over 30 years, organises introductory microlight flights within the resort. These activities only take place during Valmeinier's winter season.