News from Savoie

Check out all the latest happenings at Savoie ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Savoie weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Savoie ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Savoie coverage from the entire ski season.
Best Resorts for Early-Season Skiing in Europe - ©Tignes Tourism

Best Resorts for Early-Season Skiing in Europe

Fall signals the start of snowmaking in North America and a handful of Europe’s leading ski areas open their gates for early season skiing. Full Article

Best Late-Season Resorts to Ski in May - ©Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort

Best Late-Season Resorts to Ski in May

To be on the ski slopes in May is to be one of the lucky few on the planet.

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8 of the Best Resorts for Skiing in April - ©St. Anton Tourism

8 of the Best Resorts for Skiing in April

Swap your goggles for sunglasses and hit the European slopes in April.

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  • Summer Ski Season at Val d'Isere Ends Early

    Summer Ski Season at Val d'Isere Ends Early

    Warm temperatures in Val d'Isere have led the lift company to end the summer ski season a few weeks earlier than scheduled. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Gear Testing On Glacier As Tignes Reopens In September

    New Gear Testing On Glacier As Tignes Reopens In September

    Edge 2 Edge, a ski and board rental and purchase company, has teamed up with Mountainsun Ltd who run Chalet Les Melezes in Tignes, France to provide Ski and Board Camps from 26th September when the Tignes ski area re-opens after a four week closure, until 14th December. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes Opens 1400m Vertical This Saturday

    Tignes Opens 1400m Vertical This Saturday

    Tignes will open for the 2008-9 season this Saturday, September 27th. The resort's Grande Motte Glacier will be open with skiing on a 1,400m vertical down to Val Claret - that's a bigger vertical than most resorts have open in mid-winter and believed to be the biggest September skiable vertical available anywhere. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • 20cm of Fresh Snow in Tignes

    20cm of Fresh Snow in Tignes

    Tignes. The only ski resort in France to have opened already for the 2008-9 season, has reported 20cm (eight inches) of fresh snow has fallen over the past few days. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val Thorens Open

    Val Thorens Open

    Val Thorens opens for the weekend of November 22nd and 23rd with fresh snow and low priced lift tickets, at only 20 Euros a day. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Vanoise Express Re-Opens On Saturday

    Vanoise Express Re-Opens On Saturday

    The Vanoise Express cable car, a key artery of the Paradiski (Les Arcs-La Plagne) ski area, will re-open on Saturday 20 December, in time for the start of the 2008/09 winter season. At the end of several months' work to replace its four load-bearing cables, the Vanoise Express has passed all the required safety tests under the supervision of the Departmental Public Works Authority. After two weeks of testing, the departmental supervisory body granted official approval for the cable car to be put into service and opened to skiers. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes Opens For Summer Skiing In Bikinis

    Tignes Opens For Summer Skiing In Bikinis

    Tignes is the second French resort to open for summer skiing after Les 2 Alpes a week ago. To celebrate the resort staged a bikini ski event in which a small number of enthusiasts took to the snow slopes clad only in swimwear and ski boots. Ski gloves, eye protection and sun cream were also allowed in this ‘competition.' Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes To Host First Winter X Games Outside USA

    Tignes To Host First Winter X Games Outside USA

    Tignes is to host the first ever Winter X Games to be staged outside North America this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Brit Freeskier Earns Wildcard Into North Face® Ski Challenge

    Brit Freeskier Earns Wildcard Into North Face® Ski Challenge

    Talented freeskier Chris Benner, 20, of Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, has earned himself a wildcard entry into The North Face® Ski Challenge final this weekend, in Val Thorens, France. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Giant Cable Car Cabins Arrive At Europe's Top Resort

    Giant Cable Car Cabins Arrive At Europe's Top Resort

    Two new cabins have arrived in Val Thorens to replace the old cabins of the Cime Caron cable car. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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