"Summer holiday in Valmorel" Les Avanchers - Valmorel by JosM

Les Avanchers - Valmorel Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 39 photos


Valmorel is the higher area of the community of Les Avanchers-Valmorel. It's a well-known ski resort in the French Alps.

Summer resort

Amidst 3 Alpine formations (massifs of Beaufortain, Lauzière and Vanoise) Valmorel (altitude 1400m) is situated near the Alpine tree border. Valmorel is bordered by the Crêve-Tête, (2342 m), the Niélard (2559m), and the Cheval Noir (2832 m).
215kms hiking paths invite for hiking and walking.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Very nice, quiet place for hiking
  • Cons:For those who want nightlife action, wait for the winter season
  • In a nutshell:If one likes outdoor holidays, it's a nice place to visit.
  • Last visit to Les Avanchers - Valmorel: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2005 at 12:52 PM

    Wow Jos, such lovely photographs and great tips! Thanks so much! Love the Azaleas! The mountain scapes are gorgeous!


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