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Albiez Montrond

The history of Albiez-Montrond

According to certain vestiges found on the site, the village of Albiez-Montrond, knew its first inhabitants towards the era of the prehistory. And the attraction of this plateau is confirmed later, by documents referring to the papal bull of Lucius III on the occupation of these lands from the year 1184. This geographical space is then a deployment of the episcopal jurisdiction of Maurienne which concerns nearly seventeen French parishes. Among the latter are those of l’Albiez-le-Vieux and Montrond.

However, it is only recently, more precisely on September 20, 1972, that the merger of these two sectors could give birth to the commune of Albiez Montrond.

A mountain environment

Located in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the commune of Albiez Montrond is a small corner of natural paradise. It is part of the exceptional « Arvan-Villards » massif and culminates at an altitude between 1 550 and 2 200 meters, in relation to the sea level. The place stands out for its unparalleled environment and its surroundings composed of plateau open and high peaks.

Apart from this decor impressiveThe village, which has kept its old soul, also has a harsh mountain climate in winterThis is the ideal climate for snow and snowboard enthusiasts. This is what makes the reputation of the Albiez Montrond resort.

An authentic destination

The charm of the commune is distinguished by its atypical geography and its weather adapted to winter sports. The site is composed by many small villages very endearing. It also has a ski area of a respectable size, to please holidaymakers, extending up to 2,100 meters of altitude and with a total of 35 km of trails.


The station also offers various animations and activities all throughout the year :

  • In summerClassic tourism through the preserved cultural heritage is in the spotlight. The locality also offers the possibility to carry out hikesof theclimbing, horseback riding or cycling for example.
  • In winterit is the snow which of course takes precedence. During this period, the snowshoeing, dog sledding, cross-country skiing or sleddinge become the favorite activities of vacationers. The village also offers other activities Nordic exceptional to make the visitors happy.

The ski area of Albiez Montrond

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Albiez-Montrond
Commune Albiez-Montrond
Massif Massif of Arvan-Villards
Department Savoy
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 35
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 35
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 3
Name of the ski area Albiez-Montrond
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 500
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 100
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 800
Total height of the domain (in m) 600
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 23
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 3
Number of blue trails 13
Number of red trails 8
Number of black runs 4
Total number of downhill ski trails 28
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 7
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 3
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 10
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 4
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 20
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa No
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 350
Slogan of the station Authentic Village
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Saint Jean de Maurienne Arvan
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 664
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 27 €
Price of the weekly pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 138 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 450 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 630 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 906 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 1 318 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 400 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 900 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 144 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 290 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the stay rate / 10 7
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 6
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 6
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 8
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Final station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 7,0
? Ranking according to ? 124th position out of 232 stations in France

Map of the ski slopes of Albiez

plan des pistes albiez

Map of the ski slopes

Albiez Montrond in Questions / Answers

What are the winter activities in Albiez Montrond?

The resort of Albiez Montrond is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Downhill and cross-country skiing Like all ski resorts, the Albiez Montrond resort offers ski slopes. It offers 70 hectares of slopes that will offer you a varied playground.

Snowshoeing It also proposes hikes with snowshoes to discover the nature of Albiez Montrond at your own pace.

Dog sledding Dog sledding: perfect for thrill seekers who love dogs. This activity is very appreciated by all for its particular sensations.

Sledding The resort of Albiez Montrond also offers perfect sledding runs for young and old. They are perfect for family fun.

What are the activities in summer in Albiez Montrond ?

The resort of Albiez Montrond also offers many summer activities such as :

Hiking Indeed the station of Albiez Montrond proposes hikes which will allow you to discover the Aiguilles d’Arves.

Mountain biking The resort of Albiez Montrond also offers a mountain bike course for fans of the genre.

From the Escalade It also offers climbing with 32 routes from 3 to 7B. During this activity you can appreciate the beauty of the Col du Mollard.

Horseback riding This resort also has trained horses so that you can ride safely.

What to visit in Albiez Montrond and its surroundings ?

Among the places that you must visit in Albiez Montrond, we can mention : the Path of legendsthe Hamlets of Saint Jean d’Avresthe Alpine pastures at the foot of the Aiguilles d’Avres.

Where to eat in Albiez Montrond ?

The resort of Albiez Montrond offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : the Grill du Savoy, The Hay Sled and The Molotov.

Where to sleep in Albiez Montrond ?

Albiez Montrond offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Logis -Grand de Valloire, Lancheton and Les Mélèzes.

How big is the ski area of Albiez Montrond ?

The ski area of the resort of Albiez Montrond has a size of 35 kilometers, divided into 28 trails. Among these runs, the longest is 3 kilometers long. It has more than 20 kilometers of cross-country trails.

What is the altitude of Albiez Montrond?

This ski area has an altitude of between 1500 meters and 2100 meters high.

What is the price of the Albiez Montrond ski pass ?

Their packages start from 27 euros per day, and 138€ per week.

What is the average price of a rental apartment in Albiez Montrond?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 450, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 630.

Does Albiez Montrond have a bike park ?

No, it does not have a Bike Park.

How to get to Albiez Montrond by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the Saint Jean De Maurienne train station. Then you can take the Trans Alpes shuttle to get to the Albiez Montrond station.

What is the postal code of Albiez Montrond ?

The zip code for Albiez Montrond is 73300.

In which department is Albiez Montrond located ?

The ski resort of Albiez Montrond is located in the department of Savoie.

Does the resort of Albiez Montrond have a tourist office?

The resort of Alfriez Montrond is part of the tourist office Montagnicimes Albiez. It is located at Résidence Place du village Place Opinel, 73300 Albiez Montrond, France.

Are there any webcams in Albiez Montrond ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

Where to find information about the weather in Albiez Montrond ?

You can find the latest weather report from Albiez Montrond station at .

What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Albiez Montrond ?

In Albiez Montrond, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions in the mountains.

Is there an ESF school in Albiez Montrond ?

Yes, it is at the address Rue du Chef-Lieu, 73300 Albiez Montrond France.

What is’s opinion about Albiez Montrond?

In the end, gives the resort of Albiez Montrond the average rating of 7/10, which places it at number 122 in France. Its strong points are : the size of the domain compared to the prices, the cost of a stay, average snowfall.


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