Bellevaux, a charming resort, close to nature
Bellevaux – Hirmentaz is a ski resort with an altitude of 1100 m on a vast alpine plateau, in Haute-Savoie, in the Lake Geneva Alps. It has a ski area suitable for all categories of skiers, including beginners who want to evolve in a friendly environment.
It is a better destination for family vacations in winter time. There are many activities to enjoy for both children and adults. Easy to find, the ski resort is less than an hour drive from Geneva and half an hour from Thonon-les-Bains.
It is easier to take the road to reach this natural area. Every year, these white snow slopes attract guests, either to relax or to have fun.
A long trail of groomed slopes
This ski area records many very slippery ski runs. Bellevaux – Hirmentaz, with its 20 km of classic and skating runs to satisfy visitors during the vacation season. These few kilometers are spread over 25 runs in total.
On the whole, the resort has only 4% black runs and 27% green runs. Beginners are most favored on the white snow slopes with a vast expanse of land surrounded by fir trees. It also has 31% blue runs and 38% red runs of the total. The longest run is 3.8 km long, on groomed snow.
The assets of the ski area
The resort not only offers invigorating slopes, it also offers entertainment activities. Like the toboggan run, the boardercross, the « Yakoo » playground, the Nordic site, the free night skiing with a country meal and the snowpark.
Not to mention the snow line and the 23 ski lifts that squeeze the resort. For family activities, the dog sled ride offers more conviviality. Not to mention the introduction to driving a dog team and the Scandinavian pulka, a guided or dog-assisted walk. Parents can take advantage of the stays by entrusting their children from 6 months to 6 years old to the « Les p’tits loups » day care center.
The Bellevaux – Hirmentaz resort in a few figures
|⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️||Bellevaux – Hirmentaz|
|Commune||Bellevaux – Hirmentaz|
|Massif||Massif des Brasses|
|🗻 Ski area 🗻|
|Size of the village ski area (in klm):||28|
|Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm):||28|
|Longest downhill ski run (in km)||4|
|Name of the ski area||Roc d’Enfer ski area|
|❄ Altitude of ski area ❄|
|Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)||1 100|
|Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)||1 610|
|Average altitude of the ski area (in m)||1 355|
|Total height of the domain (in m)||510|
|Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)||10|
|🎿 Difficulty of ski trails 🎿|
|Number of green runs||7|
|Number of blue trails||8|
|Number of red trails||10|
|Number of black runs||1|
|Total number of downhill ski runs||26|
|🚡 Lifts 🚡|
|Fixed grip chairlifts||3|
|Total number of lifts||15|
|🌲 Nordic ski area 🌲|
|Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)||9|
|Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):||55|
|🏘️ Services in the station 🏘️|
|Presence of a snowpark:||Yes|
|Presence of an aquatic complex & spa :||Yes (summer)|
|Trails accessible on foot from the village :||Yes|
|Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)||1295|
|Slogan of the station||Hirmentaz|
|🚆 Access to the station 🚆|
|Nearest train station:||Perrignier|
|Bus shuttle to a train station:||Yes|
|Distance from Paris (in kilometers)||575|
|💶 Station price survey 💶|
|Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area)||21 €|
|Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area)||115 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult)||90 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (child)||40 €|
|Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations)||420 €|
|Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations)||600 €|
|Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food)||830 €|
|Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food)||1 217 €|
|🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑|
|Average price per m2 of an apartment||2 200 €|
|Average price per m2 of a chalet||2 450 €|
|Average price of a 60m2 apartment||132 000 €|
|Average price of a 100m2 chalet||245 000 €|
|📊 Station evaluation on 7 criteria 📊|
|Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10||6|
|Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10||7|
|Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10||6|
|Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10||7|
|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|
|🎓 Station average via 7 criteria 🎓|
|Final average score according to Skidata.io / 10||6,9|
|🏆 Ranking according to Skidata.io 🏆||143rd position out of 232 stations in France|
Bellevaux – Hirmentaz ski slopes map
Questions and Answers on Bellevaux – Hirmentaz
- What are the winter activities in Bellevaux – Hirmentaz?
The resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:
Hiking à Racket This activity will allow you to discover the nature of Bellevaux hirmentaz. You will be able to explore the fauna and flora of the Bellevaux hirmentaz resort at your own pace.
Tobogganing Sledding: you can enjoy all the pleasures of sledding with this activity. This activity is open to all and is perfect for family time.
Ski Skiing : you can enjoy incomparable sensations of sliding. Whether you are professional or amateur you will find your account on one of its tracks.
Snowboard Snowboarding : it also offers slopes for snowboarding. All snowboarders will be more than delighted by its slopes of varying difficulty.
- What are the activities in summer at Bellevaux hirmentaz resort?
Bellevaux hirmentaz resort also offers many summer activities like:
Hiking This resort also offers hiking in summer. These will allow you to discover the nature of the resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz. You will be able to explode its fauna and flora.
Bicycle It also offers bike paths for cyclists of all kinds. You can enjoy a ride on your bike and explore the nature of the resort.
Paragliding Paragliding : you can also enjoy the benefits of the heights with paragliders. This activity will allow you to observe all the beauty that the resort has to offer in summer. You can enjoy incomparable panoramas.
Horseback riding Horseback riding : you can also enjoy riding with beautiful stallions. You will discover the pleasures of horseback riding in Bellevaux hirmentaz.
- What to visit in Bellevaux hirmentaz and its surroundings ?
Among these places that you must visit in Bellevaux hirmentaz, we can mention : Lake of Vallon, La Ferme du Petit Mont, Church of Our Lady of the Assumption of Bellevaux, Museum of Wildlife, Via Ferrata of the Nants waterfall.
- Where to eat in Bellevaux hirmentaz ?
The resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention Altitude 1110, Restaurant Les Moineaux, Cafe de la Chevrerie.
- Where to sleep in Bellevaux hirmentaz ?
Bellevaux hirmentaz offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Les Moineaux, Hotel Le Christania and Auberge du Moulin de Léré.
- How big is the Bellevaux hirmentaz ski area?
The ski area of the resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz has a size of 28 kilometers, divided into 26 tracks. Of these slopes, the longest is 3.8 kilometers. It has 55 kilometers of cross-country skiing track.
- What is the altitude of the Bellevaux hirmentaz area?
This domain has an altitude between 1100 meters and 1610 meters high.
- What is the price of the Bellevaux hirmentaz package?
Their packages start from 21 euros per day, and 115 euros for the week.
- What is the average price of renting an apartment in Bellevaux ?
For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 420 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 600 euros.
- Does the Bellevaux hirmentaz resort have a bike park?
No, it does not have a bike park.
- How to get to Bellevaux hirmentaz by train ?
You can easily get there from the Perrignier train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the station.
- What is the postal code of Bellevaux hirmentaz ?
The zip code of Bellevaux hirmentaz is 74470.
- In which department is Bellevaux hirmentaz located ?
Bellevaux hirmentaz resort is located in the department of Haute-Savoie.
- Does the resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz have a tourist office?
The resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz is part of the Tourist Office of the Alpes du Léman – Bellevaux Office. It is located at 99 Route de Saint Jeoire, Immeuble Les Contamines Chef-Lieu, 74470 Bellevaux, France.
- Are there any webcams in Bellevaux hirmentaz ?
Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address https://www.hirmentaz-bellevaux.com/coeur-de-station/contenu_4087.html
- Where to find information about the weather in Bellevaux hirmentaz ?
You can find the latest weather report for Bellevaux hirmentaz station at https://meteofrance.com/meteo-montagne/bellevaux-hirmentaz/740321.
- What is the opening date of the lifts in Bellevaux hirmentaz?
In Bellevaux hirmentaz, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.
- Is there an ESF school in Bellevaux hirmentaz ?
Yes, it is at the address 74470 Bellevaux, France.
What is skidata.io’s opinion on Bellevaux hirmentaz?
In the end, skidata.io gives the average rating of 6.85/10 to the resort of Bellevaux hirmentaz, which places it at 141e French ranks. Its strengths are : average snowfall, cost of a stay, Internet users’ evaluation.
Translated from the french original version : https://skidata.io/station/bellevaux-hirmentaz/?rand=9113
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