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Le Grand-Bornand

Le Grand Bornand is a beautiful ski resort, located in the Aravis Massif, in Haute-Savoie. Its appeal is linked to its architecture, with many cottagesor residences with an architecture respectful and adapted to the landscapes. The station is connected (via a shuttle) to the ski area of La Clusaz, another resort of charmnearby.

Le Grand-Bornand in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Le Grand-Bornand
Commune Le Grand-Bornand
Massif Aravis Massif
Department Haute-Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 84
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 211
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 8
Name of the ski area Alpine ski area of Aravis Massif
Connected station(s) La Clusaz, Grand-Bornand, Manigod, Saint-Jean-de-Sixt
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 000
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 100
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 550
Total height of the domain (in m) 1 100
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 95
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 14
Number of blue trails 13
Number of red trails 14
Number of black runs 5
Total number of downhill ski trails 46
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts 12
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 6
Detachable Chairlifts 4
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 2
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 24
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 7
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 80
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa : Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 2100
Slogan of the station Alpine domain in Haute-Savoie
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Annecy
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 586
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 30 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 150 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 110 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 60 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 760 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 980 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 280 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 1 785 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 4 850 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 5 900 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 291 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 590 000 €
? 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 price of the stay / 10 8
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 8
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 8
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 10
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 6
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 7,9
? Ranking according to ? 43rd position out of 232 stations in France

La Grand Bornand in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Grand Bornand?

The resort of Le Grand Bornand is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Snowboard Snowboarding : this resort offers you to enjoy its relief on board your snowboard. It also has a Snow Park so you can enjoy the experience.

Fat Bike This resort offers you to explore its surroundings day and night on your Fat Bike. You can discover its beautiful landscapes.

The Véloski This activity will allow you to discover new sensations of sliding. You can enjoy the sensation of skiing with all the comfort that a bike offers.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : this activity will allow you to explore the winter nature of the resort. You will be able to admire its various landscapes.

  • What are the summer activities in the resort of Grand Bornand?

The resort of Grand Bornand also offers many summer activities such as :

MOUNTAIN BIKING: This resort offers you 178 kilometers of marked trails so that you can fully enjoy your mountain bike.

Via Ferrata : This accompanied activity allows you to enjoy the thrill of the heights while taking in the magnificent scenery that the heights have to offer.

Hiking Hiking: This activity will allow you to admire the beauty of the nature of the resort in summer. You will have the opportunity to discover its unique and beautiful landscapes.

Paragliding : This activity is perfect for people who are looking for thrills, and will allow you to get to the top. You will be able to admire all the beauty of the landscapes of the resort and its surroundings.

  • What to visit in Le Grand Bornand and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Le Grand Bornand, we can mention : The Mont Lachat of Châtillon, the Lake of the Court, The Lake of Lessy, The Heritage House.

  • Where to eat in Le Grand Bornand ?

The resort of Le Grand Bornand offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : Le Confins Des Sens, The Heliantis, the Bistro Les 2 Mules.

  • Where to sleep in Le Grand Bornand ?

Le Grand Bornand offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Best Western Chalet Les Saytels, Hotel La Pointe Percée, Residence Chalet La Barallette.

  • What is the size of the Grand Bornand ski area?

The ski area of the resort of Grand Bornand has a size of 211 kilometers, divided into 46 trails. Of these runs, the longest is 3 kilometers long. It also has 80 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Le Grand Bornand?

This domain has an altitude between 1000 meters and 2100 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Grand Bornand ski pass?

Their packages start at 30 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental in Le Grand Bornand?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 760 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 980 euros.

  • Does the resort of Le Grand Bornand have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Le Grand Bornand by train ?

You can easily get there from the Annecy train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Grand Bornand ?

The zip code of Grand Bornand is 74450.

  • In which department is the resort of Le Grand Bornand located ?

The resort of Grand Bornand is located in the department of Haute-Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Grand Bornand have a tourist office?

The resort of Grand Bornand is part of the tourist office of Grand Bornand. It is located at 62, Place de l’Eglise BP 11 74450 Le Grand Bornand.

  • Are there any webcams in Le Grand Bornand ?

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

  • Where to find information about the weather in Le Grand Bornand ?

You can find the latest weather report for the Grand Bornand station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Le Grand Bornand ?

In Le Grand Bornand, 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 Le Grand Bornand ?

Yes, it is at the address Chef Lieu, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France.

What is’s opinion about Le Grand Bornand?

In the end, gives the resort of Grand Bornand an average rating of 7.92, which places it in the 36th position in France. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the ratio between the size of the area and the price, the skiable area.

Map of the Grand Bornand ski area

Le Grand Bornand - Ski slope map
Le Grand Bornand – Ski slope map
Massif des Aravis - Ski slopes map
Aravis Massif – Ski slopes map

Map of the cross-country ski trails

Le Grand Bornand - Nordic ski area map
Le Grand Bornand – Map of the Nordic area
Aravis - Map of the cross-country ski trails
Aravis – Cross country ski trail map


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