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Les Karellis

Les Karellis, a resort in the Massif de la Maurienne

Located in the Northern Alps, in the Maurienne valley, Les Karellis is an exceptional ski resort. It has skiable slopes of 60 km of marked and diversified ski runs, with an altitude between 1,650 m and 2,495 m.

The resort is easy to reach, about one or two hours from the surrounding towns such as ChambéryGrenoble as well as Lyon. Moreover, for those who do not have a private car, there are cabs and shuttles which are in charge of the transport from the station.

A beautiful place to ski among the fir trees

This is a place with lots of snow and various options foractivities suitable for all levels of skiers, from beginners to experts. Les Karellis has several tracks of different colors that are associated with the level of each skier. For those who love thrills, a freestyle zone and off-piste areas will just make them happy. The zone freestyle is located above Albane and La Plagne. Without forgetting for those who startthere are special tracks for them, for well learn quietly learn to ski.

A warm and family resort

Les Karellis is not only a place to ski. The place is also known for its vacation villages, and the rates are well affordable. These villages have different rooms all comfort, and well equipped each one, with a WIFI high speed.

In order for the station remains animated, in winter as well as in summer, it proposes several activities which can be done in family, between friends or in couples, like the showsThere are also many other activities for children and adults. There are even special activities for children as well as for teenagerswe can’t get enough of it. The customers can take advantage of these various offers without worry, because a team of rescue has been made available to reassure them.

The ski area of Les Karellis in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les Karellis
Commune Montricher-Albanne
Massif Massif of the Maurienne
Department Savoy
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 60
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 60
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 9
Name of the ski area Les Karellis
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 600
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 520
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 2 060
Total vertical drop of the domain (in m) 920
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 10
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 6
Number of blue trails 6
Number of red trails 12
Number of black runs 4
Total number of downhill ski trails 28
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts 10
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 4
Detachable Chairlifts 2
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 16
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 3
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 30
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 471
Slogan of the station A mountain of activities
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Saint-Jean de Maurienne
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 660
? Price survey in the station ?
Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 29 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 153 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 50 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 580 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 780 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 086 €
Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food) 1 554 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 3 500 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 950 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 210 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 295 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 9
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 7
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 8
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 7
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 8,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 7,8
? Ranking according to ? 51st position out of 232 stations in France

Les Karellis in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les Karellis ?

The resort of Les Karellis is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Luge : This activity allows you to enjoy all the sensations offered by the sledges on reserved tracks. You can spend special moments with friends or family.

Sled Dogs This activity will allow you to spend a moment in the company of beautiful sled dogs. You will be able to go through the resort and enjoy unique sensations of sliding.

Fat Bike This activity will allow you to take full advantage of the relief of the resort. You will be able to explore it in its winter decor on board your Fat Bike.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : this activity is perfect for exploring the resort. You will have the opportunity to admire its snowy landscapes and to discover its fauna and flora.

  • What are the activities in summer in Les Karellis resort?

The resort of Les Karellis also offers many summer activities such as :

MOUNTAIN BIKING This activity will allow you to take full advantage of the relief of the resort. You will be able to cross it in a unique way and make the full of strong sensation.

Climbing Climbing : this activity will allow you to have a strong sensation and to have an impregnable view on the station. This station offers 2 climbing walls for more fun.

Paragliding Paragliding : this activity will allow you to take the height and to make the full of strong sensation. You can also have a unique view of the whole resort and its surroundings.

Hiking This activity will allow you to explore the summer nature of the resort. You will be able to admire its landscapes in summer and all the extent of the beauty of its fauna and flora.

  • What to visit in and around Les Karellis ?

Among these places that you must visit in Les Karellis, we can mention : the ecomuseum of Montricher, the Albanne, the Col du Galibier, the Opinal Museum.

  • Where to eat in Les Karellis ?

The resort of Les Karellis offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : l’Auberge Narcisse, The Pimpiolet, The Hay Sled.

  • Where to sleep in Les Karellis ?

Les Karellis offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Les Sorbiers, Hotel Restaurant Bar Lancheton, Barnabas Guest House.

  • How big is the ski area of Les Karellis ?

The ski area of the resort of Les Karellis has a size of 60 kilometers, divided into 28 trails. Among these runs, the longest is 9 kilometers. It also has 30 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les Karellis?

This domain has an altitude between 1600 meters and 2520 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Les Karellis ski pass ?

Their packages start at 29 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Les Karellis?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 580 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 780 euros.

  • Does Les Karellis resort have a bike park ?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Les Karellis by train ?

You can easily get there from the Saint Jean de Maurienne train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to reach the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Les Karellis ?

The postal code of Karellis is 73870.

  • In which department is located the resort of Les Karellis ?

The resort of Les Karellis is located in the department of Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Les Karellis have a tourist office ?

The resort of Les Karellis is part of the tourist office Les Karellis. It is located in 73870 Montricher-Albanne, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les Karellis ?

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

  • Where to find information about the weather in Les Karellis ?

You can find the latest weather report for Les Karellis station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Les Karellis ?

In Les Karellis, 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 Les Karellis ?

Yes, it is at Immeuble Forum, 73870 Montricher-Albanne, France.

What is’s opinion about Les Karellis?

In the end, gives an average rating of 7.78 to Les Karellis, which places it in the 53rd position in France. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the size of the area compared to the price, the skiable area.

Les Karellis ski slopes map

Les Karellis - Ski slopes map
Les Karellis – Ski slope map
Les Karellis - Nordic area
Les Karellis – Nordic Domain


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