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Les Saisies

Les Saisies, a village full of history

Since the 18the century, Les Saisies is known as a mountain pasture that has benefited from good transformations. Before being a fair, it was a place ofexchange. Today, the village has preserved its old cottages.

It is in November 1935 that a connoisseur in winter sports tries to test the village massif to share his know-how. It is this enthusiast who started to develop this activity. He was able to bring the first ski lift in 1956. In 1960, the station began to expand to be one of the most beautiful in the country.

In the Beaufortain massif

Located on the Massif du Beaufortain, Les Saisies is a village resort of reasonable size, especially in the north of the Savoie department. With good altitudeThe resort benefits from a microclimate that is ideal for winter sports. You should know that the resort currently has 3 villages of which Les Saisies is one.

The ski slopes in Les Saisies

With a altitude of 1650 mThe resort of Les Saisies offers a ski area adapted to all skiers, even the most demanding. 73 km of pistes are to be enjoyed. These are suitable for all levels. For experienced skiers, 10 green runs are available.

In addition, 30 blue runs, 16 red runs and 7 black runs are available for other levels. It should be noted that it is connected to the Espace Diamant. With a domain entirely user-friendlyA family moment is to be enjoyed. Moreover, many activities are available available.

Les Saisies ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les Saisies
Commune Hauteluce
Massif Beaufortain Massif
Department Haute-Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
🗻 Ski area 🗻
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 77
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 192
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 8
Name of the ski area Espace Diamant
Connected station(s) Saisies, Crest-Voland Cohennoz, Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, Flumet, Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle, Praz-sur-Arly
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 150
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 069
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 610
Total height of the domain (in m) 919
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 15
🎿 Difficulty of ski trails 🎿
Number of green runs 8
Number of blue trails 32
Number of red trails 13
Number of black runs 7
Total number of downhill ski runs 61
🚡 Ski lifts 🚡
Ski lifts 15
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 12
Detachable Chairlifts 4
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 31
🌲 Nordic area 🌲
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 15
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 120
🏘️ 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) 750
Slogan of the station Family village of Savoie
🚆 Access to the resort 🚆
Nearest train station: Albertville
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 623
💶 Price survey in the station 💶
Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 42 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 219 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 110 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 60 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 750 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 950 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 408 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 1 969 €
🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑
Average price per m2 of an apartment 4 800 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 4 700 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 288 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 470 000 €
📊 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 9
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 8
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 8
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 6
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 8
🎓 Station average via 7 criteria 🎓
Final average score according to / 10 7,9
🏆 Ranking according to 🏆 44th position out of 232 stations in France

Les Saisies in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les Saisies ?

The resort of Les Saisies is a very rich resort in activities, especially in winter it proposes activities as :

Luge : This activity is accessible to all and is perfect for spending time with family or friends. You will be able to enjoy the unique sensation of sliding in complete safety on the reserved slopes.

Fat Bike: This activity will allow you to fully enjoy all the sensations of mountain biking in winter. You will also have the opportunity to admire the landscapes of the resort in winter.

Snowmobile : This activity will allow you to have a great time. You will have the opportunity to explore the resort at full speed and discover its different landscapes.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : this activity is perfect to discover the resort and its surroundings. You will have the opportunity to explore the entire resort and discover its beautiful snowy landscapes.

  • What are the activities in summer in the resort of Les Saisies?

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

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Thanks to this activity you will have the opportunity to take full advantage of the relief of the resort. You will be able to discover its fauna, its flora and to admire its splendid landscapes while making you pleasure.

Trial : This activity will allow you to explore the resort while sharpening your reflexes. You will have the opportunity to discover it in its entirety through various routes. This will allow you to appreciate different landscapes.

Paragliding This activity will allow you to take height for a unique experience of flight. You can also enjoy a unique view of the resort and its surroundings.

Hiking Hiking : this activity is perfect to explore the resort. It will allow you to discover and admire its landscapes in summer.

  • What to visit in Les Saisies and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Les Saisies, we can mention : the Tourbières des Saisies, the Saint Guérin dam, The Ecomuseum of Hauteluce, the Chapel of Our Lady of High Light, Monument commemorating the 1944 parachute drop (La Résistance).

  • Where to eat in Les Saisies ?

The resort of Les Saisies offers more than 40 restaurants among which we can quote: Les Arcades, The Tables of the Armaillis, The Hive.

  • Where to sleep in Les Saisies ?

Les Saisies offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Le Very, The Caribou, Lagrange Vacances Les Chalets d’Emeraude.

  • How big is the ski area of Les Saisies?

The ski area of the resort of Les Saisies has a size of 192 kilometers, divided into 61 runs. It also has 120 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les Saisies?

This domain has an altitude between 1150 meters and 2069 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Saisies ski pass?

Their packages start at 42 euros per day.

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

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 750 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 950 euros.

  • Does the resort of Les Saisies have a bike park ?

Yes it has a Bike Park of 65 kilometers with 21 tracks of which the longest measures 18,92 kilometers.

  • How to get to Les Saisies by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the Albertville train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Les Saisies ?

The postal code of Les Saisies is 73620.

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

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

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

The resort of Les Saisies is part of the tourist office of Les Saisies. It is located at 316 Avenue des jeux Olympiques, 73620 Hauteluce, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les Saisies ?

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

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Les Saisies ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Les Saisies station at

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

In Les Saisies, 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 Saisies ?

Yes, it is at 26 Avenue des Jeux Olympiques, 73620 Hauteluce, France.

What is’s opinion about Les Saisies?

In the end, gives an average rating of 7.85 to the resort of Les Saisies, which places it in the 43rd place in France. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the charm of the resort, the ski area.

Map of the ski slopes of Les Saisies

les saisies ski slopes map
Les Saisies – Ski slopes map
Espace Diamant - Ski slope map
Espace Diamant – Ski Trail Map

Access to Les Saisies

To reach the resort, several means are available. Les Saisies resort is close to many cities, which makes its access easier. Being 30 km from Albertville, it is about 15 km from Beaufort. You can also go there from Megève which is 25 km away. By TGV, the village is 3 hours 45 minutes from Paris.



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