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Les Contamines-Montjoie Ski Resort

604 route des Moranches, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
+33 4 50 47 02 05
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quiet ski resort with lots of snow and friendly lift staff!

Les contamines is smaller than neighbouring big brother Chamonix and with cheaper lift passes... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
cathscat
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Busy busy, snow good, weather less so!

Pretty part of the world. Plenty of time to look around whilst queuing, and this week being uk half... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2016
D R
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The Contamines ski area is located in the charming village called Les Contamines-Montjoie in the Haute Savoie french Alpes region. The ski area has two sides one in les Contamines and one in Hauteluce in the Savoie region. The ski area has a total of 46 slopes and 25 lifts. It's the perfect ski resort for family, with a good natural snow cover, with commitment for the quality of the slopes and an exceptional view on the Mont-Blanc massif.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“nightlife” (3 reviews)
“snow” (20 reviews)
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604 route des Moranches, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Les contamines is smaller than neighbouring big brother Chamonix and with cheaper lift passes, quieter nightlife and friendly lift staff its a great place to go for families. There are plenty of blue and red runs and lots of chairs/drags and a couple of cabin...More

Thank cathscat
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Pretty part of the world. Plenty of time to look around whilst queuing, and this week being uk half term means lots of queuing, both up to slopes and on piste too. Lots and lots of small children as well. So the lower slopes to...More

Thank D R
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A lovely quiet resort in the Rhones-Alpes. Les Contamines is ideal for quite pistes and considerably shorter queues for just about everything. Snowfall was excellent whilst there and the pistes were great for a total novice to learn on. Ski hire is really simple as...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Great snow it this lovely Picturesque resort but sadly lacking in any nightlife. Only a few bar and they close by 7pm! But if you are an excellent skier then you will love the variety of this resort. Restaurants in the resort all serve traditional...More

Thank EstherHooley
Jmi L, Responsable réception at Les Contamines-Montjoie Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016
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Grazie mille e ci vediamo presto sulle piste :-)

Reviewed 26 August 2015

Contamines is a hidden gem in the Alps. Very quiet - even in school holidays and excellent snow. Great for family and groups. Not extreme at all with plenty of wide open pistes - but also plenty of off piste if you know where to...More

Thank FY6topten
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This lovely little resort at the end of a valley is well worth a visit for a day's skiing or for pleasant walks of all types either along the valley or up the mountains for the more ambitious. The shops are good and of a...More

Thank chloew468
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

I have been to this ski resort every year for the past 18 years. It has an incredible snow reputation and when the snow is getting thin they will always have a solution. There are many events throughout the season which are interesting. I have...More

Thank Hterag
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

A really fantastic place in summer. There was great live music in the centre of town. Great walks up the mountains with swimming lakes. We had four young children and they enjoyed it immensely. Only short drive to other interesting towns such as Annecy. Traditional...More

Thank dannod25b
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The vast alpine area with excellent conditions for skiing and cross country skiing. Freeride terrain. Ski and snowboard. Lifts linking with Hauteluce. Excellent facilities for refreshments throughout the area. I recommend accommodation in the Hameaux du Lay. Downhill trails from greens to black. Snow park....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you want great Skiing or fantastic Summer Hiking or Biking, this is a gem of a place to visit. Great restaurants, Le Husky, LO' a la Bouche, L Trabla and for a good meal an a great laugh, visit Serac and have some of...More

Thank Mickpowellscooter
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Dear Stephen, We thank you for your request. As we are the lift company we suggest to contact the Contamines tourist office who could help you finding the best accomodation for your holidays. (contamines/com) Best... More
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