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Legettaz

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Legettaz is a true paradise for ski enthusiasts, boasting an enviable location at the foot of Bellevarde Mountain, offering direct access to the Espace Killy ski area and a unique ski-in, ski-out experience with pristine slopes right at your doorstep.

Legettaz

overview

Stats

4.9
/5
Rating
m
Resort height
3456
m
Summit

KM of slopes

170
Beginners
78
Intermediates
170
Experts
300
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Fun
Fun
Fun
Families
Couples
Snowparks

Legettaz

for beginners

Beginners rating -
170
Perfect
Legettaz is not the most beginner-friendly resort due to its challenging terrain and lack of beginner slopes. The resort is known for its steep and demanding runs, which may be overwhelming for novice skiers. While there are ski schools available, the lack of easy-to-use lifts and gentle slopes make it less suitable for beginners.

Legettaz

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Legettaz a perfect fit with its wide range of blue and red pistes. The resort is known for its well-groomed slopes and reliable snow conditions, making it a great choice for those looking to improve their skills. The Solaise Express chairlift provides access to a variety of intermediate-friendly terrains, while the Bellevarde Express chairlift leads to more challenging red runs for those seeking a bit of thrill.

Legettaz

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Legettaz a thrilling playground. The resort is home to the notorious Face de Bellevarde, a challenging black run that was the site of the men's downhill in the 1992 Winter Olympics. Additionally, the off-piste opportunities in the Espace Killy area are abundant, offering steep and deep powder runs for those seeking an adrenaline rush.

Legettaz

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Legettaz is a snowboarder's delight with its wide, open pistes and off-piste opportunities. The resort offers a variety of terrain, from gentle slopes for beginners to challenging black runs for the more experienced riders. The absence of drag lifts and the presence of high-speed chairlifts make it a comfortable and efficient destination for snowboarders.

Legettaz

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Legettaz is a freerider's dream, with its vast off-piste terrain that offers a mix of steep slopes and deep powder. The area around Bellevarde and Solaise is particularly popular among off-piste enthusiasts, offering challenging descents and untouched snow. The resort also boasts a high-altitude, ensuring consistent snow conditions throughout the season, making it a prime spot for those seeking the thrill of off-piste skiing.

Legettaz

for families

Families rating -
Families
Perfect
Legettaz is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of amenities and activities suitable for all ages. The resort's proximity to ski lifts and ski schools makes it convenient for families, especially those with young learners. The gentle slopes are perfect for beginners, while the more challenging terrains can cater to the more experienced members of the family. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities, from ice-skating to snowshoeing. The resort's accommodations are equipped with family amenities, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for everyone.

Legettaz

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Fun
Legettaz offers a more relaxed après-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a quiet drink after a day on the slopes. The resort is home to a few cozy bars where you can unwind, such as Le Blizzard and Le Chardon Bleu. However, for those seeking a bit more excitement, the nearby town of Val d'Isère is just a short ride away, offering a wider range of nightlife options including the famous Doudoune Club and Dick's Tea Bar.

Legettaz

food scene

Legettaz is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of amenities and activities suitable for all ages. The resort's proximity to ski lifts and ski schools makes it convenient for families, especially those with young learners. The gentle slopes are perfect for beginners, while the more challenging terrains can cater to the more experienced members of the family. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities, from ice-skating to snowshoeing. The resort's accommodations are equipped with family amenities, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for everyone.