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Les Coches

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Nestled in the heart of the Paradiski area, Les Coches is a charming, family-friendly resort that offers a vast and diverse ski terrain, seamlessly connecting you to the world's largest cable car, the Vanoise Express.

Les Coches

overview

Stats

4.6
/5
Rating
1450
m
Resort height
3167
m
Summit

KM of slopes

139
Beginners
59
Intermediates
139
Experts
225
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Fun
Fun
Fun
Couples
Snowparks

Les Coches

for beginners

Beginners rating -
139
Perfect
Les Coches is a fantastic choice for beginners, with a large number of green and blue runs that are perfect for those just starting out. The resort also offers a ski school with experienced instructors who can help beginners master the basics. The lifts are easy to use and accessible from the beginner areas, making it a hassle-free experience for those new to the sport.

Les Coches

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Les Coches to be a perfect fit with its wide range of blue and red pistes. The resort is particularly known for its long, sweeping runs that offer a mix of scenic beauty and moderate challenges. The Montchavin lift provides access to a variety of intermediate-friendly slopes, while the Vanoise Express cable car opens up a world of possibilities for further exploration.

Les Coches

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Les Coches to be a playground of challenging terrains. The resort is home to the Vanoise Express, the world's largest cable car, which provides access to a variety of black and red runs. The Aiguille Rouge, the highest point in the resort, offers a thrilling 7km black run descent, while the off-piste opportunities in the North Face of Bellecôte are a dream for any expert skier.

Les Coches

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Boarders
Perfect
Snowboarders will find Les Coches to be a suitable destination. The resort features a snowpark with a variety of modules, including jumps and rails, catering to both beginners and more experienced boarders. The wide, tree-lined runs are also a plus for snowboarders, offering a different kind of challenge and scenery.

Les Coches

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
The off-piste opportunities in Les Coches are abundant, with a variety of terrains to suit different skill levels. The area around the Vanoise Express cable car is particularly popular among freeriders, offering a mix of steep slopes, tree runs, and deep powder. Additionally, the nearby La Plagne area provides a vast expanse of off-piste terrain, including the Bellecôte Glacier, known for its challenging descents and untouched snow.

Les Coches

for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Les Coches is a fantastic choice for families, offering a range of accommodations close to the ski lifts and a variety of family-friendly amenities. The resort features a dedicated children's area, with gentle slopes and a ski school that caters to young learners. Off the slopes, families can enjoy activities such as dog sledding, snowshoeing, and ice skating, while the resort's pedestrian-friendly layout ensures a safe and relaxed environment for all.

Les Coches

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Fun
Les Coches offers a more relaxed après-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a calm evening after a day on the slopes. You can unwind at the local bars such as La Table du Tarin or Le P'tit Cariboo, both known for their cozy ambiance and excellent selection of drinks. For those seeking a bit more excitement, there are occasional live music events and themed nights to enjoy.

Les Coches

food scene

Les Coches is a fantastic choice for families, offering a range of accommodations close to the ski lifts and a variety of family-friendly amenities. The resort features a dedicated children's area, with gentle slopes and a ski school that caters to young learners. Off the slopes, families can enjoy activities such as dog sledding, snowshoeing, and ice skating, while the resort's pedestrian-friendly layout ensures a safe and relaxed environment for all.