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Peisey

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Peisey is a charming, traditional village resort that offers direct access to the vast Paradiski area, boasting a unique blend of family-friendly slopes, challenging off-piste terrain, and a picturesque Nordic skiing area.

Peisey

overview

Stats

4.4
/5
Rating
1300
m
Resort height
3226
m
Summit

KM of slopes

104
Beginners
70
Intermediates
104
Experts
200
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Fun
Fun
Poor
Fun
Fun
Fun

Peisey

for beginners

Beginners rating -
104
Perfect
Peisey is a great choice for beginners, with a dedicated beginner area at the top of the Vallandry lift. The resort offers a variety of green and blue runs, perfect for those just starting out. Additionally, the ski school is known for its excellent instruction, helping beginners to quickly gain confidence and improve their skills.

Peisey

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Peisey to be a great fit with its wide range of blue and red pistes. The Vanoise Express cable car provides access to the expansive ski area, offering a variety of terrains to challenge and enhance their skills. The resort also boasts a number of long, sweeping runs, such as those found in the Les Arcs area, perfect for intermediates looking to push their abilities.

Peisey

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Peisey a thrilling destination with its challenging terrain. The resort is home to the infamous Aiguille Rouge, a black run that is not for the faint-hearted, offering a steep and exhilarating descent. Additionally, the Vanoise Express cable car provides access to the Les Arcs ski area, where advanced skiers can test their skills on the challenging black runs and off-piste areas.

Peisey

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Peisey offers a unique snowboarding experience with its Vanoise Express, the world's largest cable car, which connects the area to a vast network of slopes suitable for all levels of snowboarders. The resort also features a snowpark with a variety of modules and jumps, perfect for freestylers looking to hone their skills. The off-piste opportunities are also abundant, providing thrilling rides for the more adventurous snowboarders.

Peisey

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Peisey offers a unique off-piste experience for freeriders with its vast, untouched powder fields and challenging terrains. The area around the Vanoise Express cable car is particularly popular, offering a mix of steep descents and open powder fields. Additionally, the Les Arcs area, accessible from Peisey, is a freerider's dream with its numerous off-piste routes and deep snow conditions.

Peisey

for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Peisey is a fantastic choice for families, offering a range of accommodations close to ski lifts and a variety of family-friendly amenities. The resort is home to a dedicated beginner's area, ensuring a safe and enjoyable learning environment for young skiers. Off the slopes, families can enjoy dog sledding, snowshoeing, and a variety of other winter activities. The resort's unique charm is further enhanced by its traditional alpine architecture and tranquil atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for families seeking a relaxed ski holiday.

Peisey

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
Peisey offers a more relaxed apr├Ęs-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a quiet drink after a day on the slopes. The resort is home to a handful of cozy bars and restaurants where you can unwind and enjoy the mountain views. Some popular spots include Le Petit Hibou for its warm ambiance and delicious cocktails, and L'Alambic for its extensive selection of local beers and wines.

Peisey

food scene

Peisey is a fantastic choice for families, offering a range of accommodations close to ski lifts and a variety of family-friendly amenities. The resort is home to a dedicated beginner's area, ensuring a safe and enjoyable learning environment for young skiers. Off the slopes, families can enjoy dog sledding, snowshoeing, and a variety of other winter activities. The resort's unique charm is further enhanced by its traditional alpine architecture and tranquil atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for families seeking a relaxed ski holiday.