Skiing in Le Grand Bornand
Le Grand Bornand is situated in the Massif des Aravis, a fantastic ski area lesser known to the British market. The next door resort of La Clusaz is perhaps more well known, however the Massif des Aravis has a huge 220km of piste.
Skiing & Boarding in Le Grand Bornand
With a traditional french village feel, Le Grand Bornand has plenty of activities for the skier and non-skier alike.
There are two distinct ski areas in the Massif des Aravis with 120 pistes and 220km there is plenty to occupy even the most experienced skiers. From Le Grand Bornand you can access the Chinaillion pistes, with over 40 pistes and a variance runs. A short bus ride away you can enjoy the Aravis skiing area from La Clusaz, with buses running every half hour throughout the day.
The snowpark has a halfpipe (4 m high and 100m long) , a freeride area and a Speedriding area. Boardercross - 700m long, 1 big air, 4lines of jumps (3 difficulty levels), tables, quarters, hip, box and other freestyle units. The snowpark is at 1800m on the Maroly side of the mountain and is classed as one of the top 5 in France.
Staying in Le Grand Bornand
We offer a range of hotels and apartments
Doing more in Le Grand Bornand
There are a number of fun activities available in Le Grand Bornand including snowshoeing, paragliding, night and day sledging, ice climbing, ski touring and speed riding.
For families there is an a large covered ice rink. You can even rent electric mountain bikes known as 'Fatbike'! Fatbikes are available to rent from the resorts sports shops giving visitors the chance to get around easily and quickly on these bikes with their extra large wheels resulting in an experience now unlike skiing, an alternatve that is both fun and accessible!
The resort has all the amenities you could need and expect from a town, including supermarkets, cash machines, restaurants and bars. There are of course ski shops, ski schools and a tourist office.
Other activities include paragliding, sledging, "fatbikes", ski climbing and ski touring
The resort of Le Grand Bornand is easily reached from Geneva airport but can also be accessed from the train - closest station is Annecy but we can alos offer transfers from Moutiers.
Trains run regularly from London at the weekend - packages can be purchased with all our accommodation.
Email us for train times and prices - enquire
For train bookings of 4 or more, we will include transfers from the railstation as standard.
Got some questions about the resort?
Call us on 0203 137 7678; email us your questions or;