Location & Directions

Val d’Isere is located at 45 degrees 27 02 North 6 degrees 58 41 East

Altitude: Min 1,785m – Max 3,599m

Val d’Isère is a French town and ski resort in the department of Savoie and the region of Rhône-Alpes. It is located in Haute-Tarentaise, in the Massif de la Vanoise, at an altitude of 1850m. The town is connected to the rest of France by a single road the RN902. The road links Val d’Isère with Bourg St Maurice and Bonneval-sur-Arc via the Col d’Iseran.
The town of Val d’Isère is divided into several hamlets, providing an undeniable charm to the station. The first hamlet you arrive at is La Daille, comprising of a large set of 1970s buildings built around an old village. On the way to Val d’Isère you pass through Le Cret and then you enter the old village itself, easily recognisable by its church. Then to the south lie the hamlets of Le Joseray, La Legettaz and then Le Chatelard in the valley of the Manchet. To the east lie the hamlets of Le Laisinant and then Le Fornet.

All Directions To Laisinant

By Car

NOTE: Please ensure your Sat Nav does not take you over ANY cols.  The Petit St Bernard and the Col d’Iseran are all ski pistes in the ski season!!

Distance From…
  • Paris: 700km
  • Lyon : 235km
  • Chambéry : 135km
  • Albertville : 90km
  • London : 1.160km
  • Barcelona : 800km
  • Geneva : 180km

From Calais:

The route we usually use is to take the A26 and head for Saint-Quentin, Reims & Troyes.  Then follow signs for Dijon, Beaune, Macon and then Lyon.  When approaching Lyon look for signs for Chambery and then Albertville

From Geneva:

You can either take the motorways via Chambery and then onto Albertville or go via Annecy and then Albertville.

From Lyon:

You take the motorways to Chambery and then Albertville.

From Albertville:

It is a virtually a straight road through, follow signs to Moutier (approximately one hour away from Val) and Bourg St Maurice.  From Bourg head through Seez picking up signs for Val d’Isere, Tignes and St Foy Tarentaise.

As you approach Val d’Isere you will go through several tunnels and paralanches with the damn on your right. After these tunnels you will enter La Daille keep going straight on, you will cross two roundabouts and then go through an area of no buildings.  You will then come in to Val d’Isere.  Go over the speed bump, past the petrol station on your right, and then go straight across three round abouts.  You will then go through an area of no housing and then you will see Laisinant on your right.  There is a ski lift called “Le Laisinant” turn right here, go past car park on your right and over the bridge.

By Train

The closest railway station is Bourg Saint Maurice. There are numerous trains every day, especially in the winter, (TGV, Eurostar, Thalys…) arrive in Bourg St Maurice train station.

By Plane

The closest airports are Geneva (180km), Lyon (235km), Grenoble (170km) and Chambery (135km).

By Bus/Transfer

From Bourg Saint Maurice railway station, Cars Martin +33 479 06 00 42

From Geneva, Lyon and Chambery Airport

Altibus 0820 320 368 Altibus

or SnowDrone

SnowDrone Ski Transfers

French Office Number +33 4 56 67 00 83

If you have any questions regarding travel and directions, please drop us a line and we will help you find your way!