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Face Ski Slope, France

From series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Lenght: 3,000 meters.

In the popular health resort Val d'Isere in France is the famous ski slope 'Face', which has been used for many years by experienced athletes from all over the world. The ski slope is 3000 meters, and the height difference between the start and end point is 972 meters. 'The black' slope is quite steep, its maximum slope reaches 63 degrees.

Face Ski Slope, France With a view to the fact that the landscape changes during the descent frequently and fundamentally, it is no wonder why the 'Face' slopes are used by countless extreme sports enthusiasts. 'Face' and the other nearby 'black' ski slopes are a permanent training place of many well-known athletes. Here began Jean-Claude Killy - the triple Olympic world champion to train. To his credit was called one of the ski slopes (L'Espace Killy).

Today, Val d'Isere is one of the most chic and expensive ski resorts in France and is aimed at the general public. In addition to the professional slopes you can also find several green ski slopes for beginners. The resort even fits the recreation with the young children. Those who visit Val d'Isere in search of nerve kitzel should choose the best ski slopes in the upper part of the resort. These steep and zigzag-shaped descents are found as to test their own courage and professionalism. Next - Harakiri Ski Slope

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Crédit Agricole des Savoie' located in 0.14 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Europcar France' is located in 0.17 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Dis Aval' in 0.07 km
Supermarket: 'Dis Aval' in 0.07 km
Parking: 'SAGS PARKINGS' in 0.2 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacie du Solaise' in 0.51 km
Police station: 'Police Municipale' in 0.07 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Tipi Bar' in 0.03 km
Railway station: 'Susa' in 34 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Courchevel Airport CVF - in 27 km
 »  Meribel Airport MFX - in 31 km
 »  Corrado Gex Airport AOT - in 44 km
 »  Megeve Airport MVV - in 54 km
 »  Caselle Sandro Pertini Airport TRN - in 59 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Face Ski Slope

Langley Hôtel Victors

Located in 0 km from Face Ski Slope
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Rooms: 37
All of the rooms at Langley Hôtel Victors are simply decorated and feature a wardrobe. Each room also includes a private bathroom with a bath or a … More: photo, rates and booking
Chalet Toit du Monde

Located in 1 km from Face Ski Slope
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Rooms: 1
The chalet is made up of 4 bedrooms and a large living room with a fireplace, flat-screen TV and DVD player. Wi-Fi is available with an extra cost … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Du Fornet

Located in 2 km from Face Ski Slope
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Rooms: 12
Rooms have a mountain view, flat-screen TVs, and iPod docking stations. All rooms have a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. … More: photo, rates and booking
Chalet Colinn

Located in 3 km from Face Ski Slope
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Rooms: 5
Each guest room at the Colinn, is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. All rooms also have a private bathroom. Breakfast is served daily … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Face Ski Slope - Val d Isere

Val D’Ieser is a small resort, which will be interesting for excursion lovers to take a walk. Interesting historical monuments can be seen here at every step. In the heart of the city, you can see a beautiful old church. It was built in the 17th century and is a vivid example of the Baroque style. For hundreds of years of the existence of this church, it was possible to preserve many original elements of decoration. Many religious artifacts are kept within the walls of the church, including a very beautiful ancient iconostasis.
In one of the most beautiful historic buildings is the History Museum. Its collection is relatively small, so a tour of the museum will not be tedious. It can be visited even with children. The main part of the museum is devoted to the history of the development of the resort. It presents an interesting collection of old photographs and historical documents, as well as samples of sports equipment that ski lovers enjoyed decades ago.

The ideal place for a family holiday would be a local farm, where guests are always welcome. The farm is especially popular among holidaymakers with children. It can be visited at any time of the year. Guests of the farm can get acquainted with very nice pets, as well as learn how to take care of them. During the warm season visitors are invited to see how vegetables and spices are grown on a farm.
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