The Vercors


Courchevel has 90 kilometres of cross country ski trails, and there is a total of 120 kilometres of track between the nearby resorts of Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens.


  • Val Thorens

  • Espace Killy

    The Espace Killy area boasts 60 kilometres

  • Val D’Isere

    Has 44 kilometres that would need to be combined with another resort if you plan to stay a week.


Has a meagre 20 kilometres, so is only really useful for a weekend’s pottering, or beginners who wouldn’t ski great distances.

Portes du Soleil

This whole area has 160 kilometres of of nordic ski tracks and comprises:

  • Morzine

  • Avoriaz

  • Les Gets

  • Chatel

The Jura Mountains

Lying about a 30-minute drive from Geneva, and straddling the border of France and Switzerland, the Jura Mountains offer a network of around 3,000 kilometres of groomed cross-country ski trails amongst such villages as:

  • Les Rousses

  • Lamoura

  • Col de la Faucille

  • Foncine le Haut

  • Les Molunes

  • Les Fourgs