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Address: France
Phone Number: 04 79 05 99 10
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Activities: Skiing
Description: The villages of Lanslebourg and Lanslevillard make up the outdoor resort...
The villages of Lanslebourg and Lanslevillard make up the outdoor resort of Val Cenis, which offers one of the biggest ski areas in the High Maurienne valley.
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Enjoyable skiing

Plenty of snow top to bottom. Bottom lifts Can get quite busy when ski school starts. Further up the lifts can be quieter. Able to access the whole area with lifts and runs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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England, United Kingdom
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Nice area for wintersports, although there are less bars or restaurants at the slopes. Which makes the region a bit boring. If you prefer to take a drink in a bar or like crowded places you shouldnt go to Val Cenis but consider larger areas such as La Plagne or Val Thorens.

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England, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Plenty of snow top to bottom. Bottom lifts Can get quite busy when ski school starts. Further up the lifts can be quieter. Able to access the whole area with lifts and runs without using ski bus. Several resturants on the mountain and not excessive prices.

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Baden, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have spent several times my holidays in Val Cenis now, in summer and in winter... I really like the resort, there is a lot to do and a lot of attractions organised by the village.First thing we arrive is always get the weekly paper at the tourist office to see what are the events planned for the week. Otherwise... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Val Cenis is a smaller family oriented resort . We stayed in Lanslebourg with a friend for 10 days in late January/Early February 2014. A huge bonus of going to one of the less known resorts in France is the shorter chairlift queues. During peak times you may face a short wait, possibly half of what you would find at... More 

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Lincoln, UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Mid size resort midway along the final spur of the Maurienne valley. Formed from the two ancient villages of Lanslebourg and Lanslevillard the skiing spreads along the north facing side of the valley and includes the linked small resort of Termignon. The character is very French as is (predominantly) the clientele. There is varied skiing above and below the tree... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Val Cenis is a relatively small ski resort that consist of three villages. If you are a beginner you might be happy with staying in just one of the areas. If you are more experienced you definitely would want to go beyond your home arrea. What reality sucks about Val Cenis is that the areas aren't well connected by slopes... More 

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Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

A really nice resort with a good mix of ski runs and good value for money. We had a really good week here despite the poor snow season. Only things I would say is that I was surprised how busy it was at times and we were there on a quiet week! At times the slopes seemed really crowded, which... More 

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Durham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2010

Stayed with family and friends at the Hotel le Val Cenis in Feb 2009. This was a fabulous hotel, all inclusive and right next to the piste in lanslebourg. Food was even great for my fussy children, who ate pasta and pizza every day (lunch and dinner) and for the adults there were plain meats or fish as well as... More 

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Geneva
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2010

Not too turistic, not too expensive but with good quality of slopes and accomodation. Very good value for money!

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2008

We spent a week in Val Cenis in March 2008. The resort is smaller than somewhere like Val d'Isere but benefits from being small by having slopes that are not too busy! There are a number of very wide blues which are great for both beginners and intermediates. There is 2 bubble lifts and a good mix of chair lifts... More 

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