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ESF Ecole du Ski Francais

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Fantastic skiing experience

I had never ever tried skiing before in a age of 39!!!! And I was so lucky to get Fabien Strouk as... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
Christina J
Copenhagen, Denmark
via mobile
The only way to learn!

I had 4 lessons (3 hours each) on my first ski trip, the instructors were great, very friendly and... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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Ecole de Ski et Snowboard |Les Menuires & St Martin de Belleville| (Savoie). Depuis 1964, les leçons sont encadrés par des Monitrices et Moniteurs locaux, diplômés d'Etat et expérimentés. => Apprentissage dès 3 ans dans nos jardins PIOU PIOU...more
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St Martin de Belleville | Immeuble la Vanoise, 73440 Les Menuires, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
+33 4 79 00 61 43
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Fantastic as ever. Great with the kids and the instructors all spoke English. We always use ESF now.

2  Thank rearcardoor
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Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

DO NOT take group lessons with ESF. The group sizes are about 12-14 so that in itself makes it very difficult to learn. Furthermore, our instructor was very hostile : I was in a lesson and a boy of about 15 crashed into someone in...More

5  Thank Peter A
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I had 4 lessons (3 hours each) on my first ski trip, the instructors were great, very friendly and took it slow with us first timers. It's amazing how much they can boost your confidence in a single lesson... We went from creeping down the...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We had the please do learn ski by a great experienced instructor. After having a bad experience in a competing school, we really appreciate the professionalism of this instructor who was able to teach us from zero to blue lanes in just 2 lessons of...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? Booked a week for my child and friends kids. So day 2 the instructor lost a 9year old boy for over 2hrs on the slopes. Day 3 he “helped” my son out of some netting , but it felt like he...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Booked Ski lessons, and paid, three months in advance. Booked hotels, flights, car hire, time of work etc to be in Chamonix then at 1645hrs the day before the first lesson ESF left a message on my phone to say they had no instructors and...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

I had never ever tried skiing before in a age of 39!!!! And I was so lucky to get Fabien Strouk as my skiing Instructor, that took me through skiing step by step, in a safe and fun environment. I felt really safe and secure...More

Thank Christina J
Reviewed January 24, 2018

My son has come to ESF since he was 4, he's now 9 and a confident skier. He loves ESF, always improves, and all the teachers have been great with the children. There is usually a mixed language group, and it's a great opportunity for...More

1  Thank joannamartine
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Once again we had Thierry Guigonnet teaching our wheelchair-bound daughter for the week. Another great week with patient and encouraging tuition and interesting "lessons" on how the mountains work - from artificial snow to avalanche protection! Caroline is making great progress and loves being back...More

1  Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We had the 6 days pack, with such different level of skills. The guys were very professional and what is even more important, very patient. In this period they took us to new places all each day. I had a lot of fun, improved my...More

Thank Yosef A
Reviewed March 22, 2017

DO NOT BOOK LESSONS WITH THE ESF IN LES MENUIRES! Absolutely terrible experience with them - after being told to book level 2 lessons, I was "downgraded" on the first day, without having skied, to level 1 where I spent time practising my snow plough...More

Thank lazzikins
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

We booked 6 days afternoon group lessons for my 5 yr old English speaking daughter plus 1 hr at lunch for first three days, 1on1 lesson. By the end of the week, she was comfortably skiing down blues with us, having never skied before. Definitely...More

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