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5 Best Ski Chalets in France: Winter Holiday in the French Alps

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We love the French Alps for several reasons. In warmer months, the area is an excellent spot for hiking and camping. The endless green hills, the crisp mountain air, the way our voices got carried by the wind – everything is just so perfect and peaceful. As snow starts to fall, the area transforms into a white winter wonderland. It’s one of the best holiday destinations for skiers and snowboarding enthusiasts. There are plenty of gorgeous ski chalets to boot! Choices are aplenty, but we have selected some of the best ski chalets in France below. Check them out!

1. Chalet Moulin III

Chalet Moulin III is a true luxury retreat nestled in the French Alps. In summer, you will have a breathtaking view of mountain greens and lustrous meadows as your backdrop. This 4-bedroom ski chalet boasts a stylish combination of a traditional wooden hut and modern design. You and your family will have the cabin-in-the-wood experience but don’t have to miss out on any comfort element. Come here during winter, and you will find yourself in one of the best ski chalets in France. The ski lift is literally in your backyard, taking you mere minutes to get to the slopes. The quaint town of Les Gets also has plenty to offer. When you have had your fill of skiing and snowboarding, head to town for some relaxing massage, a sumptuous meal or a game of bowling with your group! The beautiful town of Evian-les-Bains is also just a short drive away!

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2. Apartment Les Flocons 5

Stepping through the door of Apartment Les Flocons 5, one of our favourite ski chalets in France, you will be wowed by the splendid view from the window. While there are so many things to love about this ski chalet, the floor-to-ceiling door and window set is definitely one of the highlights. They take up a large portion of the wall, using the majestic nature outdoors as a priceless decorative element. This lovely winter holiday home has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. There is another reason why we love Apartment Les Flocons 5 so much: there are plenty of fun appliances you can use on days you don’t want to visit the slope: Nespresso machine, grill stone, pancake maker, fondue appliance and more. Everything screams luxury and relaxation here!

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3. Chalet Le 1550

Chalet Le 1550 gives you a cruel dilemma: should you spend the day skiing down the slopes and rolling in powdery snow, or should you stay indoors and make use of every single luxurious facility. Located in the charming village of Brigues, Chalet Le 1550 is a prime ski haven for families. Glorious panoramic vista is a given at any luxury ski chalet in the French Alps, but this holiday home is so much more than that. You will have your own gym, sauna, massage room and an infinity pool to complete the experience. The location is perfect for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the cities. It’s quiet, laidback, yet also has a fair share of good restaurants and luxury shops.

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4. Chalet Carré Blanc 240

Sometimes, quality does not have to come with a high price tag, and Chalet Carré Blanc 240 is the epitome of that. The look and feel of this alpine ski chalet is very agreeable, if such can be said about the design of something. It’s nothing over the top, yet still charming and comforting, like a true home away from home. Courchevel Village where this cosy vacation rental is located is known as “Mountain of dreams”. The closest ski lift is Grangettes, just 20 meters away. While staying here, you also have complimentary access to the residence’s well-being area, boasting a sauna, a massage room, steam room, and a gym. There is also a shuttle to Aquamotion, a very fun aquatic center in Courchevel.

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5. Apartment Sabaudia

We love it when a delightful stay comes at an affordable price. Apartment Sabaudia is a cosy 2-bedroom winter holiday rental tucked away in the heart of Megeve. While not gigantic in size, this ski chalet has everything you need for a fun holiday in the French Alps. During warmer months, it’s also a great base for hiring and exploring. The design is chic, and we love the use of colours here. The green wall adds a touch of character and brightness without being overwhelming. The location of Apartment Sabaudia is just as lovely. It’s close to the slopes, Megeve center and other quaint villages in the Alpen area.

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