There are about 2000 ski resorts* in the world, spread across 80 countries that attracted an average of 110 million skiers for 400 million skier-days per season, during the past decade. The Alpes attract 45% of the seasonal visitors
and France takes the first place of the world ranking in the number of lifts, with 3,690 lifts spread over 233 major resorts and an average of 52.2 million skier-days per season. An investment potential that worldwide property investors have sized.
The most expensive ski resort, real estate wise, is Megève
, followed by Val d’Isère
. Amongst the more affordable bigger resorts you will find L’Alpe d’Huez, La Plagne, Les Deux Alpes
and Les Arcs
. Our past clients really enjoyed Chamonix
and Saint Gervais
, facing the Mont Blanc
, or La Clusaz
famous for its proximity to Annecy
and Italy. They attract the greatest skiers and snowboarders of the world and accommodations have a good booking rate.
Smaller resorts with a village feel are always a nice compromise, allowing you or your renters to enjoy a skiing holiday with a mountain village atmosphere. Amongst those you will find Champagny en Vanoise
, Le Grand Bornand
, Les Houches
and many more, each of them with a different feel.
Finding your way in the complicated French alpine resort market can be tedious so if you want to be part of the French skiing investment adventure too, our team is here to help you. Our team has an extensive knowledge of the French Alps region and will help you define your search criteria. Your dedicated property finder will then search for you the entire market of the Pays de Savoie region, extending your search to several ski resorts, until she finds the perfect property for you.
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*are considered ski resorts in this study : a resort with at least 5 lifts.