St Jean d'Aulps
Between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, and at the foot of the majestic Roc d'Enfer mountain who's summit is at 2 244m, St Jean d'Aulps is a typically Haut-Savoyard village.
It's an ideal place to recharge your batteries far from the busy slopes of the bigger ski resorts!
In winter, a charming village-resort surrounded by fir trees
Discover the pleasure of skiing in St Jean d'Aulps, in an unspoilt and enchanting setting!
The ski area offers plenty of choice for all levels and all disciplines.
There's a beginners' area and 40km of slopes for more experienced skiers who like being immersed in the great outdoors.
The resort's main attraction is its 20km forest circuit, with chances to slalom between the trees, offering a unique adventure at the heart of open spaces as far as the eye can see.
Let yourself be tempted by a delicious pit-stop on the slopes in one of many restaurants whose warm welcome will make a welcome addition to your outing.
St Jean d'Aulps is linked by free ski shuttle to the other resorts in the Portes du Soleil.
In summer, a place for walking
St Jean d'Aulps is a village-resort offering calm and conviviality!
In St Jean d'Aulps resort, the cable car takes walkers and mountain-bikers to 1500m, where they can make the most of unspoilt routes amid the foothills of the Roc d'Enfer, with panoramas of Mont Blanc and the Dents du Midi.
Well worth a detour, the typical Alpine hamlet in Graydon Alpage is surrounded by a breathtaking ring of peaks.
There are many walks and hikes for all levels to do here and in the vicinity.
Saint Jean d'Aulps also has a rich cultural past thanks to Aulps Abbey, an 11th century Cistercian abbey, and its Vallée d'Aulps Discovery Centre, located in the converted monastic farm.
St Jean d'Aulps video
From Friday 12 to Monday 15 August 2016 at 9.30 PM.
For four nights, the abbey ruins will be illuminated in an exceptional way! This performance creates a harmony of light combined with the Romanesque architecture of the surroundings and Mozart’s Requiem.