Peisey Vallandry Ski School

Our Peisey Vallandry Ski School was set up back in 2003 by ex-BASI trainer John Thomas. Our team of experienced ski instructors offer both group and private ski lessons in Peisey Vallandry.

In the past 20 years, John and his team have discovered the best places to go, the perfect pistes for a beginner, the hidden tracks in the woods for challenging kids and exploring off-piste.

We know it’s the little things that count. Whether you’re looking for lessons and coaching, a bespoke package for your corporate trip or to find the best lunch spot, our experienced ski school in Peisey Vallandry has got it covered.

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Peisey Vallandry at a Glance

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Geneva, Chambery or Lyon

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Ski School Meeting Point

Where you’ll meet your instructor

The New Generation Peisey Vallandry Ski School meeting point is situated at the bottom of the Vallandry Gondola lift (No 74), it is immediately adjacent to the main lift queue, on the right-hand side. Look out for our promotional flags, we are right next to the giant piste map.

Peisey Vallandry Meeting Point

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Custom Experiences

Tailored for each client
Adaptive Ski Lessons

Adaptive ski lessons are enabling more people to participate in snowsports with the greatest possible level of independence.

Bespoke business packages
Corporate Lessons

Peisey Vallandry is a hidden gem located in the French Alps, and it’s the perfect place to enjoy a corporate ski trip. The resort is made up of picturesque chalets, and it’s a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Peisey Vallandry is the ideal ski area to support team building, and it’s also a great place to develop your skills on and off the snow. The mountain resort offers a wide range of activities, from epic off-piste & freeride to tailored group ski lessons. There’s something for everyone.

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Peisey Vallandry FAQ’s

Our Ski Lesson Costs are from

* quoted prices are for 1 – 2 pupils in non-peak weeks. Additional pupils can be added for a fee and prices in peak weeks are higher.


  • Wallabies to Arrows will need the Peisey-Vallandry Pass.
  • Bombers will need the Peisey-Vallandry Pass, but may need to upgrade to the Les Arcs Pass if looking to go further afield / upon our instructors advice.
  • Rockets to Pro-riders will need the Les Arcs Pass.


  • Adult Levels 1-3 will need the Peisey-Vallandry pass. An extension for the Les Arcs Pass can be bought later in the week if needed.
  • Adult Level 4 will need the Les Arcs Pass.
  • Adults on our Off-Piste Courses will need the Les Arcs Pass, but may wish to extend to the Paradiski Pass.

Read more about lift passes in Peisey-Vallandry here.

Airport Transfers

If you’re arriving by air then you’ll probably fly into either Grenoble, Lyon or Geneva. The following transfer companies offer airport transfers, either private or sometimes shared:



It’s about a 9hr drive once in France to reach Peisey Vallandry. The benefits of driving are no luggage restrictions and the option of an extra day skiing during a week’s holiday but the tolls can be quite pricey on the motorways so something to consider.


Eurostar runs direct day trains to the French Alps on Saturdays between December-April and direct night trains on Fridays from January-April.

Trains leave from St Pancras International in London and Ashford in Kent, direct to Bourg-Saint-Maurice then you can use the funicular and the free shuttle buses to get around Les Arcs area, or get a taxi or transfer up to Peisey Vallandry.

Webcams can be found on the official Peisey Vallandry website.

There’s plenty to keep non-skiers busy in Peisey & Vallandry. From tobogganing to paragliding, dog sledding to the or igloo village, there is something for everyone in your group.

Mille8 – La Piscine – Arc 1800: This huge 3800m² centre incorporates an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, water jets, bubble beds, massage jets, fitness room with gym and cardio equipment, spa with 2 steam rooms and 2 saunas, relaxation room and showers.

Centre Équestre Ranch El Colorado: The “Ranch El Colorado” equestrian centre is open all year round and offers activities based around the horse in an enjoyable atmosphere: rides, riding lessons and courses. carriage driving, ski jeering and riding shows.

Other activities you can try out are snowshoeing, walking routes, spas, visits to churches and chapels as well as Baroque Paths, farm visits, and much more. You can find more details here.

Peisey and Vallandry are not considered expensive ski resorts. Of course, you can make your holiday expensive by eating at high end restaurants and staying in private, catered chalets. But you can also stay in apartments, self catered chalets and eat at the local family-style restaurants.

You can check out this years lift pass prices here.

Vallandry is linked to the huge Paradiski ski area, which means that the mountain never feels crowded. With such high tech lifts and organised pistes, the flow of skiers and boarders around the mountain makes for less queuing and a good time. In Vallandry itself, there are only 9 lifts, 1 green slope (it’s over 7km long don’t worry), 13 blue slopes, 9 red slopes and 2 black slopes. There’s also some great ski touring and off-piste for more advanced riders.

Vallandry and its neighbouring village of Peisey are intimate uncrowded ski areas tucked away in the woods. The forest shelters the resort and the trees provide good skiing for a day of low visibility or high winds.

If you’re looking for group lessons, a private instructor or just want to chat with someone from one of the local ski schools, we are here to help. Our office is open year round and we have over 20 years of experience skiing in Vallandry.

If you’d like to check out our Peisey Vallandry ski lessons prices and availability, head over to our online booking system.

Peisey Vallandry opens in early December. Check the exact opening and closing dates of Peisey Vallandry ski resort here.

1600m. It’s nestled on the edge of the forest and is somewhat unknown to many British skiers. It’s part of the Paradiski ski area which connects to Les Arcs & La Plagne. Read more on Peisey Vallandry’s official website.

Peisey Vallandry is part of the Paradiski ski area which has over 70% of the slopes over 2000m. There is also two glaciers within the ski area, which are available to ski on in the winter, so Peisey Vallandry is a great option for your next ski holiday.

Peisey Vallandry is also nestled besides a large forest so it gets a certain amount of protection from the trees. The terrain is well maintained and beginners have plenty of cruisey blues and a green run which is over 7km long! Talk about the perfect place to practice your turns and build confidence as a beginner skier!

Have you ever skied in Vallandry before? Read more about why we love the ski area and think it’s a great resort for beginner, families of any age and advanced skiers looking for impeccable terrain for carving, ski touring and free-ride faces further up the mountain.

Peisey Vallandry is a lovely ski resort for families. It’s super easy to get to; located close proximity of Geneva, Chambery & Lyon airports. And we truly believe it’s one of the hidden gems in France. You get the intimate family feel with access to the vast mountains of the Paradiski ski area connecting you to La Plagne & Les Arcs via the Vanoise Express.

There is plenty to do in Vallandry for families, including plenty of animations put on during school holidays, large swimming complexes and plenty of spots for a quiet hot chocolate and a snack.

If you ever fancy a break from the slopes, the best place to eat is La Bergerie de Raphael, which serves up traditional French cuisine. Basically as much cheese as you can consume! If you want a quick pit stop on the slopes then head to Aux Enfants Terrible. It’s located just below the top of the Vallandry lift which is ideal for pedestrians wishing to join their skiing friends at the pub for lunch or après ski.

Are you and your family going to join us this winter? There’s plenty of ski schools in the Pardiski ski area, with group lessons and private instructors available all winter long. We also have ski schools in Les Arcs 2000 and La Plagne.

More info regarding Vallandry for families.

Geneva is the closest international airport.

The official website of Peisey Vallandry Resort.


A useful website with information about the best places to ski, eat and drink.

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UK office: +44 1462 674 000
Lines open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 UK


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