Carroz d'Araches (Les)
Located less than 1 hour from Geneva, Les Carroz ski resort will plunge you into a relaxing and intoxicating universe as soon as you arrive. Located at the gates of the Grand Massif, this family resort of Haute-Savoie founded in 1930 first attracted a Swiss clientele because of its proximity to the country. Between wide open spaces and snow-covered forests, the "ski-in ski-out" resort has since become a committed destination with its eco-responsible approach aimed at limiting its ecological impact. To this end, its ski lifts are powered by renewable energies and numerous solar panels have been installed in the resort.
Thanks to its Family Plus Mountain label, Les Carroz d'Araches perfectly meets the expectations of families with children over 18 months. This village resort will allow you to take advantage of its traditional setting to live unique sliding experiences and to discover the life of this cocoon nestled at an altitude of 1200 metres.
Les Carroz d'Araches ski area offers almost 37 km of slopes to ski down. From 1140 to 2100 metres, there are numerous slopes with runs adapted to each level. Linked to the Grand Massif ski area, you can easily access the resorts of Flaine, Morillon, Samoëns and Sixt Fer à Cheval. Enriched with spots to rave about the beauty of the summits, the Carroz ski area promises you unforgettable skiing holidays! With its 100% Pure Glide area, the resort and its Cool Zone de l'Oasis offers about twenty modules to learn and improve your freestyle skills in a daring and offbeat atmosphere. On the Combe de l'Airon, skiers will be able to experience strong sensations with the Speed Experience Zone by beating all the times! Finally, other fun areas will delight the whole family while the freeride area will seduce powder enthusiasts to make their own tracks in a completely secure area.
For ski touring enthusiasts, the Les Carroz resort offers signposted itineraries starting from the Kédeuze gondola lift. Wide open spaces, nature and a change of scenery will be there! Enjoy the wilderness in complete safety and discover the most remote corners of the ski area. Two Nordic areas dominate the Arve valley where every skier will find what he or she is looking for. For beginners or initiates, the cross-country ski tracks located on a plateau will allow you to recharge your batteries in the heart of a protected nature. To discover this resort with its authentic charm, go to our ski rental shop in Les Carroz and take advantage of our ski and snowboard equipment to hurtle down the slopes!
By car, the Carroz d'Araches station is 2 hours from Lyon and less than 1 hour from Geneva on the A40. By train, the Geneva and Cluses stations are regularly served and then bus lines connect to the ski resort. Finally, from Geneva, Lyon, Chambéry and Annecy airports, numerous transfers are available 7 days a week during the high season.