With the first snow fall usually appearing in the middle of November, Val d’Isère starts to gear itself up for the ski season and the many events which accompany it. As one of the most popular ski resorts in the Alps, Val d’Isère hosts a number of events throughout its season ranging from World Cup Ski Racing to electrifying New Year’s Eve parties and winter golf tournaments. With two wonderful hotels, the Chalet Hotel Moris and Chalet Hotel Le Val d’Isère, located in the centre of the town, you won’t miss a minute of the action in Val d’Isère when you holiday with Mark Warner.
New Year’s Eve in Val d’Isère
Looking to hit the slopes over New Year and want to go somewhere with great skiing and a buzzing nightlife? Val d’Isère offers visitors just that. The New Year’s Eve celebrations kick off on the slopes with Val d’Isère’s famous après ski. For the ultimate snow show in the Val d’Isère & Tignes combined ski area, head over to the La Folie Douce located at the top of the Daille cable car. With champagne showers a plenty, cabaret dancers and international DJ’s blasting their beats across the mountain, this is the place to après ski in Val d’Isère and the ideal location to truly finish off the year in style. For those looking for a slightly lower key affair, there are plenty of bars and restaurants in the town offering après ski beverages in a cosy environment.
Following your New Year’s Eve après, it’s time to get ready for the evening's celebrations. Throughout Val d’Isère there are a number of events in place to celebrate including a fireworks display, live music in the town square and sound and lights shows. Look out for the intricately carved snow and ice sculptures dotted around the town which have appeared in previous New Year’s celebrations. For those looking to dance the night away, there are a number of bars and clubs in the town which host special New Year’s Eve parties and thanks to the French law which allows bars in France to stay open until whenever they want for New Year’s Eve, you won’t have to finish the celebrations early with most places staying open until around 5am.
Organised parties in Val d’Isère
There is something happening every night of the week in Val d’Isère. Whether you are looking to organise your own event or join in on the action, Val d’Isère is renowned for its vibrant party scene. There are a number of bars in the town which stay open until around 2am. For those looking to party all night long, Doudoune Club often hosts world renowned DJ’s and stays open until 5am. As well as these, there are also a number of ad-hoc events throughout the calendar year. Be sure to check with the tourist information centre or the reception staff at Mark Warner’s chalet hotels who are always on hand to let you know everything that is happening in Val d’Isère throughout the season.