Val d'Isere is a ski resort of the Tarentaise Valley, in the Savoie department (Rhône-Alpes region) at 1850m of altitude.
Val d'isère is considered as one of the world ski's capitals situated on the border of the Vanoise National Park created in 1963. on the piste of la Daille (piste Oreiller-Killy) and of the Face de Bellevarde, valdisere regularly hosts World Cup alpine events, usually for the men and women in early December (the Critérium de la Première Neige was created in 1955). The face of Bellevarde of Val d'Isère was the site of the men's downhill race of the Winter Olympics Games of Albertville in 1992, and organized World Championships in 2009.
The association of The Tignes and Val d'Isere ski resort have combined to form the Espace Killy, named after the triple olympic champion Jean-Claude Killy who grew up in Val d'Isere, which is one of the largest ski resorts in the world. 155 slopes, 300 km, 1900m altitude from 1550m to 3450m are some keys figure of the ski resort. It is not the biggest one, but the ideal situation and the altitude procure a good quality and quantity of snow during all the season.
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