Le Grand Bornand

Chinaillon village, Le Grand Bornand Le Grand Bornand is a ski resort in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. It is situated in the heart of the Aravis mountain range, between Lake Annecy, Mont-Blanc and Switzerland. Grand Bornand Village at 1000 metres in altitude is a charming authentic mountain village. The downhill ski slopes start in Grand Bornand village and extend to Chinaillon village, six kilometres above, on the road to the Col de la Colombière. The ski area is that of a leading resort, with a range of slopes that suit all types of skier, beginners to advanced. The resort has one of the best snow parks in the French Alps and also an excellent cross country ski area, with approximately 60 kilometres of runs. Non-skiers can choose from a range of sporting and cultural activities, or could try something more unusual such as a hot air balloon flight over the resort.

Downhill skiing

  • Maximum altitude: 2100 m
  • Minimum altitude: 1000 m
  • Number of ski lifts: 29 (gondola lifts: 2, chairlifts: 13, drag lifts: 14)
  • Number of ski runs: 42 (black: 3, red: 14, blue: 15, green: 10)
  • Total distance: 90 km
  • Dedicated activity areas: 1 (snow park)
  • Piste map

Cross-country skiing

  • Number of runs: 10 (black: 3, red: 2, blue: 2, green: 3)
  • Total distance: 60 km
  • Piste map

Dates for 2023-24 winter season

  • Opening: Saturday 16 December 2023
  • Closing: Sunday 14 April 2024

Distance by car

  • Annecy to Le Grand Bornand: 32 kilometres (20 miles). Estimated time: 38 minutes
  • Chambéry to Le Grand Bornand: 84 kilometres (52 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 7 minutes
  • Lyon to Le Grand Bornand: 178 kilometres (111 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 55 minutes

Reduced price ski passes for Le Grand Bornand

Official website of the resort

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