The station with a thousand faces
Val Cenis is a mountain resort at the perfect elevation to reenergise and oxygenate yourself in a very natural environment at the bottom of the Mont Cenis pass. It is also a multi-faceted destination, sporty yet with a family spirit, authentic yet pioneering, relaxing yet lively, generous yet sincere.
The ski resort of Val Cenis was created in 1967 around the ancient villages of Lanslevillard and Lanslebourg. In 2008, it was connected with the resort of Termignon by the Turra chairlift, thus providing skiers with 133 km of Alpine slopes.
Since 1 January 2017, Val Cenis has been not only a ski resort but also a municipality encompassing the old villages of Bramans, Sollières-Sardières, Termignon-la-Vanoise, Lanslebourg Mont-Cenis and Lanslevillard. Hence, in terms of surface area, Val Cenis is the second largest municipality in mainland France, after the city of Arles.
The eventful history of Val Cenis has made the resort what it is today with not only an Alpine ski area, but also 2 Nordic ski areas, Val d’Ambin (village of Bramans) and the Monolith (Sardières hamlet).
As well as being a ski resort, Val Cenis also has a wealth of historic heritage (Saint Sébastien chapel, Chappe telegraph, archaeology museum, etc.) and some exceptional features such as the Mont Cenis plateau on the border with Italy, or Bellecombe in the heart of the Parc National de la Vanoise.