A Guide to Les Carroz
Les Carroz is a traditional family orientated resort with a very attractive central village square, an abundance of cafes and some interesting shops. The gondola and chair lift link directly to Flaine and the Grand Massif can be reached around 300m from the centre of the village. The resort has great accessibility being just 10 minutes from the A40 motorway exit, just 50 minutes from Geneva Airport, 2 hours from Lyon and less than 5 hours from Paris. Situated on a plateau at 1140 metres, high above the valley, the village resort offers a huge range of outdoor activities in both winter and summer.
Property for Sale in Les Carroz
Les Carroz has a wide variety of hotels with most having 4 or 5 stars, due to being a higher-end destination, however the prices are very competitive with other resorts in the surrounding area. Private chalets and apartments are available for rent with a small selection available for sale. Les Terrasses du Champelet, a new development of 13 apartment residences is for sale off plan with the option to recover VAT on purchase. Prices are very reasonable from €5,000-7,000 per sqm. Large well appointed ski-in/ski-out properties in the village approach €10,000 per sqm
Les Carroz ski area
With 40,000 hectares of forest and 265 km of ski runs, the Grand Massif is one of the largest ski-linked Alpine ski areas in France. The runs and lift system perfectly accommodates all skill levels, allowing the resort to truly be perfect for families and parties of all ages and ranging skill. Les Carroz is linked with 4 other resorts, those being Flaine; Morillon; Samoëns and Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. The highest point of the Grand Massif area is at an altitude of 2480m, with 139 different slopes to choose from; 62 lifts; and 1800m total vertical variation.
Eating out & Après ski in Les Carroz
Within the resort there is a fine slelection of restaurants and bars, where you can eat and drink with a choice of high-quality French cuisine with top quality chefs and service to family- and budget-friendly establishments. There is no shortage of bars for après ski and partying well into the night.
Summer in Les Carroz
From paragliding to climbing, there are some great choices of summer activities to choose from. The swimming pool complex with 3 pools, paddling pool, water slides, bouncy castle, volleyball, trampoline, restaurant and bar, is surrounded by a large expanse of green lawn. The 18 hole Golf course, which boasts fantastic views, is open every day in July and August. For mountain bikers there are 105 km of marked trails around the Grand Massif; the Bike Park’s 7 trails cover over 14 km of tracks designed for exhilarating riding.
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