Grand Massif Ski Lessons
We highly recommend taking lessons during your ski holiday in Le Grand Massif. For group ski lessons it is necessary to book 5 or 6 days of consecutive lessons. Please note that our partners like to organise the lessons directly with clients and we strongly recommend booking in advance to guarantee availability. For private ski lessons there is a lot of flexibility in lesson timings. Both of our recommended ski schools can offer lessons for our guests whether staying in Samoens and Morillon.
Zig Zag Ski
A great company that have been operating in Le Grand Massif for a number of years. Their primary service remains high quality English speaking tuition for both on and off piste guidance. Zig Zag have an english speaking booking service and like to deal directly with guests. Click here to go to their website. Be sure to mention which chalet you are staying at so that Zig Zag can organise the correct meeting point for your group.
Ecole de Ski Francais
ESF run both ski and snowboard lessons in Morillon and Samoens and throughout Le Grand Massif. We have had excellent feedback from our guests for a number of years. ESF are also a cheaper option than Zig Zag Ski. Click here for more information on ESF Morillon and click here for more information on ESF Samoens. We are more than happy to call ESF for you as not all of their office staff speak English.
Explore Grand Massif
At The Tasty Ski Company we have luxury catered ski chalets in both Samoens and Morillon. They are towns in Le Grand Massif ski area and are located just 3km apart from each other.
Le Grand Massif’s proximity to Mont Blanc assures that it has an outstanding snow record. Ski passes can be purchased for the ‘Vill4ge’ ski area (Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz and Sixt) or the ‘Grand Massif’ ski area (Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt, and Flaine).
We recommend that ski hire be organised in advance before you arrive in Le Grand Massif. This is particularly important during the school holidays when the best ski hire companies in Le Grand Massif book out all of their equipment before the week has started.
It is possible to purchase a ‘Vill4ge’ ski pass (beginners and beginner / intermediates) or a full ‘Grand Massif’ ski pass (intermediates and above). You are able to organise ski passes in advance and have them delivered to your home address.
We highly recommend taking lessons during your ski holiday in Le Grand Massif. Ski lessons are a great option for beginners to gain confidence, or for anyone else looking to brush up on their technique.
Having attained the national tourist label ‘family plus,’ Le Grand Massif is very much a family friendly resort and really does meet all the criteria to ensure a really easy family ski holiday.
Whether a skier or non-skier, your ski chalet holiday in Le Grand Massif would not be complete with a bit of pampering and a massage.
During your stay at one of our catered ski chalets in Le Grand Massif your chef has one day off a week on a Wednesday. This means that you will eat out one day of the week during your ski chalet holiday with us.
A ski chalet holiday would not be complete with the obligatory vin chaud at the bottom of the mountain. Morillon and Samoens are still much quieter ski resorts compared to other big French ski area such as Morzine, Val d’Isere and Meribel.
Le Grand Massif is one of the most accessible ski resorts in the Alps. Situated in the Northern Alps, Le Grand Massif is just a 70 minute flight from southern UK airports, and the airport transfer from Geneva is just 50 minutes.