Authenticity is key
Saint Sorlin d’Arves is still an authentic French village, located at the highest point of the Les Sybelles ski area. When staying there you immediately notice that family and traditions are key. Everyone knows everyone and people put their heart in the local business. And the 340 inhabitants effortlessly switch careers in between seasons. This means that most sexy ski instructors become dedicated farmers during the summer months.
Les Sybelles is the third largest ski area in France, located in the Savoie department. In total there are 310km of slopes to discover of which 67km are blue, 68km red and 19km black. It’s also the perfect ski area for beginners since there are 13km of green slopes where you can learn all the tips and tricks. Based on the prices of accommodations, ski passes and the food on the slopes Saint Sorlin d’Arves is one of the more affordable areas in the Alps.