Le Valkids

Paradise for 4-10 Year-Olds

In spite of Val d’Isère’s reputation as the ultimate resort for hairy-chested adrenaline junkies, it has always looked after children well, and le ValKids, the area at the top of the Solaise lifts, is not just Val d’Isère’s third nursery slope (after la Daille and the village centre), but a complete zone for 4-10 year-olds. As well as the magic carpet lifts and ideal little slopes, there is a model Ratrak, toy lifts, a snow making demonstrator and pisteurs on hand to show how they rescue people. Le Lounge, just above, has cartoons for children, the cheapest snacks in Val d’Isère, tables for your packed lunch and loos like the Burj al Arab! It is all rather surprising, but the strangest thing is that nobody seems to know about it yet…