Having been given the “Family +” award, Valloire is an ideal ski resort for a family ski holiday. As a charming Savoyard village, together Valloire and Valmeinier are part of the Glalibier-Thabor ski area and offers skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers 150km of pure slopes. The resort recieves excellent snow coverage and has the facilities to create artificial snow with over 400 snow cannons. Within this charming village built around the Baroque church that dates from the 17th century, Valloire caters for all skiing levels. Its history combined with its winter sports make the perfect match in Valloire. Some of the sporting activities offered by this winter resort include: the Lac de la Vieille snowpark, cross-country skiing, Nordic skiing, alpine skiing, telemarking, night-time skiing, ice-skating, paragliding, snowshoeing. Après-ski in Valloire includes a fitness centre, bowling ally, cinema, a cultural centre and a library. Every winter, Valloire organises an international snow and ice sculpture competition, where worldwide sculptors meet for 3 days and 3 nights to give life to enormous 4m by 4m snow blocks.