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La Rosière is a ski resort at 1850m above sea level in the Haute Tarentaise valley

La Rosière is a ski resort at 1850m above sea level in the Haute Tarentaise valley. It is situated only 8kms from Italy by the Petit St. Bernard pass and 25 kms from Bourg St. Maurice.

With the resort being south facing it is spoilt for sunshine and yet still has a remarkable snow record.

 

 

La Rosière ski resort

In Winter La Rosière has an extensive ski area, with the link to La Thuile in Italy, giving over 160 kms of marked pistes and unlimited off piste for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. One can even take to the mountain summits by helicopter, an experience of a lifetime !

La Rosière is a favorite with families and especially for the children ; The resort having the French « petits montagnards » classification.

For the mountain lovers there's everything from the beautiful views, the mountain strolls, hikes on snowshoes and, of course, the skiing and snowboarding.

For the food lovers also La Rosière has plenty to offer being the region for the famous Beaufort cheese and local dishes like fondues, raclettes, tartiflettes and, on the other side of the mountain, pasta pizzas and Chianti.

 

Ski chalet La Rosière

La Rosière is also steeped in tradition with the village originally being an 'alpage' where the families used to 'migrate' with their animals during the Summer to make the most of the alpine pastures. Today in the old part of the village the stone built houses stilll exist with their slate roofs. Following on from the traditional mountain architecture one can visit the many quaint hamlets on the slopes below La Rosière with the beautiful chalets in stone, slate and wood.

 

La Rosière 1850

In Summer, the resort and surrounding villages, being due south, are rich in colour with the many varieties of montain flowers (orchids, gentians, arnica etc) and not to mention the chalets draped in gereniums.

La Rosière is also a natural adventure park with numerous activities at hand. The traditional activities from rambling to rock climbing and high mountain snow clad summits to atain But also newer activities including mountain biking on the many marked runs, tennis, a 9 hole golf course, pony trekking, rafting amongst others.
For the less energetic the cultural visits are numerous with beautiful chapels, museums and of course the history of the St . Bernard and the mountain pass.

Something for everyone to enjoy !

See you soon in La Rosière.