A Magical Christmas in the French Alps: Your Essential Guide

A Magical Christmas in the French Alps: Your Essential Guide

A Magical Christmas in the French Alps: Your Essential Guide 1120 490 Leonora Gomes

Imagine a place where snow-capped mountains, twinkling lights, and the sweet aroma of hot chocolate blend together to create the ultimate Christmas wonderland. That’s what awaits you in the French Alps. A place where every twist and turn is a postcard view, and the festive cheer is contagious.

Christmas in the French alps

Top French Ski Resorts for Christmas


Chalet Lhotse, Val d'Isère - Consensio - Lounge Christmas Tree

Set against the backdrop of the Vanoise National Park, Val d’Isère ensures a memorable Christmas with concerts, markets, and more.


  • Giant Snow Sculptures: See artists make winter sculptures.
  • Torchlit Descent: A great show on the slopes with some hot Vin Chaud to enjoy.
  • Enchanted Christmas Village: Enter a place filled with elves, stories, and lots of holiday fun.


Christmas Celebrations Courchevel, Santa on skis

Courchevel promises a unique Christmas experience with fun-filled events and entertainment.


  • Santa’s Sleigh Ride: Everyone, kids and adults, will love seeing Santa ride his sleigh through the towns.
  • Katchalene: Dive into a world of magic and music, celebrating Christmas in all its glory.
  • Chamallow Party: Sit by the fire, roast marshmallows, and feel the holiday cheer.         


A centuries-old village, Les Gets provides a backdrop that feels straight out of a Christmas storybook.


  • The Magical Forest Kingdom: Go on a sleigh ride to see Santa. Enjoy stories and crafts, and let your kids have fun with the holiday magic.
  • Santa’s Torchlit Ski Descent & Fireworks Display: Watch Santa ski on Christmas Eve with a sparkly sky above.
  • Christmas Markets and Fairs

What To Expect From A White Christmas And Skiing In France

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The ski resorts light up in a festive glow, with lively performances filling the streets. The onset of the ski season further amplifies the merry vibe. The day ends with returning to a cosy chalet, warming up by a fire, or exploring the lively après-ski scene.

Stay in Style: Consensio’s Available Luxurious Chalets & Apartments

As the holidays approach in the French Alps, many are looking at Consensio’s luxurious collection of chalets and apartments. And the good news? Some of the top properties are still available for Christmas reservations (but it’s advised that you book early).

Ultimate Chalet Lhotse in Val d’Isère

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Ultimate Chalet Marco Polo in Val d’Isère

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Relaxed Chalet Chopine in Méribel

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Apartment Penthouse B in Courchevel 1850

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Embrace the Christmas spirit in the French Alps with Consensio. From the snow-draped chalets to the festive streets, let’s make this holiday one for the books! And remember, the dreamy winter wonderland of the French Alps is just a short flight away… 🎄

Are you coming? 🎿❄️

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