Grand Revard ski resort – La Féclaz

This beautiful Savoyard winter sports resort is located in the commune of Les Déserts, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Particularly renowned for its Nordic domain, it is nicknamed “Little Canada”.

La Féclaz, a favourite resort of the Chambériens

Station de ski Grand Revard - La Féclaz en SavoieLa Féclaz is a winter sports resort located in the west of the Bauges massif, between Mont Nivolet and Mont Revard. Its average altitude is 1,500 m. It is partly covered by resinous forests. The nearest towns are Chambéry and Aix-les-Bains located 25 km away. Annecy is 35 km away.

To reach La Féclaz by road, you must take the RD 913 which comes from Aix-les-Bains via Mont Revard. It allows a direct service from Annecy and Chambéry with its junction with the RD 912 at the Col de Plainpalais. If you come by train, you can get off at Aix-les-Bains or Annecy station, but also at Chambéry – Challes-les-Eaux station, then take the bus to the resort. Special ski + bus packages are available from Chambéry and Aix-les-Bains.

The resort is mainly visited by the inhabitants of Chambéry. However, this pleasant Savoyard resort also attracts the inhabitants of the Annecy basin, who can reach it via the Bauges massif.

The ski area of La Féclaz

For a medium-sized family resort, its ski area is important, particularly for Nordic skiing:

  • Cross-country skiing: 140 km of runs. In the Savoie Grand Revard area which includes three village resorts: La Féclaz, Le Revard and Saint François-de-Sales / Arith. The Nordic domain represents 150 km of runs.
  • Downhill skiing: 25 km of runs with 2 green runs, 5 blue runs, 5 red runs and 2 black runs.
  • A biathlon stadium
  • Skijoring

Ski de fond station La Féclaz - Grand Revard

Other activities such as snowshoeing, sledging and dog sledding make for a great holiday.

Top rated hotels

Depending on your budget, we have selected five hotels near La Féclaz – Grand Revard. They offer excellent value for money and have very good customer reviews.

Notre Dame Des Neiges

Hôtel Notre Dame Des Neiges à la FéclazThis beautiful traditional hotel is located in La Féclaz, 150 metres from the ski slopes. It has a traditional restaurant and a heated outdoor swimming pool. Breakfast is served in your room or as a buffet. The Gust ski lift is 350 metres away and the Gorges ski lift is 700 metres away.

From € 86 per night.

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Le Central

Hôtel Le Central à la FéclazThis hotel is located in the centre of the resort. You can enjoy a sunny terrace. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Pets are allowed. The good restaurant serves delicious Savoyard specialities.

From € 85 per night.

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Madame Vacances Les Chalets du Berger Premium

Madame Vacances Les Chalets du Berger Premium à la FéclazThis hotel complex recreates a traditional Savoyard village. The accommodation is well-equipped with a kitchen, sofa, balcony, fridge, hob and dining area. The ski lifts of the Féclaz ski area are less than 700 m away. A very nice address according to the reviews of the holidaymakers.

From 235 € per night.

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Hotel Restaurant le Margériaz

Hôtel Restaurant le Margeriaz à la FéclazLocated only 8 minutes’ drive from the resort, the hotel features a terrace and a convenient ski shuttle service to the ski area. The proximity of the Bauges natural park allows you to practice horse riding in summer or skiing in winter.

From €60 per night.

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Au Gay Séjour

This beautiful hotel is located in Seythenex, a few dozen kilometres from La Féclaz. It features an excellent restaurant serving a menu based on fresh products. The location is ideal for discovering the Bauges massif and Lake Annecy. The rooms are very nicely decorated.

Prices start at 120 € per night.

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The most beautiful chalets

For an unforgettable holiday in the mountains, we offer two chalets for rent in La Féclaz. They receive excellent reviews from guests.

Le Saint Jo

Chalet le Saint Jo La FéclazThis Savoyard chalet-style establishment offers a number of well-equipped rooms with a magnificent view of the ski area. The location at the foot of the slopes is highly appreciated. You can enjoy the excellent restaurant with local specialities.

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L’Ours Blanc

Chalet L'ours blanc La FéclazThis large chalet offers 8 rooms, a shared lounge, a garden and a terrace. In summer, you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool. Bed linen and towels are provided. There is also a Turkish bath to relax in after skiing. Conveniently, the ski lifts are located less than 550 metres from the accommodation.

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The resort’s athletes

The ambassadors of the Savoie Grand-Revard resort are mainly cross-country skiers or biathletes. Here are the profiles of two of them.

Coline Varcin

Coline Varcin is a former high level biathlete who is a member of the La Féclaz ski club. She won the European Championship title in 2015, in Otepää. She also reached the third step of the podium in a relay during the same season. She ended her sporting career in 2018, as she had no opportunities in the World Cup.

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Jean Tiberghien

A member of the La Féclaz club, Jean Tiberghien is a former top-level French cross-country skier. He won the gold medal in the free sprint at the Junior World Championships in Val di Fiemme in 2014. After ending his sporting career, he became a coach at the Alpes Provence Committee.

Snowshoeing itineraries

In La Féclaz, there are many snowshoeing itineraries. They will allow you to enjoy the beautiful snowy landscapes and the calm of the mountain. We suggest you discover three ideas for walks:

  • The balconies of the Lac du Bourget.
  • The Nivolet Cross.
  • The ridges of Orionde.

Summer activities

Parc aventure Grand Revard - La Féclaz

The Grand Revard – La Féclaz ski resort enjoys a lot of sunshine in summer. It offers a wide range of activities for families: ahorse riding centre and an adventure park. Mountain bikers can take advantage of the many trails on the Féclaz plateau and the routes that offer magnificent views of the Bauges massif.

Massif des Bauges

The resort is also renowned for its many hiking trails, of all levels, towards the Mont Revard, the Col de la Doriaz or the Croix du Nivolet. For the more experienced hikers, you can hike the 14 peaks over 2000 metres in the Bauges. Gourmets can also be tempted by the cheese route.

Mini-stage: the junior Mushers

Mini-stage les Mushers juniors à Grand Revard - La Féclaz

During the summer, the resort offers children the opportunity to discover the world of sled dogs. On the programme: care, cleaning of the boxes and activities in nature. The mini-stage takes place over two mornings and a full day, with a cani-rando outing and a snack.

Open every year and every day from 1 July to 31 August. Price: 170 €.

Access and public transport

To get to La Féclaz or, more generally, to Savoie Grand Revard, there are several options. A carpooling service has been set up from Saint-Alban-Leysse via Saint-Jean-d’Arvey. You can also take the bus from Aix-les-Bains or Chambéry.

An inter-site shuttle bus runs throughout the winter. The stop for La Féclaz is at the chairlift. For Le Revard, it is located on the Crémaillère car park, in front of the Tourist Office.

Video of La Féclaz resort

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