Espace Diamant
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Espace Diamant

Ski Espace Diamant

The ski area of Espace Diamant combines rustic charm with the superb facilities of a 21st century ski resort, set against the imposing backdrop of western Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc.

One of the French Alps’ newest ski areas, Espace Diamant opened in 2005 to join five established resorts (Notre dame de Bellecombe, Crest Voland, Les Saisies, Praz sur Arly and Flumet) into 185km of interlinked slopes. Modern and well-designed lift systems mean access around the area is easy and allows you to get the most out of your week. Furthermore, its location right at the foot of Mont Blanc means that it enjoys considerable snowfall – in fact the Les Saisies area of Espace Diamant is one of the most snowsure French Alpine resorts. Combine breathtaking scenery and traditional Savoie villages, this resort is one of France’s best-kept secrets and is perfect for a school ski trip.

Espace Diamant enjoys several benefits to more established Alpine resorts – quieter slopes and a more personal, friendly feel and service. It also makes it a great place for beginner skiers, as there is more time and space to learn in an uncrowded, fun environment.

Skiing

The ski area of Espace Diamant combines rustic charm with the superb facilities of a 21st century ski resort, set against the imposing backdrop of western Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc.

The skiing ranges from long wide tree-lined runs on the lower slopes to some epic powder bowls and steep black runs higher up. Variety is king here, with each of the original five resorts having its own character in addition to its own beginners area.

  • Km of piste 185km
  • Resort Height 910m
  • Direction of slopes Mainly West
  • No of lifts 84
  • Key-card lift-pass Yes. €3 deposit.
  • No of runs 34 59 48 11
  • Longest run 4.5km
  • Highest lift 2070m
  • Snow-making 330 snow cannons
  • Lift-pass area Espace Diamant
  • Medical facilities Doctor in resort, hospital in Albertville
  • Transfer times Approx 1.5 - 2 hours from Geneva and Grenoble
    Approx 12 hours from Calais







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Accommodation

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Le Mont Charvin 2 star plus

  • 300m from slopes
  • Good in-house facilities

Le Mont Charvin offers modern yet traditionalstyle accommodation just a short walk from the slopes, and features a good range of in-house facilities including a disco room and WiFi.

Capacity: 70

Location: Set in the charming village of Notre Dame de Bellecombe, at the heart of the Espace Diamant ski area and just 300m from the nearest slopes.

Facilities: The hotel features a lounge, bar, two restaurants, a meeting room and a disco room, plus ski lockers.

Accommodation: The light and airy rooms all feature en-suite bathrooms and TV’s. Pupils are based in multibedded rooms, staff are allocated in twin or triple rooms.

Meals: Continental breakfast and three course dinners are served in one of the hotel’s restaurants. A packed lunch is provided, although hot lunches are available for a supplement.

 

 

Useful Information

Après-ski

  • Bowling
  • Swimming
  • Ice-skating
  • Disco
  • Quiz
  • Crèpe night


Europe Price Package:

All Equity packages are tailor-made to suit the needs of our groups. Here are our standard package inclusions:

Transport Inclusions...

  • Return travel by air or coach
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air
  • Or 1 free staff place for every 8 full paying passengers by Coach

Includes full-board accommodation, lift pass, 5 or 6 days ski tuition, skis boots, poles and helmet, dedicated resort representative service, fully comprehensive travel insurance and 24 hour emergency service.

The Equity Ski Europe package in detail:

Transport Inclusions...

  • Return travel by Air or Coach (Air packages include coach to airport from school and overseas coach transfers.)
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air or 1 free staff place for every 8 full paying passengers by Coach

Resort Inclusions...

  • Full-board accommodation
  • Dedicated resort representative service
  • Evening entertainment programme (optional)
  • Full use of your coach in resort (coach groups only and subject to EU drivers hours regulations)

Ski Pack Inclusions...

  • Lift-pass. Supplements are payable for extension areas in some resorts
  • 5 or 6 days of ski tuition (minimum 4 hours per day. Additional tuition is available for a supplement)
  • Skis, boots and poles
  • Helmet

Included Extras...

  • 24 hour emergency service
  • All travel documentation, luggage labels and resort information
  • Personalised customer service throughout from your knowledgeable tour coordinator

Optional Insurance...

Fully comprehensive travel insurance (optional) includes:

  • Ski breakage insurance
  • Snow guarantee insurance
  • Travel delay assistance

Extras to budget for...

  • Evening entertainments

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Six different resorts with six different atmospheres make up the Espace Diamant region to provide generous skiing.

Sam, Equity Ski Specialist

 

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