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Chalet Papillon 5
- Sleeps 14 - 17
- Catered chalet
Chalet Papillon 5 has seven bedrooms all with full en-suite facilities: two on the top level and five on the lower of the chalet. The open plan lounge and dining room are on the middle floor; there is ample comfortable seating set around the fireplace together with a balcony with views across the valley from La Rosiere 1850. There are two communal saunas and plenty of underground parking. Chalet Papillon has free Wi-Fi internet access, for those who really can't do without it while on their ski holiday.
These ski chalets have proved to be very popular.
There is a ski deposit together with boot warmers on the ground floor.
Location: Its prime position near to the pistes allows you to ski to and from just 75m away. In the morning it is only a short 75m walk or ski to the Eucherts Express 6-seater chairlift, near to the ESF ski school meeting point, the kindergarten and nursery slope. All of these are about a 200m walk from Chalet Papillon. Les Eucherts links to La Rosiere 1850 via a pretty forest track which
can be easily walked in 15 minutes. Alternatively you can take a short
local bus ride. However, with its own ski school and hire, bowling alley,
ice rink, bars and restaurants, Les Eucherts is a convenient centre in
Chalet Level 1:
Rm1: Twin en-suite shower & wc
Rm2: Twin en-suite shower & wc
Rm3: Triple en-suite shower & wc
Rm4: Triple en-suite bath & wc
Rm5: Triple en-suite shower & wc
Chalet Level 2:
Open plan lounge & dining area with balcony
Chalet Level 3:
Rm6: Twin en-suite shower & wc
Rm7: Double en-suite shower & wc
Rooms 1 and 2 can take a cot.
If booking the whole of Chalet Papillon 5, an additional child's bed can be put in room 2.
The Chalet Papillon hosts live in within their own self-contained area.
Childcare (creche / afternoon care / private nanny) available - please call for details.
La Rosière 1850 Resort Info
La Rosière skiing
La Rosière is lift linked with the italian resort of La Thuileand has a great snow record. The two resorts, although unlikely stablemates, form a substantial ski area with plenty of long wide runs to please intermediates. La Rosière also provides a useful gateway to some exciting heli-skiing over in Italy, enabling locals and ski holiday makers in France (where heli-skiing is banned) to heli-ski in Italy to their hearts' content (bookable through the Evolution 2 ski school), before returning to France's Tarentaise Valley. The combined area has 33 lifts and 135km of pistes.
The main draw back for those wanting to ski the Italian side is that the lift link is a long pomma lift and not suitable for beginners, young children or snowboarders not proficient in riding long pommas.
La Rosière ski resort
La Rosière, although purpose built, is a gem of quintisential alpine charm. There isn't a great deal to do off snow, although visitors are happy enough whiling away the evenings in the relaxed bars and restaurants (the Petit Danoise is popular and offers sky tv sports coverage plus internet access) The locals are friendly and the prices are cheaper than most other tarentaise resorts.
More La Rosière 1850 resort information
La Rosière 1850 Snow & Weather
|Snow Report - 16 Jan 2018|
|Last snowed|| 09-Jan-2018|
|Fresh snow||40 cm|
|Lower slopes||180 cm|
|Upper slopes||320 cm|
|Runs to resort||Powder|
|Off piste snow||Powder|
|Comments||Great conditions - wax up your skis!|
Snow Overview - France (snow news updated 04-Dec-2017)
Lots of fresh snow was falling all around the French Alps on Thursday 27th April. With a lowering freezing level and heavy snow falls continuing, many French mountain villages are looking very Christmas like. On snow conditions are generally fresh, although the lower slopes are still very spring like. Up top powder conditions are abundant, however, poor visibility and limited lift access is keeping the options restricted. The current snowy and cloudy weather will break for the weekend, presenting an excellent chance to get in one last lift access powder day for the season.
Many resorts will be closed next week, but there is still loads of fresh snow in the forecast. With a good knowledge of the avalanche problem, touring conditions will be exceptional well into next weekend.
European Weather Outlook
Across the central European Alps, snow and cold temperatures are forecast to stick around until Saturday. Accumulations of snow on the upper slopes could be huge for the time of year, with some Swiss resorts predicting around 80cm over the course of today and Friday. By the weekend the snow is predicted to subside in many regions and a mixture of sun and cloud is expected for much of Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland.
In the Pyrenees, Saturday should be the pick of the day for any skiing in Andorra. Our featured resorts are now closed for the season, but for anyone strapping on their skins, you can expect a mixture of sun and cloud, with temperatures around +3C
In Germany, 44cm of fresh snow is being forecast for Garmisch (0/380cm), who will be in disbelief at the moment for all the snow they have received of late.
Further north you can expect temperatures of around -3C and snow showers in Norway, which are set to continue right through to Sunday for resorts such Trysil. Across the border in Sweden, the weather should be fairly similar, but any snow that does fall is likely to be light and bring only 1-2cm.
Despite some recent biting temperatures and cold winds in the UK, any snow that does fall on the Scottish mountains is most likely to be on Thursday. Thereafter, rain could destroy any hopes of some late season turns.