In Chamonix, The Grands Montets will open on 5th December. To celebrate the beginning of the season, a festive week-end from 4th to 8th December will be organized:
- The town illuminations will be officially switched on and the life-size Advent calendar will reveal its first surprises
- Throughout the week-end, « Ski for free this winter in Chamonix», A Lucky Draw with 5000 prizes to be won, including 1 season ski pass, 144 bottles of champagne etc.
- The Nordic Monster Test (cross-country open-day) ice-hockey matches and films dedicated to the famous guide and reporter, Roger Frison-Roche.
In Val d’Isere, the Espace Killy ski area is open with an extraordinary annual event in perspective.
The 54th edition of the “Criterium de la Premiere Neige”, will take place on the 11th, 12th, and 13th for men, and 18th, 19th and 20th December for women with Six Alpine World Cup ski events and lots of special entertainment in the resort, VIP evenings, and much more for those 2 sessions of competition.
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