‘Montagne Leaders’ magazine have recently published their annual survey, showing which resorts have generated the most lift pass revenue.

The Savoie region of France contributed 46% of the 1.3 billion euros of revenue, followed by the Haute Savoie (26%, €355m) and Isère (9%, €123m).

The Top 8 French Ski Resorts:

  1. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
  2. La Plagne
  3. Val Thorens/Orelle
  4. Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry
  5. Courchevel/Méribel Mottaret
  6. Les Menuires/Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
  7. Tignes
  8. Val d’Isère

Savoie, La Plagne, Compagnie des Alpes take the honours

The Savoie sold 20.7 million days of passes in winter 2017/18 and the resort with the most skier days was La Plagne at 2.4 million.

Valmorel was the resort that saw the biggest year-on-year increase of 5% to 515,432 skier days.

Compagnie des Alpes, which operates resorts including Tignes, La Plagne, Les Menuires and Serre Chevalier, was responsible for €458 million of sales – 33% of the total. The next group organisation is Chamonix Mont Blanc followed by Société des Trois Vallées.