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Reviews for Saint Sorlin d'Arves

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Saint Sorlin d'Arves that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Saint Sorlin d'Arves stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Saint Sorlin d'Arves review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Saint Sorlin d'Arves vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Vivienne Law - 31st March 2014

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  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • 2Terrain Park
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Very scenic, not crowded, no queues, lovely village atomsphere, caters for all levels
Lack of on piste black runs

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This is a lovely village from which to base a week or so skiing. Very picturesque and none of the look that purpose built ski resorts give. Very friendly locals who are beginning to speak English (that is both good and bad!). Extremely family friendly as we have been going for 8 years now starting the children in the crèche at age 4 and now both experts having been taught through the ski school. We stay in a great self catering apt right near the centre of the village and main chair lift which means once we have unloaded we don't need the car again until we leave. All very convenient. Lots of variety re pistes for all stages of skiing both in the St Sorlin bowl and across the Les Sybelles. It does lack on piste blacks and challenging slopes but it is very easy to get to safe off piste areas. Expert skiers like my son can therefore do their own thing. Nightlife in St So is limited but still has a bowling alley, bars and 2 discos as well as some restaurants. Enough variety for 2 weeks though. Highly recommended at all levels

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  • clark suzanne (16th April 2016)

    I have been doing self drive skis holidays for over 25 years with children and now also with grandchildren so am used...

  • Vivienne Law (31st March 2014)

    This is a lovely village from which to base a week or so skiing. Very picturesque and none of the look that...

  • Simon Greenwood (19th February 2012)

    St Sorlin within the larger Les Sybelles linked area is an absolute hidden gem. I almost hate to say it because I'd...

  • Chris Miller (16th June 2009)

    The French ski resort of St Jean d'Arves (in Savoie) is part of the Les Sybelles Ski Area with access to 127...

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will shut down on July 13, 2020. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation