New Vercland gondola to Samoens opening Dec 2020

The Vercland gondola that links the village via Samoens to the Grand Massif ski area in France is being redeveloped and will open in December as an upgraded 10-seater gondola.

While the old ‘egg’ style bubbles will be missed, the new Doppelmayr lift will reduce the journey time from Vercland to Samoens 1600 to just 7 minutes with a capacity of 2000 skier and snowboarders per hour.

Key Facts

– Distance (following the line of the slope): 2200m

­ – Elevation gain: 802m

­ – Number of pylons: 14

– Capacity: 2000 passengers/hour

– Cabins: 10 seated places

– Number of cabins: 45

– Speed: 6 m/s

Plan for the base station in Vercland

Accommodation in Flaine

If you’d like to visit the Grand Massif, we have 9 properties to choose from in Samoens and Flaine.

Call our team on 01822 617761 for advice on finding the best property for you.

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