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Ski lessons in Peisey-Vallandry

Ski lessons in Peisey-Vallandry are easy to come by: there are a selection of ski schools to choose from for different levels. Lesson meeting points are either at the Peisey lift or the Vallandry lift. 

Whitebeam Chalets can offer impartial advice on each, based on past experience from our guests, our children and our friends so we list our favourite ski schools here.

ESF (École Ski France)

National French ski school

Ski lessons in Paradiski with ESF (École Ski France)

ESF are the national french ski school and is the school that most of our guests use for ski lessons because they have wonderful group lessons. Their English speaking instructors area always really friendly.

Feedback for the ESF school in Peisey-Vallandry has been very good as ESF schools can vary from resort to resort.

The ESF office is located right next to the Peisey ski lift, making them very accessible and on your first day of group ski lessons this is where you would meet.

Lessons for snowboarding and skiing are on offer in the form of: private, groups, kids, guides and off-piste for the brave of you.

ESF Peisey-Vallandry: 0033 (0)479079377

Click for our guide to booking at ESF Peisey-Vallandry

New Generation

Large, British run ski school

Ski lessons in Paradiski with New Generation

New Generation is a British ski school employing some British natives who are in high demand.

This comes at a price however costing approximately 20% more than ESF. However you will receive excellent service and can learn in smaller, more personal groups of 2-8 people which is valuable.

Instructors are always very friendly and personable.

They operate in 17 resorts, so New Generation is a big company, although still family run. Their website is easy to book from. You cannot book group lessons for less than 5 days.

They offer private lessons for up to 5 hours. Adaptive skiing is available, tailor made for each client.

Telephone: 0844 770 4733 (UK only) or 0033 479010318


Independent ski instructor – private and group lessons for all ages and levels.

Ski Instructor Piesey-Vallandry - Sian SkiBorn and brought up in Wales, Sian started skiing at the age of 8. She worked her first ski season in Courchevel – that season turned into a permanent cycle of Winters in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and France. She ventured more off piste, competing in Freeride and mogul events. After almost 12 winters, she decided to start her B.A.S.I Ski Teacher training and loved it.

Sian’s ski school is based in the beautiful and extensive Paradiski area of Les Arcs and La Plagne and she teaches all levels and all ages.

A mother herself – safety, fun and learning are her key words when teaching children, ensuring that children can ski in control and stop when needed.

Her ‘confidence booster’ lessons are perfect for those feel anxious after an accident or injury. Or take the advanced ski lessons – on moguls and off-piste.


  • BASI International Ski Teacher Diploma.
  • Full French Equivalence.
  • European Mountain Safety Award.
  • Telemark Level 1.
  • Alpine Coach Level 2.
  • Diploma French.
  • BA (Hons) Economics.

Telephone: +33 673978542
Email: [email protected]

Ski Aim

Private ski lessons and group lessons

Aim Ski School, Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry

Private lessons are Aim Ski School’s speciality. Founded by JP in 2015 Aim Ski School has a great reputation.

Aim Ski School instructors focus on you and your aims and then help you to realise them, focusing on service and enjoyment first and foremost.

They offer group ski lessons, private ski lessons, beginner, advanced and even off-piste in the Peisey-Vallandry area.

Telephone: 0131 618 7210
Email: [email protected]

Aurèo Ski

Independent French ski instructor Peisey-Vallandry

Aurèo Ski is one of the newest ski schools in Peisey-Vallandry, operated by Aurèlien who is a qualified, independent snow sports instructor. But don’t fear – he is an old hand on the snow! He offers lessons in Ski, Snowboard and Telemark.

Aurèlien is French and speaks excellent English. He has years of experience teaching all ages and abilities. He offers private lessons to guests staying in Montchavin-Les Coches and Peisey-Vallandry (part of the La Plagne/Les Arcs resorts).

Passionate about teaching, Aurèlien’s goal is to make skiing/snowboarding fun and enjoyable for guests, from beginners to advanced levels.

Email: [email protected]

Evolution 2

An extra ski school for the area

Ski lessons in Paradiski with ESF (École Ski France)

There is no Evolution 2 office in Peisey-Vallandry, but instructors are available in the area when you book online or call them. This might be an option on busy weeks.

Telephone: 0033 (0)479079721 | 0033 (0)0611278911
Email: [email protected]
evolution2-pv.com (Website not yet in English)

Wrapping up

As you can see we are definitely not short of options for ski lessons in Peisey-Vallandry – from large group lessons to those personal-able, private experiences.

The terrain here is fantastic if you are a more advanced skier or snowboarder, but we also have lovely learner slopes for those that are younger or hesitant.

If you have any questions about the ski schools and lessons in the area please don’t hesitate to contact Whitebeam Chalets. We are always really pleased to answer your questions.



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