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ESF Vallorcine Ski School Group Ski Lessons, Chamonix

Group Lessons from ski & snowboard school at the base of the lifts

Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to perfect your technique on the slopes, this renowned French ski school who have English speaking instructors can help you achieve your goals and make your holiday a success on the pistes.

ESF Vallorcine's fully qualified instructors have something for the whole family - the little ones from age 3, children, teens and adults across every level from beginner, intermediates and expert. 

Children from age 3 and upwards can join the Piou Piou kids kindergarden club where they will get the opportunity to put on skis for the first time in ESF's protected snow garden. For children over the age of 6, they can participate in a full day of ski lessons with lunch provided, group sizes of 12 maximum, and for the adults once your level is established you will be taught by enthusiastic instructors who will help you develop the skills and teach you the technique necessary for quick improvement on the breathtaking domains of Vallorcine-Balme and La Poya.

If you'd like to learn to snowboard, or develop some skills you already have, whatever your level, your instructor specialised in snowboarding will teach you the right techniques to make quick progress. The snowboarding courses are available for children from the age of 8 and for beginners and level 1, 2 and 3.

Where to meet

The meeting point for all lessons is in front of the ESF office. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of your lesson.

Booking Arrangements

Child policy

They teach children from as young as 3 years old.


  • Families & Kids
  • Kids' lessons


  • Activities
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Lessons
  • Adult Lessons
  • Childrens Lessons
  • Group Lessons
  • Off Piste/Backcountry Lessons
  • Ski Lessons
  • Snowboard Lessons
  • Steep Skiing Lessons


  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Address
  • Gare de la Télécabine
  • 74660