The purpose-built ski resort of La Norma nestles harmoniously into its surroundings on the border of France's Parc National de la Vanoise. This wooded area on a plateau in the Maurienne Valley is the perfect place from which to explore the nearby mountains with their 700 hectares of ski area. La Norma's 65km of marked downhill runs are varied in level and when combined with the resort's snowpark, boardercross, and freeride area, make La Norma the ideal destination for all snow sports enthusiasts. And even if you're not a sports fanatic La Norma has loads of activities you can enjoy. By snowshoeing or taking a dog sled ride you can discover the charms of this snowy mountain environment. If you want to explore the architecture and history of the area you can visit the many villages of the Haute Maurienne with their quaint streets and amazing Baroque churches. And for the ultimate relaxation activity you can indulge yourself at the Aquazen wellness centre. This 600m2 leisure facility has a gym, squash courts, spa treatments, sauna, and Hammam. Of course the resort is home to lots of restaurants where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine on the terraces, and at the mountainside restaurants, which are all accessible to non-skiers, there are fantastic views of the Vanoise region to discover.Perfect for families the car-free resort centre has many activities for children and adults alike. Throughout the season events like ice sculpting, torchlight descents, and ping pong tournaments are organised. And of course there are always the kids clubs, and activities like ice skating, tobogganing, and Santa's visit over the festive period. The après ski in the resort is dominated by organised events, the many restaurants, bars, and the late night clubs - so there's something to suit most tastes in this small friendly French ski resort.