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La Marsa Chalet, Val d'Isere - Le Fornet

6 bedroom Chalet in Val d'Isere. Sleep 12

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This stunning, spacious stone chalet offers comfortable Alpine accommodation and is situated in a tranquil setting a short walk from the lift in Le Fornet that leads into the heart of the Esapce Killy ski area.

The chalet is spread over four floors and benefits from a large private garden (ideal for building snowmen in the winter and BBQing in the spring) which banks onto the river Isere and overlooks the stunning old stone bridge in Le Fornet village.

With an abundance of luxury chalets, a Michelin starred restaurant and superb access to glacier skiing, Fornet is fast becoming the exclusive area of Val d’Isere. Chalet La Marsa’s comfortable and luxurious vibe complements its surroundings only too well.

The chalet features a large dining area, two lounge areas (one with open fire, the other with large screen TV, children’s snug and small bar area) and a private wellness area with hot tub, sauna and massage table.

For your convenience, there is also a ski room with heated boot warmers where you can store all your equipment.


The chalet sleeps up to 12 in six en-suite bedrooms with iPod docking stations which are configured as follows:

  • Bedroom 1: Twin/Double with en-suite bath, shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin
  • Bedroom 2: Twin/Double with en-suite bath, shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin
  • Bedroom 3: Twin/Double with en-suite bath, shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin
  • Bedroom 4: Twin/Double with en-suite shower, WC and wash hand basin
  • Bedroom 5: Twin/Double with en-suite bath, shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin
  • Bedroom 6: Twin/Double with en-suite bath, shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin


This company tailor their catering service to your needs. You can either choose to book the chalet on a self-catered basis, a half-board basis or a flexible catering basis.

Their half board package includes hearty daily breakfasts, delicious afternoon tea and an evening meal served with complimentary wine six days a week. 

When it comes to flexible catering, you can opt for just breakfasts which are £49 per person per week. Evening meals are also available, whether it is just a one-off dinner party for family and friends, a special celebration or you just desire a few nights out of the kitchen. Prices for evening meals with wine start from €35 per person.

Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

What's nearby?

Towns nearby

Le Fornet village is full of delightful chic chalets that are built in the traditional savoyard wood and stone style giving a classic old mountain feel to the village. This beautiful village is located only 5 kilometres outside of Val d'Isere centre and although it is extremely picturesque it still remains much less busy and dense then the Val d'Isere resort centre as it lies outside of the main town. 

Restaurants nearby

There are a few lovely traditional Savoyard and gourmet style restaurants in Le Fornet and although there are not many of them in this small village the few that stand have an excellent reputation for delicious food and great service. 

Also see: Restaurants in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

Sights nearby

The Vanoise National Park is accessible from Val d'Isere and is well worth a hike over to in the summer months. It's a protected area of natural beauty and you're sure to spot some of the local wildlife on your visit. 

Things to Do nearby

In the winter Le Fornet provides the perfect place for a quiet mountain stay. With its own fantastic ski area that connects to the whole of the Espace Killy, you can enjoy fabulous skiing as well as some of the best off piste skiing that Val d'Isere has to offer. The peaceful and calm feel of Le Fornet means it is perfect for a chalet holiday with friends and family. The regular bus service into the centre of Val d'isere takes only 10 minutes, meaning you can be on the high street browsing the shops, exploring the bars or dining at one of the many delicious central restaurants in no time. The bus service also gives access to the Solaise, Bellevarde and La Daille ski areas. The summer in Le Fornet is much quieter with the splendid mountains turning from white to green the little village is just as beautiful and with the (usually) sunny weather there is lots to explore and plenty of summer activities to do. Le Fornet marks the start of the Col d'Iseran in the summer which makes it way winding up the mountain hillside with spectacular views, in contrast, in the winter it is snow covered and skiable. There is also some summer skiing in Le Fornet with the high glacier providing snow throughout the year, however, the skiing here is sometimes closed so alternatively you can hop in the car and in a short drive over to Tignes ski the glacier there. 

Also see: Things To Do in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

Lifts/Pistes nearby

The Fornet gondola operates in summer and winter and links to the Vallon bubble which in turn gives you access to the glacier.  

Also see: Ski Areas in Val d'Isere, France

Nightlife nearby

There is a bustling nightlife scene in Val d'Isere, from lively bars and lounges at apres ski to nightclubs where you can dance until daylight. Whether you're looking for a more refined place to drink, or a dancing on tables kind of bar, there is literally something for everyone here!

Also see: Bars in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

What else to book


This company offer private door to door transfers which can be included in your holiday package.

Also see: Transfers to Val d'Isere, France

Ski Hire

You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options

Also see: Ski Hire in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

Lifts & Passes

You can pre-order all your lift passes through the chalet company as part of your holiday package and they will be ready and waiting for you on arrival.

Also see: Ski Pass Options in Val d'Isere, France

Instructors & Lessons

When staying here, you’ll need to book  your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.  

Also see: Ski Schools in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

Guides & Tours

When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Val d'Isere whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.

Also see: Guides & Tours in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

Families & Kids

This chalet company can help you arrange the perfect care for your little ones in Val d’Isere. Whether you are looking for a private nanny, occasional evening’s babysitting or a crèche facility.

Also see: Childcare in Val d'Isere - Le Fornet, France

Local Shuttles

The chalet is just a few minutes walk from the local free shuttle bus stop, however, the chalet company provide an on-call driver service at set times in the morning and in the evenings to save you lugging your equipment around.


Parking is available at this chalet, please enquiry for details.

Check-in/out details

Check-in Time


Check-out Time


Check-in Arrangements

If you arrive in resort early, you may contact the company to see if the chalet is ready. They can not guarantee this but would be more than happy for you to come in and put your feet up if it’s possible.

Check-out Arrangements

Unfortunately, late check outs can not be arranged but in most cases, the company will be able to store your luggage until you are ready to leave.


  • Outdoors
  • Balcony
  • Mountain views
  • Families & Kids
  • Children welcome
  • Spa / Fitness / Beauty
  • Hair-dryers
  • Hammam / Steam-room
  • Hot-Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • Games available
  • TV
  • WiFi / Internet
  • Creature Comforts
  • Open fire
  • Ski / Boot room
  • Parking
  • Parking on property


  • Bookings for
  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Lift Passes
  • Massage / Beauty Treatments
  • Catering
  • Half-board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
  • Ski shuttle

Prices & Availability


  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Winter
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