Top 50 French ski resorts on Facebook (on 1 December)

Winter is here… and social media activity is hotting up again. The top 50 French ski resorts on Facebook grew their likes by 9.3% on average in November, up from 3% in October.

As usual, pics of the white stuff typically generated the most engagement, as here in Val d’Isère:

…and in Val Thorens, which quietly took over top spot from Megève as the French resort with the most Facebook fans this month:

Le Lioran, in the Auvergne, attracted 71% more likes by partially opening up for free on the last weekend of the month:

Others ‘bought’ their popularity with contests, including Morzine (+55%) and the Grand Massif (+99%):

Morzine / Avoriaz also got its name on the hoardings at the Paris Masters tennis event in November:

Here is the ranking in full, as recorded on the 1st of December:

Top 5 French ski domains on Facebook

  1. Portes du Soleil – 99,532 fans
  2. Nouvelles Pyrénées – 37,130
  3. Les 3 Vallées – 19,920
  4. Haute Maurienne Vanoise – 13,147
  5. Massif du Sancy – 8,912

Top 50 French ski resorts on Facebook

  1. Val Thorens – 121,189 fans
  2. Megève – 112,868
  3. Tignes – 47,395
  4. Les Arcs – 37,002
  5. Courchevel – 36,499
  6. La Clusaz – 32,084
  7. Alpe d’Huez – 27,901
  8. Serre Chevalier – 27,425
  9. La Plagne – 27,344
  10. Chamonix – 26,112
  11. Les 2 Alpes – 24,729
  12. Les Menuires – 24,667
  13. Val d’Isère – 24,345
  14. Avoriaz – 24,118
  15. Cauterets – 23,308
  16. Saint Lary – 23,161
  17. Le Grand Bornand – 17,114
  18. Vars – 16,282
  19. Méribel – 14,782
  20. Ax 3 Domaines – 13,855
  21. Châtel – 11,599
  22. Le Dévoluy – 10,959
  23. Lac Blanc – 10,918
  24. Les Contamines – 10,739
  25. Les Sept Laux – 10,240
  26. Peyragudes – 10,169
  27. Morzine – 9,761
  28. Montgenèvre – 9,724
  29. Les Gets – 9,541
  30. Orcières1850 – 9,191
  31. Les Orres – 9,142
  32. La Norma – 7,694
  33. Sainte Foy – 7,135
  34. Piau-Engaly – 7,088
  35. Grand Tourmalet – 6,989
  36. Les Angles – 6,670
  37. Le Lioran – 6,539
  38. Les Saisies – 6,471
  39. Aussois – 5,475
  40. Valloire – 5,128
  41. Le Corbier – 4,830
  42. Praloup – 4,635
  43. Luz Ardiden – 4,242
  44. Samoëns – 4,156
  45. Arêches Beaufort – 4,151
  46. Luchon – 4,134
  47. Villard de Lans – 4,116
  48. Valmorel – 4,041
  49. Gourette – 6,539
  50. La Rosière – 3,896

Please note: these are official pages only and only those resorts are included that have at least some alpine ski uplift capacity, ie a ski lift. Sorry if I’ve missed anyone and please let me know so this list can be improved for next month. Linked resorts/domains like the 3 Valleys are ranked separately and the count was done on the 1st of December.

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