Val d'Isère is a French commune of the department of Savoie and Rhone-Alpes Auvergne region.
Small mountain village, isolated particularly during periods of snow during the past Val d'Isere becomes, through the development of skiing from the 1930s, a ski resort whose fame made her the one of the world ski capitals.
She welcomes every year trials of the World Cup alpine skiing (the criterion of the first snow since 1955). The resort was the site of Alpine skiing men's competitions of the Albertville Olympics in 1992 and organized the World Championships downhill 2009. Its ski area is coupled with that of Tignes under the name Espace Killy.