Small and intimate, La Tania is good for families with slopeside lodging and friendly restaurants where you quickly feel like a local.

There isn’t any nursery provision for babies but children of three and up can join the "Chez Nounours House of Children” (+33 (0)4 79 08 40 40) for fun and games.

Ski school is available from age four and there’s a choice of Supreme Ski School, New Generation or the French Ski School (ESF), with one-to-one tuition, small groups and English speaking instructors.

The Ecole de Ski Francais starts children aged three-and-a-half or older on their standard French ski levels, beginning with the Ourson.