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Champagny en Vanoise

Champagny en Vanoise Ski Resort Guide

Champagny en Vanoise, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length212km132 miles
Highest Lift3,250m10,663ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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Champagny en Vanoise

A traditional village linked to the La Plagne ski area since the early 1970s and now in a key location with the Vanoise Express double-decker cable car link to Les Arcs. The local tourist office promotes weekly tours of the local church, farm and pedestrian walks. A fast gondola accesses the main La Plagne ski area.

Summary

The French ski resort of Champagny en Vanoise is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft, with 212km132 miles of marked runs.

Champagny en Vanoise is part of the La Plagne ski area with access to 225km140 miles of downhill skiing, with 128 marked pistes, served by a total of 109 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Champagny en Vanoise itself (212km132 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other La Plagne ski resorts of Aime La Plagne, Belle Plagne, Montchavin-Les Coches, Plagne 1800, Plagne Bellecôte, Plagne Centre, Plagne Montalbert, Plagne Soleil and Plagne Villages.

With ski lifts as high as 3,250m10,663ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Champagny en Vanoise is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Champagny en Vanoise.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champagny en Vanoise?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 4 November, with around 3cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Champagny en Vanoise Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
18
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
33
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
69
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
10
Downhill
Total Length
212km132 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
22km14 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
125

La Plagne Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
18
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
33
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
73
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
10
Downhill
Total Length
225km140 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
85km53 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
109

Altitudes

Champagny en Vanoise Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,250m10,663ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Champagny en Vanoise)1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical2,000m6,562ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champagny en Vanoise
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Champagny en Vanoise Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Champagny en Vanoise is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Le Rochu', which is 4km2 miles in length.

Location and Map

Where is Champagny en Vanoise?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in La Plagne, Paradiski.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champagny en Vanoise is Chambery, 70 minutes drive away.

Grenoble, Annecy, Geneva, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron, Saint-Étienne, Sion and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 125 ski lifts are able to uplift 125,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 33km21 miles of ski runs, with 359 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champagny en Vanoise open?

 Open from : December 12, 2020*
*La Plagne.

 Closes : April 29, 2021*
*La Plagne.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Champagny en Vanoise, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Champagny en Vanoise Tourist Office for the latest.

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