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Formiguères

Formiguères Ski Resort Guide

Formiguères, France

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Height1,700m5,577ft
 Nearest AirportsPerpignan and Carcassonne
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Formiguères

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Summary

The French ski resort of Formiguères is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,700m5,577ft.

Formiguères is part of the Neiges Catalanes ski area with access to 152km94 miles of downhill skiing, with 203 marked pistes, served by a total of 119 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Formiguères itself (17 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Neiges Catalanes ski resorts of Bolquère Pyrénées 2000, Cambre d'Aze, Cerdagne Puigmal, Font Romeu, La Quillane, Les Angles, Porté Puymorens and Puyvalador.

The ski resort itself is at 1,700m5,577ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,400m7,874ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Formiguères offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Formiguères.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Formiguères?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 1 December, with around 8cm3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Formiguères Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Neiges Catalanes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
31
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
68
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
60
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
44
Downhill
Total Length
152km94 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
119

Altitudes

Formiguères Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Altitude (Formiguères)1,700m5,577ft
Lowest Piste1,500m4,921ft
Max Vertical900m2,953ft

Location and Map

Where is Formiguères?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Neiges Catalanes, Pyrénées-Orientales.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Formiguères is Perpignan, 91 minutes drive away.

Carcassonne, Béziers, Barcelona, Girona and Toulouse airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Formiguères open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

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 Formiguères, 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 Formiguères Tourist Office for the latest.

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