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La Toussuire

La Toussuire Ski Resort Guide

La Toussuire, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift2,620m8,596ft
Resort Height1,800m5,906ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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La Toussuire

One of the oldest ski centres in France (although with plenty of modern development) situated in the under-rated and uncrowded Grand Large Region. Settlement here dates back to Roman times but the snow sports options are thoroughly 'nouveau'.

Summary

The French ski resort of La Toussuire is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,800m5,906ft, with 45km28 miles of marked runs.

La Toussuire is part of the Les Sybelles ski area with access to 240km149 miles of downhill skiing, with 136 marked pistes, served by a total of 67 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Toussuire itself (45km28 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Les Sybelles ski resorts of Albiez Montrond, Le Corbier, Les Bottières, St Colomban des Villards, St Jean d'Arves and St Sorlin d'Arves.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m5,906ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,620m8,596ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

La Toussuire offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

La Toussuire is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in La Toussuire.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Toussuire?

The next notable snow forecast is 17cm7in, expected on 26 October, with around 34cm13in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

La Toussuire Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
13
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
16
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 
Downhill
Total Length
45km28 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
19

Les Sybelles Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
11
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
36
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
58
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
240km149 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
67

Altitudes

La Toussuire Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,620m8,596ft
Lowest Piste1,800m5,906ft
Resort Altitude (La Toussuire)1,800m5,906ft
Max Vertical820m2,690ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Toussuire
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

La Toussuire Overview

One of the oldest ski centres in France (although with plenty of modern development) situated at the heart of the Sybelles ski region. Settlement here dates back to Roman times but the snow sports options are thoroughly 'nouveau'.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in La Toussuire is 3km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'ced'.

Location and Map

Where is La Toussuire?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Les Sybelles, Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Toussuire is Chambery, 60 minutes drive away.

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

Chambery is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 19 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 9km6 miles of ski runs, with 80 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Toussuire open?

 Open from : December 19, 2020.

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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 La Toussuire, 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 La Toussuire Tourist Office for the latest.

La Toussuire