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St François Longchamp

St François Longchamp Ski Resort Guide

St François Longchamp, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length65km40 miles
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Resort Height1,450m4,757ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Annecy
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St François Longchamp

Made up of small hamlets, St-François-Longchamp is next to a sizeable ski area shared with newer Valmorel. Popular with French families, there are eight hotels, with most accommodation as normal in apartment blocks.

Summary

The French ski resort of St François Longchamp is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,450m4,757ft, with 65km40 miles of marked runs.

St François Longchamp is part of the Le Grand Domaine ski area with access to 311km193 miles of downhill skiing, with 167 marked pistes, served by a total of 90 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in St François Longchamp itself (65km40 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Le Grand Domaine ski resorts of Doucy-Combelouvière and Valmorel.

With ski lifts as high as 2,550m8,366ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

St François Longchamp offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

St François Longchamp offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in St François Longchamp.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in St François Longchamp?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 3 November, with around 5cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

St François Longchamp Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
19
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
39
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
24
Downhill
Total Length
65km40 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
17

Le Grand Domaine Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
16
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
32
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
75
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
44
Downhill
Total Length
311km193 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
90

Altitudes

St François Longchamp Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Lowest Piste1,450m4,757ft
Resort Altitude (St François Longchamp)1,450m4,757ft
Max Vertical1,100m3,609ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for St François Longchamp
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

St François Longchamp Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in St François Longchamp is 4km2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is St François Longchamp?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Le Grand Domaine, Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to St François Longchamp is Chambery, 57 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Grenoble, Lyon St-Exupéry, Geneva, Lyon Bron, Turin Caselle, Saint-Étienne, Turin Cuneo and Sion 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 17 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 35km22 miles of ski runs, with 315 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is St François Longchamp open?

 Opened : December 21, 2019.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid 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 St François Longchamp, 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 St François Longchamp Tourist Office for the latest.

St François Longchamp