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Valfréjus Ski Resort Guide

Valfréjus, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length52km32 miles
Highest Lift2,740m8,990ft
Resort Height1,550m5,085ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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The ski area of Valfréjus is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,550m5,085ft, with 52km32 miles of marked runs.


Valfréjus has direct access to 52km32 miles of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,550m5,085ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,740m8,990ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Valfréjus offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Valfréjus offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Valfréjus.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Pigniers'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Valfréjus?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 15 April.

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Ski Area Stats

Valfréjus Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 9km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 10km6 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1037km23 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 9km6 miles
Total Length
52km32 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Valfréjus Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,740m8,990ft
Lowest Piste1,550m5,085ft
Resort Altitude (Valfréjus)1,550m5,085ft
Max Vertical1,190m3,904ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Valfréjus

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Ski Lessons in Valfréjus

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Location and Map

Where is Valfréjus?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Modane, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Valfréjus is Chambery, 70 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Valfréjus open?

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

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

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