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Villard Reculas

Villard Reculas Ski Resort Guide

Villard Reculas, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowfall.
Highest Lift3,330m10,925ft
Resort Height1,450m4,757ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Chambery
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Villard Reculas

The French ski resort of Villard Reculas is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,450m4,757ft.


Villard Reculas is part of the Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski area with access to 389km242 miles of downhill skiing, with 304 marked pistes, served by a total of 150 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Villard Reculas itself (10 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski ski resorts of Alpe d'Huez, Auris-en-Oisans, Oz-en-Oisans and Vaujany.

With ski lifts as high as 3,330m10,925ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Villard Reculas offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'La Forêt No'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Villard Reculas?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Villard Reculas.

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Ski Area Stats

Villard Reculas Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
389km242 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Villard Reculas Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,330m10,925ft
Resort Altitude (Villard Reculas)1,450m4,757ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical2,080m6,824ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Villard Reculas
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Villard Reculas?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Alpe D’huez Grand Domaine Ski, Isère.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Villard Reculas is Grenoble, 60 minutes drive away.

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

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 8,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 15 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Villard Reculas 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.

Piste Map

Villard Reculas Piste Map
Villard Reculas
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