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Villard Reculas

Villard Reculas Ski Resort Guide

Villard Reculas, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

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

A charming, traditional village with minimal tourism infrastructure, linked to the huge Grand Rousses ski area of Alpe d'Huez.

Villard Reculas Summary

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.

Skiing in Villard Reculas

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

Snowboarding in Villard Reculas

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

Villard Reculas Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Villard Reculas?

The next notable snow forecast for Villard Reculas is 12cm5in, expected on 24 September, with around 93cm37in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

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Ski Area Stats

Villard Reculas Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Villard Reculas
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
9

Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
40
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
88
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
82
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
94
Downhill
Total Length
389km242 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
150

Villard Reculas Altitudes

Villard Reculas Ski Area Height

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

Villard Reculas Rated

Ratings for Villard Reculas
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snow
Apres-Ski

Villard Reculas Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

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

Location and Map

Where is Villard Reculas?

Villard Reculas is in the French Alps in Alpe D’huez Grand Domaine Ski, Isère, France.

Map of Villard Reculas

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How to get to Villard Reculas

 By Air

The nearest airport to Villard Reculas is Grenoble, 60 minutes drive away. Chambery, Lyon St-Exupéry, Annecy, Lyon Bron, 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Villard Reculas is able to make snow, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 15 snow cannons.

Villard Reculas Season Dates

When is Villard Reculas open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Villard Reculas.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Villard Reculas.

Villard Reculas Piste Map

Villard Reculas Piste Map
Villard Reculas

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Villard Reculas, 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 Villard Reculas Tourist Office for the latest.

Villard Reculas