France - Ski Resort Opening Dates

Opening and Season Dates for French Ski Resorts

When do Ski Areas open in France?

The table below gives the planned opening dates for a number of French ski resorts.

Please Note :- All Ski Areas are subject to rapidly changing snow, weather and road conditions - and other operational constraints - and actual opening dates and times often change considerably from planned.

You can find the reported and forecast snow and weather for France on J2Ski, but you should always double-check the latest conditions with the Tourist Office before travelling.

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Ski Season Dates for Ski Resorts in France
 Ski Resort Planned Opening Planned Closing
Albiez Montrond--
Alpe d'HuezEarly DecLate April
Alpe du Grand SerreMid DecMid April
Arc 1600--
Arc 1800--
Arc 1950--
Arc 2000--
Arvieux en Queyras--
AuronEarly DecMid April
AussoisMid DecMid April
AvoriazMid DecLate April
Ax les ThermesEarly DecEarly April
BesseEarly DecLate April
Brides-les-BainsMid DecMid April
Chabanon Selonnet--
Champagny en Vanoise16 December 201722 April 2018
ChamrousseEarly DecMid April
ChâtelLate DecLate April
ComblouxMid DecEarly April
CourchevelEarly DecLate April
Crest Voland Cohennoz--
FlaineLate DecLate April
Font RomeuLate NovEarly April
Isola 2000Early DecLate April
La Bresse HohneckMid DecLate March
La ClusazLate Dec30 April 2017
La Foux d'AllosEarly DecMid April
La Giettaz en Aravis--
La NormaMid DecMid April
La PlagneMid DecLate April
La RosièreMid DecLate April
La TaniaEarly DecLate April
Lac Blanc--
Le CorbierLate DecLate April
Le Grand BornandEarly DecLate April
Le LioranMid DecLate March
Le Mont-DoreEarly DecMid April
Le Sauze Super SauzeMid DecMid April
Les 7 Laux PrapoutelMid DecEarly April
Les AillonsMid DecEarly April
Les AnglesLate NovMid April
Les ArcsMid DecLate April
Les CarrozLate DecLate April
Les ContaminesMid DecMid April
Les Deux AlpesLate Nov29 April 2017
Les GetsMid NovMid April
Les HouchesMed DecMid April
Les Karellis--
Les MenuiresEarly DecLate April
Les OrresEarly DecLate April
Les SaisiesMid DecLate April
MegèveEarly DecMid April
Molines en QueyrasMid DecEarly April
MontgenèvreLate NovLate April
Monts JuraMid DecLate March
Morillon23 December 201720 April 2018
MorzineLate DecLate April
MéribelEarly DecLate April
Métabief - Mont d'OrMid DecLate March
Notre Dame de BellecombeMid DecEarly April
Orcières-MerletteMid DecMid April
Peisey-VallandryMid DecLate April
PeyragudesMid DecEarly April
Plagne Montalbert16 December 201722 April 2018
Pra LoupEarly DecMid April
Praz sur ArlyMid DecMid April
Puy Saint VincentMid DecMid April
RisoulMid DecLate April
Saint Martin de BellevilleEarly DecLate April
Saint Pierre de Chartreuse--
Saint-Jean Montclar--
Saint-Lary SoulanEarly DecLate March
Sainte-Foy TarentaiseMid DecMid April
SamoënsLate DecLate April
Seignus (Val d'Allos 1500)Early DecMid April
Serre ChevalierMid DecLate April
St Colomban des Villards--
St François LongchampMid DecMid April
St Gervais Mont-BlancMid DecMid April
St Maurice sur Moselle--
St Sorlin d'Arves--
Thollon-les-MémisesMid DecLate March
TignesEarly Oct08 May 2017
Val CenisMid DecMid April
Val ThorensLate Nov01 May 2017
Val d'IsèreLate Nov01 May 2017
ValbergEarly DecEarly April
ValfréjusMid DecMid April
ValloireMid DecMid April
ValmeinierMid DecMid April
VarsMid DecMid April
VaujanyEarly DecLate April
Villard de LansEarly DecEarly April

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You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top French Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.

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