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
Abriès23 December 201702 April 2018
Albiez Montrond--
Alpe d'Huez02 December 201721 April 2018
Alpe du Grand Serre23 December 201702 April 2018
Arc 1600--
Arc 1800--
Arc 1950--
Arc 2000--
Arvieux en Queyras23 December 201702 April 2018
AuronEarly DecMid April
AussoisMid DecMid April
Autrans16 December 201731 March 2018
AvoriazMid DecLate April
Ax les ThermesEarly DecEarly April
Besse02 December 201715 April 2018
Bonneval-sur-Arc23 December 201727 April 2018
Brides-les-BainsMid DecMid April
Ceillac23 December 201702 April 2018
Chabanon Selonnet--
Champagny en Vanoise16 December 201722 April 2018
Chamrousse02 December 201722 April 2018
ChâtelLate DecLate April
ComblouxMid DecEarly April
CourchevelEarly DecLate April
Crest Voland Cohennoz--
Flaine09 December 201720 April 2018
Font Romeu02 December 201702 April 2018
Isola 2000Early DecLate April
La Bresse HohneckMid DecLate March
La ClusazLate DecLate April
La Foux d'Allos16 December 201715 April 2018
La Giettaz en Aravis--
La NormaMid DecMid April
La Plagne16 December 201728 April 2018
La Rosière16 December 201720 April 2018
La TaniaEarly DecLate April
Lac Blanc--
Le CorbierLate DecLate April
Le Grand Bornand09 December 201720 April 2018
Le LioranMid DecLate March
Le Mont-Dore02 December 201702 April 2018
Le Sauze Super Sauze16 December 201702 April 2018
Les 7 Laux PrapoutelMid DecEarly April
Les AillonsMid DecEarly April
Les Angles24 November 201708 April 2018
Les ArcsMid DecLate April
Les CarrozLate DecLate April
Les ContaminesMid DecMid April
Les Deux AlpesLate NovLate April
Les GetsMid NovMid April
Les HouchesMed DecMid April
Les Karellis23 December 201721 April 2018
Les MenuiresEarly DecLate April
Les Orres16 December 201715 April 2018
Les SaisiesMid DecLate April
MegèveEarly DecMid April
Molines en Queyras23 December 201702 April 2018
Montgenèvre02 December 201728 April 2018
Monts JuraMid DecLate March
Morillon23 December 201720 April 2018
MorzineLate DecLate April
Méribel09 December 201722 April 2018
Métabief - Mont d'Or23 December 201725 March 2018
Notre Dame de BellecombeMid DecEarly April
Orcières-Merlette23 December 201722 April 2018
Peisey-VallandryMid DecLate April
PeyragudesMid DecEarly April
Plagne Montalbert16 December 201722 April 2018
Pra Loup16 December 201715 April 2018
Praz sur ArlyMid DecMid April
Puy Saint Vincent16 December 201708 April 2018
RisoulMid DecLate April
Saint Martin de BellevilleEarly DecLate April
Saint Pierre de Chartreuse23 December 201718 March 2018
Saint-Jean Montclar--
Saint-Lary Soulan02 December 201702 April 2018
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise16 December 201714 April 2018
SamoënsLate DecLate April
Seignus (Val d'Allos 1500)16 December 201702 April 2018
Serre ChevalierMid DecLate April
St Colomban des Villards16 December 201702 April 2018
St François LongchampMid DecMid April
St Gervais Mont-BlancMid DecMid April
St Maurice sur Moselle--
St Sorlin d'Arves16 December 201720 April 2018
Thollon-les-MémisesMid DecLate March
TignesEarly OctEarly May
Val Cenis17 December 201720 April 2018
Val Thorens18 November 201708 May 2018
Val d'IsèreLate NovEarly May
ValbergEarly DecEarly April
ValfréjusMid DecMid April
ValloireMid DecMid April
ValmeinierMid DecMid April
Valmorel23 December 201715 April 2018
Vars16 December 201722 April 2018
VaujanyEarly DecLate April
Villard de Lans09 December 201709 April 2018

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