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.
|Ski Resort||Planned Opening||Planned Closing|
|Abriès||-||26 March 2017|
|Albiez Montrond||-||02 April 2017|
|Alpe d'Huez||Early Dec||22 April 2017|
|Alpe du Grand Serre||Mid Dec||26 March 2017|
|Arc 1600||-||22 April 2017|
|Arc 1800||-||22 April 2017|
|Arc 1950||-||22 April 2017|
|Arc 2000||-||22 April 2017|
|Arvieux en Queyras||-||26 March 2017|
|Arêches-Beaufort||-||07 April 2017|
|Auron||Early Dec||23 April 2017|
|Aussois||Mid Dec||14 April 2017|
|Autrans||-||02 April 2017|
|Avoriaz||Mid Dec||23 April 2017|
|Ax les Thermes||Early Dec||09 April 2017|
|Besse||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Bonneval-sur-Arc||-||28 April 2017|
|Brides-les-Bains||Mid Dec||15 April 2017|
|Ceillac||-||26 March 2017|
|Chabanon Selonnet||-||02 April 2017|
|Champagny en Vanoise||Mid Dec||22 April 2017|
|Chamrousse||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Châtel||Late Dec||23 April 2017|
|Combloux||Mid Dec||02 April 2017|
|Courchevel||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Crest Voland Cohennoz||-||14 April 2017|
|Dévoluy||-||14 April 2017|
|Flaine||Late Dec||23 April 2017|
|Font Romeu||Late Nov||09 April 2017|
|Gérardmer||-||26 March 2017|
|Isola 2000||Early Dec||23 April 2017|
|La Bresse Hohneck||Mid Dec||26 March 2017|
|La Clusaz||Late Dec||30 April 2017|
|La Foux d'Allos||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|La Giettaz en Aravis||-||02 April 2017|
|La Norma||Mid Dec||14 April 2017|
|La Plagne||Mid Dec||22 April 2017|
|La Rosière||Mid Dec||21 April 2017|
|La Tania||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Lac Blanc||-||02 April 2017|
|Le Corbier||Late Dec||14 April 2017|
|Le Grand Bornand||Early Dec||21 April 2017|
|Le Lioran||Mid Dec||02 April 2017|
|Le Mont-Dore||Early Dec||02 April 2017|
|Le Sauze Super Sauze||Mid Dec||02 April 2017|
|Les 7 Laux Prapoutel||Mid Dec||02 April 2017|
|Les Aillons||Mid Dec||09 April 2017|
|Les Angles||Late Nov||17 April 2017|
|Les Arcs||Mid Dec||22 April 2017|
|Les Carroz||Late Dec||17 April 2017|
|Les Contamines||Mid Dec||21 April 2017|
|Les Deux Alpes||Late Nov||29 April 2017|
|Les Gets||Mid Nov||17 April 2017|
|Les Houches||Med Dec||17 April 2017|
|Les Karellis||-||17 April 2017|
|Les Menuires||Early Dec||21 April 2017|
|Les Orres||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Les Saisies||Mid Dec||07 April 2017|
|Megève||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Molines en Queyras||Mid Dec||26 March 2017|
|Montgenèvre||Late Nov||22 April 2017|
|Monts Jura||Mid Dec||02 April 2017|
|Morillon||-||17 April 2017|
|Morzine||Late Dec||10 April 2017|
|Méaudre||-||02 April 2017|
|Méribel||Early Dec||23 April 2017|
|Métabief - Mont d'Or||Mid Dec||26 March 2017|
|Notre Dame de Bellecombe||Mid Dec||07 April 2017|
|Orcières-Merlette||Mid Dec||17 April 2017|
|Peisey-Vallandry||Mid Dec||22 April 2017|
|Peyragudes||Mid Dec||02 April 2017|
|Plagne Montalbert||-||22 April 2017|
|Pra Loup||Early Dec||17 April 2017|
|Praz de Lys & Sommand||-||17 April 2017|
|Praz sur Arly||Mid Dec||07 April 2017|
|Puy Saint Vincent||Mid Dec||17 April 2017|
|Risoul||Mid Dec||17 April 2017|
|Saint Martin de Belleville||Early Dec||21 April 2017|
|Saint Pierre de Chartreuse||-||12 March 2017|
|Saint-Jean Montclar||-||19 March 2017|
|Saint-Lary Soulan||Early Dec||09 April 2017|
|Sainte-Foy Tarentaise||Mid Dec||17 April 2017|
|Samoëns||Late Dec||17 April 2017|
|Seignus (Val d'Allos 1500)||Early Dec||02 April 2017|
|Serre Chevalier||Mid Dec||23 April 2017|
|St Colomban des Villards||-||02 April 2017|
|St François Longchamp||Mid Dec||14 April 2017|
|St Gervais Mont-Blanc||Mid Dec||17 April 2017|
|St Maurice sur Moselle||-||31 March 2017|
|St Sorlin d'Arves||-||14 April 2017|
|Thollon-les-Mémises||Mid Dec||26 March 2017|
|Tignes||Early Oct||08 May 2017|
|Tourmalet||-||17 April 2017|
|Val Cenis||Mid Dec||21 April 2017|
|Val Thorens||Late Nov||01 May 2017|
|Val d'Isère||Late Nov||01 May 2017|
|Valberg||Early Dec||02 April 2017|
|Valfréjus||Mid Dec||14 April 2017|
|Valloire||Mid Dec||14 April 2017|
|Valmeinier||Mid Dec||14 April 2017|
|Vars||Mid Dec||17 April 2017|
|Vaujany||Early Dec||23 April 2017|
|Ventron||-||26 March 2017|
|Villard de Lans||Early Dec||09 April 2017|
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Our French Ski Resort pages include Skiing Facts, Snow Reports and Forecasts (for most major ski resorts), local accommodation and online ski hire booking (where available) for 285 Ski Resorts in France.
You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top French Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.
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