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Ski resort opening (and closing) dates 2020/2021

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Are you impatiently waiting to be able to put on your skis? Winter is fast approaching and you will finally be able to slide on the slopes. To you the joys of winter sports for this new season! In our guide, find the opening and closing dates of ski resorts in France. Whether in the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Massif Central, the Vosges, the Jura or even Corsica… prepare your equipment, the stations will open shortly!





The winter sports season is on!

While many people are depressed as winter approaches, with shorter and shorter days and half-mast temperatures, there are others who are delighted with these changes in weather: ski and sports fans winter of course!

But before you can put on your skis and enjoy the first snows, you should check some practical information. Like the opening (and closing) dates of the ski resorts, of cours ! Failing to be all official, they have all been announced for the 2020-2021 season. So here they are by place and date *.

Can't wait to go skiing? Take the time to prepare for a successful ski vacation.

* The dates are given as an indication. Indeed, depending on the snow cover and the Covid-19, the resorts reserve the right to bring forward or postpone their opening date. As soon as possible we will communicate the closing dates of the stations to you.



Opening and closing dates in the Alps

This year, have you set your sights on the Alps? Find out the opening dates of ski resorts for the Southern Alps, but also for the Northern Alps, Mont-Blanc and Trois-Vallées. All you have to do is make your choice and prepare your luggage!



Southern Alps

  • Abriès-en-Queyras: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Arvieux-en-Queyras: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Ceillac-en-Queyras: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • La Grave: December 19, 2020 - April 25, 2021
  • Les Orres: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Molines-en-Queyras: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Montgenèvre: December 5, 2020 - April 24, 2021
  • Orcières: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Pelvoux-Vallouise: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Pra-Loup: December 12, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Puy-Saint-Vincent: December 12, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Réallon: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Risoul: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Serre-Chevalier: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Superdévoluy: December 12, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Val d'Allos: December 12, 2020 - April 05, 2021
  • Valloire: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Vars: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021

Northern alps

  • Albiez-Montrond: December 19, 2020 - March 21, 2021
  • Arêches-Beaufort: December 19, 2020 – April 5, 2021
  • Auris-en-Oisans: December 12, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Aussois: December 12, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Autrans: December 19, 2020 - March 21, 2021
  • Avoriaz: December 11, 2020 - April 25, 2021
  • Brides-les-Bains: December 12, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Chamonix: November 21, 2020 - May 3, 2021
  • Champagny-en-Vanoise: December 19, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Chamrousse: December 05, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Châtel: December 19, 2020 - April 25, 2021
  • Crest-Voland - Cohennoz: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Flaine: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Flumet: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Gresse-en-Vercors: December 19, 2020 - March 07, 2021
  • L'Alpe-d'Huez: December 05, 2020 - April 24, 2021
  • La Clusaz: December 12, 2020 - April 25, 2021
  • La Norma: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • La Plagne: December 12, 2020 - April 30, 2021
  • La Toussuire: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Le Collet-d'Allevard: December 19, 2020 - April 04, 2021
  • Le Corbier: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Le Grand-Bornand: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Les Carroz: December 19, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Les 2 Alpes: November 28, 2020 - April 24, 2021
  • Les Gets: December 12, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Les Houches: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Les Saisies: December 19, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Les 7 Laux: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Manigod: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Montchavin- la Plagne: December 19, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Morillon: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Morzine: December 12, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Orelle: 28 November 2020 - 09 never 2021
  • Oz-en-Oisans: December 12, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Peisey-Vallandry: December 12, 2020 - April 30, 2021
  • Pralognan-la-Vanoise: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Praz-sur-Arly: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Saint-Colomban-des-Villards: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Saint-François-Longchamp: December 19, 2020 - April 17, 2021
  • Saint-Jean-d'Arves: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise: December 19, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Samoëns: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Val-Cenis-Vanoise: December 12, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Valfréjus: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Valmeinier: December 19, 2020 - April 16, 2021
  • Valmorel: December 19, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Vaujany: December 05, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Villard-de-Lans: December 19, 2020 - April 18, 2021

Mont-Blanc escape

  • Combloux: December 21, 2020 - April 13, 2021
  • Megève: December 12, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc: December 12, 2020 - April 11, 2021

The Three Valleys

  • Courchevel: December 05, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Les Menuires: December 05, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Méribel: December 05, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Saint-Martin-de-Belleville: December 12, 2020 - April 23, 2021
  • Val-Thorens: November 21, 2020 - May 9, 2021

The ski slopes in the Jura

Are you going for winter sports in the Jura massif? With more than 1000 km of cross-country ski trails, the Jura is a true paradise for ski lovers.. Choose your resort and go discover skiing! Here are the opening and closing dates of the Jura ski resorts:





  • Métabief - Mont-d'Or: December 18, 2020 - March 14, 2021
  • Monts-Jura: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • Les Plans-d'Hotonnes - Plateau-de-Retord: December 19, 2020
  • Les Rousses: December 05, 2020

The resorts of the Massif Central

Going on vacation to central France? The ski resorts of the Massif Central welcome you for a variety of activities to practice alone, with family or with friends. Put on your skis or snowshoes to discover this mountainous and volcanic chain.

  • Besse - Super-Besse: December 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021
  • Le Lioran: December 19, 2020 - April 05, 2021
  • Le Mont-Dore: December 19, 2020 - April 03, 2021

Openings and closings in the Pyrenees

Separating France from Spain, the Pyrenees offer many ski resorts for lovers of skiing. Find out the opening dates of the stations, in order to better make your choice. Whether you go for a weekend or a long stay, the joys of snow will be for you!

  • Ax-3-Domaines: December 12, 2020 - April 05, 2021
  • Cauterets: December 05, 2020 - April 25, 2021
  • Font-Romeu: 04 December 2020 - 05 April 2021
  • Gourette: December 05, 2020 - April 05, 2021
  • Grand-Tourmalet - La Mongie: November 28, 2020 - April 5, 2021
  • La Pierre Saint-Martin: 04 December 2020 - 05 April 2021
  • Les Angles: 05 December 2020 - 28 March 2021
  • Luchon-Superbagnères: January 22, 2020 - March 29, 2021
  • Luz-Ardiden: December 04, 2020 - April 06, 2021
  • Peyragudes: December 12, 2020 - April 05, 2021
  • Piau-Engaly: December 05, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  • Pic du Midi: December 03, 2020 - May 03, 2021
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: December 05, 2020 - April 05, 2021

Vosges ski resorts

The Vosges mountains awaits you for your winter holidays! We have listed for you the opening and closing dates and ski resorts of these mountains in eastern France. All you have to do is prepare your luggage and book your accommodation for an unforgettable stay.





  • Le Champ-du-Feu: December 19, 2020
  • Bussang - Larcenaire: December 19, 2020
  • Gérardmer: December 19, 2020 - March 21, 2021
  • La Bresse-Brabant: December 19, 2020
  • La Bresse-Hohneck: December 19, 2020 - March 28, 2021
  • La Bresse-Lispach: December 19, 2020
  • Le Ballon-d'Alsace: December 19, 2020
  • Le Gaschney: December 19, 2020
  • Le Grand-Valtin: December 19, 2020
  • Le Lac-Blanc: December 04, 2020 - March 14, 2021
  • Les Fourgs: December 19, 2020
  • Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle: December 19, 2020
  • Ventron: December 21, 2019

Discover skiing in Corsica

Did you know that you can also ski on the Mediterranean island? Discover the opening dates of Corsica's main ski resort! Between sea and mountain, you will keep a unique memory of your stay in winter sports.

  • Ghisoni: December 19, 2020

France, a skiers paradise!

With its many ski resorts, France offers something to make the most of the snow. All you have to do is make your choice and go enjoy a Nordic atmosphere. The cross-country or alpine ski trails are yours! And evenings by the fireside, wrapped in your blanket, to recover from your slides. So, where are you going this winter? Tell us about it in the comments!

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