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When do the French ski resorts open?

PUBLISHED: 11:02 14 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:02 14 November 2018

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Find out when your favourite French ski resort opens and closes this year and start planning your ski trip to France

SKI RESORTS IN THE FRENCH ALPS

LES TROIS VALLÉES

Opens 17 November 2018

Val Thorens, Savoie (closes 5 May 2019)

Opens 8 December 2018

Méribel Vallée, Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Courchevel, Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 15 December 2018

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

La Tania, Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 14 December 2018

Brides-les-Bains, Savoie (closes 12 April 2019)

PORTES DU SOLEIL

Opens 14 December 2018

Avoriaz, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018 (partial opening from 15 December)

Les Gets, Haute-Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Morzine, Haute-Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Châtel, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

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PARADISKI

Opens 15 December 2018

La Plagne, Savoie (closes 27 April 2019)

Les Arcs Bourg-St-Maurice, Savoie (closes 27 April 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018

Champagny-en-Vanoise, Savoie (closes 27 April 2019)

Montchavin-les-Coches, Savoie (closes 27 April 2019)

GRAND MASSIF

Opens 15 December 2018

Flaine, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018

Samoëns, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Les Carroz d’Araches, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Morillon, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

MONT-BLANC MASSIF

Opens 7 December 2018

Chamonix, Haute-Savoie (closes 5 April 2019)

Opens 15 December 2018

Saint-Gervais-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Megève, Haute-Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018 (partial opening from 8 December)

Les Houches, Haute-Savoie (closes 15 April 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018

Combloux, Haute-Savoie (closes 31 March 2019)

ESPACE KILLY

Opens 24 November 2018 (partial opening from 17 October)

Tignes, Savoie (closes 5 May 2019)

Opens 24 November 2018

Val d’Isère, Savoie (closes 1 May 2019)

ARAVIS RANGE

Opens 8 December 2018

Le Grand-Bornand, Haute-Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 23 December 2018

La Clusaz, Haute-Savoie (closes 30 April 2019)

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NORTHERN ALPS

Opens 1 December 2018

Alpe d’Huez, Isère (closes 27 April 2019)

Les Deux Alpes, Isère (closes 27 April 2019)

Chamrousse, Isère (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 15 December 2018

Villard de Lans/Ccorrencon, Isère (closes 1 April 2019)

Opens 15 December 2018

Vaujany, Isère (closes 22 April 2019)

La Rosiere, Savoie (closes 20 April 2019)

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise, Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Opens 16 December 2018

Val Cenis Vanoise, Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018

Le Corbier, Savoie (closes 19 April 2019)

Saint-Sorlin d’Arves, Savoie (closes 19 April 2019)

Saint-Colomban des Villards, Savoie (closes 24 March 2019)

Autrans, Isère (closes 31 March 2019)

Saint-Francois Longchamp, Savoie (closes April 2019)

Crest-Voland Cohennoz, Savoie (closes 12 April 2019)

Flumet-Saint-Nicholas-la-Chapelle, Savoie (closes 5 April 2019)

Les Saisies, Savoie (closes 22 April 2019)

Pralognan-la-Vanoise, Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse/Le Planolet, Isère (closes 17 March 2019)

Valloire, Savoie (closes 19 April 2019)

Valmeinier, Savoie (closes 19 April 2019)

La Norma, Savoie (closes 19 April 2019)

La Giettaz, Savoie (closes 31 March 2019)

Alpe du Grand-Serre, Isère (closes 24 March 2019)

Praz-de-Lys Sommand, Haute-Savoie (closes 14 April 2019)

Albiez Montrond, Savoie (closes 31 April 2019)

Areches Beaufort, Savoie (closes 7 April 2019)

Aillons-Margeriaz, Savoie (closes 31 March 2018)

Lez 7 Laux, Isère (closes 14 April 2019)

Aussois, Saoive (closes 19 April 2019)

Thollon-les-Memises, Haute-Savoie (closes 31 March 2019)

Meaudre, Isère (closes 31 March 2019)

Bonneval-sur-Arc, Savoie (closes 26 April 2019)

Les Karellis, Savoie (closes 20 April 2019)

Praz-sur-Arly, Haute-Savoie (closes 05 April 2019)

Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, Savoie (closes 5 April 2019)

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SOUTHERN ALPS

Opens 1 December 2018

Mongenevre, Hautes-Alpes (closes 27 April 2019)

Isola 2000, Alpes-Maritimes (closes 14 April 2019)

Opens 8 December 2018

Auron, Alpes-Maritimes (closes 22 April 2019)

Opens 15 December 2018

Serre Chevalier, Hautes-Alpes (closes 22 April 2019)

Risoul, Hautes-Alpes (closes 22 April 2019)

Vars, Hautes-Alpes (closes 22 April 2019)

Les Orres, Hautes-Alpes (closes 22 April 2019)

Puy St Vincent, Hautes-Alpes (closes 22 April 2019)

Pra Loup, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (closes 14 April 2019)

Val d’Allos le Seignus, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (closes 31 March 2019)

Val d’Allos la Foux, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (closes 14 April 2019)

Le Sauze, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (closes 14 April 2019)

Orcières 1850, Hautes-Alpes (closes 22 April 2019)

Montclar, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (closes 31 March 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018

Chabanon, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (closes 31 March 2019)

Le Devoluy, Hautes-Alpes (closes 19 April 2019)

Serre-Eyraud, Hautes-Alpes (closes 24 March 2019)

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SKI RESORTS IN THE FRENCH PYRÉNÉES

Opens 24 November 2018

Les Angles, Pyrénées-Orientales (closes 7 April 2019)

Opens 1 December 2018

Saint-Lary-Soulan, Hautes-Pyrénées (closes 31 March 2019)

Font-Romeu, Pyrénées-Orientales (closes 31 March 2019)

Peyragudes, Hautes-Pyrénées (closes 31 March 2019)

Grand Tourmalet, Hautes-Pyrénées (closes 7 April 2019)

Opens 8 December 2018

Ax-les-Thermes, Ariège (closes 7 April 2019)

SKI RESORTS IN THE MASSIF CENTRAL (AUVERGNE)

Opens 22 December 2018

Le Mont-Dore, Puy de Dôme (closes 7 April 2019)

Le Lioran, Cantal (closes 7 April 2019)

Opens 01 December 2018

Besse-Super-Besse, Puy-de-Dôme (closes 14 April 2019)

SKI RESORTS IN THE VOSGES MOUNTAINS

Opens 22 December 2018

La Bresse Hohneck, Vosges (closes 30 March 2019)

Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle, Vosges (closes 17 March 2019)

Ventron, Vosges (closes 31 March 2019)

Opens 07 December 2018

Gérardmer, Vosges (closes 24 March 2019)

SKI RESORTS IN THE JURA

Opens 01 December 2018

Metabief, Doubs (closes 24 March 2019)

Opens 8 December 2018

Les Rousses, Jura (closes 31 March 2019)

Opens 22 December 2018

Monts Jura, Ain (closes 31 March 2019)

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