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Pra Loup

Pra Loup Ski Resort Guide

Pra Loup, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length165km
Highest Lift2,600m
Resort Height1,500m
 Nearest AirportsTurin Cuneo and Nice
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Pra Loup

The French ski resort of Pra Loup is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,500m, with 165km of marked runs.


Pra Loup is part of the Espace Lumière ski area with access to 418km of downhill skiing, with 136 marked pistes, served by a total of 120 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Pra Loup itself (165km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Espace Lumière ski resorts of La Foux d'Allos, Seignus (Val d'Allos 1500) and Val d'Allos.

With ski lifts as high as 2,600m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Pra Loup offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Pra Loup offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Pra Loup.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'La Noire', which is 3km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pra Loup?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 30 October, with around 15cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Pra Loup

Ski Area Stats

Pra Loup Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 13km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Espace Lumière Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Pra Loup Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,600m
Lowest Piste1,500m
Resort Altitude (Pra Loup)1,500m
Max Vertical1,100m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pra Loup
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Pra Loup

Ski Hire Shops in Pra Loup.

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Location and Map

Where is Pra Loup?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Espace Lumiere, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pra Loup is Turin Cuneo, 133 minutes drive away.

Nice, Avignon and Grenoble airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 53 ski lifts are able to uplift 43,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 122km of ski runs, with 252 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pra Loup open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Pra Loup, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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