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Valfréjus

Valfréjus Ski Resort Guide

Valfréjus, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length52km
Highest Lift2,740m
Resort Height1,550m
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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Valfréjus

One of the newest resorts in the Alps, established in 1983, Valfrejus was built on a skiing area called Arrondaz, which had been lift served since 1969. It's close to Modane, the Frejus tunnel to Italy and situated above the old village of Charmaix. As with all of the later generation purpose-built resorts, the architectural style is of a much higher standard than most of the better known areas which grew up in the sixties. Best suited to intermediates, standard purpose-built apres-ski fayre.

Summary

The French ski resort of Valfréjus is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,550m, with 52km of marked runs.

Valfréjus has direct access to 52km of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,550m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,740m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Valfréjus offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Valfréjus?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm, expected on 4 December.

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Ski Area Stats

Valfréjus Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 9km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 10km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1037km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 9km
Downhill
Total Length
52km
Cross Country
Total Length
2km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12

Altitudes

Valfréjus Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,740m
Lowest Piste1,550m
Resort Altitude (Valfréjus)1,550m
Max Vertical1,190m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Valfréjus
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Valfréjus Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Pigniers'.

Location and Map

Where is Valfréjus?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Savoie, Rhône-Alpes.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Valfréjus is Chambery, 70 minutes drive away.

Grenoble, Turin Caselle, Annecy, Geneva, Lyon St-Exupéry, Turin Cuneo, Lyon Bron, Genoa and Milan Malpensa airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Valfréjus open?

 Open from : 19 December 2020.

Usual opening is mid 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 Valfréjus, 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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