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Charmey Ski Resort Guide

Charmey, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length30km
Highest Lift1,630m
Resort Height900m
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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Long runs and an unusually high proportion of black, expert terrain.


The Swiss ski resort of Charmey is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 900m, with 30km of marked runs.

Charmey has direct access to 30km of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.


Charmey offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Charmey offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Charmey.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Charmey?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 26 September.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Charmey

Ski Area Stats

Charmey Ski Area

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


Charmey Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,630m
Lowest Piste900m
Resort Altitude (Charmey)900m
Max Vertical730m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Charmey
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Charmey Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Charmey is 10km long.

Location and Map

Where is Charmey?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in La Gruyère, Fribourg.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Charmey is Berne, 70 minutes drive away.

Basel, Geneva, Sion, Annecy, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Chambery, Friedrichshafen and Dole–Jura airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 5,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km of ski runs, with 1 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Charmey open?

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

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 Charmey, 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.

Visit the Charmey Tourist Office for the latest.

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