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La Fôret Blanche

Skiing in La Fôret Blanche

Slopes

16Km
75Km
82Km
12Km
Total 185Km

Lifts

2

18

23

Height

2750m
1650m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

0Km

Fun park

8

La Fôret Blanche
La Fôret Blanche

General information

In the Hautes Alpes, two ski resorts have combined together to form a ski area called La Forêt Blanche. If you like skiing in the trees this is the place for you!

Vars is the largest and most famous place of the two and consists of a combination of four small villages. Three of them are at an altitude of about 1650 meters. Risoul is a modern station and more suited to families.

Skiers can test their speed on the Kilomètre Lance, known as the fastest track in the world - see how fast you can go!

Surf Country, the largest snow park in Europe, with a fun park and a half pipe attracts snow-boarders and skiers alike and cross-country skiers find approximately 43 kilometers of trails.

To make it complete, there are various events held throughout the year so you will never get bored.

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 meter
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
No
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated mouth mask
Transfer
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Gasstations
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Shops
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Restaurants
Open
Open in areas that are not in a state of emergency. Maximum amount of 6 people per table. Mouth masks are required when moving through the restaurant (indoors). Has to be closed at 00:00.
Bars / Apres-ski
Yes
Bars and cafés are now open in France but certain areas are classified as active circulation zones for the virus, these areas can have more restrictive measures to fight the epidemic, in consultation with local elected officials. Cafés are closed in Paris, Lille, Lyon, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. Drinks and food are to be consumed at the table. Mouth masks are mandatory, except at the table. Tables are to be at least 1 meter apart or to have a partition between the tables. Extra thorough cleaning and sufficient amount of disinfection points."
Discotheque/Club/Nightlife
Closed
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
Depends
As of October 17, curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Paris and surrounding municipalities (Île-de-France), Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Lille, Saint-Etienne, Rouen and Toulouse.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Events of more than 1,500 people must be registered and there is an upper limit of 5,000 people per venue.
Wellness
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Skilifts
Open
Obligated mouth mask. The maximum number of people in the ski lifts is limited. Only people from the same travel group are allowed in the skilift together without limitation on the distance.
Ski lessons
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Ski rental
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Slopes
Open
Mouth Mask
Yes
Mouth masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No

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