1. Home
  2. Ski
  3. France
  4. La Fôret Blanche
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.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Mask
Yes
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).
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.
Quarantaine
No
Max persons together outdoors
No
Not allowed to come together
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
But advised to wear a mask inside aswell when in company of others
Curfew
Yes
Country wide curfew from 18:00-06:00
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Unavailable from Friday 30.10.2020.
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mask is mandaotry for everyone aged 11 and over, and only take transport for essential trips. Travelling between the French regions is no longer allowed as of Monday 02.11.2020
Restaurants
Partially Open
Only takeaway and room service (hotels).
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Events open air or indoor
No
Museums, cinemas and theater are however opened again.
Shops
Open
Must close at 18:00
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mask is mandatory
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Wellness
Closed
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
A mask is mandatory
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
Yes
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling. From 24/1 you must hold a negative PCR-test taken less than 72h before travel
Additional measures per ski region
No
Other area information
Yes
Additional COVID-19 information provided by France Montagnes.

Top destinations

Popular with...

Couples Families Young couples