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Valfréjus

Skiing in Valfréjus

Slopes

16Km
10Km
34Km
4Km
Total 64Km

Lifts

1

4

4

Height

2737m
1550m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

0Km

Fun park

0

Valfréjus

General information

Valfréjus is a small and cosy ski resort in the Mauriennedal, close to the Italian border. The 70km ski area mainly consists of blue runs, but also offers excellent off-piste opportunities for the more advanced skier.

The village sits at 1550m and two lifts will take you to the Plateau d’Arrondaz station. There you can take the Punta Bagna gondla to the highest point within the region at 2737m. From here there is a beautiful back slope and many off-piste opportunities to take you back to the Plateau. For those looking for even more excitement, there is a boardercross and 2 bobsled downhill runs of 2km. There is also the opportunity to heli-ski across the border in Italy for a truly unique experience.

 

New since 2018-2019

Aside from skiing in Valfréjus you now have access to unlimited skiing in La Norma, so a total of 135km is waiting for you. With a 6, 7, or 8 day lift pass you can also ski for 1 day in Aussois, 1 day in Val Cenis, 1 day in Bonneval Sur Arc, and 1 day in Bessans.

 

Aussois

The ski area of Aussois covers a total of 55km of slopes lying between 1350m and 2750m. From the village, 2 chairlifts take you to the top. For advanced skiers, there is an excellent black piste, Balmes, with a daring descent. There are also beautiful red runs that will take you back to the village, and closer to the village is where you will find the blue and green runs. Aussois really offers something for everyone, from those on their first runs to the more experienced skier.

 

La Norma

The ski area of La Norma is largely located in the woods and provides snow-sure slopes due to most of the slopes being situated in the northern area of the mountains. It has some 65km of varied pistes for both beginners and advanced skiers. Advanced skiers should head to the Mezelet descent or the black piste, La Norma II. The Repose descent is suitable for everyone, allowing all levels of skiers to refine and retune their technique.

 

Val Cenis

Val Cenis provides 125km of wonderful pistes for both novice and advanced skiers. The longest green run in Europe, l’Escargot, is found in Val Cenis and there are 19 ski lifts connect the villages of Lanslebourg and Lanslevillard. The lower slopes are far easier and mainly meander through the woods. There are also 2 snow parks, ideal for snowboarders, found on the slopes of the Familiale and St. Pierre.

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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