Did you know that the south of France is also great to visit in the winter? The Côte d’Azur has skiing areas worth visiting in winter months. Below you will find information about the different areas.
Gréolières-les-Neiges is the only skiing area most situated nearest the coast and 27 kilometres (17 miles) from Grasse and 38 kilometres (24 miles) from Cannes. There are 15 ski pistes at an altitude between 1400 and 1800 metres, with a total length of 30 kilometres (18 miles). Apart from that, this area is a wonderful place for walks in summer.
Val d’Allos is 127 kilometres (80 miles) from Nice and has 2 skiing areas: Le Seignus at 1500 metres (5,000 feet) and La Foux at 1800 metres (6,000 feet). Together they share 230 kilometres (140 miles) of ski pistes.
Isola 2000 is a ski resort in the southern French Alps. It is located on the territory of the commune of Isola, Alpes-Maritimes. Isola 2000 is a very mundane ski resort with approximately 150 kilometres (95 miles) of ski pistes.
La Colmiane is 70 kilometres (45 miles) from Nice and has France’s largest half-pipe. Skiing is at an altitude of 1450 and 1800 metres.
Auron has the highest mountain of the area, the Cime-du-Chavalet which measures 2450 metres (8,000 feet) and it also has 37 ski pistes with a total length of 130 kilometres (80 miles)
The beautiful area of Valberg is located 86 kilometres (53 miles) from Nice and has a skiing area at an altitude of 1700 metres (5,500 feet) with 90 kilometres (55 miles) of ski pistes. It is very suitable for children.
As you can see the South of France is also great in the winter! Would you like to check out our summer activities, please have a look here.