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Villard de Lans Ski Resort


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Official Review
Beautifully situated in a high alpine valley of the western French Alps, this ski resort offers beautiful views and excellent skiing conditions late into spring. Villard de Lans received good marks...
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48/60 Score
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last update on Mar 26, 2018
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Mountain Stats

Elevation3750 ft - 6726 ft
SeasonDecember - April
Opening DayDec 2, 2017
Closing DayApr 2, 2018
Capacity 26600 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €30
1 day child €17.50
All rates & fees


Total 21
Hours9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 80.8 miles

Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 2976 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 2848 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 6726 ft.
  • Villard de Lans is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in France.
  • It is among the 5 most family-friendly ski Resorts in France.
  • Season starts on Dec 2 and ends on Apr 2 (121 days). Average season duration in France is 118 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (Dec 2 to Apr 2) is 6 " at summit elevation and 6 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during December, offering an average snow depth of 6 " at summit elevation and 6 " at the base.
  • Villard de Lans features 64 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 70 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 21 sunny days.

The Ski Resort

Villard de Lans ski resort is located about 35 kilometers from Grenoble in the Departement Isère on a high plateau of the Vercors mountains. It can also be reached via its neighboring village Correncon-en-Vercors. In 1968 Villard de Lans was the venue of the toboggan tournaments of the Olympic Winter Games.  Villard de Lans reaches from 1050 to 2050 meters. All in all there are 34 trails. 9 are blue, 9 are red and 8 are black trails. In addition, there are further 8 green trails for all first-timers. They sum up to a total of 125 kilometers of trails! 22 state of the art lifts give skiers and snowboarders a ride up. Moreover, there are 283 snow canons to make sure you will always find best snow conditions. There´s also a lot for cross-country fans. All in all there are 110 km of trails. Thus, you may choose a relaxed walk or a demanding tour - it´s all there! Nonetheless, Villard de Lans is also widely known for its great variation of activities. Here you can find it all: a fitness-center, an ice-rink, a water park or a spa to relax for a while. In addition, the resort is mainly characterized by being child-friendly. Ribambel´s Village and Colline-des-Baines Ski Park are perfect spots for spending a great day in the snow with your family!

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
Snow Making Machines: 339
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
(in ")

Dining and Restaurants

Restaurants: 72


Villard de Lans Tourist Office
101 pl. Mure-Ravaud
38 250
Phone+33 (0)4 76 95 10 38
Fax+33 (0)4 76 95 98 39


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