Risoul ski area: Vars, the White Forest

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Skiing in the Hautes-Alpes: the Risoul - Forêt Blanche ski area

Are you a fan of skiing in all its forms? Take a winter holiday rental in Vars Les Claux and access a ski area consisting of some 185 km of slopes. Straddling Risoul and Vars, the Forêt Blanche estate is the ideal destination to indulge your passion.
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Résidence L'Ecrin des Neiges Hautes-Alpes Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Vars Les Claux Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Residence L'Ecrin des Neiges

Au cœur des Hautes-Alpes et aux portes du parc naturel du Queyras, la résidence l’Écrin des Neiges déploie ses appartements de standing au pied des pistes. D’une capacité de 1 à 6 personnes, ces logements associent à la modernité d’équipements de pointe le charme unique de façades en bois et en pierre.

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Sporting winter break in the Forêt Blanche ski area

The Forêt Blanche area, named after the many larch trees that cover it (white forest), can legitimately be considered a paradise for skiers. Indeed, it offers the opportunity to practice skiing in all its forms, from the most classic to the most unusual: alpine, cross-country, speed, touring or night skiing, free ride/off-piste, freestyle, snowboarding or telemark, snowscooting or heliskiing.

Near Vars Les Claux, at the point where you step off the Fontbonne chairlift, you have access to a 4.5 km long hiking route. With a 347 m drop from top to bottom, this medium difficulty course is an opportunity to learn ski touring in ideal conditions: the finish line is located at the Peynier chairlift, at an altitude of 2,246 m, where a restaurant awaits food-lovers. As for the return trip, it takes place on blue marked trails, for maximum safety and comfort.

What kind of holiday is on offer in the Risoul - Forêt Blanche area in winter?

To vary your enjoyment, how about swapping your skis for a pair of snowshoes? No fewer than fifteen different routes, some of which can be walked, are available to you: a good way to discover Vars and its surroundings from another perspective. And for something even more orginal, treat yourself to a dogsled ride: either on an guided excursion or at the head of your own team, you will round off your winter holiday in Vars Les Claux in style.