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French Ski Resorts: Opening dates for the 2023/2024 season

The end of the year will soon be upon us, bringing with it dreams of skiing holidays in the mountains. The ski resorts in the Alps are getting ready to welcome you for the 2023/24 season. But before you put on your ski gear and head for the mountains, and especially before you book your mountain chalet, you’ll need to check the opening and closing dates for each resort.

We’ve put together this table which will give you all the information you need at a glance…

Please note that the dates may change, according to snow conditions. If you’ve any questions, please don’t hesitate to consult the website for the tourist office in the resort you are heading to.

Provisional opening and closing dates for ski resorts for the 2023/2024 season

Ski regionResortOpening dateClosing dateWebsiteBook a chalet
AravisLA CLUSAZ (Beauregard/Aiguille )16/12/23 28/04/24La ClusazChalet sisar
LA CLUSAZ (Balme)02/12/2328/04/24La ClusazChalet Minnetonka
LA CLUSAZ (Etale)23/12/2328/04/24La ClusazChalet Cosyneige
LE GRAND BORNAND16/12/23 14/04/24Le Grand BornandChalet Alti
MANIGOD16/12/23 28/04/24ManigodChalet Guimauve
Espace DiamantLES SAISIES16/12/23 19/04/24Les SaisiesChalet Kimiz
PRAZ-SUR-ARLY17/12/202310/04/24Praz sur ArlyPraz sur Arly Chalet
Megève/Évasion Mont BlancCOMBLOUX (« Évasion Mont-Blanc »)
17/12/202317/04/2024ComblouxChalet Fanfoua
COMBLOUX ( « Les Portes du Mont-Blanc »)
23/12/2301/04/24ComblouxChalet Petille
LA GIETTAZ23/12/2301/04/24La GiettazChalet Saboroc
MEGEVEPartial opening: 9,10,16/12/23

General opening: 23/12/23
Princesse & Mont d’Arbois: 01/04/24

Rochebrune area: 07/04/24
MegeveChalets Megeve
SAINT GERVAISPartial opening: 16/12/23

General opening: 23/12/23
10/04/2024Saint GervaisChalet Beau Caillou
Grand MassifLES CARROZ16/12/2314/04/24Les CarrozChalet Zorac
FLAINE16/12/2321/04/24Grand MassifChalets in the Grand Massif
SAMOENS16/12/2314/04/24SamoensChalet Pativerdan
Mont Blanc/ChamonixCHAMONIX16/12/2304/04/24ChamonixCHAMONIX SKI CHALETs
LES HOUCHES16/12/2310/04/24Les Houches
Domaine de Balme (Le Tour & Vallorcine)16/12/2314/04/24BALME SKI AREA
FLEGERE16/12/2314/04/24LA FLEGERE
Vallée Blanche and other routes23/12/2331/05/24VALLEE BLANCHE
Portes du SoleilAVORIAZ 180015/12/2321/04/24AvoriazPDS CHALETS
CHÂTELPartial opening: 09-22/12/23

General opening: 23/12/23
21/04/24ChâtelChalet Ruisselet
LES GETS16/12/2307/04/24Les GetsChalet Joux Verte
16/12/2307/04/24MorzineChalet Les Ecureuils
3 ValléesCOURCHEVEL02/12/2321/04/243 Vallees3 Vallées chalets
VAL THORENS25/11/2305/05/243 Vallées
LES MENUIRES09/12/2319/04/243 Vallees
MERIBEL02/12/2321/04/243 Vallees
SAINT-MARTIN-DE-BELLEVILLE16/12/2319/04/243 Vallees
Grand DomaineVALMOREL23/12/2312/04/24ValmorelGrand Domaine chalets
Paradiski/La PlagneLA PLAGNE16/12/2328/04/24La Plagne
Sainte Foy TarentaiseSAINTE-FOY09/12/2314/04/24Sainte Foy
San BernardoLA ROSIÈRE16/12/2314/04/24La Rosiere
A snowy ski slope in the Alps, taken from a chairlift
Make sure to check opening times and research snowfall to make the most of your winter holiday in the Alps – © Quenten Janssen

All the ski season dates are subject to change, depending on snow conditions.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team, who can help you find the perfect chalet for your stay.


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