Skiing in the French Alps is not just a winter affair. April ushers in a different kind of magic, with mild weather, reliable snow cover, and fewer crowds. Here, we unveil the best French Alps resorts for April skiing, where you can relish the thrill of the slopes under the warmth of the spring sun.
The top resorts to ski in April
Les Deux Alpes: Glacial marvels
Famous for its expansive glacier ski area, Les Deux Alpes is a treasure for April skiing. Reliable snowfall and high altitude ensure excellent snow conditions, allowing you to ski amid stunning glacial marvels and sunny blue skies.
Chamonix: Year-round appeal
Chamonix’s reputation for offering great snow conditions in April is well-deserved. Nestled near Mont Blanc, this resort’s high-altitude skiing areas create an unforgettable skiing experience under the April sun.
Morzine: Sunny spring skiing
Morzine shines in April with its vibrant spring skiing. As it’s located in the Portes du Soleil, you’ll have 650km of sunny slopes to explore and endless types of terrain. Off the slopes, there’s plenty to enjoy, including great après-ski scene and activities such as bowling and ice skating.
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Val Thorens & The 3 Vallées: Late season action
Val Thorens, nestled in the world’s largest ski domain, The 3 Vallées, extends its ski season well into April. In fact, in some cases, visitors can ski until early May. The high altitude ensures reliable snow cover and excellent spring skiing, perfect for winter sports enthusiasts.
La Clusaz: A laid back atmosphere
La Clusaz, with its reliable snowfall and a range of sunny slopes, offers a laid back atmosphere in April. Enjoy the tranquillity of the mountains while still relishing excellent skiing conditions. Plus, there’s a fantastic choice of bars and restaurants in your spare time.
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Samoëns: Springtime tranquillity
Samoëns comes alive in April with its springtime tranquillity. Nestled in the Grand Massif ski area, its high altitude ensures dependable snow cover, while the sunny climate creates a serene backdrop for your alpine adventure.
The choice is yours…
In April, the French Alps offer a unique skiing experience, where you can savour the thrill of the slopes in a more relaxed, sun-kissed atmosphere. These resorts, with their high altitudes, reliable snow cover, and a mix of terrains, ensure your April skiing getaway is nothing short of extraordinary.
Whether you’re a seasoned skier or looking to enjoy a more peaceful escape, the French Alps in April hold the promise of unforgettable springtime adventures.
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