Wondering where you are going to ski downhill or background in Haute Savoie this year or you hesitate between several stations ? Here the mountains and ski resorts near Annecy, and in all the Haute Savoie. If you like skiing, sledding or snow, our city and our department are idyllic places to enjoy the winter snows.
From October to April you’ll be able to ski in peace for dozens of ski areas and hundreds of miles of trails ! In addition to skiing and winter sports, winter you can make beautiful walks on foot or snowshoes.
Ski areas around Annecy
Ski resort Semnoz
The ski Semnoz which is located South West of Annecy and will allow you to ski a few minutes from Annecy. Whether you want to go skiing, track or snowshoeing, Semnoz will offer beautiful trails through the trees and forests with exceptional views of Mont Blanc, Haute Savoie and Savoie.
More information : Ski resort Semnoz
Ski resort of La Clusaz
This station is located at the foot of the Aravis settled in a beautiful setting a few tens of kilometers east of Annecy. La Clusaz is an international ski resort that will allow you to ski all winter over 132 km of ski slopes !
More information : Ski resort La Clusaz
Ski resort Grand Bornand
This station is also just as a few tens of kilometres east of Annecy The Grand Bornand is located at the foot of the Aravis. You can go skiing every winter on over 90 kilometres of trails with 39 lifts operating at an altitude between 1000 and 2100 meters.
More information : Ski resort Grand-Bornand
Ski resort Manigod
Manigod station is located above the town of Thônes about 25 km from Annecy and is among the resorts of the Aravis alongside La Clusaz and Grand Bornand. You can find 25 km of pistes at altitudes between 1500 and 1800 meters.
Ski resorts in Haute Savoie
Ski resort Abondance
This station is located one hundred miles north east of Annecy between the town of Thonon-les-Bains and the Swiss border. It is at an altitude between 1000 and 1650m above sea level and has a ski area 25 km of ski runs and 9 lifts. for the enjoyment of skiers, it is connected to the gates of the sun, which connects 12 stations between France and Switzerland for 650km of piste !
Ski resort Avoriaz
Avoriaz is located a hundred kilometers northeast of the city of Annecy, near the valley of the town of Morzine. Perched at an altitude of 1800 to 2400 meters and has 150 kilometers of trails and 37 lifts, the resort of Avoriaz is one of the most popular with celebrities. It is part of the Portes du Soleil.
More information : Ski resort Avoriaz
Ski resort Chamonix
Near the Mount Blanc, the Chamonix resort is the highest altitude with its 3842 meters at the top tracks. It is situated a hundred kilometres east of the town of Annecy at the gates of Italy and the Aosta Valley. The resort of Chamonix has 147 kilometres of tracks and fifty lifts.
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Ski resort Châtel
This ski resort located 120 km north east of Annecy near the Swiss border is very close to the resort of Abondance. It has 83 kilometres of trails and 44 lifts to 1100m altitude station and 2200 feet above the tracks. It is also just as abundance, linked to the Portes du Soleil.
Ski resort Combloux
The resort of Combloux is located about 80 miles east of Annecy on the way to Chamonix and Mount Blanc. She has a hundred kilometres of ski trails and 37 lifts. Perched at an altitude of 1000m and 2,350 m station at the top tracks, Combloux is a station connected to the Evasion Mont Blanc.
Ski resort Flaine
Station located 90 kilometres east of the basin towards Annecy and Chamonix Combloux Flaine resort is a magnificent height of 2500 meters. It has 120 kilometres of trails and 26 lifts and is part of the Grand Massif (265 km of slopes).
Ski resort Les Contamines Montjoie
The resort of Les Contamines is located 90 miles east of Annecy on the road a few kilometers from Chamonix after the resort of Combloux. The ski resort of Les Contamines Montjoie has 120 km of pistes and 24 lifts. Between 1200 and 2500 meters altitude, the station is connected to Combloux, Megeve and St Gervais Mont Blanc.
Ski resort Les Gets
Les Gets is located 80 kilometers northwest of the basin between the city of Annecy of Cluses and of Morzine. It has 180 km of pistes, 49 lifts and is central to the Portes du Soleil and the 650 km of tracks !
Ski resort Megeve
Megeve is undoubtedly the resort the largest in the Haute Savoie. It is situated about fifty miles southeast of Annecy above the town of Ugine in Savoie. She has more than 300 kilometres of ski slopes and 88 lifts. It is connected to the domain Evasion Mount Blanc.
Ski resort Morzine
Morzine is located 90 miles east of Annecy in fifteen kilometres after Cluses. It has 107 km of pistes and 49 ski lifts at an altitude of 2400 meters up the slopes. It is also linked to the Portes du Soleil.
Ski resort Praz de Lys-Sommand
The resort of Praz de Lys-Sommand is located 70 kilometres north east of Annecy between Cluses and Morzine. It has 60 kilometres of trails and 26 ski lifts at 2000 meters above the tracks. Le Praz de Lys-Sommand is actually 2 stations : Praz de Lys and Sommand.
Ski resort Samoens
The resort of Samoëns is located 80 kilometres north east of Annecy near stations Morzine Praz de Lys-Sommand, Avoriaz … It has 140 km of pistes and 51 ski lifts at an altitude above 2,500 meters of runway. It is connected to the Grand Massif.
Ski resort St Gervais Mont Blanc
St Gervais is situated 90 kilometres east of Annecy a few miles from Chamonix at the foot of Mount Blanc. In addition to skiing, Saint Gervais is known for his fitness centre. The resort has 130 km of pistes and 36 lifts. It is part of the Evasion Mount Blanc area.
Official websites of the resorts in Haute Savoie
How to ski and learn to ski?
You are a beginner ski and want to get on the ski slopes this winter without looking ridiculous or you’re already a fan but would like to improve your skiing ?
Do not worry, here are some resources to learn to ski and you develop :
Learn to ski on the Internet : DLY
Ski School in France : ESF
Ski and Snowboard : ESI