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Praz-sur-Arly, France

Praz-sur-Arly ski holidays

Established in 1937 the French ski resort Praz-sur-Arly lies at 1036 metres altitude in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2000m the area is not snow sure. Over 5 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 1km of trails, which equates to around 1 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Praz-sur-Arly is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 80km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Praz sur Arly, a village resport in Mont Blanc country, has all the requirements for a successful family holiday in a natural environment. The skiing area has something for everyone and includes x-country, snow shoe rambles and even farm house teas!

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 3 runs 9km
15%  Intermediate Trails
 10 runs 30km
Advanced Trails
 5 runs 15km
25%  Expert Trails
 2 runs 6km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Praz-sur-Arly snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Praz-sur-Arly snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €164 - €211
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 60km
total length of Praz-sur-Arly trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4.5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Praz-sur-Arly area faces
Top Altitude 2000m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1036m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1036m
centre of Praz-sur-Arly ski resort
Vertical Drop 964m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 964m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Praz-sur-Arly web cams
Nearby resorts:


La Clusaz

Les Houches


Skiing in Praz-sur-Arly

20 pistes and trails means approximately 60km of runs. 14 Praz-sur-Arly lifts have capacity to transport 10700 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 4.5km.

The mountain has 15% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 65% intermediate, 25% advanced slopes and 10% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Praz-sur-Arly

Of the 14 ski lifts, 9 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Praz-sur-Arly is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Praz-sur-Arly Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

8 apres ski bars 16 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 3 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 2 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Hot Air Ballooning.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Praz-sur-Arly" by any other name

The French resort is also known as and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Praz-sur-Arly slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Praz-sur-Arly has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Praz-sur-Arly

Praz-sur-Arly ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du ski Français and has 35 teachers teaching in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? ? 219034

Praz-sur-Arly for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Praz-sur-Arly for intermediates  gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Praz-sur-Arly for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Praz-sur-Arly for snowboarding  gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Praz-sur-Arly

Praz-sur-Arly snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Praz-sur-Arly: 25km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 12km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 13km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Praz-sur-Arly

Praz-sur-Arly snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 1

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1

Praz-sur-Arly non skiing facilities also include Hot Air Ballooning.

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