For your family ski holidays, discover the provisional opening dates of the ski resorts in France for the winter season.

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Welcome to our blog dedicated to ski and snowboard enthusiasts! If you’re already planning your next winter getaway, you’ve come to the right place. As the owner of a ski rental site in Savoie, our goal is to provide you with the most accurate and useful information to make your mountain experience memorable.

The ski season is fast approaching (and it has even begun for the lucky ones!), and snow lovers are eager to tread the snowy slopes of the Alps again. To best plan your family vacation, here is an overview of the opening dates of the unmissable 2023-2024 ski resorts in the region.


The enchanting peaks of Savoie are home to resorts ideal for family holidays. The slopes suitable for all levels guarantee fun days with the family, while the play areas reserved for children will delight the little ones. You will find below a summary of the openings of family ski resorts in Savoie

Many of you hit the ski slopes before everyone else! In Val Thorens, a part of the area welcomed skiing enthusiasts on 18 November. 

A true paradise for skiers of all levels, is about to open its doors on December 16. Nestled in the heart of the Paradiski ski area, this resort offers a variety of slopes suitable for everyone, from beginners to seasoned skiers. Thrill seekers will be delighted by the modern freestyle spaces. 

In the heart of the Franco-Italian Alps, La Rosière, a charming resort, will open its doors to skiers and families on 16 December. This alpine gem offers an idyllic setting with panoramic views of Mont Blanc, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. La Rosière is distinguished by its friendly atmosphere and its varied slopes, perfect for families looking for a harmonious experience on the slopes. With its family atmosphere and adapted services, La Rosière is positioned as a destination of choice for families seeking a complete ski experience. Find our shops present on the resort for your ski rental in La Rosière

Finally, located near Courchevel, Méribel will open its doors to snow sports enthusiasts on December 2nd. This friendly resort seduces skiers of all levels with its picturesque panoramas and well maintained slopes. Families will find activities for all ages, while freeride skiers can explore the vast expanses of pristine snow.

  • Courchevel : 12/02/2023 - 04/21/2023
  • La Plagne : 12/16/2023 - 04/27/2024
  • La Rosière : 12/16/2023 - 04/20/2024
  • Les Arcs : 12/16/2023 - 04/27/2024
  • Les Menuires : 12/09/2023 - 04/19/2024
  • Méribel : 12/02/2023 - 04/19/2024
  • Montchavin : 12/16/2023 - 04/20/2024
  • Peisey-Vallandry : 12/16/2023 - 04/27/2024
  • Pralognan-la-Vanoise : 12/23/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • Sainte Foy Tarentaise : 12/09/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • Tignes : 11/18/2023 - 05/05/2024
  • Val d'Isère : 12/02/2023 - 05/05/2024
  • Val Thorens : 11/18/2023 - 05/05/2023


The excitement rises as the winter season approaches and winter sports enthusiasts prepare to hit the snowy slopes of the Alps. Haute-Savoie, with its majestic peaks, is one of the leading destinations for skiers and snowboarders in search of adventure. Let’s discover together the opening dates of some of the emblematic resorts of this region, true gems of skiing.

Avoriaz, jewel of the Portes du Soleil, will unveil its snowy slopes from December 15, 2023. A pedestrian resort, Avoriaz offers an exceptional setting for families in search of tranquility. Freestylers will be delighted by the award-winning snowpark, while beginners will enjoy a car-free environment, ideal for a safe family holiday. Our ski shops in Avoriaz will equip you, young and old, to enjoy the ski area during a holiday in the mountains.

Chamonix, the pearl of the Alps, will open its doors to skiers and snowboarders from 18/11/2023. Renowned for its breathtaking panorama with the majestic Aiguille du Midi in the background, Chamonix offers varied slopes suitable for all levels. Families will find dedicated spaces, from beginner areas to more complex routes for the more experienced.

  • Avoriaz : 12/15/2023 - 04/21/2024
  • Morzine : 12/16/2023 - 04/07/2023
  • Chamonix : 11/18/2023 - 05/05/2023
  • Châtel : 12/23/2023 - 04/20/2024
  • Les Gets : 12/16/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • Samoëns : 12/16/2023 - 04/14/2024


Explore with us the opening dates of some of the iconic resorts in Isère, promising thrilling adventures for all snow sports enthusiasts.

Alpe d'Huez, nicknamed "the island in the sun", will open its doors to skiers and snowboarders from December 2, 2023. With its varied ski area, this resort offers sunny slopes suitable for all levels. Freestylers will be seduced by the famous snowpark, while families will find ideal slopes for memorable days. As for the 2 Alpes and Chamrousse, they will also be accessible from 02/12 and you can enjoy ski rental in Isère

Isère is positioned as a destination of choice for the 2023-2024 ski season. Whether you are looking for daring descents, friendly family runs or spectacular alpine panoramas, the resorts of this region promise an unforgettable experience. Get ready to experience thrilling moments on the snowy slopes of Isère this season!

  • Alpe d'Huez : 12/02/2023 - 04/21/2024
  • Chamrousse : 12/02/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • Les 2 Alpes : 12/02/2023 - 04/28/2024

Alpes du Sud

At the dawn of the winter season, the sunny peaks of the Southern Alps are preparing to welcome winter sports enthusiasts for moments of escape and skiing. Explore with us the opening dates of some of the region’s iconic resorts, promising exciting adventures for all snow enthusiasts.

Isola 2000, perched in the Mercantour, will welcome lovers of skiing from 02/12/2023. This resort, enjoying exceptional sunshine, offers varied slopes and breathtaking panoramas. Families will find fun spaces and services adapted to the little ones.

Located in the Hautes-Alpes, Serre Chevalier will open its doors to skiers and snowboarders from 09/12/2023. This vast resort offers a diverse ski area, from forest slopes to sunny areas, perfect for all levels. Families will appreciate the friendly atmosphere and the many off-ski activities. Discover our ski shops in Serre-Chevalier that will equip the whole family, no matter your level of skiing.

  • Isola 2000 : 12/02/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • La Joue du Loup : 12/16/2023 - 04/07/2024
  • Orcières Merlette : 12/16/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • Puy-Saint-Vincent : 12/16/2023 - 04/07/2024
  • Risoul : 12/16/2023 - 04/07/2023
  • Serre-Chevalier : 12/02/2023 - 04/14/2024
  • Vars : 12/16/2023 - 04/07/2024