Puy Saint Vincent
Your ski hire in Puy Saint Vincent
Nestled in the heart of the Ecrins massif, Puy Saint Vincent is a pretty family resort that ensures you will enjoy a change of scenery on your holiday. As soon as you arrive, you will be invaded by this omnipresent, wild and preserved nature. The typical and authentic village plunges you into a dreamlike universe where you can discover original activities for the whole family. To benefit from the best prices on your ski hire Puy Saint Vincent, discover all our Ski Republic offers thanks to our online booking form. In just a few clicks, you will be able to choose the best deal for you thanks to our passionate mountain advisers.
The Village of Puy Saint Vincent
Made up of three hamlets (Le Puy, les Alberts and les Prés), the ski resort of Puy Saint Vincent was created in 1968. Its mountain pastures attract tourists, the curious and lovers of nature and wide open spaces. From 1974, residences were built to develop winter activities. Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing and cross-country skiing make the resort famous thanks to its large plateaux and its omnipresent nature. In summer, the destination is highly appreciated for its variety of mountain activities and its authentic setting. Close to Orcières-Merlette, it is a typical resort that will seduce you with its omnipresent nature. Just like the resort of Serre-Chevalier and its authentic valley.
The ski area of Puy St Vincent
Offering ski slopes for all levels, the ski area of Puy Saint Vincent will seduce all lovers of snow sports and wide open spaces. This village resort at the gateway to the Ecrins National Park is surrounded by larch forests with very intimate slopes. This nature resort also offers breathtaking panoramas thanks to its glaciers and its mythical high peaks such as the Pelvoux (3,986 m).
With 50% of the domain situated at more than 2,000 metres, this high altitude ski resort allows you to easily reach its highest point at 2,749 m. Recognised as the resort with the 2nd highest vertical drop in the Hautes Alpes, Puy Saint Vincent offers you 1500 m of snow-covered slopes to hurtle down! Its privileged exposure allows you to enjoy a real sunbath when you are on the ski slopes.
During your stay, you can venture out to the Puy Saint Vincent snowpark to get a real thrill! Chain together the modules, rails and boxes to send your best tricks. Experts or amateurs, it perfectly meets the expectations of every freestyle enthusiast. Race with your family or friends on the boardercross and launch yourself on a course with steep bends and obstacles. During your stay, you can also discover night skiing thanks to the illuminated slopes for a unique sliding experience.
Several play areas are dedicated to children, such as the toboggan runs, beginners' areas throughout the resort and snow gardens to learn how to ski in complete safety.
For an unforgettable ski touring experience, various itineraries are available. Magnificent climbs will enable you to reach the summits and enjoy magical descents on the still virgin snowy slopes. Finally, a large Nordic area is entirely dedicated to cross-country skiing and skating enthusiasts, combining endurance and precision with the practice of biathlon.
THE RESORT'S ACTIVITIES
Sport and WELLNESS in winter
On the large Nordic area of Puy Saint Vincent, you can immerse yourself in a Far North atmosphere with the dog-sled rides. The musher will take you in contact with the fauna and flora to immerse you in a rich and varied nature. You can also leave your ski boots on and enjoy a snowshoe walk without getting stuck in the powder snow! A pure moment of freedom and escape for the whole family. Finally, for the more seasoned, the Fat Bike promises you some thrills. This bike with wide tyres will give you a breath of fresh air while you ride down the slope at top speed!
Great moments of relaxation await you thanks to a heated outdoor swimming pool! Facing the snow-covered summits, you will be able to relax and enjoy magical moments in the mountains. Sauna, hammam and jacuzzi are also available to relax after a long day on the slopes.
In summer on the mountain pastures
Thanks to its rich and varied environmental heritage, the resort is ideal for discovering the wild valleys, the silent nature and the corners of paradise of the Ecrins.
After the snow melts, the resort of Puy Saint Vincent is transformed into a great playground for bikes! The bike park unveils downhill mountain bike tracks for maximum riding sensations. Summer tobogganing, golf, mountain walks or adventure courses will delight young and old alike.
Access to Puy-Saint-Vincent
Located in the Hautes Alpes, the eastern resort is accessible via the motorway to Grenoble, then the RN 91 with the Col du Lautaret, direction Gap. Regular train connections allow you to reach the Argentière Les Ecrins railway station located only 10 km from the resort. Then buses are available to get to Puy Saint Vincent. Finally, from the airports of Grenoble, Marseille and Turin, shuttle buses are available to reach the Hautes Alpes resorts