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An authentic Queyras village

The ski resort of the northern Hautes-Alpes is located at the entrance of the high valley of the Guil, at the heart of the natural park of Queyras.

With a frame genuine of surrounding mountains, the setting of this typical Alpine village, without superfluous constructionThe area offers serenity and calm for families looking for relaxation.

A village surrounded by mountains

In winter, the alpine area is normally covered of vast fields of powdery snow and snow-covered forests. The wild mountains and nature occupy the majority of the commune, hence the low demographic density.

Among the highlights of the municipality are the Valpréveyre, La Viso and Roger Miegge and La colette with more than 2200m of altitude. There are also other peaks, like La Taillante, Le Pain de Sucre, Le Pelvas, Le Rochebrune, Le Bric Bouchet / Bric Froid. A large choice of terrain to go to walk or simply contemplate.

The ski area

The winter is naturally animated with the 21km of ski slopes, that the village offers. The slopes are quite suitable for families, with a moderate difficulty.

The ski area records sixteen runs in all, including two green runs, three blue, ten red and one black. At an altitude of 2450m, Gilly has 900 meters of vertical drop and 1550m of sliding side.

Non-skiing activities

For those who want to stay there, many accommodations offer comfortable apartments, lodges, rooms and a heated spa.

Apart from skiing activities, the snowshoes and the sled dogs also join the moments of entertainment. The village is known for the winter race called « La Traversée du Queyras », because of the reputation of several summits with more than 2000m of altitude.

Finally in summer, it is a paradise for hikers, with many paths to hikes marked out, from easy, to the possibility of making loops over several days.

More information about Abriès-en-Queyras

Ski resort Abriès-en-Queyras
Commune Abriès-en-Queyras
Massif Massif of Queyras
Department High Alps
Mountain Southern Alps
🗻 Ski area 🗻
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 21
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 21
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 5
Name of the ski area Abriès en Queyras
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 550
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 450
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 2 000
Total height of the domain (in m) 900
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 4
🎿 Number of ski runs 🎿
Number of green trails 2
Number of blue trails 3
Number of red trails 10
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski trails 16
🚡 Ski lifts 🚡
Ski lifts 4
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable Chairlifts 1
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 5
🌲 Nordic ski area 🌲
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 5
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 41
🏘️ Services in the station 🏘️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa Yes (summer)
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 300
Slogan of the station In the heart of the Queyras
🚆 Access to the station 🚆
Nearest train station: Oulx Cesana clav sestriere
Shuttle bus to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 759
💶 Price survey in the station 💶
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 30 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 153 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 50 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 430 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 610 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 936 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 384 €
🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 200 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 250 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 132 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 225 000 €
📊 Station evaluation on 7 criteria 📊
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 9
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 6
Note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 4
Note on the diversity of activities offered (except skiing) / 10 7
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 7
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
🎓 Final station average via 7 criteria 🎓
Final average score according to / 10 6,7

Map of the ski slopes of Abries

Map of the slopes

Abriès en Queyras in Questions / Answers

What are the activities in winter in Abriès en Queyras ?

The resort of Abriés en Queyras is a very rich resort in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Alpine skiing Abriés en Queyras : both preserved and sunny, the domain of Abriés en Queyras is known for its nature. It will allow you to have the true sensations of sliding with a return to the sources.

Nordic skiing Nordic skiing : you can take advantage of the valley to do cross-country skiing and have a great time. In addition this area offers Nordic skiing courses so do not hesitate.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : both gentle and amazing, snowshoeing will allow you to enjoy the beautiful snowy landscape of Queyras.

Mountain biking on snow You can enjoy the snowy slopes with Fats bikes. This activity will offer you new sensations.

What are the activities in summer at the resort of Abriés en Queyras?

The resort of Abriés en Queyras also offers many summer activities like :

Hiking : You will be able to take full advantage of all the natural diversity that Abriés en Queyras has to offer.

MOUNTAIN BIKE You can discover on a mountain bike the old hamlets of Abriés. You can enjoy the landscape of Abriés while enjoying the sensations of a mountain bike.

Climbing You can enjoy all the benefits of climbing and observe an aesthetic landscape.

Whitewater The resort of Abriés en Queyras also offers activities in the water such as long kayak courses. Its courses alternate gravel pits, obstacles and small passages for better sensations.

What to visit in Abriés en Queyras and its surroundings ?

Among the places that you must visit in Abriés en Queyras, we can mention : the La Croix pass, the Chapel of the Montetethe Written stonesthe Barma Museum and the Michel Meadow (ecological trail).

Where to eat in Abriés en Queyras ?

The resort of Abriés en Queyras offers more than 12 restaurants among which we can mention : Lou Goustaroun, La Grolle and At Nico’s.

Where to sleep in Abriés ?

The resort of Abriés en Queyras offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel The Chalet of LanzaThe Capercaillie and Hotel l’Equipe.

How big is the ski area of Abriés en Queyras ?

The ski area of the resort of Abriés en Queyras has a size of 21 kilometers, divided into 16 trails. Among its slopes, the longest measures 4.6 kilometers. The cross-country ski trail is 41 kilometers long.

What is the altitude of Abriés en Queyras?

This area has an altitude between 1550 meters and 2450 meters high.

What is the price of the Abriés en Queyras package?

Their packages start at 30 euros per day.

What is the average price of a rental in Abriés en Queyras?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 430 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 610 euros.

Does the resort of Abriés en Queyras have a bike park?

No it does not have a Bike Park

How to get to Abriés en Queyras by train ?

You can easily get there from the Oulx Cesana Clav Sestriere train station. Then you have to take a cab to get to the station.

What is the postal code of Abriés en Queyras?

The zip code of Abriés en Queyras is 05460.

In which department is located the station of Abriés en Queyras ?

The station of Abriés en Queyras is located in the department of Hautes-Alpes.

Does the resort of Abriés en Queyras have a tourist office ?

The resort of Abriés en Queyras is part of the tourist office of Abriés. It is located in Le Bourg 05460.

Are there any webcams in Abriés en Queyras ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address:

Where to find information about the weather in Abriés en Queyras ?

You can find the latest weather report from Abriés en Queyras station at .

What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Abriés en Queyras ?

In Abriés en Queyras, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

Is there an ESF school in Abriés en Queyras ?

Yes, it is at the address Front de neige, 05460 Abriès-Ristolas.

What is’s opinion about Abriés en Queyras ?

In the end, gives the Abriés en Queyras resort an average rating of 6.71/10, which places it among the 151 best French resorts. Its strong points are : the cost of a stay, the charm of the resort and the average snowfall.


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