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A location in the heart of the Queyras

Located in the department of Hautes-Alpesin Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regionThe village of Aiguilles-en-Queyras is a beautiful village of yesteryear.

It is a French commune with an altitude of 1 450 meters which counts nearly 450 inhabitants at the year. In spite of its rural charm, Aiguilles-en-Queyras remains a locality dynamicduring the school vacations.

A preserved mountain village

Aiguilles-en-Queyras is an ideal place to spend a family vacation, far from the daily life of the city.

  • During the winterthe village offers various snow-related activities. The ice fall, the natural ice rink or the Nordic skiing, for example, can be mentioned in this way. It is also possible to subscribe to the « Mountain and Safety to have a skiable itinerary in pedagogical tour. The choice of activities is very wide in this small town.
  • During the summerIt is a paradise for hikers. Also, many attractions are presented to holidaymakers, organized by the committee of the municipality. A playground is even dedicated in this perspective. A swimming pool, a bike park or a tubing are available for visitors.

Ideal for ski touring or snowshoeing

The French commune is a real paradise for skiers or snowshoe enthusiasts. Nevertheless, the alpine ski slopes are closed since 2019, and used to have 5 green runs, a snowpark and a long run.

More information about Aiguilles en Queyras

Ski resortAiguilles-en-Queyras
MassifMassif of Queyras
DepartmentHigh Alps
MountainSouthern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm):2 (now closed since 2019)
Size of village ski area with connection(s) (in klm):2
Longest downhill ski run (in km)2
Name of the ski areaAiguilles in Queyras
Connected station(s)No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)1 450
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)1 610
Average altitude of the ski area (in m)1 530
Total height of the domain (in m)160
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green trails3
Number of blue trails3
Number of red trails0
Number of black runs0
Total number of downhill ski trails5
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts3
Children’s treadmill0
Fixed grip chairlifts0
Detachable Chairlifts0
Cable cars0
Total number of lifts3
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)3
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):20
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark:No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spaNo
Trails accessible on foot from the village :Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)420
Slogan of the stationIn the heart of the Queyras Regional Natural Park
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station:Oulx Cesana clav sestriere
Shuttle bus to a train station:No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers)753
? Price survey in the station ?
Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 15 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 60 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 80 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 35 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 300 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 450 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 580 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 866 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 150 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 000 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 69 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 200 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Note on the average snow capacity of the massif / 107
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the stay rate / 105
Note of the ski area and ski lifts / 103
Note on the diversity of activities offered (except skiing) / 105
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 107
Note on the average cost of a stay / 1010
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /106,5
? Final station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 106,2
Final ranking according to Skidata.io193rd position out of 232 stations in France

Map of the ski slopes of Aiguilles

Map of the ski slopes

Aiguilles in Queyras in Questions and Answers

What are the activities in winter in Aiguilles in Queyras ?

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

Hiking Aiguilles en Queyras : the resort of Aiguilles en Queyras offers ski and snowshoe hikes. It has a marked route that allows you to enjoy all its beauty.

Climbing Climbing : indeed at this time of the year this station has an ice fall. This allows you to climb safely.

A playful space It is also equipped with a space for family fun. This space is equipped with a sledging track, playground and mechanical carpet.

Ice rink An ice rink of 1000 square meters is available. This way you and your family can have fun or play field hockey.

What are the activities in summer in the resort of Aiguilles en Queyras?

The resort of Aiguilles en Queyras also offers many summer activities such as :

Discovery trail of the Ants: this perfect activity for everyone is a hike with explanations of the local wildlife.

The pool In summer, a heated swimming pool is available to all. It is equipped with a slide for more fun.

White water White water : the station of Aiguilles en Queyras also proposes activities like kayak or tubing. It has a very technical course which alternates gravel pits and technical grids for the amateurs of kayak.

Play area Indeed in summer the station of Aiguille en Queyras proposes a whole space reserved for various activities. You can do tubing or enjoy the Bike-Park.

What to visit in Aiguilles en Queyras and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Aiguilles en Queyras, we can mention : the natural park of Queyras, the lake of Malrif, the passes of Agnel and of Izoard or again the Eiffel house.

Where to eat in Aiguilles en Queyras ?

The resort of Aiguilles en Queyras offers more than 10 restaurants among which we can mention : La Cour Voutée, The Little Inn and Le Bô Bar.

Where to sleep in Aiguilles en Queyras ?

The resort Aiguilles en Queyras offers many different accommodations such as the Hotel The Chalet of Lanza, The Little Inn, Hotel L’Equipe.

How big is the ski area of Aiguilles en Queyras ?

The ski area of the resort of Aiguilles en Queyras has a size of 4 kilometers, divided into 5 trails. Among these slopes, the longest measures 1.8 kilometers. It also has 20 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

What is the altitude of Aiguilles en Queyras?

This domain has an altitude between 1450 meters and 1610 meters high.

What is the price of the Aiguilles en Queyras ski pass ?

Their packages start at 15 euros per day, and 60 euros per week.

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

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 300, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 450.

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

No, it does not have a Bike Park.

How to get to Aiguilles en Queyras by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the station of Oulx Cesana Clav Sestriere. Then you have to take a cab to get to the station.

What is the zip code of Aiguilles en Queyras ?

The zip code of Aiguilles en Queyras is 05470.

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

The resort of Aiguille en Queyras is located in the department of Haute-Alpes.

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

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

Are there any webcam in Aiguilles en Queyras ?

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

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

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

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

In Aiguilles 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 Aiguilles en Queyras ?

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

What is’s opinion about Aiguilles en Queyras?

In the end, gives the average rating of 8.21/10 to the resort of Aiguilels en Queryas, which places it among the 196 French resorts. Its strong points are : the cost of the stay, the evaluation of Internet users and the size of the domain in relation to the rates.

Access to Aiguilles en Queyras:

To get there, you have to take the RD 947, the road that links Fort Queyras and Abriès. By public transport, you have to take a bus between the station of Mont-Dauphin and the Queyras


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