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Arvieux en Queyras, an authentic village

The resort of Arvieux en Queyras below the Col de l’Izoard, famous for its passages of the Tour de France, and at the level of La Chalp d’Arvieux. It is necessary to know that the station is one of the highest regional nature parks in Europe, and located in the massif of Queyras.

What is interesting about Arvieux-en-Queyras is that it is a real mountain village, with its farmers, and not an ex-nihilo resort created in the 1960s. Thus, the chalets and housing have the charm of the stonewith roofs with species of local woodsmany of which old farms.

Thus, Arvieux en Queyras resort is the ideal place to spend good time family moments or with friends, in a village on a human scale. The holidaymakers can perfectly enjoy the beauty of the landscapes that surround them, and simply rest there, in a resourcing nature, summer and winter.

Alpine skiing in Arvieux

The resort has a ski area with an altitude varying between 1 690 and 2 105 m. The area is open to all categories of skiersWhether it is for families, beginners, or for the initiated, with a total of 14 tracks.

Even children will have the chance tolearn the ski by going to Arvieux. The latter can ski quietly on 40 ha of slopes (including 7 green ones) while enjoying the support of the ESF instructors, if you wanted to

At the foot of the Izoard pass

The ski area is located at the foot of the Izoard pass, with a rather good average snow cover, helped by its artificial snow. Whether in summer or winter, there are many snowmaking hikesto be taken on foot or by snowshoes.

It is also possible to make an output in family at the Pôle Glisse de Par-Bernard. This area is also known for its famous track for boardecrossas well as its rinkopen to all. There are also games for children. Visitors will even have the right to restaurants offering local dishes to eat there.

The Arvieux ski area in figures

Ski resort Arvieux-en-Queyras
Commune Arvieux-en-Queyras
Massif Massif of Queyras
Department High Alps
Mountain Southern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 15
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 15
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 4
Name of the ski area Arvieux en Queyras
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 690
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 105
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 898
Total height of the domain (in m) 415
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 4
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 7
Number of blue trails 1
Number of red trails 5
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski trails 14
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 4
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 1
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 5
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 6
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 32
?️ 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) 365
Slogan of the station Treat yourself to the great outdoors!
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Oulx Cesana clav sestriere
Shuttle bus to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 748
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 27 €
Price of the weekly pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 153 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 410 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 590 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 896 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 324 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 050 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 000 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 123 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 200 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the stay rate / 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 8
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Final station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,7
Final ranking according to 150th position on 232 stations in France

Map of the ski slopes of Arvieux

arvieux ski slopes map

Arvieux en Queyras in 19 Questions and Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in Arvieux en Queyras ?

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

Hiking Cross country skiing This activity will allow you to discover the nature of the resort Avrieux en Queyras while enjoying the pleasure of skiing.

Alpine Skiing Like all ski resorts, the resort of Arvieux Queyras offers a whole course of alpine skiing. You can enjoy the pleasures of skiing in complete safety.

Of Sled Dogs Tracks This activity allows you to spend a special moment with man’s best friend. You will be able to observe the nature offered by the Avrieux station while enjoying the unique sensation of sliding.

Ice rink This activity will allow you to take full advantage of an ice rink to spend unforgettable moments with family or friends.

  • What are the activities in summer in Arvieux en Queyras ?

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

The Via Ferrata This activity offers you a triangular ball made of compact limestone. You can enjoy all the sensations of climbing.

Mountain biking It also offers mountain bike rides around the lake of Roue. You can enjoy the fresh air of the lake and all the benefits of a walk in the forest.

The Trial For all trial enthusiasts, you have at your disposal the trails of Queyras. You can let off steam and discover this magnificent playground without pressure.

Via ferrata The via ferrata is a wall where you can observe peregrine falcons. This protected area is accessible to all from 150 centimeters.

  • What to visit in Arvieux en Queyras and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Arvieux en Queyras, we can mention Church of Saint-Laurent, Protestant Temple of the United Church Arvieux, Col Izoard, the Museum of ‘The School of the Past and The Mill.

  • Where to eat in Arvieux en Queyras ?

The resort of Arvieux en Queyras offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : The Jamberoute, The Time to Live, The Vole.

  • Where to sleep in Arvieux en Queyras ?

Arvieux en Queyras offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel & Spa La Ferme de l’Izoard, Chalet Viso B&B, Bed and Breakfast.

  • How big is the ski area of Arvieux en Queyras ?

The ski area of the resort of Arvieux en Queyras has a size of 15 kilometers, divided into 14 trails. Among these slopes, the longest measures 3.7 kilometers. It also has 32 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of the ski area of Arvieux en Queyras?

This area has an altitude between 1690 meters and 2105 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Arvieux en Queyras ski pass?

Their packages start from 27 euros per day, and 153 euros per week.

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

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 410, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 590 (see figures on

  • Does the resort of Arvieux en Queyras have a bike park?

No, it does not have a Bike Park.

  • How to get to Arvieux 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 Arvieux en Queyras ?

The zip code of Arvieux en Queyras is 05350.

  • In which department is located the station of Arvieux en Queyras ?

The Arvieux resort is located in the department of Hautes-Alpes.

  • Does the resort of Arvieux en Queyras have a tourist office ?

The resort of Arvieux en Queyras is part of the tourist office of Arvieux en Queyras. It is located in La Ville 05350 Avrieux, France.

  • Are there any webcam in Arvieux en Queyras ?

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

  • Where to find information about the weather in Arvieux en Queyras ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Arvieux Queyras station at

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

In Arvieux 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 Arvieux en Queyras ?

Yes, it is at the address La Chalp, 05350 Arvieux, France.

What is’s opinion about Arvieux en Queyras?

In the end, gives the average rating of 6.71/10 to the ski resort of Arvieux en Queyras, which places it among the 155ranks in France. Its strong points are : the cost of a stay, the charm of the resort, average snowfall.

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