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A beautiful village in the Chablais mountains

The ski resort of the heights of the Dent d’Oche has opened its doors to skiers for 48 years. It is located in the Massif du Chablais and covers an area of 50 hectares.

It stands at a altitude between 1000 and 1900 meters. From the top of Pelluaz, the view is fully cleared to admire the panorama of the Mont Blanc. The ski resort of Bernex offers 30 km of skiable slopes.

The different activities to do in Bernex

The activities are multiple in Bernex. Alpine skiing is the favorite exercise for experienced skiers. For those who want to indulge in less extreme sports, the resort offers snowboarding and 7.5 km of cross-country ski trails.

In Bernex, the trails are accessible for users of a level ranging from beginner to advanced. Everyone can find something to suit them with the different levels of difficulty: three green runs, five blue runs, nine red runs, and four black runs.

For walkers, the ski resort de Bernex offers snowshoeing tours to discover the Pré Richard area. It also offers ski touring activities. For the youngest, there are sliding areas, including a 250 m2 skating rink covered with natural ice are available for ice skating. They will also be able to go downhill pulled by sled dogs.

The infrastructures and equipment of the ski resort

In order to serve all its surface, the station The ski resort of Bernex has set up 12 ski lift systems. Three of them are chairlifts. The slopes are marked and some are groomed for the safety of skiers.

And to guarantee an impeccable maintenance of the ski slopes and hikingThe ski area has more than 100 snow guns. This allows the resort to ensure an opening until the end of the season scheduled for March 28 for this year 2021.

The Bernex resort in a few figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Bernex
Commune Bernex
Massif Massif du Chablais
Department Haute-Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 30
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 30
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 4
Name of the ski area Bernex
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 000
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 912
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 500
Total height of the domain (in m) 1 000
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 16
? Difficulty of the ski trails ?
Number of green runs 3
Number of blue trails 5
Number of red trails 9
Number of black runs 4
Total number of downhill ski runs 21
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 9
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 2
Detachable Chairlifts 1
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 12
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 3
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 8
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa : Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 1260
Slogan of the station When Lake Geneva inspires you
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Evian les Bains
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 602
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 24 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 132 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 460 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 640 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 904 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 1 309 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 500 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 3 200 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 150 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 320 000 €
? 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 7
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 6
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 8
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 8
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 8
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 7,4
? Ranking according to ? 86th position out of 232 stations in France

Bernex ski slopes map

bernex piste map
Plan of the alpine ski runs
cross-country ski map bernex
Map of the cross-country ski trails

Bernex in 19 Questions & Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Bernex ?

The resort of Bernex is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Ice rink This activity allows you to enjoy 250 square meters of natural ice. You can enjoy the joys of ice in family or solo.

Tobogganing This station offers a sledging area specially designed for the occasion. You will be able to sled and have fun sliding in complete safety.

Snowshoe hiking Snowshoeing : you can also explore the fauna and flora of the resort in complete safety. You will discover the beauty of winter in Bernex.

Cross-country skiing Cross-country skiing : you can also enjoy all the joys of hiking on your skis. Along a marked path you can observe the nature of Bernex.

  • What are the activities in summer in Bernex ?

The Bernex resort also offers many summer activities such as :

Hiking Hiking : just like in winter, the resort of Bernex offers hiking to discover the beauty of its nature. This activity is accessible to all and is perfect for strengthening family ties.

Good kart With this activity, you can go karting along a course in complete safety. This activity is perfect to enjoy the pleasures of speed.

Montain Bike Park Thanks to this activity you can enjoy the joys of mountain biking. You will discover the joys of speed in the mountains and at the same time enjoy the landscape of Bernex.

The Pump Park It is a space designed for the pleasure of skateboarders and mountain bike enthusiasts. They can enjoy the pleasures of bumps and curves on the tarmac.

  • What to visit in Bernex and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Bernex, we can mention : the Rose Garden, Gurten, Barenpark, Clock Tower -Zytglogge.

  • Where to eat in Bernex ?

The resort of Bernex offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : Luce, Altes Tramdepot, Casa Novo, A Thousand Senses.

Bernex offers a number of different accommodations such as the Novotel Bern Expo Hotel, Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & Spa, Hotel Alpenblick.

  • What is the size of the ski area of Bernex ?

The ski area of the Bernex resort has a size of 30 kilometers, divided into 21 runs. Among these runs, the longest is 4 kilometers long. It also has a Nordic ski slope of 8 kilometers in length.

  • What is the altitude of the Bernex domain?

This domain has an altitude between 1000 meters and 2000 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Bernex ski pass?

Their packages start from 24 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of renting an apartment in Bernex?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 460, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 640.

  • Does the resort of Bernex have a bike park ?

Yes, it has a Bike Park of 3 kilometers long with 5 trails.

  • How to get to Bernex by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the Evian les Bains train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Bernex ?

The zip code of Bernex is 74500.

  • In which department is the Bernex station located ?

The Bernex station is located in the department of Haute-Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Bernex have a tourist office ?

The resort of Bernex is part of the Bernex Tourism Office. It is located at 20 chemin Rural dit de la Fruitière, 74500 Bernex, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Bernex ?

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

  • Where to find information about the weather in Bernex ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Bernex weather station at

  • What is the opening date of the lifts in Bernex ?

In Bernex, 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 mountain.

  • Is there an ESF school in Bernex ?

Yes, it is at the address La Fouly, 74500 Bernex.

What is’s opinion on Bernex?

In the end, gives the average rating of 7.42/10 to the station Bernex, which places it at number 77e French ranks. Its strengths are : average snowfall, size of the domain in relation to the rates, ski area.

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