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Gerardmer, a beautiful town in the heart of the Vosges

Gérardmer, a very famous town in the administrative region Grand Est. It has a climatic station of the High Vosges which is surrounded by several mountains at more than 1150 m. Being part of the regional natural park of Ballons des VosgeVisitors go there in summer as well as in winter.

It’s a perfect destination for recharge your batteries. This is certainly the reason why the number of visitors increases every year. Moreover, the station has been accessible for several stations and from four airports. Numerous means of transportation serve the square, including the mechanical snow lifts and telecords.

A very friendly ski area

All skiers from different There are several ski slopes for your enjoyment and satisfaction. In addition, Gérardmer has a winter sports resort, a lake. The resort offers many activities of mountain.

The domain currently has 21 trails over a length of 40 km. Spread over the four types of tracks, two black, eight red, three blue and eight green. There is indeed enough to satisfy the skiers Advanced and primary level skiers. The ski area is located at the head of Grouvelin at 1140 m of altitude. It has the longest blue run of the Vosges with 2900 m :  » Les Chevreuils « .

A resort with multiple infrastructures

In addition to the Alpine and Nordic ski areas, the resort offers other activities. These include snowshoeing itineraries, the snowpark and the cross-country ski track from the Nordic area of Bas Rupts.

The ski resort also offers space for entertainment family fun, such as the pool, skating rink, casino and bowling alley. For the fans of night skiing, a 3 km trail remains available on site between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm.

Gérardmer resort in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Gerardmer
Commune Gérardmer
Massif Massif des Vosges
Department Vosges
Mountain Vosges
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 40
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 40
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 4
Name of the ski area Gérardmer
Connected station(s) La Bresse Brabant, Xonrupt
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 750
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 150
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 950
Total height of the domain (in m) 400
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 10
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 9
Number of blue trails 4
Number of red trails 8
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski trails 21
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 16
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 1
Detachable Chairlifts 1
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 18
? Nordic area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 9
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 30
?️ 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) 7967
Slogan of the station Pearl of the Vosges
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Epinal
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 440
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 28 €
Price of the weekly pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 128 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 50 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 410 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 590 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 866 €
Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food) 1 287 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 000 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 050 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 120 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 205 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 4
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 8
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 7
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 7,1
? Ranking according to ? 115th position out of 232 stations in France

Gérardmer in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Gérardmer?

The resort of Gérardmer is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :

Ski Skiing : go down the long and countless slopes of the resort of Gerardmer, the equipment can be provided on site.

Snowshoeing excursions Listen to the immaculate snow crunching under your snowshoes, choose the route that suits you and enjoy the walk.

Sledding Sledding: go down our sledding slopes for young and old on a traditional wooden sled or bobsled.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : go at your own pace and reach otherwise inaccessible places, guides offer short walks from 3 years old.

  • What are the activities in summer in Gérardmer ?

The resort of Gérardmer also offers many summer activities such as :

QUAD-moto This activity is open to all and accessible to children from 6 years old, equipment fully provided on site.

Mountain hikes : the organizations are adapted to the various public families, friends or individual, take advantage of the guided strolls.

Archery The resort of Gérardmer opens for its tourists from April to October only by appointment, for adults and children from 8 years old archery places.

Cooking workshops 3 hours of supervision under reservations between friends or family 4 people minimum, loan of equipment on site.

  • What to visit in Gérardmer and its surroundings ?

Among the places you must visit in Gérardmer, we can mention : Gérardmer lake, Gérardmer ski, Merelle observatory, JOA Gérardmer casino, le saut des cuves…

  • Where to eat in Gérardmer ?

The resort of Gérardmer offers more than 50 restaurants among which we can mention A la chaume de mon père, le refuse, l’hors du temps…

  • Where to sleep in Gérardmer ?

Gérardmer offers a number of different accommodations such as Hotel des bains, grand hotel and spa of Gérardmer, ibis la Bresse Gérardmer…

  • How big is the ski area of Gérardmer ?

The ski area of the resort of Gerardmer has a size of 40 kilometers, divided into 21 tracks. Among these runs, the longest is 4 kilometers long and a Nordic ski run of 30 kilometers.

  • What is the altitude of Gérardmer?

This area has an altitude between 750 meters and 1150 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Gérardmer package?

Their packages start from 28 euros per day, and 128 euros per week.

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Gérardmer?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 410 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 590 euros.

  • Does Gérardmer have a bike park?

No Gérardmer resort does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Gérardmer by train ?

You can easily get there from Epinal station or you can also get there by shuttle.

  • What is the postal code of Gérardmer ?

The postal code of Gérardmer is 88400

  • In which department is Gérardmer located ?

The Gérardmer ski resort is located in the Vosges department

  • Does the resort of Gérardmer have a tourist office ?

The resort of Gérardmer is part of the office of the Intercommunal des hautes Vosges- Gérardmer It is located at 4 place des déportés, 88400 Gérardmer, France

  • Are there any webcams in Gérardmer ?

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

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Gérardmer ?

You can find the last weather report of the station of Gérardmer

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Gérardmer ?

In Gérardmer the ski lifts generally open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow cover of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Gérardmer ?

Yes, it is at 237 chemin de la rayée, 88400 Gérardmer, France

What is’s opinion about Gérardmer?

In the end, gives the average rating of 7.14/10 to the resort of Gérardmer, which places it in 104th position in France. Its strong points are: cost of the stay 8/10, average snow coverage 8/10 and size of the domain 8/10.

Map of the Gerardmer ski slopes

Gerardmer - ski slopes map
Gerardmer – ski map

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