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La Clusaz

La Clusaz, in the heart of the Aravis massif

The resort of ski La Clusaz was born in 1907, became very famous only in 1955. It is a historical village of the Aravis massif, with many charmbetween its chalets, and its residences respectful of the architecture.

It was registered as  » Tourist resort ». in May 1956, in  » Station of winter sports and mountaineering  » in 1969, then obtained a classification superior « Classified resort of tourism ». Currently the resort is very recognized and in the training of ski champions. It is distinguished by the modernity of its facilities, its age-old traditions and its packed snow.

A popular and high-end resort

Close to Annecy, the ski resort is less than a hour drive from the international airport of Geneva. Foreigners come here easily for relaxation and family vacations. Very frequentedLa Clusaz is a resort of excellence, part of the « Top of the French Alps ».

Which has 85 ski slopes

With these benefits The quality of the services is such that visitors flock to the entrance, especially during the snow season. It is one of the most popular snow resorts in the world. snowy with a total of 6 meters of snow. With 85 trails, counting 82.7 km in total, the longest of which measures 2 km. These tracks are distributed on five massifs :

  • Beauregard : soft ski tracks
  • Manigod : gentle slopes
  • L’Etale : the most sporty slope of the domain, steep and committed, with the red Régine Cavagnoud slope
  • L’Aiguille : the  » Edgard Wall  » known for its beautiful curves and carving
  • Balme : the most famous with good snow

A comfortable and friendly resort

At the space aquaticVisitors can enjoy a large bath at 29°C with a view of the slopes, where guests can peacefully admire the spectacular movements of the passionate skiers.

As a family, the stroll Dog sledding and snowshoeing are very popular. Without forgetting the massage with hot stones, after having crossed the tracks long slopes of the domain.

La Clusaz resort in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ La Clusaz
Commune La Clusaz
Massif Aravis Massif
Department Haute-Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 82
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 211
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 8
Name of the ski area Alpine ski area of the Aravis Massif
Connected resort(s) La Clusaz, Grand-Bornand, Manigod, Saint-Jean-de-Sixt
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 040
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 500
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 770
Total vertical drop of the domain (in m) 1 460
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 88
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 16
Number of blue trails 30
Number of red trails 30
Number of black runs 8
Total number of downhill ski trails 85
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 28
Children’s treadmill 1
Fixed grip chairlifts 12
Detachable Chairlifts 8
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 5
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 53
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 13
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 67
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa : Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 1730
Slogan of the station La Clusaz and me
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Annecy
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 583
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 40 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 209 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 120 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 65 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 930 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 1 150 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 588 €
Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food) 2 168 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 6 850 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 8 700 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 411 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 870 000 €
? 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 8
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 10
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 10
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 10
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 6
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 8
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 8,6
? Ranking according to ? 9th position on 232 stations in France

La Clusaz in Questions / Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in La Clusaz ?

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

Snowboard This resort has a Snow Park which is perfect for all snowboarding fans to ride in total freedom.

Ski touring Ski touring : this activity will allow you to ski while enjoying all the beauty that La Clusaz has to offer. You will be able to appreciate its landscapes, its fauna and its flora.

Nordic Skiing Indeed the resort of Clusaz offers Nordic skiing. You can enjoy more than 90 kilometers of cross-country ski trails for your pleasure.

Ice rink : This activity offers 1000 square meters of ice rink for you and your family or friends.

  • What are the activities in summer in La Clusaz resort ?

The resort of La Clusaz also offers many summer activities like :

Hiking This activity will allow you to explore La Clusaz. You will discover its lakes, its fauna, its flora and its breathtaking landscapes.

Sledding : This activity allows you to enjoy the sensations produced by sledding in the summer. You can slide along a kind of slide designed for this purpose to have the maximum sensation.

Climbing Located a few meters from the Aravis pass, the rock climbing and Via Ferrata of La Clusaz will allow you to make the full of strong sensation.

Golf : This resort also has a golf course for golf lovers. You can perfect your swing and play a few holes.

  • What to visit in La Clusaz and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in La Clusaz, we can mention : Sainte Foy church, Banal ovens of La Clusaz, The Hamlet of the Alps, The Chapels of La Clusaz.

  • Where to eat in La Clusaz ?

The resort of La Clusaz offers more than 25 restaurants among which we can mention : Bistro Les 2 Mules, The Savoyard Chalet, The Farm Restaurant.

  • Where to sleep in La Clusaz ?

La Clusaz offers many different accommodations such as the Hotel Saint Alban Hotel & Spa, Hotel Au Cœur du Village, Hotel Beauregard.

  • How big is the ski area of La Clusaz ?

The ski area of the resort of La Clusaz has a size of 211 kilometers, divided into 85 trails. Among these slopes, the longest is 2 kilometers long. It also has a cross-country skiing area of over 67 kilometers.

  • What is the altitude of La Clusaz?

This domain has an altitude between 1040 meters and 2500 meters high.

  • What is the price of the La Clusaz ski pass?

Their packages start at 40 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of an accommodation rental in La Clusaz?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 930, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 1150.

  • Does the resort of La Clusaz have a bike park?

Yes it has a Bike Park which measures 33 kilometers, has 8 trails, the longest of which measures 9.5 kilometers.

  • How to get to La Clusaz by train ?

You can easily get there from the Annecy train station. Then you will have to take one of the available shuttles to go to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of La Clusaz ?

The zip code of La Clusaz is 74220.

  • In which department is located the resort of La Clusaz ?

The resort of La Clusaz is located in the department of Haute Savoie.

  • Does the resort of La Clusaz have a tourist office ?

The resort of La Clusaz is part of the tourist office of La Clusaz. It is located at 161 Place de l’Eglise, 74220 La Clusaz, France.

  • Are there any webcams in La Clusaz ?

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

  • Where to find information about the weather in La Clusaz ?

You can find the latest weather report from La Clusaz station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in La Clusaz ?

In La Clusaz, 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 La Clusaz ?

Yes, it is at 9 Chemin de la Croix 74220 LA CLUSAZ.

What is’s opinion about La Clusaz ?

In the end, gives an average score of 8.57/10 to the resort of La Clusaz, which places it in the top 9e French ranks. Its strengths are : the ski area, proposed activities, the charm of the resort.

Map of the ski slopes of La Clusaz

Clusaz - Ski slopes map
Clusaz – Ski slopes map
Aravis - Ski slopes map
Aravis – Ski slopes map


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