With its rolling landscapes and welcoming and authentic mountain resorts, the Massif des Vosges is the ideal destination for families looking for a holiday in the snow in France. Whether you’re a beginner, casual athlete or thrill-seeker, there’s something for everyone with these winter sports.
Ski, snowboard or luge:
last one to the bottom is a rotten egg!
Vosges is home to no less than 26 mountain resorts and 1,000 km of marked ski runs surrounded by wild nature. You will love hurtling down the mountain in this unspoilt setting in the midday sun, at dawn or by torchlight. Whether you’re an avid alpine skier, cross-country skier, slalom skier or a luger, Vosges has plenty of surprises in store: prepare for unforgettable holidays in the snow!
In the famous Gérardmer ski resort, discover 21 ski runs for all levels, including the longest run in Vosges. Do you love following miles of Nordic ski trails through the heart of the forest? Domaine du Champ du Feu was made for you!
Enchanting walks through the powdery snow
Snowshoeing is a must in the Massif des Vosges. Its magnificent frozen lakes, majestic pine forests and snow as far as the eye can see transport you to another world! In the Lac Blanc ski resort, fall in love with the incredible panoramic views of the Vosges summits. And plenty of other winter resorts specifically designed with snowshoeing fans in mind await.
With a mountain guide, learn to track wild animals and become a pro snowshoer.
A shot of adrenaline
Do you love speed? You’re going to be over the moon! Hurtle down various black runs at the Ventron, Ballon d'Alsace or La Bresse Hohneck ski resorts. The latter offers an activity you can find nowhere else in France: put on your skis at dawn and admire the sunrise during your descent!
Why not try your hand at freestyle skiing at La Schlucht snowpark? The resort offers everything you need to get some air: two Big Air runs, a 6-metre cannon box, a big wall and, of course, rails. Winter holidays are never boring in Vosges!
How about doing something different
this winter break?
Vosges offers a host of unusual yet unforgettable experiences that’ll have you laughing until your sides hurt! Be pulled by a horse during skijoring, be the head of a Snake Gliss sledge, get on a flying donut or climb aboard a dog sled. Enjoy fun activities in the snow with your family or friends before sitting together around an open fire.
There’s more to a winter break in Vosges than the snow