Ski Area

Open from December 19th 2015 to April 15th 2016

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A dream setting

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With one of the most plentiful annual snowfalls in the entire Alps, Arêches-Beaufort offers a unique region adapted to everyone. From skiing in a dream setting to the heart of the village to the slopes of Grand-Mont via forests and alpine pastures dotted with typical chalets.

50 km of slopes

In this snowy world, a blank page in which to live out your fondest skiing fantasies…


This eco-responsible village-resort has preserved its identity while protecting the environment. In an exceptional setting where landscapes unfold like a nature book, find out what this winter has in store for you.



For more information on the ski resort



Société d’exploitation du domaine skiable
Route du Grand Mont
Tél. : 04 79 38 12 70
Mail :



For the children

The kindergarden at Planay from three years old. A mini-chairlift and specialised instructors provide a complete learning programme. After lessons, snug in a warm chalet, children can play while waiting for their parents. The Cuvy Plateau, accessible to pedestrians via the Grand-Mont chairlift, houses an educative play area where children can learn while having fun. There is also a toboggan run at Planay.

Little ones 3 months and older can be handed over to accredited child-minders. Snacks available: Treats for children under five, free passes and free chairlift.

Not just skiing…



Others activities

  • Snowshoeing, Alpine skiing.
  • Hiking on foot, paragliding.
  • Library, cinema, entertainment, street shows, downhill skiing with torches, pubs.

Patrimoine et traditions

  • Guided visits of villages and Baroque Churches.
  • Exhibitions, milk cooperative, farm visits, artisanal products, Beaufortain discovery evening.



  • The “Arêches Trail Expériences” trail area to be explored
  • than 250 km of marked trails
  • a MTB-French cycling federation centre with more than 220 km of circuits
  • A renowned via ferrata for canyoning
  • Archery
  • A swimming pool
  • Tennis courts
  • A recreation base
  • Horseback riding
  • Paragliding
  • Guided visits
  • A wide range of entertainment: shows, concerts, cinema, children’s activities,…

Visit the summer version of the site



Label Famille plus

Mountain ‘Famille plus’

This national label national guarantees a special welcome for families.

For more information

In this way, the resort shows its commitment to service based on a number of criteria:

– a warm welcome and information,

– local entertainment,

– activities,

– discovering and raising awareness of the environment and local heritage,

– accommodation, restaurants, shops and services,

– equipment, transport and safety

– prices adapted to families and/or children

For more information on the national site:!


Eco-responsible ski resort

The commune and the ski lift company are committed to sustainable development.

See more

For more information, visit our dedicated page: page éco-responsable