Ski Resorts closest to Paris


The Ile de France is not openly known for its dizzying relief, Parisians must resolve to do a little trip before skiing. But what are the closest ski resorts of the capital?

Whether it's a vacation, a week skiing for example, or even for a simple weekend (to extend over 3 days is better), Paris via train or even by car, is not so remote it a number of ski resorts. A review of the best skiing possibilities from the capital.

Vosges stations

The most easily accessible massive: by train, it takes a little more than 3 hours to reach the Vosges from Paris by car, 4-5 hours .

- La Bresse by train via Paris-Remiremont connection, then transfer by bus to the main station of the Vosges. Expect to 3:30 hours away.

- Gerardmer three options from Paris, the train stopping at Epinal, Remiremont and Saint-Die-des-Vosges, before accessing Gerardmer and tracks via liaiso bus. Allow 4 hours.

Jura resorts

Not much beyond the Vosges, the Jura offers good skiing Parisians:

- Les Rousses : the most famous of Jura resorts. Fastest remains the car (4h30 drive), even if the train is still an option (Paris-Geneva link and shuttle).

- Monts Jura : A pleasant family resort. Paris is connected by TGV to Bellegarde (3h) and Bellegarde, a shuttle takes you to the Monts Jura station. Allow 4 hours in total.

- Métabief : the faster station connected to Paris Lot, Métabief is at 3:40 all inclusive of Paris via train Paris-Frasne then shuttle to join the resort .

Alpine resorts

Thanks to the TGV, it is possible to hold a round-trip skiing in the French Alps on a weekend, preferably longer still. The most easily accessible alpine resorts are:

- L'Alpe d'Huez Savoie resort most famous to 4 hour trip from Paris. TGV to Grenoble, then bus connection, and you're on the beautiful area of ​​Alpe d'Huez.

- Arves : a set of stations very easy to rally from Paris. Train Paris Saint Jean de Maurienne, then small shuttle to the slopes, all in less than 4 hours.

- La Norma a nice resort, a little away from the crowds and pedestrian. So, we went there by train, with Paris-Modane and quick shuttle to La Norma, in just over 4 hours.

- Abundance : a small resort that is not very well known but not known to be accessed easily from Paris by TGV to Thonon-les-Bains, then bus to Bountiful <. / p>

Stations of the Massif Central

- Besse Super Besse : it's simple, with train to Clermont-Ferrand, then shuttle to the station and tracks. 4:40 in total.

- Le Mont Dore : The most famous resort in the Massif Central, it remains easily accessible by car in 4:40 drive from Paris. The train is a more complicated option