Top 10 cross-country ski resorts in France


skiing remains a sport less practiced than downhill skiing, and yet it provides sensations that can be just as exhilarating: hiking to skiing in the wilderness, calm less frequented tracks, scroll beautiful mountain scenery ...

Convinced? But from where do cross-country skiing? Here is a top 10 best French resorts for skiing:

1-Autrans

In the Alps, a resort that has grown to become a legendary resort for Nordic skiing: fantastic slopes and scenery, a culture of well-established discipline, all combine for a memorable ski tours

Website: www.autrans.com

2-Besse Super Besse

The Massif Central is not known for its steep slopes, but for its beautiful mountain scenery ... the foot to cross country skiing, as evidenced by the Besse Super Besse, in the Puy de Dome, a true reference skiing.

Website: www.sancy.com/commune/superbesse

3-Saisies

Among the major resorts in the Savoie for all fans of Nordic skiing, with an extensive area dedicated nearly 120 kilometers of slopes for all levels, varied landscapes, in short, a real treat as an unavoidable .

Website: www.lessaisies.com

4-Capcir

Mecca of Nordic skiing in the Pyrenees Capcir, a name that sounds pleasant to the ear of all skiers. This is the largest Nordic area in the south of France, with over 190 kilometers of trails to discover!

Website: www.capcir-nordique.com

5-Les Rousses

The Jura remains a destination of reference for cross-country skiing: mountain and forest landscapes, moderate altitude, the equipment also. Les Rousses, one of the main stations of the range, has an excellent area for cross country skiing.

Website: www.lesrousses.com

6-Megève

Chic and select, Megève attracts people. But the resort also offers an excellent ski area, one of the most beautiful areas in the Alps and the skiing is not left out: many slopes for all levels, stunning scenery and varied ...

Website: www.megeve.fr

7-Champagny

The gateway to the Vanoise National Park, this gives many ideas of cross country trails! Champigny en Vanoise, for the quality of its field, should be in the good books of all lovers of the sport.

Website: www.champagny.com

8-Font-Romeu-Pyrénées 2000

With a Nordic area of ​​110 km, many more or less difficult trails and protected landscapes of the Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees, Font-Romeu is one of the ski resorts of the Pyrenees most popular for the quality of skiing.

Website: www.pyrenees2000.com

The 9-Glières

Notice to skiing enthusiasts: the field of Glieres, or Nordic Area Glières, entirely devoted to Nordic skiing. Slopes for all levels, various rides period as troubled, successional forests and summits, all close to Annecy.

Website: www.haute-savoie-nordic.com

10-Vanoise Pralognan

Courchevel and La Plagne as imposing neighbors, Pralognan Vanoise knows how to be quiet and unobtrusive. A welcoming family atmosphere, but also beautiful cross country trails through the Tarentaise Valley.

Website: www.pralognan.com