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Praz de Lys Sommand

Praz de Lys Sommand Ski Resort Guide

Praz de Lys Sommand, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length60km37 miles
Highest Lift1,980m6,496ft
Resort Height1,413m4,636ft
 Nearest AirportsAnnecy and Geneva
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Praz de Lys Sommand

The French ski resort of Praz de Lys Sommand is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,413m4,636ft, with 60km37 miles of marked runs.


Praz de Lys Sommand has direct access to 60km37 miles of downhill skiing, with 66 marked pistes, served by a total of 23 ski lifts.

Praz de Lys Sommand comprises the villages of Praz de Lys and Sommand.


Praz de Lys Sommand offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Praz de Lys Sommand offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Praz de Lys Sommand is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'La Combe Perret'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Praz de Lys Sommand?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Praz de Lys Sommand.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Praz de Lys Sommand

Ski Area Stats

Praz de Lys Sommand Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
60km37 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
60km37 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Praz de Lys Sommand Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,980m6,496ft
Resort Altitude (Praz de Lys Sommand)1,413m4,636ft
Lowest Piste1,200m3,937ft
Max Vertical1,000m3,281ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Praz de Lys Sommand
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Praz de Lys Sommand

Ski Hire Shops in Praz de Lys.

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Location and Map

Where is Praz de Lys Sommand?

This ski resort is in the French Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Praz de Lys Sommand is Annecy, 43 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Chambery, Dole–Jura, Sion, Berne, Lyon Bron, Lyon St-Exupéry and Grenoble airports are all within three hours drive.

Annecy and Geneva are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 23 ski lifts are able to uplift 25,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 25 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Praz de Lys Sommand open?

 Opened : 18 December 2021.

 Closed : 10 April 2022.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Praz de Lys Sommand, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Praz de Lys Sommand Tourist Office for the latest.

Praz de Lys Sommand