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Praz sur Arly

Praz sur Arly Ski Resort Guide

Praz sur Arly, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length60km37 miles
Highest Lift2,070m6,791ft
Resort Height1,040m3,412ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Geneva
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Praz sur Arly

The French ski resort of Praz sur Arly is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,040m3,412ft, with 60km37 miles of marked runs.


Praz sur Arly is part of the Espace Diamant ski area with access to 185km115 miles of downhill skiing, with 226 marked pistes, served by a total of 136 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Praz sur Arly itself (60km37 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Espace Diamant ski resorts of Crest Voland Cohennoz, Flumet, Les Saisies and Notre Dame de Bellecombe.

With ski lifts as high as 2,070m6,791ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Praz sur Arly offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Praz sur Arly offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Praz sur Arly.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Praz sur Arly?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 31 January.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Praz sur Arly

Ski Area Stats

Praz sur Arly Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 6km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 15km9 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1030km19 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 9km6 miles
Total Length
60km37 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Espace Diamant Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
185km115 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Praz sur Arly Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,070m6,791ft
Resort Altitude (Praz sur Arly)1,040m3,412ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Max Vertical1,070m3,510ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Praz sur Arly
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Praz sur Arly

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Location and Map

Where is Praz sur Arly?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Espace Diamant, Savoie.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Praz sur Arly is Chambery, 60 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Annecy, Grenoble, Sion, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron, Turin Caselle, Saint-Étienne and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.

Chambery is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 5 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Praz sur Arly open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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 sur Arly, 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 sur Arly Tourist Office for the latest.

Praz sur Arly