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Thinking of skiing in Venosc? Venosc is a charming authentic mountain village in the Oisans region with access to high altitude skiing in snowsure Les Deux Alpes.

Why Venosc Ski Resort?

  • Access to high excellent altitude skiing at Les Deux Alpes
  • Above average amounts of sunshine
  • A charming, authentic little mountain village away from the hustle and bustle of the ski area
  • Linked to Les Deux Alpes by gondola

Venosc (Les Deux Alpes) Resort Information

Venosc is a small, mountain village in the Oisans region on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. Narrow cobblestone streets, old farmhouses, chapels and fountains are all part of the village's charm.

Venosc village hosts art and craft shops featuring wood painting, pottery, ceramics, precious wood sculptures, silk painting, watercolours, leatherwear and jewellery.

Les Deux Alpes and its ski area can be reached by a six-person cable car which is usually open until 7pm. This gives you access to high altitude skiing with an excellent snow record and one of the largest glaciers in the Alps which is Europe’s largest summer skiing area.

If you want to venture to Les Deux Alpes in the evening or take part in activities during the day, the bustling resort has a varied après ski scene which caters for all ages, with various inviting bars and clubs. In addition to a heated outdoor swimming pool, outdoor ice rink and sports centre, Les Deux Alpes, just a 20-minute drive away, offers a tanking centre with flotarium, sauna and Turkish baths to help relax any aching limbs at the end of a hard day’s activity.

Peak Retreats offers self catered chalets in Vensoc. Located in a pretty, quiet area of the resort and each with its own private heated pool and sauna, Chalet Planet I & II offer an ideal base for a Venosc ski holiday.


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Venosc ski facts:

  • Ski area: Super Ski
  • Resort height: 1650m
  • Resort top height: 3600m
  • Km piste: 223
  • Lifts: 48 lifts (includes 19 chairlifts, 20 drags, 4 gondola, 1 cable car)
  • Snow cannons: 226 (58 hecs)
  • Snow parks: Boardercross area with 12 banked bends and jumps, jump modules, a carving area, half pipe…
  • No. of slopes: 94
  • Green slopes: 19
  • Blue slopes: 42
  • Red slopes: 18
  • Black slopes: 10
    • Beginners 4 stars
    • Intermediates 4 stars
    • Experts 4 stars
    • Boarders 4 stars
  • Driving distance from Calais: 584 miles (8hrs 45)

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