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Vars Resort Guide

The Vars resort guide summary is: Vars has 55 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 905m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 64 trail at Vars.


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Vars Resort Guide

The Vars resort guide summary is: Vars has 55 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 905m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 64 trail at Vars.

Vertical:

Top: 2766m
Arrow
905m
Bot: 1861m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

64
50%
35%
15%

Hectares of Ski:

Snowmaking: —

Vars Lifts:

  • drag lift icon40
  • ski lift icon14
  • cablecar icon1
Total lifts = 55
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Visiting Vars

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Vars.

  • Season opens
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  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
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  • Nearest Airport
    Marseille
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone

Vars Features

The terrain at Vars includes:


What's it like at Vars resort?

Established by 4 hamlets of mountain, Vars combines authenticity and charm of its traditional villages with the comforts of a big winter sports resort. Its natural patrimony and its mountain disposition make Vars a place for a privileged stay. Vars and the Forêt Blanche linked skiing area offers 185 kilometres of slopes in a natural land entirely dedicated to all types of winter sports. Practicing through the forest will take you into the heart of an unspoilt countryside. Enjoy all the thrills of skiing down the pistes of the «Forêt Blanche» massif between 1650 meters and 2750 meters height (1100m of uneven). Ski down the 185 kilometres of slopes served by 116 tracks and 51 ski-lifts, 7 snowparks and 34 km of cross country ski trails. With discovery of the heritage, local traditions in sports and cultural activities of mountain enthusiasts, Vars offers you many moments rich in emotions.


Explore Vars Location Map

Interactive Vars trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Vars?

MarchAverage: 4.3 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Vars is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 36cm of snowfall. Check out the Vars Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Vars

Overall: 3.8 Based on 26 votes and 8 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.8
  • Variety of pistes 4.5
  • Off-piste 4.2
  • Scenery 4.0
  • Apres-Ski 2.8
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Rui Soares from Portugal writes:

Don't go to this ski resort If you aren't French. Just now a French group tried to ir (?ed) me because i was a tourist.
If you are a non-French tourist go to a ski resort in another country.
The problem is not the resort os the propõe that ski on ir. (?ed)
Go to Spain. Worse snow but you will feel welcome.

Rgr

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