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Villard-Reculas Resort Guide

The Villard-Reculas resort guide summary is: Villard-Reculas has 8 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1901m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 9 trail at Villard-Reculas.


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Villard-Reculas Resort Guide

The Villard-Reculas resort guide summary is: Villard-Reculas has 8 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1901m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 9 trail at Villard-Reculas.

Vertical:

Top: 3351m
Arrow
1901m
Bot: 1450m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

9
45%
30%
25%

Hectares of Ski:

Snowmaking: —

Villard-Reculas Lifts:

  • drag lift icon5
  • ski lift icon3
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 8
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Visiting Villard-Reculas

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Villard-Reculas Features

The terrain at Villard-Reculas includes:

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
  • X-Country
    20.0 km
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Villard-Reculas resort?

Villard-Reculas, in France, is a medium sized ski resort with 8 ski lifts (3 chair lifts, 5 surface lifts). One chair is a fast quad which links up to Signal Hill and down to Alpe d'Huez as part of the Grand Domain ski area (http://www.alpedhuez-granddomaine-ski.com/). You can leave Villard on the chair lift and be at the main Alpe d'Huez DMC gondolas in 20 mins. Villard-Reculas offers skiers an incredible 1901 metres (6236 feet) of vertical descent and has 9 pistes. Villard-Reculas is best suited to beginner skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for both expert and intermediates. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Villard-Reculas.


Explore Villard-Reculas Location Map

Interactive Villard-Reculas 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 Villard-Reculas?

MarchAverage: 3.7 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Villard-Reculas is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 42cm of snowfall. Check out the Villard-Reculas Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Villard-Reculas

Overall: 3.9 Based on 5 votes and 3 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.8
  • Variety of pistes 5.0
  • Off-piste 4.8
  • Scenery 4.8
  • Apres-Ski 2.8
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Chris Gill from France writes:

A tour of downtown Villard Reculas by Chris Gill editor of Where to Ski and snowboard. 23 January 2013

Wednesday brought cloud and snow to the Alpe d’Huez area, creating the perfect opportunity to explore the minute satellite village of Villard-Reculas in the company of Michael Baldwin, year-round resident and owner-operator of La Source, a 200-year-old stone barn converted into a charming catered chalet.
In the course of touring the densely built village, in the middle of the day, we encountered one pedestrian, three cats and one moving vehicle. If you’re looking for a ski resort that is nothing like a typical ski resort, this place is for you.

The forecast for Thursday is better, and we have the slopes of another satellite, Auris, on the agenda.

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