Snow in December 2023
The French Alps have been getting more and more snowy in recent days, and the ski resorts of Savoie and Haute-Savoie are ready to open their doors.
Snow has arrived en masse in the French Alps in recent weeks. The ski resorts of Savoie and Haute-Savoie recorded significant snowfall, and the snow cover is now sufficient to open the slopes.
Most ski resorts in the region will open their doors on Saturday December 16, 2023 . Some resorts, such as La Plagne and Les Arcs, will open their doors from Friday December 15.
The ski resorts of Savoie and Haute-Savoie offer a wide range of winter activities. Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy slopes of all levels, while snow sports enthusiasts can try cross-country skiing, snowboard cross, or telemark. Families can also enjoy many activities, such as sledding, skating or snow tubing.
The opening of ski resorts is good news for the local economy. Winter tourism is an important activity for the French Alps, and the opening of ski resorts should generate significant economic benefits for the region.
Here are some tips to make the most of your stay in a ski resort in Savoie or Haute-Savoie:
- Book your stay in advance, especially if you plan to go during school holidays.
- Bring clothing suitable for the snow, including warm, waterproof shoes.
- Don't forget to wear sunscreen, even in winter.
- Be careful on the slopes and follow the safety instructions.