Our 5 favourite cross-country ski resorts
in the Vosges

The massif des Vosges and its famous forests await visitors for their next winter holidays.
You'll be amazed by the region's cross-country ski trails and ski areas.

Our 5 favourite cross-country ski resorts in Savoie and Haute-Savoie!

The Vosges mountain range is one of France's must-visit cross-country skiing destinations and is sure to appeal to fans of Nordic skiing.
Discover some of our" favourite" Nordic resorts in the Vosges Mountains.

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Le Markstein Grand Ballon

A stunning view of the Alsace plain

Le Markstein Grand Ballon features all kinds of trails, extending over some 40 km between open spaces and forests, and at altitudes of more than 1,000 m. This Nordic ski area lies between the Grand Ballon and Le Markstein downhill ski areas with a section that extends as far as Breitfirst. Are you looking for a stunning view of the Alsace plain, Black Forest or Alps? The Grand Ballon, which stands at a height of 1,424 m, offers an unbelievable view!
Don't miss the Nordic park, in the middle of the resort, and for those days when you want to rest but still keep active, you've got the snowshoe trails!

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Cross-country skiing

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La Bresse Lispach

Discover cross-country skiing as a family

La Bresse-Lispach features a well-secured, specially designed Nordic ski area. Here you can try various activities, ranging from cross-country skiing to tobogganing. Its 7 runs (2 green, 2 blue and 3 red), ranging from 2 to 16 km, extend over a total of 50 km. The free beginners area in the jardin d’Anicé, offers a great introduction to the joys of cross-country skiing as well as the new "Glisses Nordiques" area. You'll be surrounded by countryside, including forests, lakes, peat bogs and elevated plains. The icing on the cake: there's a nursery so young parents can escape for a few hours into the countryside!

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Les Bas Rupt ski area
in Gérardmer

La Bresse and Col de Grosse Pierre

There are 30 km of marked skating and classic cross-country ski trails, setting off from the resort's Nordic chalet, connecting with other ski areas, including: la Bresse and the Col de Grosse Pierre with its cross-country ski trails. Gérardmer Nordic ski area also features a Nordic ski arena and several loops that are perfect for beginners! If you are holidaying with young children you can rent a pulk and tow them behind you. It's a great way to enjoy the beauty of the Vosges mountains with all the family!

Fir tree landscape
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La Schlucht - Gazon du Faing

Superb view of the Alsace plains and Vosges mountain peaks

If you fancy a lengthy, but not particularly difficult, cross-country ski trip which you can enjoy with your family, for example, the trails starting at the Col de la Schlucht will be perfect for you! This trail is 15 km in total but you can continue for another 4 km (approx.) as far as the Lac Blanc. Throughout the trail, you'll get to enjoy a wonderful view of the Alsace plains and Vosges mountain peaks, creating fabulous memories.

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The Champ du Feu

One of the largest Nordic ski areas in the north of the Vosges mountain range!

Although its name suggests heat, the Champ du Feu is one of the largest Nordic ski areas in the north of the Vosges mountain range! It boasts 90 km of well-secured, marked runs, suitable for all levels. The Champ du Feu trail which is 18 km long, is for the more experienced skier. You can even enjoy an excursion with your furry friends on the 2 animal-friendly slopes.

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decathlon activities

Decathlon activités seeks to support you in your sporting endeavours and provides a list of all sporting activities on offer near you. You'll find all types of sports courses including free sports sessions, sporting activities for children, sports classes with a coach....the choice is yours! There are a range of sporting activities to help motivate you when you return to exercise, with sessions designed to suit your level and keen sports enthusiasts to support and guide you. You can also check out new sporting activities by consulting the list of activities available near you!

Do you enjoy skiing in the Vosges and want to share your favourite cross-country ski routes with us?
Please feel free to do so in the comments section!

Our 5 favourite cross-country ski resorts in Savoie and Haute-Savoie!


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