Nursery slopes, Margériaz Margériaz, located in the beautiful massif des Bauges in Savoie, is a small family ski resort that is ideal for beginners. The resort is only 40 minutes from Chambéry by car. Its ski runs, ranging from an altitude of 1400 m to 1900 m, are especially suited to beginners and intermediate skiers. In fact, over half of the runs are classified blue and are fairly wide, perfect for skiing down peacefully with the children. For a relatively low altitude resort, the snow cover at Margériaz is generally very good with most runs open from December through to April.

Downhill skiing

  • Maximum altitude: 1900 m
  • Minimum altitude: 1400 m
  • Number of ski lifts: 12 (chairlifts: 1, drag lifts: 11)
  • Number of ski runs: 24 (black: 2, red: 3, blue: 14, green: 5)
  • Total distance: 24 km
  • Dedicated activity areas: 1 (snow park)
  • Piste map

Cross-country skiing

  • Number of runs: 4 (black: 1, red: 1, blue: 1, green: 1)
  • Total distance: 22 km

Dates for 2018-19 winter season

  • Closing: Sunday 31 March 2019

Distance by car

  • Chambéry to Margériaz: 24 kilometres (15 miles). Estimated time: 41 minutes
  • Annecy to Margériaz: 37 kilometres (23 miles). Estimated time: 53 minutes
  • Lyon to Margériaz: 129 kilometres (80 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 39 minutes

Reduced price ski passes for Margériaz

Official website of the resort

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