Valberg is a ski resort in the Alpes-Maritimes region of France situted on the edge of the Mercantour national park.

It is one of the oldest ski resorts in southern France, with the first lifts installed in 1936. The village is surrounded by larch forests and has all the charm of an authentic mountain village, combining respect for tradition and modernity.

Its ski area, accessible to all levels of skier, has excellent sun exposure and a beautiful view of the Mercantour National Park. The snow cover is virtually guaranteed with approximately 85% of the ski area equipped with snow cannons producing artificial snow when needed.

Downhill skiing

  • Maximum altitude: 2066 m
  • Minimum altitude: 1500 m
  • Number of ski lifts: 25 (chairlifts: 7, drag lifts: 18)
  • Number of ski runs: 56 (black: 6, red: 28, blue: 11, green: 11)
  • Total distance: 90 km
  • Dedicated activity areas: 1 (snow park)
  • Piste map

Cross-country skiing

  • Number of runs: 3 (red: 2, blue: 1)
  • Total distance: 25 km

Dates for 2023-24 winter season

  • Opening: Saturday 16 December 2023
  • Closing: Sunday 24 March 2024

Distance by car

  • Nice to Valberg: 85 kilometres (53 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Marseille to Valberg: 235 kilometres (146 miles). Estimated time: 3 hours 34 minutes
  • Grenoble to Valberg: 243 kilometres (151 miles). Estimated time: 4 hours 36 minutes

Official website of the resort

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