In the Queyras and the Valley of Guil, located on a plateau towering over Mount Pelvoux and Ecrins’ mountain range, the ski resort of Risoul hides at the heart of a forest of larch trees in White Forest’s domain (1850m of altitude).
Its chalets and wooden apartment blocks give it a mountain village look. Hotels, tourist residence, holiday village … a real accommodation area with enough room for nearly 20 000 people.
The main street and the snow front both represent the heart of the ski resort which is always lively and happy : an ideal place for skiers and mountain lovers. At the heart of the Guillestrois, White Forest’s domain is characterised as a mountain region with an exceptional potential (185km of pistes).
Risoul ski resort : pioneer of French snowparks
Pioneer of French snowparks, Risoul stays leader with numerous investments in order to maintain huge fun zones : ski jumps, big airs, gaps and rails follow on from each other seamlessly near the former surfland area where there is now one of the biggest half pipes in the country.
If you are a beginner willing to learn ski while having fun, you will enjoy a special and safe area located on a small plateau right above the ski resort. Risoul is a family resort which has developed infrastructures and services dedicated to families including a kindergarten. Amongst joy and happiness, kids will discover the fantastic world of winter vacation. Area especially made for children starting from 3 year-old : heating chalets, warm beverages, ski tows, magic carpet, small bumps, …