Pelvoux Vallouise ski resort

The ski resort of Pelvoux Vallouise is located in the Ecrins National Park, in the Hautes Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. Nature lovers will enjoy their stay in the town of Pelvoux Vallouise which is made of two villages: Pelvoux and Vallouise. In summer and winter, you will enjoy many activities there such as skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, mountaineering, hiking, mountain biking… Going on a mountain vacation is a great way to recharge your batteries!

Skiing and winter sports in Pelvoux Vallouise

Pelvoux Vallouise is a real playground for skiers. There is an area dedicated to the beginners at the bottom of the ski area. There is also a freeride area and high-altitude slopes for the more experienced skiers. High up the slopes, you will get a breathtaking view of the valley and the Puy Saint Vincent resort. The ski area is located between 1,250 and 2,300 meters of altitude and there are almost 25 kilometers of marked green, blue, red and black slopes. You can take a ski lift that will take you up the slopes: chairlift, ski lift, cable car, baby ski lift. Thanks to the use of snow guns, the snow cover on the slopes is perfect. You will be able to hurtle down the downhill ski slopes, go sledding or practice at the snowpark. You can also ski down the lit-up slopes at night.

In winter, you can go cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking or dog sledding in Pelvoux Vallouise… These are great ways to discover the resort.

Summer in Pelvoux Vallouise

If you spend your holidays in Pelvoux Vallouise in summer, don’t forget your walking shoes. It is a great place to go hiking. Whether you are looking for an easy hike with family or friends or a more difficult trail that will take you to the summits, you will find the perfect hiking trail for you.

If you like climbing or going on via ferratas, go to the Écrins National Park and enjoy its 750 climbing tracks. You can go there on your own or with a professional guide. Thrill seekers will head to the Puy Aillaud site to experience paragliding and admire the incredible view of the snowy summits! To cool down, you can try white water sports such as canoeing, rafting… Your vacation in the Pays des Ecrins will be fun and exciting.

Discover the gems of Pelvoux Vallouise all year round

Whatever the season, discover the town of Pelvoux Vallouise. The village of Pelvoux is located at the entrance of the Vallouise Valley. It is part of the Ecrins National Park and is overlooked by the Barre des Écrins. You can walk through its 7 different hamlets to visit them. Vallouise is located on the side of the valleys of the Gyr and the Onde. You will appreciate its authentic charm and its old houses with marble arcades. Go inside the Saint Etienne church to admire its frescoes and its sculpted door and don’t miss the Saint Sébastien du Villard chapel and the chapel of the Penitents.

Plan your holidays in Pelvoux Vallouise

To plan your stay in the resort of Pelvoux Vallouise call the Hautes Alpes Tourist Office at 04 92 23 36 12 or go to the reception located in Vallouise. For more information on activities, services, transport, etc., please visit their website:

Shops and restaurants

Many restaurants and mountain restaurants will welcome you in Pelvoux Vallouise for a quick snack or a sit-down meal to taste the local delicacies. You will find many shops nearby: grocery stores, sports stores…


If you stay for a night or a week in Pelvoux Vallouise, you can stay at an hotel, a bed and breakfast, a tourist residence, at the campsite or choose to rent a chalet or a house, or to stop at a halt.

Weather and snow cover

To plan your stay in Pelvoux Vallouise, check the weather forecast: