Ski holidays in Puy Saint Vincent

Puy St Vincent can be found at the edge of the largest national park in France, "Les Ecrins", amidst stunning scenery and is virtually queue free with 16 ski lifts operating. It is divided into two parts, a purpose built modern resort at 1600-1800 metres and the older village sitting at 1400 metres.

Skiers, In addition to skiing Puy Saint Vincent, your relevant pass will give you access to the other ski resorts contained in the Grande Galaxie Ski area totalling 264 separate pistes. Snowboarders flock to Puy Saint Vincent as there is one boarder cross at 2000 meters with banks, rails and jumps. What you need to be careful when purchasing ski pass is that you take a Grand Galaxie skipass in order to visit neighbouring ski resorts.

Apres Ski & Nightlife
Most of the bars and restaurants are located at 1600, however there is a light sprinkling at 1400 which includes Le Saint Roch, Les Arcades, and La Pendine.
Karaoke fans will enjoy Le Tire Bouchon at 1600 which also offers take away pizza, whilst La Caliente is the place to dance the night away.

Besides eating and drinking, you can take in a film at the local cinema or enjoy the extra events that are organised each day by the Resort's Entertainment Crew.

Shopping is mainly limited to stores selling food for self-caterers and sports shops however there are a few speciality shops selling arts, crafts and souvenirs.

Skiing in Puy Saint Vincent

General information

Min. altitude: 1400 m
Max. altitude: 2750 m


Nearest Airport: Torino (Italy), 140 km
Closest railway station: Argentiere les Ecrins, 9 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station

Details about ski resort

All ski slopes: 75 km
Longest slope: 7 km
Crosscountry slopes: 30 km

Artificial snow
Night skiing

Green: 10 km
Blue: 18 km
Red: 34 km
Black: 13 km


Cable car
Chair lift
Child carpet lift
Child lift
Children's park
Child slope
Drag lift