This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to La Forêt Blanche a ski resort in French Alps with 180km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1650m to 2750m above sea level. The La Forêt Blanche Ski Area includes 2 French Ski Resorts with a combined total of 180km of downhill skiing, with 108 individual pistes, served by 59 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in either of the ski areas of Risoul and Vars. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
The two resorts of Risoul and Vars combine together to create the largest ski area in the Southern French Alps, offering its visitor about 180kms of un-crowded, well groomed pistes. The excellent range of skiing is mainly suitable for beginners and intermediate skiers alike, although advanced skiers will enjoy the challenge of the mogul filled black runs leading down to Vars and the numerous off-piste opportunities through the densely wooded areas descending into Risoul. The resorts themselves sit at an altitude of 1850m with skiing extending up to the higher realms of 2750m. The snow record is good and the sunshine hours are virtually unrivalled throughout the Alps.
Although purpose built, both of the resorts in La Foret Blanche have been constructed with an aesthetic eye for the stunning natural surroundings using lots of natural materials, blending the properties into their woodland settings. The atmosphere in both resorts is typically French as well as friendly and more relaxed than some of the resorts neighbouring cousins. Risoul is the more compact of the two resorts with many more traditional buildings while Vars is the more modern of these resorts offering a wider selection of facilities.
If you are looking for a great destination to take your family skiing, then Risoul and Vars must be high on your list. The skiing will cater for all abilities and off the piste, the bars, restaurants and other amenities all offer great entertainment at excellent value for money. Your children will love the outdoor ice rinks in both resorts and if you have any energy left at the end of a hard day on the piste then you can always take your family on a snow-shoe expedition!
There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to La Forêt Blanche are perfectly feasible.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options to this resort are not available from the resorts listed above.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.