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Auron Ski Resort Guide

Auron, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length135km
Highest Lift2,450m
Resort Height1,160m
 Nearest AirportsNice and Cannes
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The French ski resort of Auron is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,160m, with 135km of marked runs.


Auron has direct access to 135km of downhill skiing, with 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,450m, snow cover is generally reliable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Auron offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Auron.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Auron is 5km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Auron?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 25 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Auron

Ski Area Stats

Auron Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 33km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 3km
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Auron Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,450m
Lowest Piste1,160m
Resort Altitude (Auron)1,160m
Max Vertical1,290m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Auron
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire

Location and Map

Where is Auron?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Auron is Nice, 90 minutes drive away.

Cannes, Turin Cuneo, Saint-Tropez and Toulon airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts are able to uplift 21,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 35km of ski runs, with 281 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Auron open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Auron, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Auron Tourist Office for the latest.

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