Highlights 2017-2018


  • December 2018

  • Opening of the ski slopes

    On your skis, get set, go...
    The Vars La Forêt Blanche ski area welcomes you up to 22nd April.

  • Vars On Stage

    THE unmissable musical date to kick off winter!
    A renowned artist is on a mission to set the slopes on fire and get the winter season going.
    A party which promises to be full of surprises!

  • Christmas magic

    Enhance your holidays with a wide range of activities, festive encounters, fireworks, torch-lit descents and shows.

  • January 2019

  • Vars Winter Trail

    Go on a voyage of discovery amongst the most beautiful wintery landscapes, valleys and Varsinc hamlets.
    2 race formats in a spirit of conviviality: 10km (The Sainte Catherine), 17 km (The Winter Trail)

  • FFH French Handisport Cup

    2 days - 3 trials
    During this weekend, top disabled skiers will compete against able-bodied skiers of an equivalent standard.
    Supported by the Marseille-Saint Antoine ski club, Julian Le Tessier is the mastermind behind this competition. A keen skier, Julian became paralysed on one side at the age of 18. He wanted to change attitudes towards disabled people, using sporting displays to transform feelings of exclusion into exceptional status.

  • European Slopestyle Ski Cup

    The best European freestylers battle it out in Eyssina.
    It’s going to be a spectacular show!

  • Outdoormix Winter Festival

    The resort provides a wide array of alternative sports: freeride and freestyle combined with festive soirées and concerts.*A varied programme combining displays by professional athletes and events open to all (subject to conditions) in skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, snow scooting, paragliding, tightrope walking and even canoeing and kayaking... all on the snow!
    International highlights of the Outdoormix Winter Festival:
    FIS Slopestyle Ski European Cup
    FIS Snowboard Freestyle European Cup
    Freeride World Qualifier

  • European Freestyle Snowboard Cup

    The best European snowboarders are gathering in Vars

  • March 2019

  • The Quiksilver Challenge

    The French Youth Speed Skiing championship is the place where 6 to 18 year olds come to measure themselves against some of the greatest champions ever to have competed on the Chabrières slope.
    These speed-loving youngsters achieve jaw-dropping times!

  • Vars Family Challenge

    The Vars Residents’ Association offers you fun to enjoy to your heart's content!
    Easy and fun giant slalom:
    - One run for teams of two members of the same family
    - A shooting range (laser gun) with 3 targets just before the finish line
    - 5-second penalty for each missed target
    - And... A small Nordic-style course to skate across on skis in order to reach the finish line
    Meet below the Ubac stadium.

  • Speed Skiing World Championship

    The fastest skiers on the planet battle it out on the legendary Chabrières piste.

  • Freeride World Qualifier ***

    Eyssina's bars welcome skiers and snowboarders who compete at national and international levels for a show in the powder snow, open to the public Don't forget your binoculars!

  • Speed Masters

    CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED

    Following an avalanche (rock and snow) on the top of the track, the world record attempt can not be maintained. The bottom of the track was however cleaned to allow the other runs to take place.

  • Chabrières Derby - Dropping Zone

    End-of-season party with Balise 14. All are invited to an evening of fun.

  • April 2019

  • Gliss & Mix

    A fun and charitable ski weekend to raise funds for the fight against cancer, with entertainment during the day and a DJ set in the evening.