Vars - Local shops and services


05560 Vars les Claux
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A.B.M.E. is ready to serve you with 30 years of experience.

Breakdown services, construction and renovation.

Household appliances, electricity/brick-laying/painting, door-opening/locksmiths, key-cutting, aerials and satellite dishes/sales, installation and tuning, hardware store, plumbing/heating.

Chouette Ambiance
05560 Vars les Claux
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Visit Claire’s shop, with its lovely mountain atmosphere, where you can find accessories to create your own chalet-type interior, as well as lots of gift ideas!

Decorative objects, picture frames, paintings, lamps, tableware, crockery, house linen, fabric and small items of furniture etc.

Gift shop at the top of the resort: route du Col de Vars.

Avalanche Ski Shop
05560 Vars les Claux
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A warm welcome

High quality equipment (Elan, Nitro, Scott, etc.)

Personalised advice for even more pleasure and comfort!


Our shop: Patagonia-Julbo-Leki-Ortovox-BCA-Nikita-L1-Protest (children)


Rental: Ski-Snowboard-Snowshoes-Toboganning-Airbag-DVA pack


Workshop: repair/race preparation


You will be able to book online on our website:


Sale of snow chains

Senteurs et Cosmétiques L'Ecrin
05560 Vars les Claux
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Stockists of “Durance” and “Zao.”

>An organic, natural setting, gift ideas, make-up and cosmetics, perfume and scented candles, essential and massage oils, atomisers, fur-covered hot-water bottles, bathroom linen, baby equipment hire (folding beds, high chairs and pushchairs)

La Charpenterie Sport
05560 Vars les Claux
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Edouard David and his team invite you to his shop with its warm, welcoming atmosphere.

As well as equipment hire, there is a surf shop and repair workshop for skis and snowboards.

Here you can try out a snow scooter, go ski touring or try telemark skiing, should you so wish. 

You’ll also find lockers where you can store your equipment

Dominique Sport
05560 Vars les Claux
+33(0)645337316 - +33(0)492465077
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The resort's oldest sport shop is open from 8am to 8pm.

Find the biggest brands for skis, clothing and footwear.

Ski test centre:

Personalised ski boots.

Eterlou Sport
05560 Vars les Claux
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Ski and mountain bike hire and sale

Trendy clothing store.


A space in the store is dedicated to clothing with brands such as Not Shy, Jott, Freeman, Please, little tops or brand Juvia.


A bootfitter, we welcome you to our specialist foot shop where you can have real customised shoes. Cross-country ski rental / ABS bag / Safety pack.


In the summer, we offer all types of bikes for rent and for sale: from downhill mountain bikes to electric mountain bikes as well as a wide range of road bikes.



Gliss Center
05560 Vars les Claux
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Book on-line and enjoy a discount of up to 50% on ski hire, depending on your suggested dates.

Personal advice and equipment specially selected to ensure you have fun on the slopes! Look no further! The Gliss Centre is open every day from 8.30am to 7.30pm.

Hire area: Race skis, freeride, freestyle, all mountain, snowshoes, sledges. Shopping area: Atomic, Bolle, Cebe, Salomon, Hotse, Peak Mountain...

Our services: We have a workshop to deal with all your repairs. Equipment delivered to your accommodation. Parking outside the shop

Alpes Soleil Services
05560 Vars les Claux
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When shopping for presents, particularly when looking for that elusive gift, there’s only one place to go...Alpes Soleil Services, opposite the ice-rink, is a veritable Ali Baba’s cave.

You will find things you thought you’d never find as well as things you weren’t really looking for.

It's worth a visit, just for the surprise value. But take your time: after all, you are on holiday...

Key cutting, TV rental, decanters, alpine style decor, souvenirs and gifts, Var textiles, house linen, jewellery, pottery and cutlery etc.

Open from 9.00 am to 7.30 pm

La Godille - Go sport
05560 Vars les Claux
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La Godille, located at the foot of the slopes next to the cable car, offers ski equipment for hire or for sale, as well as maintenance and repair for all of your skiing or snowboarding equipment.

Lockers available

The sportswear shop stocks all the best brands.