Walking tours

and snowshoes

Evade for a stroll and discover new horizons!

Walk in the forest, on the balcony, on the heights of the villages or towards the Col de Vars, it’s up to you! Laughter, relaxation, discovery, heritage, nature and untouched spaces are all on the program



This is undoubtedly the best way to enjoy the beauty of the site if you’re not a skier.

More than 50 kilometers of marked footpaths/snowshoes and soft paths will take you to the 4 corners of Vars.

A life-size experience for lovers of mountains and wide open spaces.

Our selection

Choosing the right tour

Are you more of a gourmet stroller with a view?

Attack the terraces of high-altitude restaurants on accessible paths, ideal for joining your friends who, for their part, will have preferred skiing.

Do you prefer the forest?

That’s no problem, just hop on one of the free shuttles to the village of Vars Sainte Catherine: the Pinée wood (circuit 13) will be your favorite spot, with kilometers of forest trails offering superb panoramas of the surrounding peaks and, with a bit of luck, some great wild encounters (hares, roe deer, squirrels…)


On the way to the top!

A major new feature for 2023-2024, the Vars Speed Master detachable chairlift, the latest addition to the lift network, is now accessible to pedestrians! Continuing on from the Chabrières telemix, it will take you to the highest point in the area, where an orientation table will enable you to appreciate and recognize all the surrounding massifs from 360°: Immanquable (circuit 19).

Heritage walk

With the little Vars heritage guide under your arm, set off to discover the traditional villages of Vars thanks to the 3 villages circuit: old housing, sundials, religious heritage and, above all, the pleasure of strolling through typical alleyways (circuit 15).

Your thing is snowfields at altitude?

Perfect, we’ve got that in stock: the new Vallon des Prises route (circuit 10).

Accessible by chairlift via the Bois Noir from Sainte-Marie, this loop guarantees to take in the sights in a completely wild area and see life in white.

Get some altitude, discover the trails on the heights of Vars Sainte Catherine and enjoy an exceptional view.

An easy family outing?

We’ve got you covered! With suitable footwear, a good mood and your best smile in your pocket, set off to discover magnificent itineraries accessible to all.

There’s something for everyone! So don’t hesitate any longer.

Night-time snowshoe hikes:

Some of the resort’s professionals are offering you an unusual experience: night-time snowshoe hikes. Set off in the early evening, as the sun sets, by headlamp light, hike adapted to each person’s level, typical meal shared in the hut and digestive descent. Simply unmissable.

Reaching the

Starting points

Pedestrian lifts

Take the lifts open to pedestrians and get to the starting points of high-altitude hikes in no time:
Chabrières chairlift, Vars Speed Master chairlift, Sainte-Marie chairlift, Bois Noir chairlift


A free shuttle service allows you to switch from one village to another with ease.

Reach the hiking departures from the villages of Vars and Col de Vars with ease.

Is the weather favorable?

Before you leave, find out about the weather.
Find all the information you need to make your walks beautiful and enjoyable.

Always more

Caribou sledding

Come and get your dose of crazy laughter!
Spinning, hairpin turns, chicanes and other waves are on the menu for this downhill run of over a kilometer

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