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Site Nordique de la Praille



If you love nature and the great outdoors, the Cross-Country Skiing Centre at La Praille provides an ideal opportunity to go cross-country skiing in perfect safety. To get there, follow signs for the Col de la Rochette.


The ski runs are located at 1079 meters altitude. The site includes:

  • 57 km of well groomed and marked trails
  • 8 trails including 4 green, 1 blue, 2 red, 1 black.
  • 1 children's play area with a tow rope.
  • 1 sled or toboggan trail and a pedestrian route of 2.6 km (round trip)
  • 1 downhill slalom run of 800m 
  • 2 toboggans
  • 1 ticket office at the foot of the slopes - Phone: 04 74 35 25 20
  • 1 picnic room for groups (by reservation at the Ticket Office)
  • 1 equipment hire on the slopes 
  • 1 accommodation at the Auberge and Gîte La Praille, with rental of skis, skates, children’s skis, snowshoes, sledges and toboggans: 04 74 35 29 81
  • 1 bar-restaurant "La Praille"
  • 1 accommodation for skiing groups. 04 74 35 29 81 - lapraille.e-monsite.com
  • 1 shop selling equipment in the town - 140 rue Jean Miguet - Hauteville-LOMPNES: Skis, clothing, accessories, waxing - Tel 04 74 40 03 09 - www.servinature.com
  • 1 Bugey Ski School on the slopes - Individual and group skiing lessons, downhill skiing and cross-country skiing (skate or classic) (reservations 04 74 35 25 20)
  • 1 floodlit slope every Friday evening from 6pm to 8pm - Advice from a skiing instructor available during the school holidays.

The Bugey Ski School also offers qualified instructors for courses in Cross-country and Downhill skiing.

An accompanied snowshoe trail is available, enabling you to follow and identify different animal tracks in the snow. 

Further information and advance reservations are available at the ticket office at the La Praille site.

Tel : 04 74 35 25 20 


Map of the slopes



Buy discount packages online


Info and reservations
Tickets for the Cross-Country Skiing site Tel: 04 74 35 25 20
To monitor snow conditions:See Webcam 

Site de Cormaranche en Bugey

La piste bleue, allant du site nordique de la Praille à la Ferme Guichard fait également une liaison avec le chalet du téléski de Cormaranche en Bugey.

La location de matériel : ski de fond, ski alpin, raquettes à neige et luges – est possible au chalet mais uniquement sur réservation : 04 74 35 23 13


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