European Ski Resorts A-Z

Ste Foy-Tarentaise, France

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General snow cover




Snow quality (upper)



Snow quality (lower)



Resort level snow



Powder potential



Snow cover is pretty reliable across Ste Foy-Tarentaise and snow quality is often quite good at altitude.


Lower runs can suffer in warmer weather, however, especially later in the season. Snow-making only covers the home runs.

Where to ski in bad weather:

If visibility is bad, Ste Foy has plenty of trees on the lower half of its ski area. Nearby Villaroger (part of Les Arcs) is another option.

Where to head in poor snow conditions:

The upper bowls above the tree-line usually have reasonable snow even if conditions generally are not great.


In the unlikely event that snow conditions are really bad, then Tignes (25 minutes away by car) is one of the most reliable resorts for snow in the Alps.

Ste Foy is one of our:


* Top 10 powder destinations - Europe