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French Ski Resorts & COVID-19 Safety



French Ski Resorts & COVID-19 Safety

Health & Safety Measures

Representing mountain tourism in France, France Montagnes, maintain up to date guidance to safely continue skiing this winter. We will support, promote, and publish that guidance to help keep you informed about what you CAN DO to ski this winter.

Current Guidance

Skiing is an outdoor activity, and along with its equipment (Helmet, gloves, skis, goggles, face warmer) it is perfectly in line with social distancing. In some public spaces, capacity may be reduced. Wearing a mask is compulsory for everyone aged 11 and over.

Resort Access By Public Transport

  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory before boarding and while on the bus.

Ski Lifts

  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory while queuing and on the ski lifts.
  • Contact points are thoroughly cleaned on a daily basis.
  • No restrictions on the number of people on the ski lifts.
  • On some ski lifts, you may not have to wear a mask (check ski lift guidelines).
  • No masks out on the slopes.

In Equipment Hire Shops

  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory.
  • All hired equipment is thoroughly cleaned.
  • Hand sanitising gel is made available.

In Tourist Offices & Your Accommodation

  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory in all communal and enclosed spaces.
  • Hand sanitising gel is made available.
  • All surfaces are thoroughly cleaned, with increased frequency.

In Bars & Restaurants

  • Table service only.
  • Table distance a minimum of 1 metre apart, or fixed or removable panels to ensurephysical distancing.
  • Guests must wear a face mask when walking around the premises.Hand sanitising gel is available.
  • All surfaces are thoroughly cleaned, with increased frequency.

At Ski Schools

  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory when gathering at the beginning and end of class, for everyone aged 11 and over.
  • No restrictions on the number of people at ski classes.

In Public Indoor Spaces

  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory for everyone aged 11 and over.
  • Hand sanitising gel is available.
  • All surfaces are thoroughly cleaned.
  • All hired equipment is thoroughly cleaned


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