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the lift at Foux d'Allos
  
Take a Ski Holiday in the South of France and enjoy the sunshine!
Winter marks the beginning of the ski season in the mountains, at ski resorts as close as 40 minutes from the coast. These easily accessible Alpes-Maritimes ski resorts offer you a quick getaway to ski for a day, weekend or a week. They offer equipment rental, lessons, and lodging at reasonable prices. For more information on activities, and lodging visit: www.frenchriviera-mountain.com

Some local ski areas websites:

 

Gréoliéres les Neiges 1400-1650 meters: Gréolières is located in the Grasse "backcountry" a short distance from the coast. The panoramic view from the summit of Mont Cheiron offers a view of the Esterel Mountains, Italy, the Southern Alps and on a clear day, even Corsica. This resort offers 30 kilometers of trails from 1400-1800 meters, and 30 kilometers of cross-country trails through the forest and at its summit it offers a beautiful view of the Mercantour Mountains and the Southern Alps.
Auron 1600 meters
Valberg 1700 meters: Valberg is located at the beginning of the Mercantour National Park. The station is family oriented and offers 90 kilometers of trails from 1500-2066 meters. This resort offers a variety of rentals including apartments, chalets, hotels and vacation villages.
Foux d'Allos 1800 meters

Isola 2000 1800-2600 meters

 

One of the many trails in the Southern Alps  the summit at Foux d'Allos