Vars is situated right at the edge of some of the largest mountain chains in the French Alps. The surrounding mountains, including the Massif des Ecrins, the Queyras, and Ubaye, offer stunning vistas, and the ski runs reach heights of nearly 3000 meters. Comprising four small hamlets along the Route des Grandes Alpes, Vars skillfully blends the authenticity and charm of a traditional mountain village with the conveniences of a large winter sports resort. Its natural history and favorable climate make Vars an incredibly appealing destination for your holiday. "La Forêt Blanche" (The White Forest), is the combined ski area of Vars and Risoul. This expansive ski region boasts 185 kilometers of marked ski runs. Vars offers a vast and open territory which will offer skiers and non-skiers breathtaking landscapes.
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Vars is located in the French Alps, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France. Vars is accessible by road from major cities in France. The nearest airports are Marseille Provence Airport and Grenoble Alpes-Isère Airport. You can also reach Vars by train to the nearby towns of Gap or Montdauphin-Guillestre, followed by a bus or taxi ride to the resort. Find out more
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