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Font Romeu

Font Romeu Ski Resort Guide

Font Romeu, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length52km
Highest Lift2,200m
Resort Height1,600m
 Nearest AirportsPerpignan and Carcassonne
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Font Romeu

The French ski resort of Font Romeu is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,600m, with 52km of marked runs.

Summary

Font Romeu is part of the Neiges Catalanes ski area with access to 152km of downhill skiing, with 203 marked pistes, served by a total of 119 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Font Romeu itself (52km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Neiges Catalanes ski resorts of Bolquère Pyrénées 2000, Cambre d'Aze, Cerdagne Puigmal, Formiguères, La Quillane, Les Angles, Porté Puymorens and Puyvalador.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,200m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Font Romeu offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Font Romeu offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Font Romeu.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'La Record'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Font Romeu?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 25 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Font Romeu Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 9 
Downhill
Total Length
52km
Cross Country
Total Length
111km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
25

Neiges Catalanes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
31
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
68
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
60
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
44
Downhill
Total Length
152km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
119

Altitudes

Font Romeu Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m
Lowest Piste1,600m
Resort Altitude (Font Romeu)1,600m
Max Vertical600m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Font Romeu
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire

Location and Map

Where is Font Romeu?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Neiges Catalanes, Pyrénées-Orientales.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Font Romeu is Perpignan, 82 minutes drive away.

Carcassonne, Toulouse, Barcelona, Béziers, Girona and Montpellier airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 25 ski lifts are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 21km of ski runs, with 500 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Font Romeu open?

 Open from : December 3, 2021.

 Closes : April 3, 2022.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Font Romeu, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Font Romeu Tourist Office for the latest.

Font Romeu