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La Thuile

La Thuile Ski Resort Guide

La Thuile, Italy

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length146km
Highest Lift2,610m
Resort Height1,450m
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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La Thuile

The Italian ski resort of La Thuile is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,450m, with 146km of marked runs.


La Thuile is part of the Espace San Bernardo ski area with access to 156km of downhill skiing, with 82 marked pistes, served by a total of 38 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Thuile itself (146km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Espace San Bernardo ski resort of La Rosière. La Thuile is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of La Rosière.

With ski lifts as high as 2,610m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


La Thuile offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in La Thuile.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in La Thuile is 11km long and the most difficult run is the 'No. 3, Franco Berthod', which is 1km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Thuile?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm, expected on 1 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for La Thuile

Ski Area Stats

La Thuile Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 9 27km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

La Thuile Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,610m
Resort Altitude (La Thuile)1,450m
Lowest Piste1,441m
Max Vertical1,170m

Ski Slope Aspects


La Thuile has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Thuile
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in La Thuile

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Ski Lessons in La Thuile

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see La Thuile Ski Schools and La Thuile Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is La Thuile?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Valle d'Aosta, Aosta Valley.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Thuile is Geneva, 90 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Sion, Turin Caselle, Milan Malpensa, Chambery, Milan Linate, Turin Cuneo, Bergamo and Genoa airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 18 ski lifts are able to uplift 34,550 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 35km of ski runs, with 400 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Thuile open?

 Open from : December 16, 2023*
*Espace San Bernardo.

 Closes : April 20, 2024*
*Espace San Bernardo.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

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

Piste Map

La Thuile Piste Map
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