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Dates of Main events of Winter 2016/2017

Get out your diaries, here are the dates of the main events this winter! Sports, music, magic and lots of fun are on the programme this winter in Praz-sur-Arly. Discover our annual events like the Magic Snow Festival and the International Hot Air Balloon Meeting and find out what’s new!



  • From 19 to 25 December 2016, 7th Magic Snow Festival
  • 31 December 2016, New Year’s Eve Party


  • 14 and 15 January 2017,  27th International Hot Air Balloon Meeting
  • 22 January 2017, Ski and Snow Festival
  • 28 and 29 January 2017, Praz Yooner Challenge


  • 7, 14, 21, 28 February, Mardi Gras
  • From 17 to 19 February, Food Festival
  • 25 and 26 February, 2nd Praz Adrenaline Contest


  • From 6 to 10 March, Mountain Professions Week
  • 18 March, 3rd Snowscoot Open
  • 25 and 26 March, Spring Music & Shopping Festival

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Celebrate Christmas Week in Praz sur Arly!

The week before Christmas, come and celebrate the beginning of the holidays and enjoy the magic of the mountains and the snow! There’ll be daily entertainment in an enchanting decor, with seven different shows and concerts in the streets and village centre.

Monday, 19 December: “Les Tonton’s”. Fun and heart-warming, with a rich and varied repertory to delight young and old!

Tuesday, 20 December: Opoual, the friendly Yeti, will put on a free show for children in the Maison de la Montagne.

Wednesday, 21 December: “The Fairies’ Elves” will be walking around on stilts, juggling and singing fairy songs.

Thursday, 22 December: The French Ski School instructors will dazzle you with their traditional torchlight descent. Hot chocolate and mulled wine served at the foot of the slopes and a Christmas tombola.

Friday, 22 December: “The Acrobats”. Amazing juggling acts, theatre and pyrotechnics.

Saturday, 24 December: Christmas Eve with the “Givrés” will get you straight into the Christmas spirit! Songs and melodies followed by fireworks in the Church Square to welcome Santa in a shower of sweeties!

Sunday, 25 December: The “Tuaz” Group will introduce you to traditional mountain songs.

And every day throughout the week, there’ll be entertainment for the children and all the family! Creative workshops, games, snow sculptures, sports tournament, and Draz the Dragon, Praz sur Arly’s mascot!

Special Offer at Christmas –  Skipass + Furnished Accommodation


Take advantage of our furnished rental+skipass offer on this site:

1.   Choose your rental: chalet, apartment or studio;

2.  Choose your Espace Diamant skipass of 2 to 7 days.

3.  Get a 10% reduction, valid during all the French school holidays (Christmas, New Year and February).

Special Skipass Offer at Christmas

The Val d’Arly resorts are spoiling you this Christmas!  The 6th or 7th ski days are free! The 6 consecutive-day skipass costs the same as the 5 consecutive-day pass, and the 7 consecutive-day pass is the same as the 6-consecutive day pass! Online purchase till 10 December 2016 (offer available exclusively on internet).

Offer subject to general conditions of sale and not cumulative with other promotional offers except the Family Pack.

Take advantage of the offer:

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