Self catering Ski Family accommodation at Risoul

Self catering Ski Family accommodation at Risoul from £44.50pp per week

Take a ski holiday at Castor & Pollux Residences in the French ski resort of Risoul, known as the “Family Plus Mountain”, where you have access to all the necessary comforts that make for an enjoyable ski holiday.

There are two twin Residences which are well placed and close to the ski slopes in the domain of “the Forêt Blanche”. This resident complex provides 73 comfortable apartments of various sizes, from cosy studios up to spacious apartments for groups. Each of the apartments come with a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony that allows for breathtaking views of the valley.

Castor & Pollux Residences swimming pool

Within the residence is an indoor heated swimming pool that’s the perfect place to relax after a hard day on the ski slopes.

Risoul is part of the ski area of La Forêt Blanche and Vars. Having a ski area of between 1650 and 2750 meters with around 80% of the slopes in the Forêt Blanche, all of which are above 2000 meters providing an exceptional quality of snow.

ski area of La Forêt Blanche

There are 185 km of ski slopes: 21 green runs, 45 blue runs, 40 red runs and 10 black runs with 116 marked trails. Forêt Blanche has magnificent landscapes and exciting trails that run between pine and larch. Freestyle lovers will find 7 snowparks.

Castor & Pollux Residences pricePrice from 12/12/15 to 19/12/15 with 2 adults and 2 children

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