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Cuvery and Chapelle de Retord

Cuvery and the Chapelle de Retord

Cuvery and La Chapelle de Retord, 2 of the 3 gateways that will give you access to the 150 km of cross country skiing tracks on Plateau de Retord has fabulous panoramas on the Alps chain and the Mont Blanc.

Sled dog rides on the Plateau de Retord
The starting point of the famous international race – La Retordica, Cuvéry has 20 km of trails specially dedicated to the practice of dog sledding.
Professional mushers share their passion and invite you to discover Plateau de Retord by riding on a dog sled.

Rental and several catering services are available in Cuvery.

Nordic skiing paradise

Cross country skiing

Cross-country skiing trails:
With 13 trails and 150 km of marked routes, the 3 gateways to the Plateau de Retord are interconnected. Multiply the pleasures and discoveries by discovering the tracks from la Chapelle or from Cuvery.

Take cross-country skiing lessons on Plateau de Retord

Want to learn to skate with former members of the French Nordic ski teams?
In addition to the children club and the alpine ski lessons, and biathlon initiation all year round, the skiing school organises cross-country skiing lessons from Cuvery or the Plans d’Hotonnes.

Ecole de Ski Français des Plans d’Hotonnes : 04 79 87 68 22 – –

Winter Season Pass 2023/2024

Get your season pass promotion by purchasing it starting in September. Find the list of cross-country ski pass prices for the Massif du Jura on the Espace Nordique Jurassien website.

New! It is now possible to buy your cross-country ski and snowshoe passes online in advance with the free “Mon pass nordic ENJ” smartphone app.


Snowshoeing trails:
tracks The Grande Traversée du Jura snowshoeing itineraries allow you to link the three gateways to the Plateau: Cuvéry, La Chapelle and Les Plans d’Hotonnes.

Snowshoeing fees are on sale in the various trailhead chalets in Cuvery and at the La Chapelle gateway at the Cua parking lot.

Everything to organize your ski trip