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French Lesson: Ski Vacation (Winter Holiday Vocab And Phrases)

Are you heading to France for a winter or ski vacation?

In this lesson, you'll learn essential ski holiday vocabulary for your next trip to the French alps.

winter vacation gender vacances de neige
advanced m/f chevronné/e
air purity f puretĂ© de l’air
artificial snow f neige artificielle
beginner m/f débutant/e
cabin m chalet
cable car (big) m téléphérique, téléférique
cable car (small) f télécabine
chair lift m,f, m télésiÚge, remontée mécanique, tire-fesses (fam.)
equipment m matériel
furnished rental m meublé
hiking trail m sentier de randonnées

Les sports d’hiver – Winter sports

winter sports gender sports d’hiver
Alpine combined m combiné alpin
Alpine, downhill skiing m ski alpin, ski de piste
cross-country skiing, Nordic skiing m ski de fond
figure skating m patinage artistique
ice boating f voile sur glace
ice hockey m hockey sur glace
ice skating m patinage
luge f luge de course

Les vĂȘtements d’hiver – Winter clothing

winter clothing gender vĂȘtements d’hiver
boot f botte
cardigan m gilet
coat m manteau
down jacket f doudoune
earmuff m cache-oreilles
fingerless glove f mitaine
fleece f polaire
glove m gant
goggles (snow) f lunettes de ski
headliner, balaclava f cagoule
hood f capuche

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