Three valleys one incomparable skiing experience, the allure and exhilaration of the world's largest interlinked ski network awaits
Courchevel Moriond (1650) is the seconjd highest of the four Courchevel villages. The resort is quieter and more typically French as well as being a little less expensive in the way of dining out and shopping. Set slightly apart from the rest of the Three Valleys ski area it has two lifts to take skiers to Courchevel resorts. Courchevel (1850) is the epitome of ski chic, exuding style and sophistication; it's streets are peppered with designer boutiques and top-class restaurants. Its jet set crowd return each year for the unrivalled combination of glamourous lifestyle, glittering nightlife and wide perfectly groomed pistes.
Les Menuires is located above the old Savoyard village of St Martin-de-Belleville and is a favourite for easy access to the mountain. Doorstep skiing radiates out from the town in all directions and speedy lift links accompanied by minimal queuing provide easy access to Meribel and Val Thorens while beginners can take advantage of two dedicated nursery slopes. Lifts, pistes and lodgings are all thoroughly integrated together with a large Sports and Wellbeing Centre, four kilometre toboggan run and snow scooter circuit.
Les Menuires is well-acclaimed as a family-friendly resort with safe learn to ski areas as well as a toboggan castle for children, fun park with trampolines and bouncy castles and a programme of events and activities throughout winter.
Euope's highest ski resort sits way above the treeline at a dizzying height of 2,300m. Substantial recent investment in high speed lifts and luxurious accommodation makes Val Thorens a very attractive option together with guaranteed snow on the doorstep, an impressive terrain park and complimentary on-piste Wifi. Divided in two by a piste, the village excludes a spirited vibe alongside a host of seasonal events and the highest Michelin-starred restaurant in Europe. There is also a sprts centre and leisure park as well as an ice-driving course and the longest toboggan run in Europe accessable by lift.
The Three Valleys offers outstanding skiing with access to over 600 kilometres of snow-laden slopes. Combined with a seamless lift system there is no need to ski the same piste more than once. In fact proficient skiers can head for a differeny area every day or ski across all three valleys. For mixed groups the fast lifts make easy work of meeting up for lunch. Beginners and cruising intermediates are extremely well catered for with a vast choice of long blue runs, dedicated nursery slopes and good ski schools in all resorts. Expert skiers will find endless challenges from mogul fields, off-piste trails and couloirs to over 30 dedicated black runs. For a late season holiday, the high altitude north facing slopes of Val Thorens offer one of the best choices in the Alps with the uktra-fast-lifts making it easy to access the glacier and the highest skiing points in the Three Valleys.
London to Chambery: 1 hour 35 minutes
London to Geneva/Grenoble: 1 hour 45 minutes
1 hour 40 minutes from Chambery Airport (Les Menuires/Val Thorens)
1 hour 30 minutes from Chambery Airport (Courchevel)
2 hours 20 minutes from Geneva Airport (Les Menuires)
2 hours 30 minutes from Geneva Airport (Courchevel/Val Thorens)
Altitude of resorts: 1650m-2300m
Highest skiing point: 3230m
Total piste length: 600km
Number of lifts: 173
Green runs: 16%
Blue runs: 40%
Red runs: 34%
Black runs: 10%
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