Snow report Courchevel
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Ski holidays in Courchevel
One of the eight French top winter sports destinations which is part of the ski area Les Trois Vallées is Courchevel. Courchevel is perhaps known as the first French jet-set resort and one of the most luxurious destinations for skiing holidays in France. Courchevel consists of five villages which are all aware of their altitude as an addition to their names. Apart from Courchevel there are Courchevel 1300 (the most old-fashioned), 1550 (slightly cheaper), 1650 (the most sun) and 1850 (the top destination). Of course, the snow reports become even better the higher you go up.
Slope information Les Trois Vallees - Courchevel
If you are dreaming of endless slopes, of another direction to ski every day, or of more than 600 km of slopes within one area, then you are at the right place in Les Trois Vallees. Courchevel and La Tania are well fit for both beginners and experts. The flank of the Roc Merlet (2734 m high) has a number of very nice ski slopes. Lifts such as in Meribel take you from down in the valley, up to the highest peaks, such as the Roc de Fer and Mont Vallon after which you can make extremely long descents without having to stop. The new Roc Des Trois Marches gondola connects Meribel with Les Menuires and Val Thorens. You can also find great runs at the top of La Masse close to Les Menuires. The black ski-run Marielle Goitschel, named after one of the local Olympic champions, it is very challenging. In Val Thorens, you will really appreciate the cable car to Cîme Caron, the highest point in the three valleys. At the top this has one of the most spectacular views you will ever see anywhere in the world. The weather can change rapidly at the top of this mountain, so make sure you are dressed well, even if it appears to be warm and sunny.
Apres ski in Courchevel
The clubs Les Caves and La Grange in Courchevel 1850 are open until the early hours of the morning for those of you who want to party all night!
Snowboarding in Courchevel
Apart from the snow park in Val Thorens (great!), there is a multitude of snow parks in the area Les Trois Vallees. The most beautiful parks are located in Les Menuires, Meribel-Mottaret and Meribel. At the top of the Ariondaz gondola, you can start the first few days with your first lessons as a snowboarder.
Skischools and ski hire in Courchevel
In Courchevel, a total of six major ski schools: - ESF Courchevel 1850 (esfcourchevel.com) - ESF Courchevel 1650 (esfcourchevel.com) - ESF Courchevel 1550 Le Centre de Pralong New Generation (skinewgen.com) - Supreme Ski School (supremeski.com). For anyone who during his winter sport holiday can still use an additional lesson.