Courchevel

Located in the heart of the Trois Vallées skiing area, one of the world’s largest, the resort of Courchevel is not only ideal for winter but for summer stays as well and offers a wide range of activities.

Activities on offer in Courchevel:

In Courchevel, you can enjoy a wide range of sports and activities such as: skiing, snowboarding, sledging, cross-country skiing, ice-skating, snowshoe walks, sight-seeing flights, joy flights in planes or helicopters, carting, learning how to ride a snow-scooter,  skiing by torchlight, climbing, hot-air ballooning, parasailing, quad riding on ice, wigwam evenings, dog-sledding, etc.

You can also discover a wealth of cultural activities in Courchevel: the library, Baroque trails, the cinema, excursion circuits in the surrounding area, exhibitions, cooking lessons, language learning classes, IT courses, guided tours of Courchevel organised by the FACIM (an art and history association in Upper Savoie)…

Themed areas and leisure zones in Courchevel:

In Courchevel you can enjoy themed areas and leisure zones for both children and adults alike.

Are you a beginner at skiing? Have no fear, Courchevel has specially created 4 beginners’ areas especially for you. They all boast wide and secure slopes that are regularly maintained.

Do you like trying out your emergency stops on skis? Try out the “Stop Zone” specially designed to test your ability to brake and stop in an emergency.

Do you fancy a different approach to the mountains? Tap into the know-how of the ski patrollers in the “Avalanche Camp” zone, where you can learn about the dangers of the mountains and the first aid and rescue techniques used by these professionals.

If you are looking for a secure slope for your children then look no further: Courchevel has specially designed one for children called “the Indians’ slope” with activities lead by the chief of the tribe...

For thrill-seekers, the leisure zones in Courchevel are made just for you:

  • Snowcross”: a race course for 4 people at a time.
  • Courchevel Railpark”: for trying out all the tricks you know on rails and boxes.

The skiing area:

The skiing area in figures:

  • 528 hectares of mountainside
  • 93 miles of downhill ski slopes
  • 62 ski-lifts
  • 27 green slopes and 44 blue slopes
  • 38 red slopes and 10 black slopes
  • 453 people employed by the Société des Trois Vallées
  • 563 snow canons and 26 snow-grooming machines
  • 119 slopes
  • 41 miles of cross-country skiing trails

Trois Vallées:

In Courchevel, you can enjoy the majestic views offered by the fabulous Trois Vallées skiing area. You can admire the magic landscapes stretching from the magnificent Mont Blanc range to the impressive Ecrins range in the south, not forgetting the Swiss and Italian Alps to the North and East. Thanks to the many ski-lifts, you can reach the summit of the Trois Vallées range, the famous Pointe de Thorens in Val Thorens at an altitude of 3266 m.

Après-ski:

In Courchevel, there is always something to do after skiing: having a hot chocolate in a tea room or an aperitif in a piano bar or meeting friends in one of the resort’s many pubs and bars. For the nocturnal amongst you, the famous night clubs of Courchevel await you…