Courchevel is one of the world’s best-known and most exclusive ski resorts. The villages of Courchevel sit in a premier location in the world’s largest ski area, the Three Valleys, with the two other valleys belonging to Meribel and Val Thorens. With its immaculate pistes, superbly interlinked skiing and beautiful scenery, this a fantastic place for all skiers. Add to this an astounding range of bars, restaurants, chic boutiques and nightspots and it’s no wonder that Courchevel is so highly rated. Courchevel is actually made up of 4 different villages which are linked by a free bus service (with lift pass). Courchevel 1850, the highest and largest of the villages, is chic and sophisticated. It has superb access to the slopes and an excellent range of facilities. Courchevel 1550 has a relaxed atmosphere, full of character with excellent access to the slopes and has a direct gondola links with 1850.Courchevel 1650, has a traditional old part with rustic barns and chalets and easy access to the rest of the resort. Du Praz, at 1300m is a pretty, quiet village with tree lined slopes and direct access to 1850
Night-skiing, Ice-skating, bowling (1850), tobogganing and snow-shoeing, skidooing, ice climbing, hang-gliding & snow-rafting
You can eat very well in Courchevel but quite a few places are pricey. 1850 has a good choice but 1650 and 1550 also have a wide choice and tend to be more economically priced. There is a pocket guide that gives holidaymakers the low down on all the main
3 Cinemas with English speaking films. Fantastic range of boutiques in 1850 with all the best designer names, ice hockey matches at the Forum centre, visit the impressive Olympic ski-jump at Le Praz, alpine joy flights from the altiport.
- Transfer time: Geneva 2 hrs 30 mins, Chambery 2hrs , Grenoble 3hrs 30mins.
- Currency: Euro
- Beginners: 4
- Intermediates: 5
- Advanced: 5
- Snowboarding: 4
- Resort height: 1550m - 1850m
- Ski range: 1300m - 3230m
- Total kilometres of piste: 600kms (Area)
- Number of runs: Blue 180 Red 111 Black 30
- Number of lifts: 184 in Area : Draglifts 74, Chairlift 69, Cablecar/Gondolas 41.