Ski Holidays in Courchevel, France
Choosing a Courchevel skiing holiday will ensure that you are skiing in one of the most extensive and impressive ski areas in the world: The Three Valleys. Courchevel is quite simply this is the creme de la creme of The Three Valleys resorts. It was one of the first purpose built ski resorts in France, the benefits of this is that there is a high number of ski in and out accommodation to stay in during your ski holiday. Ski holidays in Courchevel, France have a reputation for being expensive, however, although it is possible to indulge in the luxury of the resort, it is also possible to enjoy ski holidays in Courchevel on a budget, see our Courchevel ski deals for all the best offers Igluski has to offer.
Courchevel Ski Resort
Courchevel is not just one resort but five; Courchevel 1850, Courchevel Moriand, Courchevel Village, Courchevel Le Praz and La Tania. They all share the same Courchevel skiing area and are an important part of the Trois Vallees, connecting Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens.They are all different in character; from the sophisticated chic of Courchevel 1850 to the charming and traditional village atmosphere of Le Praz. 1850 in particular has become as infamous retreat for the Paris jet set and international stars who come back year after year to promenade, eat fabulous food in wonderful restaurants, and explore this 600km paradise.
Fantastic, there is so much to do, for skiers and non-skiers alike, you can never get bored with Courchevel. read full
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Skiing in Courchevel
The immediate skiing in Courchevel is hard to beat and offers slopes for all abilities; anybody who tires of it during their ski holidays in Courchevel always have the rest of the Trois Vallees at their disposal. With over 470 snow cannons and 22 piste bashers, the pistes are always immaculately groomed and snow is perhaps more reliable than the rest of the Trois Vallees as most of the slopes are North facing.
Courchevel is the northern gateway to The Three Valleys offering the most varied terrain from long gentle blues to steep couloirs, and superb skiing both above and below the tree line The lift system is also very modern, fast and efficient. Ski schools abound and offer classes in 8 languages for every standard and discipline, from snowboarding to telemark.
Lying to the west of Lyon the resorts of the 3 Valleys must have the greatest concentration of British skiers. Resorts include Courchevel, Méribel, St Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires and Val Thorens. There is a direct train to this area from London on Friday nights and Saturdays and it is relatively easy to make an overnight connection via Paris, Lille or Brussels.
Courchevel Ski Chalets
Separated into 5 villages Igluski has a wide selection of Courchevel chalets to choose from. Book a luxury Courchevel chalet in the exclusive resort of Courchevel 1850, enjoy a family skiing holiday in Courchevel 1350 with a family Courchevel chalet or enjoy the buzzing nightlife of Courchevel 1650 with a group Courchevel chalet, whatever your choice Igluski has a Courchevel chalet to suit you.