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COURCHEVEL LE PRAZ, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Courchevel Le Praz, France

Courchevel Le Praz (formerly Courchevel 1300) is the lowest of the four main Courchevel village. The 4 ski villages that make up the Courchevel ski area are:
Courchevel Le Praz
Courchevel Village (1550)
Courchevel Moriond (1650)
Courchevel (1850)

The village has a number of permanent residents which helps to give it a more traditional Alpine village feel than the villages higher up, and families will enjoy exploring the narrow cobbled streets.

Resort Statistics

courchevel le praz ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 27
Intermediates 82
Advanced 10
Snowboarders
Total Runs 119
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Walking Trails Snowshoeing Traditional village resort Picturesque
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1300m
Km of Piste 150km
Directions of Slopes N, E, S/E, W
Longest Run 9km
Drag Lifts 29
Ski Lifts 67
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 2740m
Chairlifts 17
Gondolas/Cable cars 12

Skiing in Courchevel Le Praz


Most of the runs directly above Courchevel Le Praz are reds and blacks, and Intermediates will enjoy returning home along the tree-lined pistes. Beginners will be happier returning by bus or cable car after sessions on the nursery slopes or the good selection of green runs at Courchevel or Courchevel Moriond. Experts will no doubt want to explore the full three valleys ski area, taking in Meribel and Val Thorens as well as the extensive off-piste.

Le Praz is a traditional village set amidst the woodland and due to this quiet setting is ideal for a family holiday. Nightlife is quiet and centres around the local bars. Le Praz also has road access to the resort of La Plagne and its extensive ski area.

For those who want to stay in a more lively resort in Courchevel, take a look at the other villages of Courchevel 1550, Courchevel 1650, Courchevel 1850 and La Tania