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MERIBEL LE RAFFORT, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Meribel Le Raffort

Meribel is one of the top ski destinations in France, thanks to its tranquil atmosphere, excellent transport links and lively nightlife. Meribel Raffort is a small village located five minutes outside of the main Meribel town centre. Whether you’re experiencing the slopes for the first time or looking to take on a new challenge, there is plenty to look forward to in this wonderful area of France.

Resort Statistics

Meribel Le Raffort ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 10
Intermediates 58
Advanced 9
Snowboarders
Total Runs 77
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1450m
Km of Piste 150km
Directions of Slopes N, E, S/E,W
Longest Run 1km
Drag Lifts 11
Ski Lifts 61
Snow Parks 2
Highest Lift 2950m
Chairlifts 16
Gondolas/Cable cars 14

Meribel Le Raffort Ski Resort

Meribel makes up part of the Trois Vallees ski area, which is the largest in France and links the area with Courchevel and Val Thorens. It is possible to ski into Le Raffort after being on the slopes too, where there are some extraordinary views to enjoy.

The location of the chalet offers a great mix of being in a traditional village, where you can get away from the crowds and still have access to the pistes. Some of the accommodations offered here provide a truly rustic feel, with some stunning farmhouses to choose from.

Snow conditions in Meribel Le Raffort

The ski season here runs from December to April and hundreds of snow cannons are based across the runs to provide a great surface for skiers.

Skiing in Meribel Le Raffort

Meribel is based right in the middle of the picturesque Les Trois Vallees ski area, with a total of 350 runs available for visitors to choose from. Around 85 per cent of the area is above 1800m and there are great routes for beginners, intermediates and experts alike.

The lift system here is among the best in the world, making it easy for visitors to explore everything that the resort has to offer.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Meribel Le Raffort

There is a fantastic selection of restaurants and pubs for travellers in Meribel, including the lively Folie Douce, where you can expect outstanding shows, champagne and music. Le Rond Point is another popular stop for skiers, with an amazing sun terrace and regular live music.

The top restaurants in Meribel are the Galette, Refuge and Fromagerie, while Chez Kiki is the best place to visit for a delicious steak.

Transfer time in Meribel Le Raffort

The closest airport to Meribel le Raffort is Chambery, which is around one hour and 30 minutes away.