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COURCHEVEL VILLAGE, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Courchevel Village, France

Courchevel Village (formerly Courchevel 1550) is the quietest of the Courchevel resorts and the most affordable. Courchevel is a cluster of four resorts at the northern tip of the 3 Valleys ski area.

The 4 Courchevel resorts include:
Courchevel Le Praz
Courchevel Village (1550)
Courchevel Moriond (1650)
Courchevel (1850)

Courchevel Village is linked to Courchevel (1850) by both a cable car and a chairlift, as well as the free bus. This resort is great for families looking for a quieter base from which to explore the Courchevel ski area, or the wider 3 Valleys. Those wanting a night out can take advantage of the late-running bus service to spend an evening in Courchevel Moriond (1650) or Courchevel (1850).

Resort Statistics

Skiing in Courchevel
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 27
Intermediates 82
Advanced 10
Snowboarders
Total Runs 119
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
  • Non-skiers
Resort features Walking Trails Parapenting Snowshoeing High altitude skiing Picturesque Resort bus Supermarket
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 1300m
Highest Lift 2740m
Total Piste 150km
Longest Run 9km
Directions of Slopes N, E, S/E, W
Total Lifts 67
Gondolas/Cable cars 12
Chairlifts 17
Drag Lifts 29
Snow Parks 1

Skiing in Courchevel Village


There is a huge variety of slopes, a terrain park and half pipe that will keep skiers and boarders entertained during a week skiing holiday in Courchevel. However, exploring the whole of the 3 Valleys ski area is easy thanks to the modern lift system of chairs and gondolas.

The small ski area directly above Courchevel Village is predominantly blue runs, with a couple of reds and greens. However, it is just a short cable car ride from here to Courchevel (1850) from where the mountain really opens up and skiers and boarders of all levels will find runs to enjoy.

The Wood Park on the Tovets run just above Courchevel Village (1550) has a selection of wooden rails and tables for freestylers. There is a 2 km toboggan run from Courchevel (1850) back to Courchevel Village (1550) which is floodlit in the evenings until 7.30pm.