Your ski holiday in Courchevel

Come to Courchevel ski resort for a stay in the heart of Savoie. Explore the largest ski area in the world with Les 3 Vallées ski pass and hurtle down the 600km of slopes on skis, dog sleds, toboggans or maybe snowshoes? Courchevel is the ski capital of the world and throughout the season it has many activities on offer which means both adults and kids can make unforgettable memories on their ski holiday.

The resort has a booking service which will also help you find the best dates for your ski holiday among the large choice of accommodation and rentals. With its many starred restaurants and its gourmet culture, Courchevel also stands out as the star of fine-dining resorts.

Considered a visionary and innovative resort, Courchevel has a variety of modern facilities that make it one of the best destinations for people who love snow sports and enjoy the mountains. Don’t wait any longer; join us to (re)live special winter sports moments in Courchevel!

 

When to go skiing

 

As nice as ski holidays are, they often require organisation. Do you want to know when to go skiing? Here we’ll give you everything you need to help you choose the ideal dates for your winter holiday.

 

December: a magical time

The festive season is undoubtedly the most magical time to go on holiday in the mountains. Between parades, torchlit descents and fireworks there are lots of magical moments in Courchevel every year.

 

January: for ski lovers

January is seen as the ideal time of year if you love snow sports. With plenty of powder snow, you can enjoy the area and its unrivalled quality of tamping on the slopes.

 

February: for family holidays

This is certainly the most popular period for those who love skiing and family holidays. With longer, sunnier days, you can enjoy the slopes and the many events which are organised in the resort.

 

March: spring skiing

The beginning of spring brings with it milder temperatures to guarantee great days of snow sports. Snowflakes aren’t rare at this time and cover the area with quality snow.

 

April: the “relaxing” stay

This quieter period gives way to ski days interspersed with relaxation and wellbeing activities. Courchevel and Les 3 Vallées have 85% of slopes over 1,800m high. Enough to enjoy the slopes until the end of the season.

 

Have you chosen your holiday period and want to join us?

We help you to find the best accommodation at the best price through our booking system. Our call centre guarantees to find you accommodation securely and quickly to help you in your search and to ensure you have a worry-free holiday. Book your winter holiday with us now ! 

 

Where to go skiing

 

Vast, sparkling and towering, the French Alps attract a large number of holidaymakers every year and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region ranks as the second most popular tourist destination after the Île-de-France region and Paris.

Built around six villages, Courchevel in the Northern Alps is one of the few ski resorts in the world to be built on different levels. Its specific layout means it has different atmospheres: beginners or experienced skiers, foodies, families, night owls and non-skiers can enjoy it here.

 

Wondering where to stay in Courchevel?

 

For family holidays

 

Courchevel le Praz - 1,300m high

The village is located at the foot of the high peaks. Known for having hosted the ski jumping events during the 1992 Olympic Games, it combines quiet, authenticity and proximity thanks to its easy access to the slopes via the ski lifts.

 

Courchevel la Tania - 1,400m high

Situated in the heart of a spruce forest, this small village is located in a vast, quiet and pedestrian-friendly area for holidaymakers who want a safe stay.

 

Courchevel Village - 1,550m high

Overlooking the Tarentaise valley, Courchevel Village has all types of accommodation as well as restaurants and activities in a friendly atmosphere.

 

For holidays with friends

 

Courchevel Moriond - 1,650m high

Courchevel Moriond is the sunny resort that has a bunch of chalets and spacious apartments close to the slopes for ski lovers.

 

Courchevel 1850

At the resort’s summit, you will find shops, hotels and food. Courchevel 1850 also has a party atmosphere with many activities and events throughout your stay. 

 

Equipment for your ski holiday

 

An exceptional resort with 1001 activities, Courchevel is part of Les 3 Vallées, the largest skiing area in the world. Renting equipment has never been easier, the resort has many rental shops which means you can take part in different activities during your stay like downhill skiing, snowboarding and sledging.

Among the essentials, remember to bring sun protection, masks and goggles, snow boots, gloves and warm clothes. If you aren’t renting your equipment at the resort we advise you bring the following items:

  • A helmet for your safety;
  • Your skis, boots and poles;
  • Snowshoes for your hikes along the mountain paths;
  • And finally, don’t forget your swimming costume so you can enjoy the resort’s aquatic centre: Aquamotion.

 

Winter sports to try during your ski holiday

 

Courchevel is a destination that has a wide choice of activities on offer for you during your ski holiday. Whether you are a beginner skier, a thrill seeker or an adventurer at heart, you will find what you are looking for during your trip. 

 

Would you like to discover the mountains in a different way?

 

Take a dog sledging ride and let yourself be guided through the forest. You can also put on your snowshoes and go off on your own or with a guide to enjoy a friendly atmosphere. Ski touring is also very fashionable in Courchevel. The resort has been a pioneer in this field since 2012 thanks to its five dedicated routes.

 

Would you rather spend some time with your family?

 

Come and discover the joys of ice skating at the Forum ice rink in Courchevel 1850 or get on your sledge for a descent on one of the resort's two runs. Y

 

Do you prefer to ski?

 

Downhill skiing remains the most popular sport in the mountains. That’s why Courchevel has slopes for all levels but also fun areas like Family Park where young and old alike can brave the moguls and rails. Buy your ski passes online!

Courchevel has 66km of cross-country skiing with the famous Col de la Loze slope taking you to an altitude of 2,300 metres. Lovers of the Nordic discipline are sure to find something to their liking here, as all these trails can be accessed free of charge.

 

Our advice for your ski holiday

 

Are you wondering how to get to the resort?

 

You can reach the resort of Courchevel by train up until Moûtiers station, then from there take a bus or taxi.

During your ski holiday in Courchevel, free shuttles, taxis and ski lifts will take you to the different villages in the resort. Advisors from the tourist office are available to answer all your questions at the tourist office reception desk, whatever language you speak. Resort maps are also available on our website and in the tourist office to ensure you will have all the information for your trip. 

 

How do you learn to ski?

 

With access to 600km of slopes in Les 3 Vallées, Courchevel is the ideal place to learn to ski during your stay. Whether it’s your first ski holiday or you want to improve your skiing skills, you'll find an instructor to teach you the basics in a group or for private lessons. 

Located in all villages of the resort, ski schools offer a selection of packages for downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ski touring and even telemark skiing. Several kids’ clubs are also open during the winter season for the little ones (from 3 years old). Book your ski lessons in Courchevel now ! 

 

What to do during your ski holiday

 

The mountains in winter are not just about skiing! Although the Alps offer a wide range of snow sport activities, there is always something to do at altitude during your ski holiday. Looking for a moment of relaxation? Aquamotion is Europe's largest mountain aquatic centre. You can choose between spas, massages and whirlpools to recharge your batteries in a dream setting.

Ski trips don’t always mean a holiday. Courchevel has a selection of facilities to host your seminars and other corporate events. Dedicated multi-purpose rooms will be able to accommodate your employees at the foot of the slopes while allowing them to take part in team-building activities. Find more information on our group space.

 

Mountain cuisine

 

Courchevel is the capital of ski resorts in terms of French cuisine. Bringing together the most beautiful, starred restaurants within its 6 villages, this meeting place is acclaimed by French food lovers and those of all nationalities.

The resort also has many snack bars, restaurants and bars on the slopes so you don’t waste any time and can enjoy the ski area all day. Do you prefer to cook in your accommodation? Some of the reception areas are also located indoors in the ski area and you can have a picnic with a breathtaking view of the Alps. Don't think too much and come to Courchevel to live the real mountain cuisine experience !

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