YOUR SKI HOLIDAY IN COURCHEVEL
Join the ski resort of Courchevel for a stay in the heart of Savoie. Explore the world's largest ski area thanks to the 3 vallées ski pass, and come and hurtle down the 600km or so of pistes on skis, dog sleds, toboggans or maybe even snowshoes? Courchevel, the Ski Capital of the World, offers a wide range of activities throughout the season, with a calendar of events to make your skiing vacation unforgettable for young and old alike.
The resort also boasts a booking service, enabling you to find your ski holiday from a wide choice of accommodation and rentals on the best dates. With its many Michelin-starred restaurants and gastronomic culture, Courchevel also stands out as the queen of gastronomic resorts.
Considered visionary and innovative, Courchevel boasts a wide range of modern facilities, making it one of the top destinations for those who love the pleasures of the mountains. Don't wait any longer and join us to (re)experience exceptional moments in winter sports thanks to Courchevel!
WHEN TO GO SKIING?
As enjoyable as they are, ski vacations often require a great deal of organization. Want to know when to go skiing? We'll give you all the information you need to choose the ideal dates for your winter vacation.
DECEMBER: A MAGICAL TIME
The festive season is undoubtedly the most magical time of the year for a vacation in the mountains. From parades to torchlight descents and fireworks displays, Courchevel offers a magical experience every year.
JANUARY: FOR SKI LOVERS
FEBRUARY: FOR FAMILY VACATIONS
This is undoubtedly the most popular period for ski enthusiasts and family vacations. With longer, sunnier days, you can enjoy the slopes and the many events organized in the resort.
MARCH : SPRING SKIING
The onset of spring heralds milder temperatures, guaranteeing great days on the slopes. Snowflakes are not uncommon at this time of year, carpeting the resort with quality snow.
APRIL: THE "RELAXATION" HOLIDAY
This quieter period gives way to ski days punctuated by relaxation and wellness activities. Courchevel and the 3 Valleys boast 85% of pistes above 1800m. Enough to enjoy the slopes right up to the end of the season.
YOU'VE CHOSEN YOUR VACATION PERIOD AND WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US?
We help you find the best accommodation at the best price, thanks to our reservation system. Our call center guarantees that you'll find accommodation quickly and securely, to help you in your search and ensure you have a worry-free vacation.
WHERE TO SKI?
Vast, sparkling and towering, the French Alps attract a large number of holidaymakers every year, making the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region the second most popular tourist destination after Paris and the Île-de-France.
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 unique topography enables it to offer a wide range of ambiences: beginners or experienced skiers, gourmets, families, night owls and non-skiers all find their pleasure here.
WONDERING WHERE IN COURCHEVEL TO DROP YOUR BAGS?
FOR FAMILY VACATIONS
Courchevel le Praz - 1300m altitude
The village lies at the foot of the high peaks. Famous for having hosted the ski jumping events at the 1992 Olympics, it combines calm, authenticity and proximity, thanks to its easy access to the ski lifts.
Courchevel La Tania - 1400m altitude
Situated in the heart of a spruce forest, this small village is set in a vast, quiet, pedestrian-friendly area for holidaymakers wishing to spend their holiday in complete safety.
Courchevel Village - 1550m altitude
Overlooking the Tarentaise valley, Courchevel Village offers all types of accommodation, restaurants and activities in a friendly atmosphere.
FOR VACATIONS WITH FRIENDS
Courchevel Moriond - 1650m altitude
Courchevel Moriond, the sunny resort, offers a host of spacious chalets and residences close to the slopes for ski lovers.
At the top of the resort, you'll find stores, accommodation and gastronomy. Courchevel 1850 also offers a festive atmosphere, with a wide range of entertainment and events throughout your stay.
EQUIPMENT FOR YOUR SKI VACATION
An exceptional resort with 1001 activities, Courchevel is part of the 3 Valleys, the world's largest ski area. Renting equipment has never been easier: the resort boasts numerous rental stores that will enable you to enjoy a wide range of activities during your stay, including downhill skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing.
Remember to pack sun protection, goggles and masks, après-skis, gloves and warm clothes. If you don't rent your equipment at the resort, we advise you to bring the following items:
Your helmet for your own safety;
Skis, boots and poles;
Snowshoes for hiking on mountain trails;
And last but not least, don't forget your swimsuit for the Aquamotion aquatic center.
WINTER SPORTS TO ENJOY ON YOUR SKI VACATION
Courchevel is a destination that offers a wide choice of activities during your ski holiday. Whether you're a beginner skier, a thrill-seeker or an adventurer at heart, there's something for everyone!
WOULD YOU LIKE TO DISCOVER THE MOUNTAINS IN A DIFFERENT WAY?
Opt for a dog sled ride and let yourself be guided through the forest. Or don your snowshoes and set off on your own or with a guide, to marvel at the beauty of the scenery. Ski touring is also very popular in Courchevel. The resort has been a pioneer in this discipline since 2012, with five dedicated itineraries.
WOULD YOU RATHER SHARE A MOMENT WITH YOUR FAMILY?
Discover the joys of ice skating at Courchevel 1850's Forum skating rink, or hop aboard your toboggan for a run down one of the resort's two slopes.
ARE YOU MORE INTO SKIING?
Downhill skiing is still the most popular sport in the mountains. That's why Courchevel offers slopes for all levels, as well as fun areas like the Family Park, where young and old can challenge each other on the moguls and rails. Buy your ski passes online!
Courchevel has 66km of cross-country skiing, with the renowned Col de la Loze trail taking you up to an altitude of 2,300 meters. Lovers of the Nordic discipline are sure to find something to their liking here, as all these trails are accessible free of charge.
OUR TIPS FOR YOUR SKI HOLIDAY
WONDERING HOW TO GET TO THE RESORT?
You can reach Courchevel by train as far as Moûtiers station, then take the bus or cab from there.
During your ski holiday in Courchevel, free shuttles, cabs and lifts will take you to the various villages in the resort. Tourist office advisors are on hand to answer any questions you may have, whatever your language. Maps of the resort are also available on our website and in the tourist office.
HOW TO LEARN TO SKI
With access to 600km of pistes in the 3 Vallées ski area, Courchevel is the ideal place to learn to ski during your stay. Whether it's your first ski vacation or you'd like to perfect your technique, you'll find an instructor to teach you the basics in a group or for private lessons.
Located in all the resort's villages, the ski schools offer a selection of formulas for downhill, cross-country, snowboard, ski touring and even telemark courses. A number of children's clubs are also open during the winter season for younger children (aged 3 and over).
WHAT TO DO DURING YOUR SKI HOLIDAY
Winter in the mountains isn't just about skiing! Even though the Alps offer a wide range of winter sports activities, you'll always find something to keep you busy at altitude during your ski holidays. Looking for a moment of well-being? Aquamotion is Europe's largest mountain aquatic center. Choose from spas, massages and whirlpool baths to recharge your batteries in a dream setting.
Skiing doesn't always mean vacationing. Courchevel offers a selection of facilities for seminars and other corporate events. Dedicated, multi-purpose rooms will welcome your staff at the foot of the slopes, while allowing them to practice team-building activities. Find out more about our group space.
Courchevel is the capital of ski resorts in terms of French gastronomy. With the finest Michelin-starred restaurants in its 6 villages, this meeting place is a favorite with epicureans of all nationalities.
The resort also offers a wide range of snack bars, restaurants and high-altitude bars, so you don't have to waste a minute enjoying the ski area all day long. Prefer to cook in your accommodation? There are also a number of indoor reception areas in the ski area, where you can enjoy a picnic with a breathtaking view of the Alps.