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Ski in Courchevel

Welcome ski holidays and hit the slopes on one of the largest ski areas in the world!

Ski area opening: winter season 2021/2022

Subject to snow conditions, you can ski in Courchevel from December 4, 2021.

Courchevel ski area

The Courchevel ski resort is part of the vast 3 Valleys domain. By choosing the 3 Vallées ski pass, you have access to a playground with almost endless possibilities.

Why ski in Les 3 Vallées?

There are a thousand and one reasons to set off on the slopes of the 3 Valleys. We have selected the ten main ones for you.

  1. The largest ski region in France and the world in terms of kilometres of connected slants

  2. 8 ski-in ski-out resorts (Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, Val Thorens and Orelle)

  3. 3 great covered valleys of the Tarentaise (Saint-Bon, Allues and Belleville)

  4. 25 accessible summits and breathtaking views

  5. 600 km of cumulative descent located between 1300 and 3230 m altitude

  6. 321 alpine ski runs including 32 black runs, 106 red, 132 blue and 51 green

  7. 130 km of trails dedicated to cross-country skiing, including 1 black, 6 red, 7 blue and 3 green

  8. 8 new snow sports facilities

  9. 169 mountain ski lifts, including 3 cable cars, 4 funiculars and 32 cable cars

  10. A single pass for all resorts with the Ski Guarantee*

    * If a single European ski area offers a greater number of open connected slopes, the 3 Valleys will reimburse you for any unused day of your ski pass, in the form of a credit note.

Courchevel: skiing for all

By coming to ski in Courchevel, you will have access to the great infrastructures of 8 resorts with a single pass: this is the strength of the 3 Valleys area.

Tracks as far as the eye can see, sometimes hidden by snow-capped pine forests but all linked by ski lifts, make this the largest area in the world and the essential winter sports destination in France.

You don't have to be an experienced skier to take full advantage of all the possibilities offered since more than half of the 339 runs are accessible to everyone (blue and green runs). There is even a specific plan if you want to evolve in the ski area and only on easy slopes.

Our favorite blue slope in Courchevel: Les Folyères in La Tania for a gentle descent in the middle of the spruces

The most demanding skiers can set off on one of the legendary slopes of the Alps, including the black slopes of Jean-Blanc in Courchevel, Goitschel in Val Thorens or Léo Lacroix des Menuires.

The most difficult black runs in Courchevel:

  • The Grand Couloir: 692 m long, 49% average slope, 340 m vertical drop

  • Jockeys: 1393 m long, 37% average slope, 465 m vertical drop

For kids

The ski area has seen the big picture to appeal to the little ones!

The Western Ski Park of Courchevel brings together in a secure space, gentle slopes with carpets to learn the basics of skiing in the midst of teepees, cowboys and Indians.

The Stop Zone allows you to check your braking capacity in all circumstances after having measured your speed over a kilometer.

In addition to the 42 fun areas and slopes designed for juniors, the 3 Vallées ski area includes several Easy Riders areas. Dedicated to beginner skiers, they are made up exclusively of wide descents with gentle slopes to offer them to experience their first glides in all serenity.

For lovers of other sports

Surfers and riders from all walks of life will meet in one of the eight snowparks and dedicated areas of the 3 Valleys, of which here is a small selection.

The Family Park and the Wood Park in Courchevel are suitable for all practitioners with their easy to cross obstacles, their bumps and rails of all levels, the initiation boardercross and its jumps.

The VT Fun Ride in Val Thorens is a 900 m course dotted with games and creative modules to begin or improve in freestyle snowboarding.

The BK Park des Menuires offers a snowcross and a fun park accessible to all. You don't have to be a skilled freestyler to set off on this boardercross.

For off-piste enthusiasts

Appointment is made at the Freeride LAB of Courchevel: the best spot for lovers of powder snow and freerando.

Beginners in the subject can practice on an ungroomed but secure red and black.

Accompanied by an ESF guide, experienced all-terrain skiers will have the opportunity to discover an undisclosed area at the foot of the Aiguille du Fruit.

The Freeride LAB is all about safety: a DVA check and a DVA park have been installed respectively at the top and at the start of the ascent track.

Access to the Freeride LAB is from the mythical Creux Noirs spot. Allow 15 minutes of ski touring on a 600 m track and 100 m of vertical drop to get there.

The best freeride spots in Courchevel

  • the most affordable: the Avals route

  • to improve your skills: the route of the Pyramid or the Black Hollows

  • for experts: the corridors of Saulire, Nord du Fruit and Lauze

For Nordic ski practitioners

Between the villages of Courchevel and Méribel, you will have at your disposal no less than 90 km of cross-country ski trails. You can also vary the pleasures by trying cross-country skating or biathlon.

Several areas are dedicated to this practice, including the Nordic site of Courchevel Le Praz, where the Olympic Nordic combined events were held during the 1992 Olympic Games. Three loops of 1.5 km, 7 km and 8.5 km will make you happy cross-country skiers.

Two other loops of 5 km each are to be discovered in Courchevel Village and Courchevel Moriond and several routes departing from Courchevel 1850 connect La Tania, the Col de la Loze or Méribel.

Cross-country skiing routes from Courchevel:

  • Loze pass loop: 2.5 km

  • Le Bouc Blanc: 5 or 8 km depending on departure Courchevel 1850 or La Tania

  • Courchevel 1850 / La Tania: 15 km

  • Belvédère loop: 15 km

  • Les Brigues / Chantery: 5 km

  • Nordic site Courchevel Le Praz: 3 loops of 1.5 km, 7 km and 8 km

Which rental to choose in Courchevel?

Whether you prefer an apartment directly on the ski slopes of Courchevel 1850 or whether you are looking for the Savoyard atmosphere of a mountain village, we have what you need! Our prestigious apartments and chalets are equipped with top-of-the-line facilities and all the comforts that will make your après-ski moments so pleasant. 

You own a property in Courchevel? Let's work together!

We wish to develop our presence in Courchevel and in other resorts of the 3 Valleys such as Meribel and are therefore always looking for exceptional properties offered for seasonal rental.If you have such a property, whether it is a modern apartment or a luxury chalet, we can help you improve its profitability, increase its occupancy rate and all this, by relieving you of all the management constraints that usually weigh on the owners of furnished accommodation. By working with us, you will be able to enjoy your investment again!