Meribel and Mottaret are two very popular ski resorts that lie in the heart of the Three Valleys in the Vanoise National Park. Located at altitudes of fourteen fifty and seventeen thirty metres respectively and with access to the six hundred kilometre ski area, the season is long and snow sure. Mottaret is a modern purpose built resort that has doorstep skiing which is a great bonus when travelling with children. Meribel village offers a lively centre while Mottaret has a much more relaxed ambience. Surrounded by the vast Three Valleys ski area, there are slopes for every level of ability in both skiing and boarding. Novices have many gentle tree lined slopes in both centres. Meribel has a small area dedicated to beginners with a protected tow lift. Ski schools are noted for their excellence and newcomers to the sport quickly gain in skill and confidence. Intermediates can make good use of the Three Valley pass and enjoy the long red runs through the trees. Advanced skiers can delight in the glacier skiing, the mogul fields and the steep descents through the forest. There are amazing off-piste routes but these should not be attempted without an experienced mountain guide. Boarders have a choice of five snow parks as well as the many wide open slopes. Families can find good childcare from the age of six months and ski kindergartens for young children. There is a private nanny service which needs to be pre-booked.
Low cost Meribel and Mottaret ski holidays.
Meribel Mottaret ski season opens in mid December and closes at the beginning of April. It is very popular with summer visitors who wish to cycle or walk amid stunning mountain scenery. Many regional airports have direct flights to Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon or Turin. Transfer times range from ninety minutes to almost four hours. You can check on the Cheeky Trip web site to see if your own local airport offers a direct service.
Low cost Meribel and Mottaret ski holidays sell very quickly as they offer great value for money. The variety of accommodation caters for most budgets and you'll find, regardless of cost, that standards of comfort are high and the warm and friendly service is excellent. Numerous restaurants, provide a range of food from traditional fare to international cuisine that is sure to satisfy most tastes and pockets. Depending on your budget, you can order anything from haute cuisine to the cheap and cheerful pizza and burger. Meribel apres ski is a lively affair with bars and discos, while Mottaret is much quieter although it has its share of bars and restaurants. Off the slope activities include ice skating, bowling, tobogganing and dog sledging.
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