Courchevel ski & snowboard holidays take you to to one of the best ski areas in in the world, the Three Valleys. The resort is actually comprised of five purpose-built villages at varying altitudes. They are Courchevel 1850, Courchevel Moriand, Courchevel Village, Courchevel Le Praz and Courchevel La Tania. They all have an atmosphere and character of their own. The 1850 is considered the most exclusive and the place to be seen, so low cost ski trips here are hard to find. With six hundred kilometres of piste and with doorstep skiing, Courchevel is widely popular. It has terrain to suit all levels of ability in both skiing and boarding.
As a fairly high altitude resort, Courchevel has a good snow record. Should there be a shortfall, there are snowmaking facilities on the lower slopes. The highest lift reaches over three thousand metres. Of the total number of pistes, there are over one hundred and seventy classed as easy, one hundred and twenty-five as intermediate and thirty-three that are difficult. In addition there are five snow parks so you can see there is enough to keep everyone happy. The many gentle slopes will, with the help of expert tuition, soon have novices making progress to easier blues of which the choice is vast. Intermediates will be delighted with the quality of the reds, some of which are quite demanding. Advanced skiers & boarders have a choice of testing steep black runs. There are also many opportunities for off-piste skiing. Do remember to take an experienced mountain guide. A choice of snow parks await the boarder where they can enjoy their thrills and spills.
The season lasts from the third week in December until mid April. The summer months are popular with hill walkers, climbers and mountain bikers. Many regional airports have direct flights to Chambery and Geneva. Transfer times are approximately two hours. You can check on Cheekytrip to see if your local airport offers ski & snowboard holidays to Courchevel. You can also take the Eurostar to Moutiers which then has a convenient thirty minute transfer.
Discounted Courchevel ski & board holidays are highly sought after. Regardless of price, you'll find standards of accommodation, whether an hotel, an apartment or a chalet, are very good. This resort, depending on which village you choose, can have a relaxed apres ski scene or a lively one. There are numerous eateries where you can find everything from haute cuisine to the humble pizza and even fast food. Activities include ice skating, curling, tobogganing, dog sledging, ice driving, night skiing and much more.
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