Located in the French Alps, Courchevel winters enjoy such great popularity en par with the Cote d’Azur in summer. The most prestigious ski resort in the world attracts among other things, the royal family and movie stars. Therefore, Courchevel is not only one of the most famous mountain resorts of France, but even the world. It is cosmopolitan and the chic town is situated on several levels height: 1,300-1,550-1,650-1,850 m.
The highest ski runs start at an altitude of 2,738 m. I descend to about 1,300 meters above sea level. The number of ski slopes and the full scale of difficulty is 102 and their total length of 150 km. of the most difficult for professional skiers up to the gentle slopes for beginners.
Courchevel is part of the Three Valleys area – the total length of ski runs is 600 kilometers. They form the largest and best organized ski area in the world. It is supported by more than 200 ski lifts, mountain railways and cable cars. By purchasing one pass we can use them all. There is also the possibility to buy the booklet for one of the three valleys, for example. Only the valley of Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens.
Courchevel, in addition to fantastic skiing conditions boasts a large number of “gourmet” (ie high-end) restaurants and even two restaurants awarded with two Michelin stars. The town also features many cozy and elegant bars and shopping malls with exclusive boutiques. Not only winter sports enthusiasts come here, just as the Swiss St. Moritz, but also those attracted by the unique charm of this place. In the winter season at the resort exhibitions and various cultural events take place.
Region: Savoie, Hautes-Alpes
Height: 1,300 – 2,738 m above sea level
The length of ski trails: 150 km.
Number of pistes: 19 green, 35 blue, 34red, 8 black
Orientation downhill runs: all directions
Lifts: 58 lifts and mountain railways
Cross-country skiing: in the area of the Three Valleys total of 110 km of slopes
Hiking in winter: in total approx. 20 km. routes
Other attractions: indoor swimming pools, ice rink, bowling, SPAs, fun park for snowboarders on the slopes Jantzen.