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Ski Holidays in Courchevel
About Courchevel and it's villages
Courchevel is proud to be part of the largest ski area in the world. The 3 Valleys are made up of the three major resorts of Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens along with numerous small villages and smaller resorts. This means that there is something for everyone on their ski holiday. Courchevel itself is made up of five different villages that wind their way from Saint Bon which is the birthplace of Courchevel right up to the tiny resort of Courchevel 1850.
Le Praz is a truly authentic and traditional mountain village that is full of little chalets and narrow streets. There is a lovely run through the woods that links Le Praz to Courchevel 1850.
Courchevel Village offers the best value for mone and is the most family orientate of the Courchevel villages. There is easy and direct access to Courchevel 1850 and the 3 valleys ski area beyond.
This is commonly known as the area of Courchevel 1650 and is a lovely ski area that gets plenty of sunshine. The skiing is mostly made up of green and blue runs so perfect for beginners and families.
Courchevel 1850 is the crown of Courchevel and where the rich and famous flock to each year for a piece of it's glitz and glamour. That said there are also some very well priced chalets, hotels and apartments on offer in 1850.
The Skiing and Boarding in Courchevel
Courchevel has over 150Km's of ski runs with 58 lifts. There are plenty of wide runs to carve your turns on and some fabulous off piste for you to explore with a guide. Beginners will particularly enjoy the ZEN areas where you can learn to ski safely. Theree are 19 green and 35 blue runs so plenty of mileage for beginners to play on. The more advanced skiers and boarders have a choice of 34 red and 8 black runs. The colouirs on Saulire are particular favourites to get the legs burning and heart pounding.
Apres Ski in Courchevel
There is a good mix of options available for apres ski beers in Courchevel. The happy hour at the Kudeta in Courchevel 1850 is said to be good. Head to the Fire and ice bar at the Portetta hotel in Moriond for ice shots under warm fur blankets! For jazz music with a cocktail after a day on the slopes head for the Piano Bar du Luna. Get some tasty tapas with your apres ski wine in L'Equipe. The hotels all offer luxurious bars with the finest selection of wines, spirits and champagne. Finally if your legs are still up for it then head to Les Caves. It opens at 10pm and offers dancing till the small hours.
Below is a selection of properties that can be booked through our sister site www.ski-links.com