Les 3 Vallees skiing holidaysSkiing & snowboarding in Les 3 Vallees

Overview

Les 3 Vallées is one of the largest ski areas in the world providing over 600km of groomed pistes linking 7 fantastic ski resorts, all with their own character and traditional charm. Located in 3 side valleys off the majestic Tarentaise Valley close to Moûtiers in the Savoie region of the French Alps, Les 3 Vallées is heaven for all levels of skier and boarder. With so much terrain, a weeks ski holiday will just wet your appetite to go back and explore more of this fabulous ski area time after time.

The 7 ski resorts in The 3 Valleys provide plenty of options to suit all budgets and tastes. Courchevel 1850 and Meribel are large international resorts that provide some luxurious accommodation whilst the villages of Saint Martin, La Tania, Orelle and Brides les Bains are smaller but are quaint and more traditional yet still provide easy access to the whole ski area.

Mountain Facts

chalets for rent 7 ski resorts
highest ski lift 3240 m
number of kilometers of slopes 600 kms
number of ski lifts 155
number of green slpoes 49
number of intermediate skier slopes 141
number of good intermediate skier slopes 113
number of slopes for advanced skiers 33
les 3 valleys ski holidays

Apres Ski

For apres-ski, each of the resorts in Les Trois Vallées offers an extensive range of leisure activities.Apart from the countless cafés, restaurants and shops, the mainstream resorts of Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens provide an array of spa and wellness facilities - the perfect way to relax and unwind after a day on the slopes. And, For those that want to party, there are many bars and clubs in Courchevel 1650, 1850, Meribel and in Val Thorens.

Children

All ski-passes are free for children under 4 across the entire skiing area, and thanks to many beginner slopes, the whole family can learn to ski together. For the younger children, there are also many kindergartens and ski schools who provide dedicated ski lessons for young children and teens.


Things to See & do in Les 3 Vallées

Les 3 Vallées offers so much variety in terms of what do see and do for all ages. From day trips to one of the nearby lakes to visting one of the other valleys and areas such as Paradiski. With cultural events and places of extreme natural beauty, Les 3 Vallées are a treasure chest of surprises waiting to be explored. The snow capped towering peaks of the Tarentaise, countless lakes and not to mention the vast ski area are some of the reasons why the 3 Valleys are so popuar throughout the year. Some of our favourite things to see and do.....

The Tyrolienne, Val Thorens

If you feel the need for an adrenaline fuelled ride of your life then try the Tyrolienne zipline. This is Europe's highest zipline with a starting of altitude of 3230m giving spectacular views of the Tarentaise mountains.

It takes 1 minute and 45 seconds to cover the 1300m reaching speeds pf 105kms/hour 250m above the ground. The ride starts at the Bouchet lift mountain station in Orelle and finishes at the Thorens Funitel at 3000m

Spa & wellness

One of the few public spas in the 3 Valleys, the The Cinq Mondes spa in the Parc Olympique is the ideal retreat after a day on the slopes. Located in the centre of Meribel opposite the La Chaudanne ski lift, the Parc Olympique was built for the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. It was then transformed into a sports facility with swimming pool, ice rink, bowling alley, climbing wall and wellness area making it the ideal place to visit on those bad weather days.

The spa area consists of steamroom, sauna and you can choose a range of beauty treatments and massages or select from one of the Cinq Mondes packages.

les 3 valleys ski holidays

Our view on Les 3 Vallées

Offering a warm and very friendly stay, the ski resorts in Les 3 Vallées provide skiers and non-skiers a wealth of on and off slope experiences. With a long season spanning 5 months and guaranteed snow on the glacier, the region boasts a loyal fan base with skiers returning year after year.

Blessed with stunning mountains, excellent cuisine and one of the largest ski areas in the world, the resorts of Les 3 Vallées are waiting to be explored.


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