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About Les Menuires
Very much a prestigious ski resort nestled in the heart of the Alps, Courchevel 1850 is ideal for family holidays. Both chic and cosmopolitan, this snow-covered jewel perched at an altitude of 1850 metres is the starting point of many hiking trails, accessible on skis, on foot or on snowshoes. Just a few steps from one of the world's largest ski area, the 3 Vallées ski area, Courchevel 1850 has an ideal location to satisfy all snow sports desires.
A real playground for young and old, the Courchevel ski area offers holidaymakers more than 150 kilometres of alpine ski slopes for nearly 60 ski lifts. 19 green runs, 35 blue runs as well as 5 "ZEN" zones (Zones d'Evolution des Novices) which will allow beginners to learn the joys of winter sports in complete safety. Experienced riders and other ski enthusiasts can have a field day on the 34 red and 8 black slopes of Courchevel, situated between 2000 and 2700 metres above sea level. The black slopes "Jean Blanc" and "Jockeys" are essential spots for thrill-seekers who can enjoy sumptuous landscapes at the top of snow-covered peaks. The "Western Skipark" will be perfect for the little ones who will have the leisure to play Indians and cowboys in the snow, and the Family Park will be ideal to introduce you to freestyle. Courchevel 1850 has 66 kilometres of marked trails, criss-crossing the mountain pastures, valleys and spruce forests that populate the forest. You can venture on different circuits from the resort : 2.5 km long, the Loze Pass loop is ideal for beginners. The circuit linking Courchevel to Méribel Altiport will please the more experienced skiers, who will appreciate the 17 kilometres of loops crossing the Méribel valley. Sleigh rides, ice skating, ice climbing, snowboarding, snowmobile rental... The activities are many and you will inevitably find many things to do in this resort. Holidaymakers who prefer snowshoeing will not be disappointed, since a myriad of trails will be to discover during this stay in the mountains : through the forests of Courchevel, on the banks of Lake Rosière or off the beaten track, you will have the opportunity to contemplate the preserved nature and snow-covered alpine pastures of this Savoy village. Those who would like to take some height to admire the beauty of the immaculate landscapes of Courchevel will be able to seize the opportunity to make a tour in a hot-air balloon, a baptism of paragliding or a tour by helicopter. Back on the mainland, young and old alike will not miss the 2 km toboggan run between Courchevel and Courchevel-Village. Day or night, you can race with your family or friends through the forest and the powder: thrills guaranteed !
Courchevel 1850 has many chic and trendy restaurants. "Le 1947" on the slopes (2 stars in the Michelin Guide), "Le 1850", its elegant setting and traditional dishes as well as "Le Floor" or "Le Genépi", famous for its foie gras and its fondue with chanterelles, will delight the taste buds of the finest gourmets.
Finally, at nightfall, Courchevel adorns itself with its most beautiful floodlight scenery. Famous for its lively nightlife, the resort perched at an altitude of 1850 metres can boast 5 discos, where holidaymakers and celebrities come together to dance until dawn, unless too tired from skiing.
Activities near Les Menuires
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