Ski Holidays in Courchevel, France

Skiing Holidays in Courchevel

Courchevel is part of the famous Three Valleys ski area. A ski holiday in Courchevel is reputed to be outlandishly expensive and ostentatious, however, skiing Courchevel does not need necessarily need to break the bank.

Sat next to Val Thorens and Méribel, Courchevel is the most easterly of the Three Valleys resorts (the ski maps are back to front!) It is made up of four separate parts, each with their own character.
Courchevel Ski Holidays: The Skiing
Access to the whole Courchevel ski area couldn't be easier, with the Three Valleys possessing one of the finest lift systems in the world. And with a great range of boarding facilities and every type of skiing you could want, it is no surprise that ski holidays in Courchevel are one of the most popular choices for both British and French skiers.

The skiing in Courchevel 1850 does bring the best off-piste and the guaranteed snow of high altitude. Consequently, this is the one place in Courchevel where you may face lift queues and crowded pistes.

Courchevel Ski Holidays: Off the Snow
A ski holiday in Courchevel 1300 (Le Praz), which is an old farming village, escapes the mad fray seen further up the mountain. As do ski holidays in Couchevel 1550, which are popular among French skiers and those wanting a self-catering ski holiday (although Courchevel 1550 is bit out of the loop when it comes to skiing). Further up in Courchevel 1650, which is also largely geared toward self-catering and chalet-based ski holidays, you can find some excellent skiing, good restaurants and a superb ski school. Last and oh-so-far from least is Courchevel 1850 - the rich people's playground. A ski holiday in Courchevel 1850 provides ridiculously expensive shops along with restaurants and nightlife abound.
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Why Courchevel?
- Made up of four separate parts, each with their own character
- Easy access to the whole area
- Great off-piste
- Lots of bars and clubs
- Good resort facilities
- Great range of boarding facilities
- Superb ski lift system
- Picturesque scenery
- Suits all levels
- Sure snow records
- Every type of skiing you could want
- In excess of 1250 snow cannons

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