About Les Trois Vallées
Les Trois Vallées – it is a real brand of the French Alps, located on a vast area of 1,400 square kilometers with excellent infrastructure and excellent service. The region consists of several resorts united by a single cableway network.
Les Trois Vallées – it is one of the oldest resorts in Europe. It received its development just under a hundred years ago. Ski season starts in December and ends in April, the glacier can be skied from July to August. The altitude difference is 1,300 to 3,230 meters.
There are 600 kilometers of perfectly equipped slopes that are connected with a network of elevators in the vicinity of the resort area. Spacious virgin territories will encourage fans of off-piste skiing.
The skiing region is divided into three valleys:
- Méribel with the resorts of Brides les Bains and Méribel;
- Courchevel with the resorts of Courchevel and La Tania;
- Belleville with the resorts of Val Thorens, Les Menuires and Saint-Martin.
The resort towns are on three levels:
- First (1,350-1,450 m). Resorts: Brides les Bains (600 m), Méribel, La Tania, Courchevel 1 550 (1 650 m);
- The second (1,750 – 1,850 m). Resorts: Les Menuires, Courchevel 1850, Méribel-Mottaret;
- Third (2,300 m). The resort: Val Thorens.
According to the level of complexity of the trails are distributed as follows:
- 10% – green;
- 16% – blue;
- 39% red;
- 35% – black.
There are 8 ski schools on the slopes, where experienced instructors will not only teach you to ski confidently, but also improve your skills.
Stable snow cover is provided by 1,400 snow guns and 70 snow groomers. In addition to skiing there are 90 km of cross-country skiing tracks.
Elevators and ski passes
There are 200 elevators operating in the valleys, including:
- rope tow lifts;
In the resort you can buy a season ticket with the right to visit only one valley or a ski pass valid for the entire region. Discounts are available for children, teenagers and senior citizens.
Catering and Leisure Activities
Les Trois Vallées offers great opportunities not only for exciting skiing on the slopes, but also for a variety of off-piste activities.
The resorts offer numerous catering establishments, including:
- Discotheques, clubs and bars;
- Restaurants, cafes and pizzerias.
In your free time you can make an unforgettable shopping trip. Luxury boutiques offer brand name clothing from world-renowned designers. The stores sell sports equipment and supplies from leading manufacturers.
After an active vacation the resort town offers no less exciting activities and leisure options:
- Sports complexes;
- Tennis courts;
- Ice rink;
- Hiking on snowshoes;
- Dog sledding;
- Helicopter rides;
- Mountain biking in the warm season;
- Visiting spas and thermal centers.
Where to stay
Each tourist can choose in one of the towns of the resort area comfortable rest in accordance with personal preferences and financial capabilities.
Accommodation options abound, of them:
- Hotels, residences and apartments;
- Cottages and chalets.
How to get there
The Three Valleys are located 370 kilometers from Malpensa airport. It is most convenient to pre-order a transfer from Elite Royal Cars, which will help save time on the road. Tourists will spend 4 hours en route.