Courchevel Ski Weekends
Courchevel is often referred to as the crown jewel of Les Trois Vallées. The resort has a lot to offer as a ski weekend destination; a vast ski area with 600km of slopes, a large luxurious town and short transfer times from Chambéry and Geneva airport. If you’re looking for a short break in a sophisticated and refined resort with plenty of gorgeous restaurants, luxury hotels and fantastic après bars then Courchevel is perfect for you.
Courchevel’s gigantic ski area is also what draws weekend skiers to this wonderful resort. Being part of the Les Trois Vallées, the largest connected ski area in the world, means that it is perfect for every ability of skier with enough slopes for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers alike.
- Approximately 120 minutes from Chambéry
- Approximately 180 minutes from Geneva
- Approximately 180 minutes from Grenoble
- Suitable for all levels
- Varied terrain for every ability
- Lots of fantastic off-piste
Courchevel is made up of five different villages including Courchevel Le Praz, La Tania, Courchevel Village, Courchevel Moriond and Courchevel 1850. Each village has its own style and personality but Courchevel 1850 is by far the largest and most popular. This village is the main centre for the luxury hotels, Michelin-starred restaurants and boutique shops; it also has the easiest access to the large, connected ski area.
Courchevel’s surrounding ski area is made up of 160km of well-maintained pistes. The majority of the area’s slopes are blues and reds, making it ideal for intermediate skiers. Advanced skiers won’t have to look far to find suitable terrain either, Courchevel has several tough black runs and easy access to the rest of Les Trois Vallées, one of the largest ski areas in the world, with 600km of slopes.
Skiers looking for great dining options will be well catered for in Courchevel, there is a huge variety of choice that will accommodate any desire. The resort has an ever-growing list of restaurants with one, two and three Michelin stars. Overall, there are an amazing seven different Michelin-starred restaurants; giving a weekend skier more than enough gourmet dining options for a 4 night stay.
Courchevel has plenty of great après ski options too. For those looking for stylish wine bars and clubs, try La Mangeoire, this is perfect for skiers looking for a sophisticated lounge bar serving great cocktails and champagne; ideal for winding down after a long day skiing. Courchevel also has a La Folie Douce for weekend skiers looking for a more lively après scene with great live music and table dancing fun.