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Courchevel 1850, the most exclusive ski resort in Europe


Courchevel is one of the most famous ski resorts in France in the Three Valleys region

Alpine ski resorts in France are considered to be the best in Europe. Here is the greatest scope for skiing with beautiful landscapes and lots of snow. And among the many resorts located in the French Alps, Courchevel has no equal. On the territory of the Three Valleys in France, resorts of absolutely different character coexist - the fashionable Courchevel and the tranquil Les Menuires, the sporty Val Thorens and the relaxed Bride-les-Bains, the modest La Tania and sunny Meribel. But all of them are united by 600 km of first-class trails and the general system of lifts. Every skier will find here a suitable place for skiing and recreation.

From year to year the best ski resorts in Europe vie for the title of the most popular and most visited. Many people know the word Courchevel - even those who have never been here. However, very few people are aware of its history. Meanwhile, she is amazing and very controversial. Courchevel 1850 is a ski resort at an altitude of about 1750 -1900 meters. It is one of the most famous, exclusive, luxurious ski resorts in Europe, where everyone wants to "see and be shown", the most attractive place of the Three Valleys, where there are famous areas such as Jardin Alpin, Le Crousett, Chenus or Plantret.

Ski resorts in the region began to appear since 1925, so today the Three Valleys is one of the oldest and most popular regions of Europe. Many hotels and apartments here are located on the slopes and skiing starts right from the door of your room, and in free time everyone will find entertainment for themselves - to ride dog sledges, take part in races on the maps on the ice or just relax in the baths. In addition, nightlife is bubbling up here.

Three valleys (or Les Trois Vallees) is a huge resort, which unites several bases in the Vanoise mountain range. These include Courchevel, Meribel, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, La Tania, Brides and Orelle. Thus, the Three Valleys - the largest alpine resort, where it is difficult to get bored. Stations for every taste, from the Savoy charm of Meribel to the posh Courchevel. Particularly pleased with the detail that you can ride here tirelessly and almost never get on the same track! Le Trois Vallee offers 600 km of ski slopes, fully connected by ski lifts.

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Three Valleys in France is the largest skiing region in the world

French Alps. Snow feeling of happiness. Why are ski resorts in France so popular with tourists? France attracts tourists with its charm, good mood, comfortable tracks and good winter weather, adored by skiers The ski resort of Courchevel was created in 1946 for those over 60 years old. During its existence, it has become known both for experienced skiers and for people who have never in their lives gone down the mountain slope. Is this resort worthy of such pompous glory? Welcome to Courchevel. Enjoy your vacation in the French Alps!

Courchevel consists of four levels. They lie at different heights and are called in their accordance: 1300, 1550, 1650, 1850. Courchevel 1850 is the highest and most prestigious part of the resort. There are the best hotels and chalets (bungalows) - exclusive and really luxurious. At heights of 1300, 1550 and 1650, more modest and less expensive accommodation options can be found - apartments, bungalows, hotels. Experienced skiers especially appreciate hotels located near ski lifts and slopes. The atmosphere at lower levels is calmer, but in Courchevel 1850, life is full of day and night.

Glamorous Courchevel: if you do not share a keen ski enthusiasm with your winter sports partner, then you should never be bored in Courchevel. In the SPA, ladies can pamper themselves with facial and body treatments. The resort is nice to go to the shops, trading here will be a great pleasure. Designer expensive boutiques are located in the center. Here you have clothes, shoes and accessories from the latest collections of famous designers. The range is absolutely not inferior to the riches of Parisian fashion boutiques. Exclusive jewelry does not stagnate in the windows of jewelry stores, jewelry is now snapped up like hot cakes, if such a comparison is appropriate.



Many tour operators offer tourists in their package tours to the ski resorts of France medical insurance. But if you like to ride the powder outside the tracks, then the standard insurance will not work for you. Therefore, you need to think about purchasing additional ski insurance. When you get tired to ride (exactly when, and not if - hundreds of kilometers of groomed trails will not allow you to sit quietly on a lounge chair), go to the nearest town on a tour. The rich cultural heritage of France in the form of castles, museums and other historical objects is quite realistic to assess by making a one-day outing outside the ski area.

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