Courchevel is a world renowned ski resort. It is situated in the Tarentaise valley in the Savoie region of the French Alps. It is part of the largest ski area in the world, the Three Valleys. It is a "doorstep skiing" resort comprised of five villages at different altitudes served by a free shuttle to travel between them. These villages have different atmospheres to suit different types of holidaymaker and skier.
Courchevel's ski area is vast and the panorama is stunning, going from Mont Blanc in the North to the glaciers of the Ecrins range in the South. The quality of the ski slopes, the excellent snow cover and the presence of several winter sports theme areas mean that skiers, from beginners to advanced level, will undoubtedly enjoy their skiing or snowboarding in Courchevel. The resort also offers a wide choice of après-ski activities. Courchevel is truly a resort that adapts to all ages, all styles, all desires.
Information relating to the ski area: Courchevel + La Tania
- Maximum altitude: 2739 m
- Minimum altitude: 1850 m
- Number of ski lifts: 62 (cable cars: 1, gondola lifts: 10, chairlifts: 20, drag lifts: 28, carpet lifts: 3)
- Number of ski runs: 104 (black: 9, red: 42, blue: 35, green: 18)
- Total distance: 150 km
- Dedicated activity areas: 1 (snow park)
- Piste map
- Number of runs: 9 (black: 1, red: 1, green: 1, unclassified: 6)
- Total distance: 67 km
- Chambéry to Courchevel: 95 kilometres (59 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 14 minutes
- Grenoble to Courchevel: 125 kilometres (78 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 30 minutes
- Lyon to Courchevel: 200 kilometres (124 miles). Estimated time: 2 hours 12 minutes