Courchevel 1850 village, Courchevel 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.

Downhill skiing

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: 109 (black: 12, red: 35, blue: 41, green: 21)
  • Total distance: 150 km
  • Dedicated activity areas: 1 (snow park)
  • Piste map

Cross-country skiing

  • Number of runs: 9 (black: 1, red: 1, green: 1, unclassified: 6)
  • Total distance: 67 km

Snow conditions

Last updated: Saturday, 28 May 2022 at 14:51

Downhill ski area

  • Snow conditions: Skiing on 90% to 100% of the area
  • Snow depth on lower slopes: 57cm
  • Snow depth on upper slopes: 140cm
  • Avalanche risk: Level 3-4: marked risk to high risk
  • Return by ski: Total: all areas of the station is passable
  • Black runs open: 0 / 12
  • Red runs open: 0 / 35
  • Blue runs open: 0 / 41
  • Green runs open: 0 / 21
  • Runs open : 0 / 109
  • Lifts open: 0 / 62


Last updated: Saturday, 28 May 2022 at 14:51

  • Temperature at summit: 1°C
  • Temperature at base: 6°C

Dates for 2021-22 winter season

  • Opening: Saturday 4 December 2021
  • Closing: Friday 22 April 2022

Distance by car

  • 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

Reduced price ski passes for Courchevel

Official website of the resort

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