Courchevel France

Fabulous

4.2 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Trails

Beginner
23%
Intermediate
35%
Advanced / Expert
42%

Trail maps

Overview

Courchevel is the best known of Les Trois Vallées - the biggest ski region on the globe. Courchevel itself is quite big - comprised of four French ski villages, Le Praz 1300 - the charming Savoyard village, the more family-friendly Courchevel 1550 and 1650 (denoting their elevation in meters), and Courchevel 1850 - the highest and most upscale ski resort.

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Lifts

Gondola & Trams
10
High Speed Sixes
11
High Speed Quads
4
Triple Chairs
2
Surface Lifts
25

Elevation

Base
4429 feet
Summit
8982 feet
Vertical drop
4553 feet

Terrain

Total runs
99
Terrain Parks
1
Longest Run
6.0 miles
Skiable Terrain
1210 acres
Snowmaking Area
697 acres

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Advanced

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Lifts

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Snow

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Town

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CEChris E.
advanced skier
Good!

3.6 / 5

Nov 12, 2017
Went to 1750. Was decent but pricey. Apres ski was pretty good but had better. Best part was you could access meribel and Val thorens. Folle is a must do!... More
LLiam
expert skier
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
Courchevel benefits from sitting at the edge of the best resort in Europe with the 3 Valleys offering miles of pistes. You will struggle to see everywhere in a week. Courchevel offers great options for beginners and families trying skiing for the first time, just make sure you... More
SCSal C.
advanced skier
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
The Rolls Royce of ski areas, but not cheap.fantastic runs....the ability to ski to other villages grat ski town, bars,restaurants;they even have a mini mall.One of the best places to ski in the alps.period. ... More
SHSteve H.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 18, 2017
This resort is one of the best ski areas in the world! The pistes are immaculate and most of the people are skiing on piste, one of the resons that you should ski here! There is so much fresh powder to be had!!!! Lines everywhere and the backcountry you can access from the lifts... More
JMJon M.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 10, 2017
Courchevel is very interesting place, the skiing is a little crowded but has good infrastructure and lifts. The most interesting part is the town - from mothers and daughters dressed in their matching fur coats to the 6 star hotels and 500EUR pp dinners. Don't stay in Courcevel... More
JJason
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 08, 2017
Courchevel is another one of France’s great resorts that is within easy striking distance of Geneva, Switzerland. If you are going to Europe on a ski trip, courchevel is one to add to your list.
Other ski resorts in

Three Valleys, France

Courchevel
23% 35% 42%
Meribel
9% 39% 52%
Val Thorens
14% 37% 49%