What’s On in Meribel this February?

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Looking to shred into the snow and make your mark on the mountain sides this February?

With the grey of dreaded January firmly behind us, it’s time to get excited about the activities that are taking place in Meribel during the continued ski season.

Whether you’re visiting Meribel for the first time, or are a seasoned regular looking to brush up on the February calendar, we’ve covered anything and everything below. Here’s our guide to what’s on in Meribel this February.

 

Stand Up Comedy, Jack’s Bar, Central Meribel (Thursday 8th February)

Jack’s Bar is a regular host to comedy nights all across the ski season, with big names from the UK often popping up to bring out the laughter.

Andrew O’Neil and Dave Fulton are set to appear this February. You can grab your tickets for a moderate €15 and doors open at 8pm, so book your place and head on down!

Carnival, Meribel Mottaret (13th February)

Taking place throughout the day on Tuesday, skiers in fancy dress will get a drink and a ticket to the S3V. This is a sledding event called ‘Himalaya by night’ that kicks off the following Thursday.

You’ll want to crack out the costumes and bring your best for this one!

 

‘Meet the Eagles’, Meribel Altiport (15th February)

Ever wanted to get up close and personal with an eagle? Now’s your chance, as throughout Thursday 15th February there’ll be opportunities to meet and watch the birds in all their glory. From 11:30 to 15:30 enjoy an ‘Eagle Show’ and a ski descent!

This is a free event and takes place from 10am to 4pm.

 

 ‘Feel My Phunk’, O’Sullivans, Central Meribel (Every Wednesday)

If you’re in need of a funk fix during the small hours, O’Sullivans has got you covered. Enjoy resident DJ Seekid’s set list until late, with an exclusive two-for-one happy hour deal until 2am.

The event lasts until 5am every Wednesday and is definitely one for the late-night party goers!

‘Bubble and Crisp Thursdays’, La Taverne, Central Meribel (Every Thursday)

Looking for something a little less intense? La Taverne serves up a delightful mix of music, pub grub and extensive drinks every Thursday.

Open until 1am and happening every week, make sure you pop down and see what all the fuss is about.

‘Himalayas by Night’, Meribel Mottaret (Every Thursday)

A great experience for all the family, this event takes place in the Yeti Park. Enjoy the views of Meribel and Mottaret as you sledge down the green Himalaya run.

You’ll have music to and a ‘Chamallow’ party to enjoy, with €12 for the whole evening and €6 per go. Also, it’s free for children under 11!

 

 ‘Immediate The Bassweight’, O’Sullivan’s, Central Meribel (Every Friday)

Booming bass is the business on Friday’s at O’Sullivan’s, where the heaviest tunes are pumped out from midnight onwards. If you’re an intense night owl, this is the perfect party to keep you up until the early morning.

 

 ‘Friday Nights Live’, Brewer’s Den, Central Meribel – (Every Friday)

If beer, brilliant bands and smokehouse specials sound up your street, then make it a priority to pop down to Brewer’s Den on Friday’s.

Live music and a wide selection of craft beers are available until 1am.

 

‘Changeover Saturday’s’, Brewer’s Den, Central Meribel (Every Saturday)

There’s a focus on local bands and live music at Brewer’s Den on Saturday’s. Original music, blues and craft beer, this is a fantastic night out that runs until 1am.

‘Sunday Club’, Evolution Bar, Central Meribel (Every Sunday)

Every Sunday night is host to great live music at Evolution Bar, with an extended Mojito O’clock that offers their famous mojitos between 10pm and midnight.

It’s free entry, so don’t pass up the opportunity and join in!

Looking for high-quality accommodation? Make sure to check out our luxury chalets and experience the best that Meribel has to offer!

 

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What’s On in Courchevel this February?

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Are you getting your skis on this February?

It’s the perfect time to venture out to Courchevel, with more snow coverage than January and longer days of sunshine. You’ll have plenty of picturesque views and photo opportunities this month!

So, if you’re in need of a fix for those Courchevel cravings, we’ve put together all the events and activities taking place at the resort throughout the month.

Once you’ve done your packing, booked your flights and sorted out all the essentials, it’s time to fill your calendar with unmissable events. Here’s our guide to what’s on in Courchevel this February.

 

Snow and Fire Ski Show (12th, 20th, 27th February)

Each village in Courchevel is hosting a unique Snow and Fire Ski Show this February. ESF ski school will be putting on a party, offering up free cake, mulled wine and hot chocolate for all involved. Make sure not to pass this one up!

Of course, there’ll be firework displays, DJ sets and the main torch lit ski descent itself. It all starts at 6.30pm for the three days. Make sure to be there on the 12th February in Courchevel Village, 20th February in Courchevel Moriond, and 27th February in Courchevel.

 

Valentine’s Day (14th February)

Looking for a romantic venture on Valentine’s Day?

Luckily, Courchevel has a huge variety of luxurious restaurants to choose from, as well as many cosy bars about the slopes. Keep things warm and stress-free this Valentine’s Day and book ahead!

If a stay at home evening is more to your taste, our luxury chalets come with catering included.

 

Verdons by Night XXL, Verdon (14th February)

Keeping energy levels up a little higher, the Verdons by Night XXL event is the biggest night ski session of the season. There’s a dance party, DJs, fireworks, and an interactive show by piste workers.

The best part? It’s free! Make sure to head down to the Verdons slope at 17:30!

 

International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art (15th February)

Now in its sixteenth year, this international festival is the perfect family event. Prepare to be dazzled by Courchevel’s renowned mountain fireworks show, with some of the best pyrotechnics from around the world coming together in celebration.

Expect a combination of music, lights and adrenaline all evening. Be sure not to miss out!

 

Guided Tour of ‘L’Art au Sommet’ (15th February)

Are you a lover of urban art and graffiti?

If you fancy a change from the pistes, you have the chance to admire an impressive display from some of the best street artists in the world.

An added bonus? This incredible show is free of charge.

 

Plum KV Races (16th February)

If you’re looking for a nail-biting and exhilarating event, we’ve found it.

Whether you’re brave enough to participate, or you enjoy spectating, this vertical ascent of 1000m is sure to be thrilling.

For everyone involved, the infectious and lively atmosphere makes for an unmissable experience.

 

Millet Ski Touring Competition (Every Wednesday)

Are you a keen ski mountaineer?

The Millet Ski Touring Competition is an event unlike any other!

If you’re looking to improve your own skills, or bump shoulders with some professionals, this event is sure to take ski touring to the next level.

 

Torchlight Descent (Every Friday)

Every Friday evening, the slopes of Courchevel 1850 will transform – covered with families and lit up by the torches.

The torchlight descent sees families and ski instructors alike experiencing the slopes like never before. It’s the ultimate après-ski event!

 

Night Luge (Throughout February)

If you’re still in need of some slope-time as it gets darker, you’re in luck.

Head over to Courchevel Moriond 1650 on Tuesday and Thursday nights for tobogganing and a luge track. Your fix for night-time skiing will surely be satisfied!

It’s fun for the whole family that’s sure to create some thrills and laughter. Especially if you have a competitive streak, this event is not to be missed!

Heading to Courchevel this February? Make sure to make the most of your trip by booking a spot in one of our luxury ski chalets in Courchevel. Experience the Alps in the best accommodation possible!

 

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What’s On in Courchevel this January?

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Are you headed to the ski slopes this January?

The Christmas season may be over, but that doesn’t mean things are winding down in Courchevel for 2018. There’s plenty to keep you occupied, both on the slopes and in town, and we’ve put it all in one place.

As part of the internationally renowned Three Valleys, Courchevel is a hive of fun and activities. Here’s our definitive list of what’s on in Courchevel this January.

Yoga at La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel (3rd, 10th and 24th January)

For three sessions across January, Aux Alpes at La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel are offering yoga sessions amongst the snowy scenery, starting from 10:00am.

Dubbed ‘snowga’, this is perfect for those looking to break the intense ski run routine and eager to relax after all that exercise.

Le Bubble Bar’s Comedy Night (18th January)

This annual comedy night looks to turn the laughter levels up with featured appearances from Carey Marx and Bobby Mair at Le Bubble Bar. Expect plenty of punch lines and packed performances!

Make sure to book your tickets before the night to ensure you get a seat. This is a fantastic event that’ll offer something unique for your trip.

Ice Hockey Match – HCMP vs Cergy-Pontoise (20th January)

If you’re a fan of winter sports besides skiing, HCMP take on Cergy-Pontoise at the Courchevel ice-rink at 8pm. You’ll need to be prepared for action, intensity and all-out competition!

Tickets are available on the door. Come along to cheer on for your side!

Burns Night Dinner at the Funky Fox (25th January)

A celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, will be taking place at the Funky Fox this year.

For a great night of whisky, music and games, this is one that no Scotsman will want to miss! You’ll want to book yourself in for the Funky Fox Burns Night dinner to get the best experience.

Australia Day at Pub Le Ski Lodge (26th January)

Looking for a fill of Australian culture?

Pub Le Ski Lodge in La Tania has got you covered, with a special Australian style bash that features Kangaroo burgers, special drink deals and fancy dress themes.

Prizes are dished out for those best dressed, and local band Bring Your Sisters will be playing live at 17:00. If you’re in the mood for a light-hearted, fun evening event, this is the night for you.

Live Music in Le Praz (Throughout January)

Le Praz will be host to a flurry of bands this month, with new bar and venue L’Elephant offering a spacious and large atmosphere for the best gigs in Courchevel.

This is where the party, music and entertainment will be happening this year!

Should you fancy a quieter evening, The Drop Inn offers sport and drinks, while Les Peupliers is perfect for those looking for top-tier wines.

Bar du Strato Live Music Nights (Throughout January)

Throughout January, Bar du Strato will be hosting regular live music with Freddie ‘Fingers’ Wilkens.

Starting off at about 7pm each night, this is a great way to relax with a drink and unwind.

Make sure to pop in and enjoy the evening entertainment!

Shot Night at Pub Le Ski Lodge (Every Monday)

Those in need of a well-priced drink and a lively evening will want to check out Pub Le Ski Lodge. Every Monday is ‘shot night’, where each shot purchased offers the chance to win a pair of skis.

It’s not just limited to Mondays, as this area of the resort is busy every evening. You’ll find open mic nights, plenty of dance music and drinks for all!

Verdons by Night (Every Wednesday)

This night time ski experience takes place every Wednesday from 19:00, where Verdons cable car and drag lift are open for brightly-lit descents down to the Verdons piste and Family Park.

Music is played about the park, making this a unique and exciting family occasion that’s great for all ages.

After you’re all done descending the slopes, check out the special evenings at the Verdons and Chalet des Pierre’s restaurants.

 

As if there weren’t enough reasons to love Courchevel, the plentiful options of late-night entertainment, ski events and more make it the obvious place to be this January.

Looking for quality accommodation? Make sure to check out the availability of our luxury chalets and experience the best that the Three Valleys has to offer!

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What’s on in Méribel this January?

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Off on a skiing holiday this January?

If you’re heading to Méribel this month, you might be wondering about how to keep entertained off the slopes.

As part of the world famous Three Valleys, the world’s largest linked ski area, Méribel has plenty to offer its guests. Here’s a list of what’s on in Méribel this January.

Live Music at Le Rond Point Bar (7th-14th January)

If you’re looking for one of the ‘best après-ski bars in Europe’, head over to Le Rond Point Bar.

Every night in January, Le Rond Point will be home to a live music delight. These ‘Live @ Five’ events are sure to satisfy all après-ski cravings.

The bar offers some delicious food also, including pizzas and steaks, for those who fancy it.

Le Rond Point is sure to deliver an unforgettable night!

Open-Air Yoga (10th and 24th January)

There’s a form of yoga to please all tastes! If you’re in the mood while in Méribel this January, why not try some Snowga?

If you fancy stretching out any sore muscles, this activity is for you!

This open-air yoga will take place in the Folie Douche, one of Méribel’s most popular bars. It’s sure to be a welcome break from the slopes!

 

You may also like: 8 Skiing Tips to Help You Look Like a Pro

 

Piste de L’Himalaya by Night (11th, 18th and 25th January)

Fancy a night of music, marshmallows and night sledding? If so, you’re in luck!

Méribel’s night-sledding event is a truly magical experience, complete with hot chocolate, guaranteed to please the young and old alike.

The night luge on the Himalaya piste is sure to unleash your inner child!

Ski Test Tour (21st-24th January)

Méribel is undoubtedly a premium ski resort, improving year after year.

This year, it’s home to the Ski Test Tour, an event where retailers can exhibit their products.

This event is sure to be exciting in more ways than one! Keen skiers can get inspired by some premium equipment, while others can simply admire the new ranges.

O’Sullivans Club (Every Night)

Love the après-ski scene? You won’t be disappointed by the O’Sullivans club!

With a different party on every night, you’re sure to find something to suit you.

Late nights, flowing drinks and loud music are all waiting behind the doors of the O’Sullivans club!

 

You may also like: The Ultimate Ski Runs in the Three Valleys

 

Taking the Piste (Throughout January)

This year, The Lodge is offering stand-up comedy events throughout January.

After a long day on the slopes, some live comedy is a welcome treat!

Help yourself unwind with some drinks, entertainment and laughter.

Friday Nights at The Brewer’s Den (Every Friday)

Fancy a night of live music, mouth-watering food and craft beer? If so, head over to the Brewer’s Den every Friday night.

The Brewer’s Den provides something a little different, catering to food and music lovers alike.

These live music nights are sure to help you let your hair down after a day on the slopes!

International Banquets at Evolution (Every Saturday)

Take a trip around the world every Saturday night at Evolution!

This January, Evolution is home to a selection of international feasts, sure to suit all palettes.

Sumptuous meals are a great way to get refreshed after a day on the slopes!

Sunday Roasts at Evolution (Every Sunday)

If you miss your Sunday lunches while on a ski holiday, you’re in luck.

Evolution bar is known for its delicious food as well as its music scene, offering Sunday lunches every week.

Winter Activities (Every Day)

If you fancy a break from the slopes, or want to take your skiing to the next level, there are plenty of winter activities to keep you occupied!

From the cinema to winter walks, you’re sure to find something for you, whether you’re an adrenaline junkie – or you need some rejuvenating!

As you can see, Méribel is an exciting place to be this January. Tempted to head to the slopes? Take a look at the availability of our luxury chalets to take your holiday to the next level!

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Best White-Knuckle Ski Runs in Meribel

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Meribel has plenty of options when it comes to finding the right ski slopes to spend your time on. From intense rushes to beginner sessions through the snow, there’s something for everyone.

For those who are familiar with the demands of the winter sports, you may be looking for slopes that demand the most of your skills.

We’ve put together a list of the most exciting, white-knuckle ski runs in Meribel, so you won’t waste any time getting to the good stuff! Whether it’s on or off-piste, we’ve got it covered.

 

Combe De Vallon, Mont Vallon

Reaching the highest point in the Meribel valley at 2952m, this red run offers spectacular views across the Parc National De La Vanoise as you hurry down a thousand vertical metres. Top speeds are easy to reach, with a challenging gradient that requires skiing experience and skills.

Hidden away to the side of Meribel-Mottaret, this is one slope that provides all of the intensity of the best ski runs without the congestion. You’ll avoid the crowds, gain some picturesque views and carve up the snow in a rush!

 

Tougnete

Offering a mix of terrain, the Roc de Tougne area is ideal for a range of abilities, but is not recommended as a solo venture and should only be considered with a guide or expert. This area is high risk and prone to avalanches.

If you’re a little shaky on your skiing abilities off-piste, check out the area beneath the Plan des Mains chairlift leading to the bottom of Mont Vallon. After a heavy snow fall, and with clear weather conditions, it’s worth coming back toward St Martin de Belleville off the Olympic chairlift.

There are lots of routes to choose from, intriguing terrain and plenty of space to make the most of your skiing.

 

Saulire

Turning right at the Saulire gondola, skiers will be able to reach the couloirs leading into Meribel. Two challenging gullies are immediately accessible, with the first known as ‘The Couloir L’Echelle’ and the second as ‘Couloir de L’Antenne’. These runs are rocky and exposed to the sun, but are a must-do for those looking for an intense experience.

It’s not all for experts however, with some easier terrain for off-piste beginners available between the Dent Burgin and Loze chairlifts. Should you be lucky with some good snow fall, the area to the east of the Loze can offer up some fantastic off-piste routes through to the forest and linking cross country trails.

 

Sanglier

While slightly less of a challenge than some of the more intense black piste runs, the Sanglier is ideal for those looking to take on a more expert slope for the first time. This is a particularly sun-soaked mountain side, so you’ll want to get there early to gain the best experience!

 

La Face, Roc de Fer

Boasting a claim to fame as the slope of the women’s Olympic downhill course in 1992, this black piste is a challenging descent designed for the experienced skier.

It leads from the top of the Olympic chair lift back into the Chaudanne and requires a ton of skill and concentration to master.

 

Tournier Couloir

This once off-piste run is for the experts only, with some challenging natural obstacles and a steep gradient. Having been classed as a black run in the 2012-2013 season, this is one of the toughest challenges in the Three Valleys.

You’ll find this descent scattered with rocks, requiring a technical approach that is less than forgiving. Fortunately, the slope is covered with cameras that’ll record your skids, slides and even tumbles, the latter of which are likely!

 

Once you’re done on the adrenaline-pumping slopes of Meribel, you’ll want somewhere high-quality to relax and wind down. Alpine Infusion has a range of luxury chalets to suit your needs, providing comfort, cosiness and exquisite catering.

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What’s on in Courchevel this December?

What's on in Courchevel this December

 

You’ve made the choice to travel to Courchevel this Christmas, a wise decision, but what else is available outside of the plentiful skiing opportunities?

Thankfully, there’s much to be excited about this December, with a host of athletic, social and business events taking place across the resort.  All this activity can be hard to keep up with, but luckily we’ve grouped it all together in one place.

Here’s a comprehensive list of what’s on in Courchevel this December.

Courchevel Opening and Winter Season Beginnings (9th December)

To celebrate the opening of the Courchevel winter ski season, the resort is hosting a Marshmallow Party with music DJ sets from 2pm. Kick off your winter holiday right!

Date: 9th December

Location: 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

World U20 Ice Hockey Championships (10th – 16th December)

Organised by the international Ice Hockey Federation, Courchevel will be co-hosting the under 20s Ice Hockey World Junior Championships with Meribel.

You can expect intense competition as the Bleuet’s face off against Austria, Germany, Hungary, Latvia and Kazakhstan to try and better their bronze medal achievement at last year’s German World Cup.

Date: 10th – 16th December

Location: Rink Du Forum, 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Cristal Festival (13th – 16th December)

This yearly gathering of communication and media professionals aims to provide networking opportunities, competitions, conferences and workshops over a three day period.

A broad range of creative work and advertisement is featured, with over 1000 attendees with additional keynote speakers to discuss the latest trends and industry developments.

Date: 13th – 16th December

Location: Alpine Garden District, 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

 

You may also like: What’s new in Courchevel for the 17/18 Ski Season

 

Audi Fis Ski World Cup, Ladies Alpine (19th – 20th December)

Now celebrating its eighth year, and with over 15000 spectators, this skiing event takes place at the Emile-Allais Slalom Stadium. The first day will be dedicated to two rounds of the Women’s World Cup, while Wednesday will focus on the parallel slalom qualifications and race.

Date: 19th – 20th December

Location: Club des Sports Courchevel, 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Ladies Night Tour (21st December)

A five date tour that begins in Courchevel, the Ladies Night Tour is an international women’s alpine circuit event that will feature athletes such as Taïna Barioz, Anne-Sophie Barthet, Noémie Larrouy and Morane Sandraz.

An intense competition in a luxurious, night-time setting, this will be an exciting ski experience for audiences and participants alike.

Date: 21st December

Location: Emilie-Allais Slalom Stadium, 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Santa Comes to Courchevel (23rd – 25th December)

Father Christmas comes to the ski resort this Christmas! Starting from the 23rd, you can expect to find him at the resort from 6pm, featuring music, magic and entertainment.

Date: 23rd – 25th December

Location: 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Post-Christmas Village Shows (26th – 29th December)

Performances, entertainment and shows are in no short supply this winter at Courchevel, with a plethora of ongoing routines running throughout the three days succeeding Christmas.

Terres D’Histoire (26th – 29th December)

A barrel organ performance available to resort visitors in all villages between 3pm and 6pm.

L’Areopostale (26th December)

A comedic travelling show that runs from 2pm to 6pm in La Tania and Courchevel Moriond.

Le Bestiaire Alpin (27th – 28th December)

Looking for something a little more children-orientated? This theatre merry-go-round, featuring a musical comic, is available for two days at the Place du Bachal and Place du Forum – an excellent choice for family entertainment.

La Tete Dans Let Etoiles (28th December)

Following the musical trend, this street performance blends juggling with sound and runs from 2pm in Courchevel Village, 4pm in La Tania and 5pm in Le Praz.

Bric A Brac Orchestra (29th December)

This orchestra performance is set for 5.30pm – a tuneful experience you don’t want to miss!

Date: 26th to 29th December

Location: 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

New Year’s Eve Festival (31st December)

The world turns up to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Courchevel is no exception! You can expect live shows, music, entertainment, dance parties and fireworks to count down to the big event. It’ll be near impossible to skip this one!

Date: 31st December

Location: 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Now that you’re all clued up on Courchevel’s winter calendar, all you need is the right accommodation. Make sure to arrange your luxury ski chalet and get the holiday experience you deserve this Christmas. Explore our fantastic 3 Valley chalets and book your place today.

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What’s on in Méribel this December?

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Nestled in the heart of the Three Valleys is Méribel. Famous for its welcoming atmosphere and picturesque, wooded landscape, Méribel is one of les Trois Vallées’ most popular resorts.

For those of us who have booked a ski-holiday this December, or perhaps are tempted to, Méribel has a lot to offer. The ski area opens on the 9th of December, ready to welcome keen skiers to its slopes.

From ice hockey championships to pub quizzes, Méribel offers something to suit all holidays. Here is our list of what’s on in Méribel this December.

Parc Méribel Olympique (Daily)

Built for the 1992 winter Olympics, Méribel’s Olympic centre offers everything from snow-shoeing to horse-sleigh tours. The perfect winter activities!

The centre also features an ice rink, open from 2.30pm to 7pm every day.

These winter sports are ideal for those looking to keep active even when off the slopes.

Quiz and curry nights (Saturday Evenings)

You can’t beat an old-fashioned pub quiz!

If you fancy a more relaxed Saturday evening, quiz nights are ideal.

Be on the lookout for quizzes, as numerous bars are known to put them on throughout the season, including Evolution, O’Sullivan’s and Munster.

Live Music from the Wingmen (Every Sunday)

Head down to Evolution every Sunday evening for a live music delight.

Evolution bar is frequented year after year by those who stay in Méribel.

You’ll be entertained by the band The Wingmen and treated to an extended Mojito o’clock, so you can enjoy the music in style.

What’s not to love?

Free Sled Run (9th December)

To celebrate the opening of the ski area, the Yeti Park area is putting on a free sled run on the 9th of December.

This is a chance to have some fun in the snow, and is sure to get you in the mood to hit the slopes!

World U20 Ice Hockey Championships (10th – 16th December)

From the 10th to the 16th of December, both Méribel and Courchevel will jointly host the under-20s ice hockey championships.

The championship brings forward teams from 6 different countries and is sure to be a thrilling experience.

For those wondering, the French team is called the Bleuets!

The Brewer’s Den (10th December)

Opening on December 10th is the Brewer’s Den, the highest smokehouse in France.  The Brewer’s Den offers a range of craft beers and a sublime menu that includes a 12-hour slow cooked brisket.

The den is open from 5pm to 1am every day.

The Brewer’s Den runs a multitude of events. On Sundays, sample the delicious menu and their range of on-tap craft beers. On Fridays, head down to the den for Mexican night! The food is simply exquisite.

Whether you love food, beer, or both, the Brewer’s Den is the perfect place to relax after a tiring day on the slopes.

Piste de L’Himalaya (14th December Onwards)

Fancy a night of hot chocolate and sledging? If so, you may want to try the unmissable experience of the Piste de L’Himalaya by night.

Méribel’s breath-taking views are even more impressive when lit up at night. This experience is sure to make your holiday a truly unforgettable one.

Luckily, this event happens throughout December, starting on the 14th.

Sunday Lunches at Evolution (17th & 24th December)

If you love tradition and fancy a delicious roast on a Sunday afternoon, head over to Evolution bar.

Running on both the 17th and the 24th of December, Evolution’s Sunday lunch service is sure to be a welcome treat after a day on the slopes.

A snowman resting in the snow.

Christmas day in Méribel (25th December)

If you’re lucky enough to be in Méribel for Christmas day, you may be wondering where to get your Christmas dinner.

Evolution is serving an all-day feast, featuring up to three courses of sumptuous and gourmet food from 12-10pm.

The Skaters from ‘Patin Libre’ (29th December)

Also based in Méribel’s Olympic centre, is an event that will display a fusion of ice-skating and street dance, put on by the skaters from ‘Patin Libre’.

This event will run on December 29th from 20:00.

Expect to witness some truly impressive and original choreography!

New Year’s Eve (31st December)

Spending your New Years in Méribel?

Every year, ESF ski school organise a torchlight descent, where the instructors ski down the mountain, complete with complimentary mulled wine for the spectators.

Come midnight, be part of the tradition of heading to the town’s centre to count down to the new year. The atmosphere is simply infectious and will help you celebrate the beginning of 2018 in style!

There are many bars and clubs in which to celebrate, so you’ll certainly be spoiled for choice. We recommend the Taverne bar and restaurant for a fun-filled evening of good food and bubbles!

Hopefully we have shown you that there are events to keep everyone happy this December in Méribel.

If we’ve succeeded in convincing you to visit Méribel this winter, find out more on how to book one of our luxury chalets here. Have an unforgettable holiday!

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The Best Ski Schools in Meribel

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Meribel has plenty of slopes to provide visitors with endless exercise and fun, but it’s important to familiarise yourself with the schools that’ll offer you the lessons you’ll need throughout your trip.

Unsure of where to look?

Thankfully there’s a wide selection to pick from, so finding the ideal ski school shouldn’t be too difficult. Plus, we’ve made it even easier to find the right fit with our comprehensive list of Meribel’s best ski schools.

 

Parallel Lines Snow Sports School

After 17 years of development and experience, Parallel Lines offers a well-tailored and fine-tuned skiing experience with a wealth of options. Take advantage of inclusive group sessions and get the kids out with the ‘Children’s Ski Safaris’ lessons, or opt for a more streamlined affair with private sessions.

Address: Aire Chaudanne, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘I would highly recommend these amenable, intelligent teachers.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 844 811 2779

 

First Tracks Ski Coaching

Specialising in private lessons, coaching and guiding for all abilities, this small team of roughly 15 fully-qualified instructors is ideal for families, groups or corporate parties. They also offer extra activities such as ice climbing, heli-skiing and torch-lit descents.

Address: Rue Des Verdons, 73120, Courchevel, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘They are reliable, safe and fun which is perfect for a ski holiday.’

Contact Number: +33 7 81 82 82 83

 

New Generation Ski and Snowboard School

Led by Zoe Campbell, who has over twenty years of experience in Meribel, this school takes on all abilities and levels. The team will show you the best spots around the resort, find the best terrain to build your confidence, and focus on bringing you as much fun as possible.

Resort: Courchevel 1650

Address: Courchevel 1650, Courchevel, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Overall a wonderful experience and ended up confidently on the blue slopes at the end of five lessons. Highly recommend New Gen Ski!’

Contact Number: +33 4 79 01 03 18

 

Snow D’Light Ski School

Snow D’Light caters to both children and adult skiers, with small group classes and private lessons available for skiing, snowboarding, telemarking and ski touring. With sixteen years of experience, all ski instructors are fully certified and selected to provide you with a smooth, fun experience.

Address: Route de la Chaudanne, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and Portuguese

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘All in all a fantastic experience.’

Contact Number: +33 6 64 81 60 10

 

Oxygene Ski and Snowboard School

Oxygene is a family-friendly school that provides lessons for all ranges of ability. With specially-designed sessions for both children and adults, this is the perfect school for those who have never hit the slopes before. You can choose from skiing, snowboarding and guidance programmes.

Address: 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Very impressed with Magic and its staff, would recommend to friends.’

Contact Number: +33 4 79 08 53 56

 

British Alpine Ski School (BASS)

BASS has a variety of services on offer including private lessons, group sessions and long term training. Much like other schools, kids courses are available along with adult-specialised training.

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘By far and away the best skiing lesson I’ve ever had. I would highly recommend to anyone, regardless of ability.’

Contact Number: +33 4 50 74 78 59

 

Marmalade Ski School

You’ll find plenty of choice with Marmalade, with private ski lessons, “how to” sessions, off-piste guiding, freeride camps, snowboarding, telemarking and heli-skiing. All instructors are highly qualified and determined to develop your confidence on the slopes.

Address: Route du Centre, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘We spent a week with Nick Fletcher as our instructor and all around guide. He was spot on with helpful instruction to move intermediate skiers to a higher level. Learning was fun and the skiing was sensational!’

Contact Number: +33 7 71 85 62 79

 

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The Snow School

Looking for a more personal ski experience? Established in 2010, The Snow School designs progressive lessons that are suitable for all ranges of skill level. All sessions are taught in English and are specialised for both children and adults.

Address: Route des Chalets, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Best thing we ever did. The kids ski in smaller groups with instructors who know them really well. Our kids made so much progress. Highly recommended.’

Contact Number: +44 7733 251915

 

Alpine Masters Ski Academy

This school has more of a primary focus on private coaching, helping you to accelerate rapidly. With an expert team, areas of improvement will be recognised and analysed, meaning you’ll be flying through the ranks before you know it!

Address: 73550 Meribel Valley, France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: ‘Thank you so much – the children had a great time! According to them the best instructor ever! We’re hoping to see you next year.’

Contact Number: +33 (0) 6 25 56 49 01

 

The Development Centre Ski School

The Development Centre emphasises a focus on your individual styles, skills and requirements, offering customised ski coaching that aims to meaningfully develop your ability. Private, group, children and off piste ski lessons are all available for whatever suits your needs.

Address: Route de Centre, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Confidence that the kids are receiving excellent tuition whilst having enormous fun is incredibly reassuring. Look forward to using again next year!’

Contact Number: +33 6 85 88 05 91

 

Prime Snowsports Ski School

Managed by an English speaking, fully qualified instructor, Prime Snowsports accepts all levels of ability, children, adults and complete beginners. This is ideal for those looking for an intimate, personal skiing experience that has your expectations in mind. Bookings are available for full days, 4-hour morning private lessons, afternoon sessions and weekly schedules.

Address: Meribel, Centre, France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: ‘That’s what skiing with Steve and Jules is like: skiing with your friends who also happen to be incredibly knowledgeable about the area, experts in helping you improve your skiing and great fun to spend time with.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 7564 380 846

 

ESF Meribel Ski School and Childcare

Fancy taking your skills off the beaten path? ESF Meribel Ski School gives you the option to undertake off-course sessions alongside private sessions. Follow a professional and explore The 3 Valleys in complete safety.

Address: Chaudanne BP 17, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘This really made the holiday very enjoyable and we could not recommend the school highly enough.’

Contact Number: +33 4 79 08 60 31

 

Lara Ski School

If you’re seeking a personal, singular instructor that you be confident with, Lara’s Ski School could be the fit for you. You can expect a unique experience with a fully qualified British Snow Sports instructor. Lara has experience with hundreds of clients and you could be the next!

Address: Fleur Etoile, Le Villaret, Meribel Les Allues, 73550, Savoie, France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: ‘Lara is a fantastic and fun ski instructor who has been superb teaching our seven year old to ski. The progress he made was simply amazing. We will definitely be returning and will use Lara in the years to come.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 7590 556 385

 

Prosneige Ski School

This renowned ski school has offices based in Meribel with detailed level systems to determine your skill and ability. If you’re looking especially to improve and further advance your performance, this may be the ski school for you.

Address: Immeuble Le Tremplin, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Would definitely recommend this ski school!’

Contact Number: +33 (0) 4 79 00 36 46

 

This list is designed to provide you with a wide selection of schools, ensuring you make the most of your trip from the outset. Now that you’ve got your lessons set, view the availability of our luxury ski chalets in Meribel and make your booking with Alpine Infusion today.

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The Best Ski Schools in Courchevel

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If you’re thinking of hitting up the slopes in Courchevel this ski season then it’s important to get to grips with all the different schools that provide lessons during your stay. Courchevel has a plethora of options when it comes to professional ski instructors, but it’s worth looking into all of them to see which one best suits your needs.

Luckily for you we’ve listed all of the best ski schools in Courchevel to make sure you’ve got everything covered when it comes to skiing lessons during your holiday.

British Alpine Ski School

BASS are dedicated to providing the best learning experience possible, offering group lessons no bigger than six people to ensure you get the most from your instructor. BASS have something for everyone, teaching all levels and ages, promising to improve all with their training.

Resort: Courchevel 1850 and 1650

Address: Place Du Baraty, 74110, Morzine, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘I went from being quite a nervous skier, who could get down most runs but with little technique, to a confident skier with technique! We had lessons every morning and we came on leaps and bounds.’

Contact Number: 0033(0)619778557

 

Bureau des Guides Courchevel

Guides has many activities for the most daring, specialising in the backcountry tracks, and providing mountain guides to give you the best possible experience. Offering activities that appeal to a range of fitness levels, Guides has something to appeal to the traditional, or the more free-spirited.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Maison de la Montagne, 110 Rue de la Croisette, 73120 Courchevel 1850, Saint Bon Tarentaise

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘Stimulating and breath-taking.’

Contact number: +33(0)6 23 92 46 12

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Cab 9 Snowboarding

At Cab 9, the focus is on giving you a safe and professional lesson from their team of expert instructors, without losing the fun and sociable aspect of skiing. High levels of instruction are combined with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Address: Galerie des Cimes, 73550 Meribel, France

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Good value for money. Relaxed. Tailored sessions in line with new tricks we wanted to learn. We all thoroughly enjoyed our private sessions.’

Contact: +33 (0) 768 46 39 11

 

ESF Courchevel 1550

ESF 1550 offer fun and versatile lessons to suit all ages and skill-sets, even offering a nursery so everyone can enjoy the holiday. Their private lessons are personalised, suited to your needs alone, ensuring you have the best experience possible.

Resort: Courchevel 1550

Address: 215 Rue des Rois, 73120 Courchevel, France

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 3.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘My children learned skiing and discovered a passion thanks to the instructors of ESF Courchevel Village.’

Contact number: +33479082107

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ESF Courchevel 1650

ESF 1650 boast a wide range of action-packed activities  and experiences, whilst still being inclusive of all ages and abilities. Combining high-quality instruction with adventure, ESF 1650 are sure to meet even the highest expectations.

Resort: Courchevel 1650

Address: Maison de Moriond, 73120 Courchevel, France

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: “If you are older and want
the confidence of an experienced qualified teacher this is the place or if you are young and want fast rapid movement!! The ESF teachers know the mountains and how to best progress you and your ability.”

Contact number: +33479082608

 

ESF Courchevel 1850

With over 350 qualified instructors, ESF Courchevel 1850 school prides itself on offering something for everyone. From 18 months all the way up to adult, their professional instructors will improve your technique and get you feeling comfortable on the snow. They even provide off-piste skiing lessons if you want to reach the next level.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address:  La Croisette, Rue du Forum, 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Languages: Bilingual in 12

Trip Advisor star rating: 4.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘These are the best ski lessons I’ve had in Europe.’

Contact number- +33479080772

 

ESF La Tania

ESF La Tania is based in the heart of ‘Les 3 Vallees’, with a dedicated team of instructors who are eager to share their passion. La Tania prides itself on its diversity, so whether it’s snowboarding or skiing, beginner or expert, they have something to please everyone.

Address: Centre de la Station 73120 La Tania

Trip Advisor star rating: 4

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘These guys are experts and can easily take a beginner from zero to confident on greens in a few hours.’

Contact number- + 33 (0)4 79 08 80 39

 

First Tracks

First Tracks have a small but experienced team of hand-picked instructors, catering to all ages and abilities, and going above and beyond the usual requirements of a ski school. The team possess unparalleled knowledge about the mountains and are passionate about what they do, ensuring that you have an unforgettable holiday.

Address: First Tracks Ski Coaching, Rue des Verdons, 73120, Courchevel

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘All the guides treat each group as individuals, listening to you and what you would like to achieve.’

Contact number: +337 81 82 82 83

 

Marmalade

Offering a wide range of activities, including heliskiing, Marmalade guarantees to improve your skiing with their small but dedicated team. Whilst professional, the lessons are fun and enjoyable, seeking to improve your confidence along the way.

Address: Route du Centre, Meribel, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English, French and Italian

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: ‘you really do get what you pay for – can’t recommend them highly enough!’

Contact number: +33 771 85 62 79

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Momentum

Promising the best British ski lessons in Courchevel, Momentum have over 40 years combined instructing experience. All instructors seek to make you a better and more confident skier by sharing their enthusiasm and passion with all, from those who just want to have fun, to those dedicated to improving their technique.

Address: Rue de la Chapelle, Courchevel, France

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘This is the second year we have used Momentum Ski School in La Tania. Once again , just excellent.’

Contact number: +44 (0)131 235 2306

 

New Generation

New Generation ski instructors can be found in both Courchevel 1850 and 1650, and they like to add a little twist to their teaching. Instead of focusing on the old fashioned drills they add little extras to switch things up, like games and challenges.

Resort: Courchevel 1850 and 1650

Address:  Immeuble Le Ceylan, 73122, France

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: “Overall a wonderful experience and ended up confidently on blue slopes at the end of 5 lessons.”

Contact number: +33479010318

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Prime

Prime seek to quickly improve your confidence and skills to ensure you spend most of your holiday exploring and having fun. They specialise in private lessons that are tailored to the individual, even offering an introduction to ski touring or snow safety lessons for those looking to push themselves further.

Positive quote from website: ‘It says it all when the children (15 and 17) said of our Courchevel holiday this season ‘It’s the best skiing holiday we’ve ever had.”

Contact number: +44 (0) 7564 380 846 / +33 (0) 6 44 38 47 13

 

Oxygene Ski School

Oxygene is a family-run ski school in Courchevel with instructors based all over the Three Valleys (and a few other resorts, too). They provide group lessons and private ones if you want to cram more in, and they even have a heli-skiing option if you want to explore the mountain from the highest possible descent.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Courchevel 1850 – Place du Rocher – White Storm shop – 73120 Saint Bon Tarentaise

Trip Advisor star rating: 5.0

Positive Trip Advisor quote: “I can’t recommend this school highly enough – use them!”

Contact number: +330479010181

 

RTM Snowboarding

RTM offer English-speaking ski lessons in several resorts around the Three Valleys, helping beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers with their technique. If you’re interested in landing the dream job of teaching people to ski all winter then RMT also offer BASI training, giving you the qualifications you need to become an instructor.

Resort: Courchevel 1850, 1650 and 1550

Address: Rue du Forum, 73120, Courchevel, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: If you’re looking for ski or snowboard lessons we would recommend RTM. All ages and levels catered for.’

Contact number:  +33615485904

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SkiSchool

With 10 years of experience, all the instructors at SkiSchool are fully certified and able to teach any level of skier. All instructors are able to adapt their lessons to the specific needs of the group or individual, and a great effort is made to find you the perfect coach.

Contact number: +33 6 75 505209

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Skizen

Skizen focus on making you a more confident and experienced skier, with an experienced team of instructors and tailor-made programmes. Skizen are equipped to deal with all levels, with lessons for children as well as off-piste tracks for the more experienced skier- even offering heli-skiing for those who seek an extra thrill.

Languages: French, English, Spanish and Russian

Positive quote from website: ‘Perfect knowledge of the ski area, a lot of patience and always good advice. But above all a good atmosphere and a very good spirit.’

Contact number: 0033 678 797 440  /  0033 608 512 385

 

Snow D’Light Ski School

Snow D’Light has carefully selected each of its ski instructors to ensure you receive the best tuition possible. Dedicated to giving clients an unforgettable and enriching experience, Snow D’Light employ only ‘fully certified’ instructors.

Address: Marine Sports – Precision, Route de la Chaudanne, 73550 Meribel Centre, France

Languages: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Portugese, German, Italian and Dutch

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: ‘Snow D’Light are an excellent ski school.’

Contact: +33 (0) 664 816 010

 

SnowLimits

Offering high-level tuition for great value, SnowLimits offer group or custom lessons, and everything in between. Catering to all levels of skier, the team is made up of highly skilled and experienced instructors who aim to give you the best experience possible.

Address: Savoie, Auvergne Rhone Alpes, 73120, Courchevel, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: ‘they always focus and deliver on outstanding instruction. They ask what it is that you want to achieve and then work with you to help you get to your goal breaking down the objective into understandable chunks and building the complete picture.’

Contact number: Phone (summer): +44 (0) 798 998 8774

Phone (winter): +33 (0) 615 48 59 04

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Supreme

Supreme offer lessons in Courchevel 1850, 1650 and 1550, promising an unforgettable skiing experience with excellent tuition from a diverse team of experts. Supreme offer everything from children’s lessons to skill sessions, tailoring your skiing experience to you.

Resort: Courchevel 1850, 1650 and 1550

Address: Rue de la Chapelle, Le Praz, Courchevel, 73120, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘It is a great pleasure to be instructed by real professionals with a passion for skiing and with a real gift for instruction and explanation. All of the instructors seem to have a knack of finding the perfect balance between introducing new skills, consolidating existing learning and encouraging progression, which has been enormously valuable to me. I would recommend them to anyone at any level.’

Contact number: +33 (0)479 08 27 87/ +44 (0)20 3744 1655

 

Sweet Snowsports

At Sweet Snowsports, a dedicated team aim to provide the best ski and snowboard lessons possible- simple as that. The British-run company understand that no two clients are the same, therefore each lesson is tailored to the individual, covering all levels from beginner to expert.

Address: Rue de la lac, 73120, Courchevel, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘All of their instructors are excellent and very knowledgeable. They always have lots of different exercises and tips to help improve your skiing and suit all abilities.’

Contact Number: +44 (0)131 6080857

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 The Development Centre

TDC have completely rejected the ‘one-size fits all’ premise of skiing, preferring a sports-coaching approach to help improve your skill and technique. The instructors’ enthusiasm is infectious, and promise value for money, but also great fun.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Rond Point des Pistes, Snowberry Ski Shop, 73150 Val d’Isere, France

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘I was encouraged to have three mornings with TDC as a complete beginner. It was the best decision I made! I started with Steve for three hours and his teaching technique and tone was perfection, helping me to progress quickly.’

Contact Details: courchevel@tdcski.com +33 6 85 88 05 91

 

The Snow School

During your lessons with The Snow School, a highly experienced team will make it their aim to show you the best of what Courchevel has to offer.  Catering to all ages and abilities, The Snow School is a flexible and devoted company, using a system called VAK (Visual, Auditory, Kinetic) to allow the client the best possible chance of understanding a task.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Route des Chalets, 73550 Les Allues, France

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Excellent. Superb. Totally satisfied.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 7733251915

To ensure you make an informed decision, we have listed all of the best ski schools in Courchevel. We hope this starts your holiday off on the right foot, as it is so important to find the option that suits you best. For your next step, view the availability of our luxury ski chalets in Courchevel and make your booking with Alpine Infusion today.

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Best Upcoming Winter Events in Courchevel This Season

Snow is on the way, the luxury chalets are being prepped and of course, Courchevel is getting ready to welcome skiers from around the world for another incredible ski season. If you’re planning a trip to Courchevel then you’re in for a treat. There are tons of events to get you even more excited about that winter holiday, including ski shows, festivals and so much more. Here’s a rundown of the best upcoming winter events in Courchevel for you to add to your diary.
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Audi FIS Women’s Ski World Cup – December 19th and 20th   

So, not only do you get to ski yourself, you get to watch professionals show you how it’s done. Get ready to watch world-class women skiers in this year’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup, the ladies will be descending on the Emile-Allais stadium for a giant slalom! The event times are:

Stade Emile-Allais:

10:30: Ladies’ Giant – 1st run
13:30: Ladies’ Giant – 2nd run
14:15: Flowers ceremony in the finish area

Le Forum – Ice Rink

You can then go to the ice rink to watch the award ceremony and an amazing ice show.

18:00: Doors open
18:30: Ceremony and show

On top of all that excitement, there will also be a DJ, free entertainment and activities, a band and an aerobatics demonstration going on throughout both days! You can watch the video from last year to get you even more excited.

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Ladies Night Tour – 21st December

5 ski resorts and 5 stages, it’s all about the ladies this year in Courchevel. It’s your chance to meet the famous skiers that just competed in the FIS World Cup in a more friendly and relaxed atmosphere. They will also be competing in a parallel slalom, so put it in your diary to come down and cheer them on!

Some of the names involved include Taïna Barioz, Anne-Sophie Barthet, Noémie Larrouy and Morane Sandra, just to name a few!

Christmas Fun – December 23rd till 25th

We’re dreaming of a white Christmas… And we’re going to get one in Courchevel. Christmas is truly magical in the Three Valleys, and not just for the kids. Who knows how Father Christmas will arrive this year? In recent times he’s been on skis, a sledge and a snowcat! We’re excited to see what magic he’ll bring this time.

Throughout the week you can also walk through the winter wonderland. There’s nowhere in the world where you can enjoy Christmas quite like Courchevel.

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New Year’s Eve – December 30th and 31st

Nobody does New Year’s Eve like Courchevel. Everywhere you go there will be champagne popping, the smell of gorgeous food and happy faces. Throughout Courchevel, there are shows, music and entertainment to help you countdown the new year, but the best event of all is the famous December 31st dance party on the snow front. Dance the night away and watch the incredible fireworks display when it reaches midnight. You’ll be greeting 2018 in style, that’s for sure!

Event times:

10.30pm: Concert
00.00am: Fireworks
00.00am to 02.30am: DJ

Snow and Fire Ski Show – 12th/20th/27th February

You do not want to miss this one, the event is back for another year and all the stops are being pulled out once again. Courchevel resort and ESF Courchevel ski school have teamed up to put on an amazing ski show. Expect various skiing techniques, old to new disciplines, flaming torches and projectors to wow the crowds. Courchevel definitely isn’t shy when it comes to fireworks, and after the ski show, you can take in the sights whilst sipping on mulled wine.

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International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art – Dates to be confirmed

The Festival of Pyrotechnic Art attracts over 8,000 spectators every year, and it’s not hard to see why. Fireworks and music connect as one, our eyes are filled with stimulating colours and the backdrop of stunning snowy mountains is something you’d be hard pressed to beat! When it’s over you will hear the appreciation for the ethereal artists from the roars of the crowd, proving why the pyrotechnic festival returns year after year.

The evening kicks off at 6.45pm with Courchevel ski instructors putting on a torchlit descent, then at 7 pm the fireworks and fun begin.

Ski Et Toiles – 15th till 17th March

After a long day on the slopes, it’s time to unwind and catch up on the movie scene. For three days you can discover a range of unreleased film previews, giving producers and distributors the chance to test their films before their official release in France. Not only that, it’s also a great opportunity for movie buffs to meet the film producers and have a chat with them about their work. If you’re a fan of big screen entertainment then this event is perfect for you!

Dynastar x3 – Mountain Triathlon – April 15th

If you’re a cycling, trail or ski touring fan then you’re going to love this event. Amateurs and specialists can compete in the triathlon, on their own or in threes. Everyone starts at the lowest point of Courchevel in Le Carrey (830m), before making their way to the highest one, La Saulire (2,710m). It’s a real test of endurance and a treat to behold for alpine sports fans.

As you can see, there’s a vast array of amazing events in Courchevel this ski season. So now you know where you’re heading, it’s time to sort out where you’ll be staying. Make your trip the holiday of a lifetime by staying in some of the most luxurious chalets in the Three Valleys. Find out more and book your luxury Courchevel chalet today. Then all you need to do is sit back and countdown the days until your unforgettable ski holiday!

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