Why You Should Go Skiing in Meribel – What the Experts Say
Breath-taking views, sumptuous skiing and wonderful après-ski – just a few of the attractions that Meribel has to offer. This famous Three Valleys ski resort is known to have the best of all worlds. Whether you’re visiting to take advantage of the huge skiing area connected with Courchevel, La Tania and Val Thorens, or to sample delectable dishes at some of the best restaurants you’ll find anywhere in the Alps, we can assure you that you won’t be disappointed. But don’t take our word for it! Hear what some of the top travel writers in the world have to say about skiing in Meribel.
“Méribel has some of the liveliest après of any ski resort anywhere” – Snow Magazine
Snow Magazine loves the sheer size of Meribel and its connectivity to the Three Valleys, allowing skiers easy access to some unmissable action on the pistes. Also worth noting is the fact that apres-ski is taken very seriously in Meribel! This review will have you booking your flights in anticipation for ski season.
“Méribel today has grown far beyond the original village with half a dozen ‘neighbourhoods’, extending the resort over 10km (6 miles) of the valley floor, and expansion is still continuing apace, helping to make the resort one of the most important in the world today.”
Perfect for Shopping
“Méribel caters well for the alpine shopper, with a predictable number of technical ski and snowboarder wear outlets in the resort, plus shops selling designer brands and interior design.” – The Telegraph
Meribel is filled with many high-end shops from designer brands and quality products. There’s always a luxury store with all kinds of high-end items to treat yourself. Go on, you’re on holiday! Shop until you drop, and don’t forget to try one of the best bakeries in the resort, Glaciers on Route de la Montee!
“The combination of extensive slopes, superb location and attractive architecture makes Méribel one of Europe’s safest bets for a great holiday.”
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A Skier’s Paradise
“If convenience and high-mileage skiing are important to you then Méribel should be near the top of your shortlist.” – Mountain Passions
With Meribel sitting right in the very heart of the Three Valleys, it’s a true paradise for those who love to ski! With so much space to work with, every day on the slopes can present a different challenge. Not to mention every picture you take can be a contender as a profile picture on any of your social media!
“This means that there’s something somewhere for just about everyone, whatever their fitness level or technical ability. You can stretch both here, or back off and take it easy on the kind of long, wide blue-graded cruises which so many of today’s skiers have come to expect, and which modern family-focused resorts have become adept at providing.”
A Family-Friendly Ski Resort
“Meribel has a reputation for being a lively resort, popular with seasonaires, but we found it surprisingly family-orientated” – East Anglian Daily Times
Plenty of people talk about the social side of visiting Meribel, and for good reason. But the resort also has a lot to offer when it comes to welcoming families. This review will tell you what you can expect from your trip when you’re traveling with children, and what activities you and your family can enjoy doing together.
“We particularly loved the Inuit ski zone with snow caves to ski under, a playground, and a varied terrain to challenge new skiers. The woodland run was also very entertaining, great for first timers.”
A Skiing Playground
“The bare statistics – 600km of pistes and 183 lifts – don’t begin to do it justice.” – The Independent
The Independent point out the fact that Meribel has something to offer skiers of every level, with the Three Valleys providing a great skiing playground for beginners & intermediates.
“On its own, Méribel is a great, challenging mountain for most beginners and intermediate skiers. Once the enormous scope of the Three Valleys region is included, it becomes one of the Alps’ outstanding ski areas.”
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The Centre of the Three Valleys
“The local ski area has enough varied terrain to keep all abilities happy. It also has the enviable location of being in the centre of the Three Valleys, the biggest lift network in the world.” – On the Snow
On the Snow go into detail about the varied ski runs you come across in Meribel, and how there’s a piste to suit every level.
“Meribel offers a good choice of powder faces. Mont du Vallon – the highest point in the Meribel Valley – has some of the steepest and freeriding which manages to stay relatively untracked.”
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Luxury Ski Chalets
Of course Meribel offers fantastic skiing, but it also features some of the finest luxury chalets in Europe. Alpine Infusion has grown to become one of the most prominent luxury chalet companies in the Three Valleys. With exceptional service and stunning living spaces you have the perfect setting for your skiing holiday. Each of our private chalets has been accredited with a 5-star rating by the local tourist offices and their quality is undeniable.
Meribel Winter Prices & Availability
Don’t miss out this ski season, make sure you’ve got your chalet all booked up before it’s too late. Check out the availability for our Meribel chalets and make your booking today.