A mountain of powder, magnificent panoramas, an unlimited playground, an area of infinite freedom – welcome to the largest ski area in the world! Méribel is the beating heart at the centre of les 3 Vallées, at the crossroads of Courchevel, La Tania, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val Thorens and Orelle. 600 kilometres of pistes are connected via the summits, offering more than 62,000 vertical meters of skiing for experts, novices, families and keen sportspeople alike. It’s a jewel of a ski area, including 15 summits above 2,500 meters from which grow 6 glaciers. A true white paradise!
Here is an abundance of wide open spaces! You can tame the wilderness during exceptional on- or off-piste adventures. In Méribel, skiing is XXL in size and takes place amongst the high mountains. Here you’ll find 300 pistes, un-tracked valleys, and a guarantee of great skiing whatever your skill level. In this adventure at altitude, you will learn the pleasures of exceptional skiing amongst the high peaks.
Competitors, freeriders, freestylers, boarders, telemarkers, ski-tourers, beginners, and budding skiers: in Méribel, everyone can make their own tracks at their own pace. The ski area offers spaces for all: all preferences, all levels, and all ages. Pleasure should always be shared; nobody need feel left out in Méribel!
Dates d'ouvertures :du 8 December 2018 au 22 April 2019
Altitude station :1450 m
1 ART OF LIVING AND FRENCH ARCHITECTURE
Cozy atmosphere, cozy, family, intimate cottages, residence with spa, design apartment, traditional hotels, the care given to accommodation Méribel says of our wish to welcome everyone with excellence. Méribel aims for the very high satisfaction of its guests and sets up the premium services that make it possible. With us, the elegance that begins with the welcome, is also housed in the details.
A Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of Méribel. Chef Laurent Azoulay offers an inspired, inventive and delicate cuisine to satisfy the most demanding palates.
3 A MULTITUDE OF ACTIVITIES FOR A MAXIMUM OF FUN
Concoct your stay “à la carte”, recharge in a protected environment and privileged, enjoy the mountain and its benefits.
Discover the 25 kilometers of footpaths, observe the nature, inflate the lungs, Méribel offers you its pure air! Swim at the Olympic Park pool and sign up for aqua gym sessions. Hire a ski instructor, to slide with confidence. Take the altitude and test the “Food Altitude” offer that combines pedestrian packages and quality meals in a restaurant on the slopes.
4 THE FACE & ROC DE FER, OLYMPIQUE DOWNHILL
After a relatively stiff start, the following flat parts leave more freedom of expression. It was on this track that the women’s events of the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games were held!
At the top of the Roc de Fer, take the opportunity to admire one of the most beautiful panoramas of the 3 Valleys: a 360 ° that will allow you to admire the Mont Blanc, the Pierra Menta, the Grande Casse, the Dent de Burgin, the Ecrins, Aiguilles d’Arves … And a large part of the 3 Vallées ski area!
The +? Take the time to get yourself photographed for free and enjoy exceptional panoramas. Stand behind the frame, skip your ski pass and share your snapshot for free.
5 Mont Vallon
The Mont Vallon, reaching 2,952m, is the highest skiing point in Méribel. It offers an exceptional panoramic view over the Gébrolaz glacier and Grand Casse. Click on your skis and enjoy almost 1,000m of descent through a untamed, natural setting on one of the most beautiful pistes in Les 3 Vallées !
6 The Inuits piste
Discover the Far North in the heart of the Altiport forest. Slalom between the games and peak ice animals, then have a break on the village, where the Inuits will welcome you with games and entertainments.
Halfway along this piste you will find the Inuit Village, the ideal place for little adventurers to take a pause in the Far North. While their children enjoy the games organised by Inuit entertainers, parents can relax in the Méribel sunshine.
The Inuit Piste is a village with lots of outdoor games that are free for all to use. In addition, children’s entertainers offer activities daily to five to twelve-year-olds such as an eagle show, huskies and their musher, hot chocolate and more….
7 Yéti Park
The fun slope for family fun! On the slopes of Méribel-Mottaret, Yooni – our friendly blue yeti – awaits your arrival… Fun for small and big skiers alike!
You can enjoy the marvels of the Yeti Park on skis or on foot. The winding green run is a safe and accessible wide piste with fun features including gongs, trumpets and prayer wheels, just like in Yooni’s Himalayan home.
Ski the dual slalom and see a film of your race; listen to magical tales in the secret grotto and take a mystery tour through the tunnels and igloos, not forgetting to fly down the tyrolienne zip wire…
Magical adventures guaranteed in this fun area!
And several new features this year as the Yooni LOOP, a zip line, igloos, a tree to target .
8 SLEGES, DAY AND NIGHT
Mission Black Forest, the most WILD toboggan run in Les 3 Vallées!
The track is open 7 days / 7, even more opportunity to hit the 3.4km on 470m vertical drop and 28 turns! Guaranteed sensations! Much more than just a toboggan run, it’s an extraordinary adventure in which you embark, charged with a mission by the wizard Galdwick to save the people from the forest.
Meet at the Tougnète gondola to start the adventure.
Himalaya by night, Lung under the stars!
Test the Himalaya by Night evenings: the opportunity to live a magical atmosphere in the heart of the mountains and under the stars …
Tobogganing with your loved ones for 2km, fun on the famous Yeti Park, some grilled marshmallows offered on arrival and a small hot drink to regain strength …
9 ÉLÉMENTS PARK
THE fun and accessible snowpark at all levels! Challenge your loved ones in the Boardercross, have fun in the Whoops, have fun in the Fun Slope and enjoy soft impact modules of the mini-zone to introduce you to the practice of freestyle with confidence.
Access: Legends chair lift or Arpasson ski lift
10 DC AREA 43
Try freestyle on the wide boxes and mini bumps in the ROOKIES area or perfect your style on the PRO line!
WISH TO DISCOVER FREESTYLE WITHOUT FEARING YOU? Slip on short and wide boxes, skip the little bumps or explore the mini half pipe …
FREESTYLER OF THE EXTREME, THIS IS YOUR PARADISE! Fly on hip, test your rotations on kickers, your inputs and outputs on the rails …
Access by the cable car Plattières 1, rotation with chairlift Chatelet
11 Parc Olympique
The Olympic Park is asports and relxation complex which includes a swimming pool, an ice rink, a spa and a fitness area. It also boasts rooms in which professionals can organised conferences and seminars within the resort.