Skiing in Méribel, French Alps
Nestled within the beautiful Tarentaise valley in the heart of the French Alps, the delightful ski resort of Méribel represents everything a modern resort should be. With a wealth and variety of excellent slopes, an abundance of chairlifts / gondolas, unbeatable facilities and services, charming architecture and breathtaking scenery, Méribel has become a firm favourite with discerning skiers and snowboarders.
A peerless skiing experience right in the heart of the 3 valleys region
Comprised of four delightful villages which ascend the valley; Les Allues, Méribel village, Méribel Centre and Méribel-Mottaret – the Méribel resort itself boasts 150km of stunning slopes, each linked with a well-served network of lifts and gondolas. Méribel’s slopes are naturally well-sheltered from unfavourable weather by the mountain ridges and welcome skiers of every level, from the complete novice to the most confident. Approximately, 65% slopes are classified blue, 25% red and the remaining black (advanced only) or green (perfect for beginners or children).
But perhaps the greatest appeal of Méribel for skiers and snowboarders is how it offers its guests such easy access to skiing in the entire “trois vallées” region. The three interlinked valleys, closely connected with an abundance of superb slopes and lifts / gondolas, represent perhaps the largest ski area in the world. It offers visitors access to an incredible 600 km of slopes and 335 marked runs – which can all be accessed with a single ski pass!
The huge range and expanse of slopes caters for every level of skier, and with snow cannons on over half the slopes, you can be guaranteed excellent skiing conditions throughout the season.
Stunning scenery, superb facilities, and activities for all
First developed by British skier Peter Lindsay in 1938, the Méribel resort is part of the Vanoise National Park in France’s Savoie region. Noted for its pretty chalet-style architecture, the resort features spectacular alpine panoramas interspersed with beautiful forested areas.