Skiing in the 3 Valleys

Discover the legendary 3 Vallées ski area

On their first visit, holidaymakers are always amazed by the unique atmosphere in each of the 3 Valleys ski resorts.

In a single day, you'll enjoy unforgettable experiences in a wide variety of settings : you'll glimpse fir forests, cross alpine meadows and contemplate the high mountains. During your stay, you can alternate between premium atmosphere, authentic villages and wild landscapes. Some places are ideal for relaxing, but if you're looking to party, the lively neighborhoods are the place to be.

Explore the best ski resorts in the 3 Valleys

With 600 km of slopes and 7 ski resorts, we are confident your ski holidays will be anything but dull. The 3 Valleys offers you the largest number of linked pistes open in Europe. To make your life easy, we make it possible for you to go from one valley to the next with a single lift pass. Throughout your holiday, you can discover all the different areas at your own pace!

The links between the different resorts are guaranteed open from the beginning to the end of the season so that you can enjoy the whole area.

And if you imagine you don't ski well enough to come to the 3 Valleys given the size of the area, we really want to reassure you: everyone will enjoy skiing with us. The proof: 60% of the runs are green and blue.

We also pay a lot of attention to the fun aspect of the slopes so that the whole family will enjoy themselves: there are 36 fun zones, including themed areas for the little ones and areas to discover freeride for thrill seekers.

The landscapes are breath-taking

When you ski in the Three Valleys, you feel you could reach out and touch some of the legendary Alpine peaks such as Mont Blanc, the Grandes Jorasses, La Grande Casse and La Meije.

In a single day, you will experience different atmospheres, starting with pine forests, through mountain pastures, and ending with high mountains.

Skiing is guaranteed all season long in les 3 Vallées

No more skiing on rocks or in the mud. 85% of the ski area is located above 1,800 metres. 25 summits are accessible by ski lift, including 10 peaks above 2,500 metres. Snow is therefore guaranteed throughout the winter, especially since the piste grooming machines are always on hand to provide you with pistes in tip-top condition. But have no fear - bumps and powder skiers are also well provided for.

Ride in first class

The 3 Valleys offer you high-speed access to its slopes with 158 lifts, which are the most efficient and comfortable in the world. No more getting chilled while waiting for your chairlift or gondola, squeezed like sardines in an endless queue! In addition, some chairlifts have weather shields and heated seats (Legends in Méribel, for example). We are sure that you can already see yourself here!

The villages each offer a different atmosphere

Holidaymakers are always struck by the unique atmosphere of each ski resort. You can flit between luxurious resorts, authentic villages, and wild landscapes. Some places are ideal for relaxing, while other, livelier ones invite you to come and party.

The 3 Valleys ski area has a long history

The first links between the different resorts were created in the 1950s between Courchevel and Méribel. In the 1970s, it was the turn of Courchevel’s villages and Méribel-Mottaret to be linked, and finally the Belleville valley.

So, if you were wondering where to go for your next ski holiday, we think we have just answered your question! One thing we can promise you, with a 3 Valleys ski pass, you are sure to have a whole lot of fun!

Les meilleures pentes et pistes du domaine des 3 Vallées

Skiing in Courchevel

If you come to Méribel for your vacation, you can also ski in Courchevel. The first links between the valley's different resorts took place in the 1950s between these two villages. In the 1970s, the resorts of Courchevel and Méribel-Mottaret were linked, ending with the Belleville valley.

Did you know that the 3 Valleys offer you the largest number of open linked pistes in Europe? We make it easy for you to go from one valley to another with just one ski pass. So, for the duration of your stay, you can discover the different sides of the mountain at your own pace!

Connections between the different resorts are guaranteed from the beginning to the end of the season, so you can make the most of the area.

Thrilling adventures in Méribel

Although some skiers might think they don't have what it takes to ski the 3 Vallées, given the size of the area, we'd like to reassure you that everyone can enjoy themselves in the heart of our resort. The proof: our ski area has 60% green and blue runs.

During your stay in Les 3 Vallées, you'll enjoy 158 lifts. With the most efficient and comfortable lift connections in the world, you'll never have to wait for your seat or gondola again, stuck together in a never-ending queue! What's more, some bubble chairlifts feature heated seats (Legends in Méribel, for example)! So, can you imagine yourself already on vacation?


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