Summer in the Alps offers varied and spectacular scenery, pure mountain air and pleasant temperatures. Enjoy a wide choice of outdoor activities, far from the crowds on the coast!
1 - ROAM
Are you with your family, looking for a pristine spot for a panoramic picnic? Or are you a group of thrill-seeking friends in search of Alpine adrenaline?
At the heart of les 3 Vallées, Méribel has activities for everyone: walking and trail running paths, family mountain bike trails, a Bike Park, downhill mountain biking and, for the less energetic, electric bikes!
2 - COOL OFF
You want to escape the heat of the city, but you’re apprehensive of the crowded seaside. With an average daily temperature of 25C and night temperature of 12C, here you can cool off
in a crystalline mountain lake, (ou)
(relaxing by a crystalline mountain lake?...),
recharge your batteries in the shade of pine forests and swap the hum of air conditioning for the gentle alarm call of birdsong…
3 - BREATHE DEEPLY
Fill your lungs with fresh mountain air… With clean mountain air and few people per square kilometre, here, summer holidays offer you complete freedom!
4 - DISCOVER
With one of the largest mountain biking areas, les 3 Vallées offers spectacular views from every trail. Whether you are a seasoned biker looking for challenging trails or a beginner simply wanting to enjoy yourself, this lift-served area will give you access to the trails that criss-cross an exceptional region.
5 - BE FILLED WITH WONDER
Legendary peaks, unspoiled mountain pastures, mirror-like lakes: Méribel and les 3 Vallées are bursting with entrancing scenery! You’ll feel a childlike wonder as you stroll along mountain paths that lead you to marmots and ibex…
6 - TRAVEL
Travel back in time through Méribel’s history. Le Circuit des Villages walking trail or the Fanfoué village fête will transport you back through the centuries for a taste of our ancestors’ daily life: see what they wore and ate and how they lived. As will the traditional Route des Tommes and Route des Glaces (traditional practices of transporting cheese and ice through the mountains).
7 - LETTING GO
In summer in the mountains, you can immerse yourself in Nature: far from the hubbub of the city, the mountains soothe all your five senses with sounds, scents and views that encourage you to completely let go …
As well as mountains, Méribel offers you well-being activities: Yoga on the banks of Lake Tuéda, hikes on the peaks, zero-waste picnics, saunas and Jacuzzis or body treatments…
8 - BE ENTERTAINED
Dozens of sporting and cultural events are organised throughout the summer season with theme fortnights dedicated to well-being, art, aeronautics and outdoor sports
9 - SPEND TIME TOGETHER
Time with your children, for example! Méribel is the ideal place for family summer holidays. In fact, the resort has been awarded Family Plus status in recognition of its special family services and facilities. One example is Sportkids Méribel which offers mountain biking, kayaking, via ferrata, climbing, paintballing and grass scooters etc. Plus there are children’s organised trips to discover the local flora and fauna or a night’s getaway in a mountain refuge
10 - APPRECIATE
Appreciate the simple things in life, whether it’s a picnic on the summit, an excellent gastronomic meal with panoramic views over Méribel’s mountains or welcoming, elegant and authentic accommodation. Holidays in the mountains are also a chance to do very little!