Courchevel is not just one resort village but four distinctly separate, very well linked ones. It is part of Les Trois Vallees, the largest linked ski area in the world. You will always find a slope that suits you. From beginner to expert, there is ample for everyone. Neighbouring resorts include La Tania, Meribel, Val Thorens, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville and Orelle.
You can find excellent ski hire with White Storm ski rental. Jean Blanc Sports is a fine ski shop for all you ski needs and servicing. For experts in Snowboard equipment vist Endless Winter or La Luge inside the Forum shopping centre. Courchevel bowling, Pain d’Antan bakery, La Maison de Presse newspaper shop and Le Camp de Base ski shop can also be found here.
The Courchevel tourist office is right in the centre of town next to La Croisette where you can buy your lift passes for the week.
The majority of places to stay Courchevel 1850 have ski in ski out facilities. Companies such as Scott Dunn, Kaluma Ski, The Oxford Ski Company, Consensio, Alpine Leisure, Powder White, Ski World, Le Ski and Ski Total have chalet holiday options all over Courchevel.
Alternatively, you can stay in beautiful hotels such as Hotel L’Apogee, Hotel Courcheneige, Hotel Annapurna, Hotel K2, Hotel Carlina, Hotel Strato, Hotel Barriere Les Neiges, Hotel Le Lana, Hotel La Loze, Hotel Chabichou and Hotel La Sivoliere.
Attractions other than skiing and snowboarding in Courchevel include swimming at the all new Aquamotion complex, ice skating at la patinoire, dog sledging, skidooing, Cabin de Boucherons (for a Savoyard meal in the mountains with Chardons Loisirs), paragliding, skydiving and much more.
Courchevel has been a hot spot for well-known faces over the years, such as Prince William & Kate Middleton, the Beckhams, Christina Aguilera, Geri Halliwell, Lionel Richie, the Saudi Royal family, Peter Andre, Robbie Williams, Roman Abramovich, George Clooney, Giorgio Armani, the King of Morocco and many more.
Taxis are available in Courchevel, but can often be expensive. So for all your transfer needs to and from Geneva, Lyon, Chambery, Grenoble and Moutiers train station contact Snowlinx well in advance to avoid disappointment.
With a total of seven of Courchevel’s restaurants sharing 11 Michelin stars fine dining is easy to come by. We recommend a visit to Le Chabichou, Le Farcon, Azimut, La Saulire, Le Cap Horn, La Mangeoire, Le Bistrot du Praz and La Table de Mon Grand Pere.
For some very good yet a little less expensive eats try La Boulotte, L’Arbé, La Cortona, Black Pearl, Le Petit Savoyard, Le Bel Air, Le Chabotte and L’Oeil de Boeuf.
For very good apres ski live music grab a beer or two at La Boulotte, Le Bubble Bar or The Elephant. Visit the Funky Fox for night time live music and DJ’s.