Les 3 Vallées: a sensational ski area
Dreaming about escape, new experiences and freedom? Large space and happiness lover, breathe on the summits, admiring the fantastic panoramas you can enjoy in the 3 Vallées. Share laughter with you children, challenge your friends, discover secret spots with your love, progress at your own rhythm… No matter what is you ski level, the 3 Vallées ski area guarantees you a complete enjoyment and the absolute freedom!
AT THE HEART OF LES 3 VALLÉES
Comprising seven resorts (Courchevel, Brides-les-Bains, Méribel, St Martin de Belleville, les Menuires, Val Thorens and Orelle), the 3 Vallées is the largest ski area in the world and a Mecca for skiers.
Situated at the heart of the 3 Vallées, Méribel is perfectly located to make the most of this extraordinary ski area. Reach the summits in few minutes and discover the neighbour resorts !
GUARANTEED SNOW COVER AND VELVETY SKI SLOPES
Ski slopes between 1300-3230m altitude, 85% of the ski area above 1800m, ski lifts accessing 25 summits of which 10 are higher than 2500m…
The high-altitude ski area, the topography and the variety of aspects mean that exceptional skiing is guaranteed throughout the winter.
Connected by peaks above 2000m altitude, the links between resorts are open from the first to the final day of the ski season: guaranteed !
Thanks to the nature of the domain and the numerous placement of snow canons (2 535 snow canons covering 53% of the ski area), Les 3 Vallées area is able to guarantee snow cover on its ski area which is also maintained by 77 grooming machines each night.
Les 3 Vallées pistes are situated between 1300m and 3230m of altitude and 85% of the ski area is above 1800m. The capacity of snowmaking as well as the high altitude and topography of the whole ski area and the connexions between the valleys (Always above 2000 m of altitude) guarantee snow throughout the winter.
3 VALLEYS - UNRIVALLED PISTE MAINTENANCE
A team of 160, and 77 ‘piste basher’ machines: every night, our experts work hard to smooth the slopes ready for your morning ski. They take particular care over the green, blue and red slopes and to the links between the 3 Valleys. As for the black runs, sometimes they’re groomed, sometimes we allow the bumps to develop so that you can give yourself a little challenge! If we’re expecting snow overnight, the team will leave some black runs to gather a layer of soft, white powder, so that you can discover the pleasures of freeride in safety.
LES 3 VALLÉES IN FIGURES
Don’t let yourself be impressed. This story of “the world’s largest ski area” could stop more than one! The expanse could discourage us, the impression of being a skier too average for this deployment of slopes, valleys, seize us.
More skiing means more choices!
More skiing also means less waiting!
More skiing is also breathtaking landscapes as far as the eye can see!
Discover in a few figures the assets of the 3 Vallées ski area, THE largest ski area in the world but also the most mythical.