Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Megève, France
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Drive time : 57 miles or 1hr 10mins drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 106 miles or 2hrs drive time from Lyon
Drive time : 104 miles or 1hr 55mins drive time from Grenoble
Megève is one of the traditional old winter holiday towns with its cobbled streets, fine church and car-free centre. Its authentic and charming old village has a chic centre with luxury shopping and bistros alongside the fragrance of fresh bread from the old-style bakery.
Developed in the early 1920's it has retained its swanky, chic atmosphere. Today it tends to attract families and couples for short skiing breaks and is still very popular with the French. Jet2.com offer cheap ski flights to Grenoble, Lyon and Geneva for fantastic week long or weekend skiing or snowboarding breaks in Megève. The resort is just over an hour from Geneva and 2 hours from Grenoble and Lyon, meaning you can enjoy more time on the slopes after touching down.
Plenty of Piste for Fantastic Snowboarding and Skiing
Set between the three mountains of Rochebrune, Mont d'Arbois and Le Jaillet there's plenty of piste on offer during a skiing weekend in Megève, in fact you might need more than a weekend to fit it all in. The most varied and challenging area is Mont d'Arbois, which offers some great open areas and Megève's highest slopes of Mont Joux and Mont Joly.
Most of Megève's extensive slopes are easy intermediate runs with stunning scenic views. It links the slopes of neighbouring Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, St. Nicholas de Véroce and Combloux; with something to offer every level of skier enjoying a skiing weekend. There are some excellent deals to be found on lift-passes with numerous combinations available.
Walking, Shopping and Fabulous Après Ski Activities in Megève
There is plenty to do off the slopes with the Palais des Sports, well-marked walking routes and some great cross country trails. There's also an abundance of shopping including clothing, jewellery, antique and gift items – plus there is a popular weekly market.
The après-ski scene is lively and there is a wide range of accommodation available from self catering apartments to luxury hotels. If you're looking for excellent mountain cuisine during a skiing break, Megève won't disappoint, boasting a great variety of cuisine at reasonable prices.
The nightlife in Megève gets going late in the evening and continues well into the early hours. With some great clubs, bars and live music on offer there's plenty to keep you entertained in the evenings.
Book cheap ski & snowboarding flights to Grenoble, Lyon or Geneva with Jet2.com for a fantastic ski or snowboarding break in Megève.