Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Meribel, France
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Drive time : 112 miles or 2hrs drive time from Lyon
Drive time : 86 miles or 2hrs 5mins drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 109 miles or 2hrs drive time from Grenoble
Imagine a purpose built ski
resort that has maintained its alpine charm and unlocks 600km of pistes and
unlimited off-pistes all in the heart of the Three Valleys. Imagine that and
you are picturing Meribel, one of the most exciting resorts for ski breaks and
skiing weekends in France.
Meribel is actually three
villages in the Les Allures commune, with Meribel Centre being the main area.
All three villages are linked by a gondola with Meribel-Mottaret higher up and
The centre is a picture
postcard of attractive wooden chalets and stone buildings. In fact, the beauty
of the accommodation attracts numerous visitors on ski breaks to the Three
Valleys with cheap flights from Jet2.com. Plus, the skiing is pretty
Explore the Three Valleys from Meribel
The excellent lift system makes
access to some of the Three Valley’s most impressive resorts easy. Courchevel,
La Tania and Val Thorens are just some of the excellent resorts accessible from
This unlocks 600km of some of
the best pistes in the world, not to mention unrivalled off-pistes that
advanced and experienced skiers will marvel at.
Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks for All Abilities
Staying closer to Meribel on a
skiing break is ideal for beginners. The Meribel Altiport area is designed for
beginners and Mottaret has a protected area that newcomers to the sport will be
able to take advantage of.
Snowboarders visiting the area
are more likely to stay closer to Meribel and Mottaret because of two excellent
snow parks available. The vast areas of off-piste will also appeal to the
Unwind in a Lively Resort on a Ski Break in Meribel
Meribel has a celebrated après
ski scene and a lively atmosphere which is one of the reasons that so many
people decide to stay here when taking a ski break or skiing weekend in the
There are loads of bars and
restaurants to choose from that help to create a strong city centre vibe only
with amazing views. Mottaret is quieter but it is hard to resist the lures of
laughter and banter only a few feet off the pistes.
The joy of a ski break in
Meribel is that it gives visitors a base to enjoy the Three Valleys whilst
promising plenty of ski entertainment of its own. With cheap flights to
Grenoble, Lyon and Geneva from Jet2.com getting there is easy.