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Skiing and Snowboarding in Méribel
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Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Meribel, France

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Drive time : 63 miles or 1hr 20mins drive time from Chambery

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 Meribel-Village quieter.

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 Plus, the skiing is pretty good too.

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 Meribel.

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 snowboarders.

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 Three Valleys.

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 Chambery and Geneva from getting there is easy. In fact Meribel is a little over an hour away from Chambery Airport and 2 hours 30 minutes from Geneva Airport.

Méribel Stats

Méribel | France | Ski & Snowboarding Resort Stats:
Length of Pistes: 150km
Highest Peak: 2952m
Chair Lifts: 18


Beginner : 8 Intermediate : 34 Advanced : 23 Expert : 9
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23/04/2014 Day 11 nw
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24/04/2014 Day 14 nw
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25/04/2014 Day 9 w
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26/04/2014 Day 12 wnw
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27/04/2014 Day 2 wnw
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