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La Tania What's On?

The La Tania What's On Guide for w/b 17 August is here:
The Mountain Bike World Cup starts in Méribel on Thu 21 Aug. More info on the Méribel "World Cup" page - hosting the MTB World Cup Finals and of course the Alpine Skiing World Cup 18-22 March 2015.


The Méribel Mountain Biking World Cup - THE DOWNHILL TRACK

From the riders point of view - Claudio Caluori rips it down the downhill track

"Even just walking down, I crashed a couple of times"... "That wasn't an orgasm - that was pure fear"... "This is what all the riders have been crying out for - now they have to deal with it... "Albert Einstein you were wrong, I am going light speed"... "This is the exact right track to decide who will be overall World Champion"...


Our Snow / Sun Video Index Here



Eurostar Tickets on sale for Winter 2015

Eurostar London to The French Alps direct Ski Train tickets went on sale on 31 July at 06:30 for next Winter from 19 December 2014 to 11 April 2015. Tickets from £149 return including all luggage of course and drops you in Moutiers 16km from La Tania. Tickets for Feb half term went on sale at £339 (adult, standard class, return, non-flexible) up to £499 Premier class semi-flex. More Info Here



Road Closure - La Tania to Méribel Village Closed for 4 Months

The La Tania to Méribel Village road has been closed since the 7th July and is expected to be closed for around 4 months, re-opening around the end of October. It’s always suffered from land slips and this is a major piece of work to sort it out properly hopefully. Further disruption is expected for the next two Summers as a separate road (in effect a bridge) higher up and away from the land slide area is created. Ferg has confirmed it’s not passable even by MTB, there’s a big fence to climb over and then French engineers wielding explosives… Pic Here

Note also that heading from La Tania towards Geneva via Annecy this Summer has major delays - there is no left turn on the main road (D1508) at the roundabout as you arrive in Annecy with all traffic diverted in to the centre of town. Definitely worth going via Talloires around the other side of the lake on the D909/909A at busy times. The other direction (heading from Annecy towards Albertville) is unaffected.



Three Valleys 2014 / 2015 Lift Pass Prices Announced "Cheaper than last year"

Details of the lift pass prices for next Winter have been announced - all the options on our 2015 Lift Pass Prices page.
A 6 day Adult 3 Valleys is now €283 and Courchevel Valley (includes La Tania) is now €240. This is an increase of 2% and 2.9% from last year and with the Euro currently at €1.26 / £1 bank rate this could make it cheaper than last season!
For comparison the prices increases for 3V & Courchevel passes were 9.5% & 7.9% in 2013 and 7.3% & 6.5% in 2014.



Here Comes The Summer...

La Tania is now open for the Summer Season thru' July & August - SUMMER LIFE IN LA TANIA
Tourist Office Weekly Activities & Events Programme PDF Guide Here
Free Navette Bus Service between Courchevel Villages 2014 Summer Timetable
Three Valleys and Méribel Mountain Biking Circuits 2014 Map
Free Brides-Les-Bains to Méribel Bus Service 2014 Summer Timetable

(Sunday to Friday departs Brides-Les-Bains at 09:00, 11:00, 13:10, 15:00 & 16:40)


Praz, Verdons, Saulire, Pas du Lac & Tougnette lifts open every day (except Sat) from Sun 6 July to Fri 29 August. The La Tania gondola is open from Sun 29 June to Fri 29 August all days except Saturdays and it's free once again this Summer.


The Ski Lodge has it's famous Moules & Frites on Thursday nights and the Alpine Fish n Chip Special on Friday nights with live music plus they've all the TV Sport this Summer including football, tennis, golf, cricket, F1, Le Tour and The Commonwealth Games.




More Links & Updates

Charity Day 2015 has been confirmed as Wednesday 8 April 2015 (Easter Monday is 6 April).
Bring Your Sisters in London - Pics from a great night...
Brazil 2014 - The World Cup Blog resumes, we're off again | The Video Montage | HD
La Tania Season Montages
Introducing The Hive Cookery School
Doing a Season in La Tania - A 2014 Saisonnaire's View
Nick Ski Snow Analysis of Winter 2013 / 2014
La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2014 - The Winners Listed Here




Winter 2015 Apartment and Summer Rentals Now On-Line

La Tania Apartments availability & prices for Winter 2014 / 2015 - 2015 Apartment Availability
Great Early Booking Deals for 2015 on Chalet Holidays - Special Offers Page
Summer 2014 Apartment Rentals - Summer Availability
All La Tania Accommodation - Accommodation Page

easyJet flights are out now for next Winter, sort your transfer, book your ferries, coaches & trains...


La Tania Flight Page | Transfers | Train / Coach | Driving



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Latest Photos and Latest Videos with the video snow reports plus The Ski Blog
Value For Money in The Three Valleys - where you can eat & drink well without breaking the bank
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The Toughest Days Skiing Ever? The Escapade 35 lifts, 51,000ft vert, 92km, no stops, lunch or beers
La Tania Property Owners Forum - use the Open Forum section for ALL La Tania Owners
Shops and Services - all the shops and services from electricians to vets to paragliding...
La Tania Shop - order lessons, ski hire, child care, catering, flights, GPS, insurance on-line
200 Holiday Reviews of La Tania now on-line and searchable by company / chalet
360 Degree Live Webcams in the Three Valleys all on one page
Our YouTube Channel with video snow reports, skiing, bands and general carry on...
The La Tania Maps / Aerial Pics pages - interactive maps, piste maps and village plans
Save Our Snow - La Tania 5 Star Environmental Rating
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Our Summer Life in La Tania Page and the Where is Everyone? Map
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