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School Holidays now over but loads of activities available across The 3 Valleys

This strange ski season continues with lots of skiing and other mountain activities on offer. You can drive up to the Altiport and ski down, hike, snow shoe, ski tour or cross country ski to the many mountain restaurants that are open, while kids ski schools are still operating and some “magic carpet” lifts are allowed (in Val Thorens it appears anyone can use them), terraces are open at bars & restaurants with “standing up” tables too, the ski buses are rammed (suspended daytime in Meribel) but you can’t have an individual chairlift…

Meanwhile France has imposed some weekend lockdowns in certain areas but are hoping that the curfew and vaccine will prevent a national lockdown being needed. However infection rates have plateaued and the vaccine rate nationally is pitifully slow (to be fair though all the over 50 residents in La Tania will receive their first jab this week).

What’s on auto translated…

Courchevel
From 8th March to 5th April, the resort offers you a myriad of activities. On the sliding side, the Altiport slope will be open and groomed every day! The Millet Ski Touring and Biollay ski touring itineraries will also be open every day. In addition, the Loze, Signal and Plum KV routes will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.The Nordic area (cross-country ski trails, footpaths and snowshoe trails) and the toboggan runs will continue to be maintained daily to welcome you in the best possible way!The ESF in Courchevel Moriond, Courchevel Village and Courchevel 1850 welcomes you as well. Concerning events, Courchevel is organising the Millet Everest 2021 challenge on 20th and 21st March. The goal is to climb the world’s highest peak ascending elevation between Courchevel Le Praz and Courchevel 1850! The same weekend will see the Mountain Day in Courchevel Moriond: a 100% women’s snow and mountain day. Finally, to make your travel easier, free shuttles connect the villages of the resort throughout the day. In total, more than 20 activities, 35 restaurants and x hotels are waiting for you!

Mèribel
These next few weeks you can always enjoy:

  • Two marked and secure hiking routes,
  • Cross-country ski slopes and biathlon of Altiport and Tueda,
  • Walks, snowshoe, horseback, mountain bike, sled dog or snowmobile,
  • Cross country skiing, biathlon, snowboarding and beginner alpine skiing lessons,
  • Free animations (sleds, badminton, wooden games, etc.) ),
  • Big air bags, tubbing, inflatable castles and other trampolines,
  • Gastronomic specialties to go and shops,
  • Relaxing moment with yoga and massages,
  • and many other activities…

Val Thorens
Departure of the following carpets: Musaraigne – Campagnols – Castor & Pollux confirmed from 6 to 14 March, to glide even more. We recommend to wear a smile under your mask for departure and we remind you that access is free and unlimited from 10:00 to 17:00. This rule does not exempt a crépe tasting upon arrival!

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