Summer Life in La Tania - July and August 2024

There's loads to do in Summer too!




Summer 2024 Free Bus Timetables



Summer 2024 (latest info, some 2023 info below)

Update on Summer Lifts in Courchevel

Lifts are expected to be open every day from Saturday 06 July through to Sunday 01 September 2024.
Lifts are free for last Winter Season Pass holders (TBC)
The 2 out of 7 day Winter season passes are also included for use the same way in Summer.
La Tania Gondola 09:30-12:30 and 13:30-16:45 (expected to be free)
Praz Gondola 09:30-16:45 (one way up only €3, all descents on all lifts are free)
Verdons Gondola 09:30-16:40
Vizelle Gondola 09:30-16:30
All events, dates and times subject to change.


What's On Summer 2024


June 2024

02 - Departmental Mountain Bike Competition for young bikers from age 5 up, Méribel
14 Jun to 14 Jul - Germany Euro2024
15 - Méribel Golf Course opens
16 - England v Serbia 21:00 Gelsenkirchen, Germany Euro2024
20 - England v Denmark 18:00 Frankfurt, Germany Euro2024
21 - Fête de la Musique, Summer Solstice live music across France
21 - Fêtons la Saint-Jean, la musique et le début de l'été
22 - Traditional departure of the cows and goats up the valley to Chez Pépé Nicolas
23 - The Mill and Green Energy Festival #3, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
25 - England v Slovenia 21:00 Cologne, Germany Euro2024
29 to 30 - Game Over Festival, gaming festival, Méribel
30 - Soap Box Race, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
?? - Le Farçon, La Tania's Michelin Star restaurant opens for Summer (TBC)
?? - Pub Le Ski Lodge, La Tania, Summer Opening Night (TBC)

July 2024

01 - Mini Disco, La Tania
01 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
01 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
05 to 07 - Punta Bagna, Massive Custom Motorcycle Festival
06 - Courchevel & La Tania Summer Lifts open for hikers and bikers
06 - Bouc Blanc restaurant opens for Summer
06 - Ultra Cycling Tour of Vanoise
06 to 08 - Enduro2, Méribel. 11,000m+ Descent, 15 Huge Stages, 70% Singletrack, 30% Bike Park
08 - Mini Disco, La Tania
08 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
08 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
11 to 12 - Zen Altitude, outdoor yoga classes, contemplative walks, dance and cooking, Meribel
13 - Fête Nationale
14 - Germany Euro2024 FINAL, Berlin
14 - Fête des Bûcherons: The LumberJack Fête and Competition, La Tania
14 - Wimbledon Men's Final
14 - French National Day, Bastille Day
14 - Soap Box Race, Les Menuires
15 - Mini Disco, La Tania
15 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
15 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
17 - Fête des Musicales de Savoie
20 to 21 - Fête de la Madelon, Le Praz
20 to 21 - Trophée Enduro des Alpes, 4th stage, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
21 to 26 - Festival des 3 Coups Theatre Festival, La Tania
22 - Festival les 3 Coups - LE BISTROT DES PEUPLIERS - La Tania venue
22 - Mini Disco, La Tania
22 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
22 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
24 - Fête des Musicales de Savoie
26 - Classical music concert Duo Blin
26 Jul to 11 Aug - Paris 2024 Olympics
26 to 27 - Craft Beer Festival, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
27 to 28 - Altifest, Music around the Le Praz Lake
29 - Mini Disco, La Tania
29 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
29 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
31 - Symphonie Lumière, Sound and Light Show, Le Praz Lake


August 2024

02 to 04 - Val Tho Summit Games, Val Thorens
03 - Fête du Cheval
03 - Fête de Notre-Dame des Neiges, the Courchevel 1650 Fête
03 to 04 - Fête a Fanfoué, Les Allues
03 to 04 - Fête du Patrimone
04 - Millet XTrail Marathon
05 - Mini Disco, La Tania
05 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
05 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
05 to 09 - Magic Festival
06 - Peak to Peak Cycle Competition, Belleville Valley
06 - Gala de Patinage Artistique
07 - Fête des Musicales de Savoie
08 - Festival Baroque en Tarentaise
10 to 11 - Les 5 Sens, Well Being Weekend, Le Praz
11 - Soapbox Race, Val Thorens
11 - Meribel Trail Run 2km, 10km, 25km or 35km
12 - Mini Disco, La Tania
12 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
12 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
12 to 14 - Circus Festival, Meribel
13 to 14 - Summer Ski Jumping World Cup in Le Praz
13 to 14 - Arial Spectacular Show with Adrenalin Flights Aerobatic Team
14 to 15 - Fête des Tovets, the Courchevel 1850 Fête
15 - Saint-Martin-de-Belleville Fête
16 to 18 - The Cycling Event, Courchevel
16 to 18 - SKF MTB French Cup, Les Menuires
17 - The FA Premier League Kicks Off
17 to 21 - Méribel Golf Pro-Am
19 - Mini Disco, La Tania
19 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
19 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
21 - Fête des Musicales de Savoie
23 - Soirée Blanche, Le Praz
23 to 24 - Astronomy Festival, planetarium, astronomy workshops, star observation, Meribel
24 to 25 - Courchevel Village 1550 Fête
26 - Mini Disco, La Tania
26 - Stretching Session and Muscle Awakening, La Tania
26 - Beach Volleyball & Table Tennis Tournament for family & friends, La Tania
26 to 27 Haute Route Alpes
29 to 30 - Closing e-Bike Festival, Méribel. Experience Electric Bikes of all types.
?? - Pub Le Ski Lodge Summer Closing BBQ (TBC)


September 2024

01 - Courchevel and La Tania lifts close for Summer




La Tania Accommodation Summer 2024

Summer 2024 Self-Catered Accommodation updated by owners and operators.
Check our Special Offers and Accommodation pages. Hotel Montana is open this Summer too.


2024 Information Awaited - Some 2023 Info Below


La Tania Summer 2023 Menus

Pub Le Ski Lodge (closed Mondays except TdF week)
Le Bouc Blanc
Le Farçon
Bistro Machet (closed Mon/Tue/Sun evening)


Opening Dates Summer 2024...

The Sherpa Supermarket is open every day, times TBC

Tennis is available in Le Praz and bookable via: The La Tania tennis court was supposed to be resurfaced and converted to a multi-sport pitch - we're still waiting.

The Volleyball Court will be open

Outdoor Table Tennis tables will be available

The outdoor heated swimming pool expected to open on 7 July 2024.

The season gets going with the Punta Bagna massive motorcycle event from 05 - 07 July.

Pub Le Ski Lodge opening date TBC. As always with the Moules Frites all you can eat on Thursdays and the original Alpine Fish "n" Chips on Fry-days all Summer long

Bouc Blanc expected to open Sat 06 July

Le Farçon opening TBC

The Crèche TBC. Email:

Aquamotion opens on Saturday 03 June 2023 for the Summer season

La Tania gondola opens Sat 06 July and expected to be free to all and open 7 days a week


Summer 2023 Maps, Mountain Bike Routes, Hiking Paths, Fishing Guide etc.



Summer 2023 Courchevel Mountain Bike Map
Summer 2023 Courchevel Hiking and Footpath Map
Summer 2003 Courchevel Villages Maps



Summer 2023 Méribel Mountain Bike Map
Summer 2023 Méribel Hiking and Footpath Map
Summer 2023 Méribel Villages Maps


Three Valleys

Summer 2023 Three Valleys Mountain Bike Map
Summer 2023 Three Valleys Hiking and Footpath Map


Belleville Valley

Summer 2023 Belleville Valley Mountain Bike Map
Summer 2023 Belleville Valley Enduro Map
Summer 2023 Val Thorens Map
Summer 2023 Belleville Vally Lift Pass Prices and Opening Times


Other Maps, Guides etc.

Courchevel Fishing Guide 2023
Courchevel Climbing Guide 2023
Courchevel Hiking Guide 2023
Courchevel Heritage Guide 2023
Courchevel Lac Rosiere Guide 2023
Meribel Trail Running Guide 2023
Meribel Lift Pass Prices Summer 2023
Belleville Prices Summer 2023



Courchevel Brochure 2023
Meribel Events 2023
Punta Bagna 2023 Tour de France - Full Information Page
Tour de France Official Website
Tour de France Courchevel Mobile Site
Tour de France Courchevel PC Site
Tour de France Meribel Site


La Tania Outdoor Swimming Pool



The pool is heated to 28°C and there are a limited number of sunbeds. No kids paddling pool now but there is a kids area with a lifeguard in attendance. Aqua Aerobic and Swimming Classes may be available - more information from +33 (0)675 04 15 72.
Men must wear swimming trunks (aka Speedos / Swimming Costumes / Budgie Smugglers). Boxer Shorts / Swimming Shorts / Board Shorts / Surfies / Boardies are not allowed - no one knows why, they're allowed at Aquamotion!


The La Tania Pool - 2023 Prices

Adults €4, Kids under 12 €3 and under 5s are free
10 entries Adults €35
10 entries Kids €25
Season pass Adults €50
Season pass Kids €35
From 5 July 2023 to 27 August 2023 from 14:00 to 19:00, closed on Saturday
The Méribel swimming pool at the Olympic Park finally opened for Summer on 11 July. It is open from 10:00 to 19:00 Sunday to Thursday.


Courchevel & La Tania Lifts - CONFIRMED for Summer 2023

The following Courchevel ski lifts open this Summer for hikers & bikers on 01 July 2023 and will be open 7 days a week until 27 August 2023 (inclusive).
Confirmation that lifts are free for last Winter Season Pass holders.
The 2 out of 7 day Winter season passes are also included for use the same way in Summer.
Opening Times for Summer 2023:
The La Tania Gondola is free to all and descents are free on all lifts.


The 3 Valleys Summer 2023 Lift Information

Pedestrian Passes (3 Valleys) Prices 2022:

Mountain Biking Passes (3 Valleys) Prices 2022:



Opening of the ski lifts 7 days a week from 01/07 to 27/08

Vizelle gondola: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Verdons gondola: 9:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Praz gondola: 9:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Tania gondola (free): 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.



Ski lifts open 7 days a week from 01/07 to 01/09, except Pas du Lac 1 and 2 closed on Saturdays

Tougnète 1 gondola: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tougnète 2 chairlift: 9:40 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (opening from 08/07)

Pas du Lac 1 gondola: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pas du Lac 2 gondola: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.?



Open from 09/07 to 27/08 only on Sundays

Olympe 1 gondola: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Les Allues stop)



The ski lifts are open 7 days a week from 08/07 to 01/09, except Pointe de la Masse gondola closed from Thursday to Saturday inclusive

Saint Martin 1 gondola: 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saint Martin Express chairlift: 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Roc 1 gondola: 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Pointe de la Masse gondola: 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Speed Mountain tobogganing activity is open 7 days a week, from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. then from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.



Opening of the ski lifts from 10/07 to 01/09, Monday to Friday, closed on weekends

Cairn Gondola: 10 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Caron gondola: 10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Cime Caron cable car: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Castor and Pollux treadmill: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The La Bee zip line is open Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.



Every Tuesday from 11/07 to 29/08

Orelle gondola: 10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. (last descent 4 p.m.)

Orelle-Caron gondola: 10:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (last descent 3:45 p.m.)


Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for July and August

The Ski Lodge - Summer Menu 2023


Summer Activities

La Tania isn’t just about the Winter! Although so much quieter than in Winter, La Tania boasts an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, beach volley ball court, basketball court, boles pitches, downhill mountain bike tracks, table tennis tables and THE most glorious views of the mountains.
In the surrounding area you've got Paragliding (tandem rides or weekly solo courses are available), hiking, Via Ferrata rock climbing, white water rafting, hydro speeding, tubing, mountain scooters & e-biking, fishing, yoga, horse riding, canyoning, quad biking, paint balling, hot air ballooning, off road motorcycling, archery, clay pigeon shooting, roller blading, nerf kamp, bubble football, waterballs, zip lines, paddle boarding, segways and road cycling. There's golf in Courchevel (9 holes next to the Biollay lift) & Méribel Golf Course (full 18 hole course above the Altiport) and wake boarding & water skiing in Annecy or just hang out and sunbathe in the beautiful scenery and fresh air of the mountains.

Summer Views of La Tania



Open from Saturday 03 June 2023 for the Summer season, Aquamotion is a magical and innovative place, the largest European aquatic centre located in the mountains! 15,000 square meters of space in the heart of the Alps, a relaxing break combining 4 worlds: Aquatic, Well-being, Sport-health and Fun! The specially designed outdoor area hosts a playground with a mini-golf course, a beach volleyball court, a giant slide, inflatable structures, as well as a solarium with deckchairs.
Advance booking is required for climbing, group activities (aquafitness, aquabike) & swim lanes. Outdoor spaces are still accessible for relaxation and the Aqualudique area is accessible without pre-booking.
More info and booking at


Via Ferrata above Lac Rosière near Courchevel 1650



La Tania from the Bouc Blanc Restaurant at the top of the gondola - More Summer pics here


Who Opens in Summer?

The following were open for Summer in 2022...
Pub Le Ski Lodge has a Pool table and ice creams plus Happy Hours with cheap drinks and food served all day. Moules & Frites all you can eat on Thursdays and the original Alpine Fish n Chips on Fridays.
La Tania's’s delicatessen usually opens in Summer with excellent pizzas available to takeaway.
Also in La Tania, The Tourist Office, Supermarket, Gift Shop, La Ferme / Les Chanterelles, Bistro Machet and Le Farçon are all usually open plus the Bouc Blanc at the top of the La Tania gondola.
There's plenty of shops, bars and restaurants open in Courchevel and Méribel too, generally the following selection of popular drinking and eating places are usually open in Summer - but opening times do vary...
Méribel: The Tav, Jack's Bar, Le Tremplin, Tsaretta Spice, Le Blanchot, Lodge du Village (Méribel Village)
Courchevel 1850: Les Pierres Plates (Saulire Summit), Sky
Courchevel 1650: La Boulotte (now Penguin), Le Bubble, Funky Fox, Aquamotion Bar
Courchevel 1550: La Cortona
Courchevel Le Praz: Bistro du Praz, L'Elephant, Les Peupliers, Le Jardin (now Descente)
Les Allues: La Tsaretta



Summer 2023 Skiing and Snowboarding in Tignes



Tignes ski area has up to 750m vertical and 20km of piste available in Summer from 3,456m altitude!
Open from 17 June 2023 until 23 July 2023 with single day Adult tickets €47. Lifts from 06:45 until 12:30. All subject to snow conditions, resource, maintenance, weather etc.
Funicular, Grande Motte cable car, Vanoise & Panoramique chairlifts plus Termignon drag lift.
The ski areas opens early (Funicular opens 06:45) and close at lunchtime - And no, it's not like skiing on ice, although hard and pisted first thing, the snow softens very quickly and is often heavy slush by noon. Catching it at the right time can give great conditions and a foot of fresh in the summer isn't unheard of!




Other Summer Stuff

There's also randomly organised tennis competitions, maybe a dog contest and potato growing challenge (known as EuroSpud), football tournament, fancy dress parties, Summer Ski Jumping and various Fêtes & BBQ's to attend including the big Le Praz and Les Allues Fêtes with spectacular fireworks displays. Plus the Wood Cutters day, the shop clearance day in Méribel, the Tour de France is always nearby (or here) and beach soccer championship in Tignes with Cantona etc.


La Tania Summer Montage - Pics of La Tania and The 3 Valleys

Photo Credits to: Robin Garner, Anna Jasiolek, Atelier du Vent, Noel Pelegrin Kamelot Camp,

Tourist Office La Tania,, 3V Infosnews, La Tanier des Momes.



Events through Summer

Every Week in July & August the following activities are organised by The La Tania Tourist Office.

The Summer daily program (generally all TBC for 2023) below, some changes week to week - check the Weekly Programme

Sun: Welcome Drink at 10:30am outside the Tourist Office, TTT Hike, Circus Presentation

Mon: Water Aerobics, Ping Pong, Yoga

Tue: Guided Walk, Water-polo

Wed: Water Aerobics, Volleyball, Giant BBQ in the Forest

Thu: Guided Walk, Moules & Frites at The Ski Lodge,

Fri: Water Aerobics, Kids Performance Show plus Fish n Chips at The Ski Lodge




If you've never made it out in the Summer, it really is truly beautiful!



The Troika in Summer and Winter

Our Playground in Summer - From the top of Col de la Loze above La Tania



page last update 03/08/2023