The very popular resort of Méribel lies in the centre of Les Trois Vallées, providing quick and easy access to all areas of this vast ski region and the resorts of Courchevel and Val Thorens. Having one of the largest ski areas in the world and a huge array of restaurants and nightlife, the Méribel resorts are certainly one of the more admired in the Alps. Its pretty tree lined slopes also make for fantastic views all year round. The highest resort in the valley is Méribel Mottaret lying at 1750m followed by Méribel centre, Méribel Village and Méribel Les Allues, all of which are connected by a free shuttle bus service. Further down the valley is the small resort of Brides Les Bains which provides access to Méribel via a gondola.
The resorts of Courchevel lie in the very popular and extremely scenic ski area of Les Trois Vallées. Together with the resorts of Méribel and Val Thorens, Courchevel boasts one of the largest ski areas in the world. It is also infamous for its variety of restaurants and nightlife as well as its vast array of shopping. The main town of Courchevel lies at 1850m with Courchevel Moriond lying slightly further down the valley at 1650m closely followed by Courchevel Village at 1550m. The smaller and sleepier resort of Courchevel Le Praz is located at 1300m and is neighboured by a prominent ski jump which is often used for many competitions though the winter. Free shuttle buses connect all resorts thus providing easy access to each station no matter where you choose to stay.
La Tania lies neatly between the ski resorts of Courchevel and Méribel in the ski area of Les Trois Vallées. Its quiet and relaxed atmosphere provides a perfect location for those wanting to experience the delights of Les Trois Vallées without the hustle and bustle of the neighbouring resorts and at a cheaper cost.
Together with the resorts of Courchevel and Méribel, Val Thorens makes up the ski area of Les Trois Vallées thus boasting one of the largest ski areas in the world. Although not as picturesque as its neighbours, at 2300m and having the benefit of a glacier, Val Thorens is famous for its very long season and thus guaranteeing decent snow. The investment into the development of Val Thorens as a resort has seen the nightlife and restaurant scene improve significantly over the last few years.
Lying at 1850m between Val Thorens and St. Martin-de-Belleville, the resort of Les Menuires provides quick and easy access to the world famous ski area of Les Trois Vallées and thus forming part of the largest skiable area in the world. Being less famous and smaller than Val Thorens, it provides a quieter option for those looking for a more relaxing holiday whilst still having access to fantastic skiing.
Lying at 1450m below the resorts of Val Thorens and Les Menuires, the resort of St. Martin-de-Belleville is part of the ski area of Les Trois Vallées, the largest skiable area in the world. Despite sitting in the infamous Les Trois Vallées, St. Martin-de-Belleville has managed to keep its traditional, idyllic French character providing for a quiet and pleasant setting for a more relaxing holiday at a more affordable cost.