Located in the Tarentaise (Savoie department of France) the "3 Vallées" is the name which brings together the ski resorts of Val Thorens, Les Menuires, Meribel & Courchevel. The 3 Valleys ski pass opens the doors to the largest ski area in the world.
There are no buses to take, no cable cars linking the valleys, 100% of the three valleys ski area is accessible only on skis. In the 3 Valleys you have at your fingertips some of the best skiing in France, and the connections between the resorts of Val Thorens, Les Menuires, Méribel and Courchevel are easy and accessible. You can switch from one station to another by simply changing your choice of ski slope; the connections are made as naturally as possible.
In the same day you can ski in a world of high mountain glaciers in Val Thorens, ski through the pine forests of Meribel, slip and slide on the large ski runs in Les Menuires whilst enjoying the fabulous view of stunning cliffs and landscapes which make up the valley of Courchevel.
From one extreme to another, the 3 Valleys ski area incorporates all types of skiing & mountaineering. Accessible to all skiers, from beginners to free-rider, there's something for everyone.
On the other hand, the 3 valleys ski area stretches from 1300 to 3230 meters. The high altitude resorts and trails, combined with its geographical position at the heart of the northern French Alps, are considerable assets for the quality and quantity of snow received during the season.
The 3 Valleys ski area key facts:
- 200 ski lifts,
- 600 km of ski slopes,
- 25 connected mountains,
- 328 ski runs from 1300 to 3230 m,
- 1500 ski instructors,
- 1720 artificial snowmakers,
- 75 piste groomers