Courchevel at Christmas is alive with festive bling. With the whole resort scattered with fairy lights, Christmas trees and decorations, you don't need to be one of the super rich to enjoy a very cool yule alongside them. A first class ski location, it’s the perfect setting for a luxury ski holiday without the price tag. Set in the Three Valleys, Courchevel is just the spot for a fairytale Christmas, with all of the trimmings laid on by a resort hell bent on attracting and impressing the world's jet set.
All stops are pulled out to ensure everyone skiing in Courchevel at Christmas has a brilliant holiday – if you’re here with children, they will love it! You’ll find free entertainment throughout the week including shows, children’s workshops and live music with the main events being a spectacular torchlit decent, firework display and Father Christmas’ visit to all villages in the resort.
Courchevel is buzzing at this time of year, with extensive Christmas shopping to be done in the many shops and designer boutiques, as well as festive fine dining in this famous ski town's many acclaimed restaurants. Après ski varies from sipping winter warmers in one of Courchevel’s piano bars to early morning Christmas parties in the nightclubs.
When it comes to Christmas skiing in France, the enormous 3 Valleys ski area is hard to beat. With slick access to 600km of piste and altitudes up to 3,330m over in snow sure Val Thorens, whether you’re a skier or snowboarder at beginner, intermediate or advanced level you’ll find varied and extensive skiing in Courchevel at Christmas.
A word to the wise - Courchevel is hugely popular for Christmas ski holidays, so book yours as early as possible. Choose from catered chalets and hotels or go chic and cheap with a self-catering apartment - this town really has it all!
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