Megeve Ski Holidays offer one of the biggest ski communities in France (3rd largest bed base after Chamonix and also La Plagne), with the most to do, besides ski, of any type of French resort. The big ski domain pass consists of Chamonix, with the lift connected to St Gervais and also Combloux. Heliskiing is additionally provided by the international Ski Institution and also the Guides.
Along with the skiing in Megève itself (445km of pisted ski runs), the proper ski Lift Pass will certainly permit you to ski or snowboard in the various other Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski areas of Argentière, Chamonix, Combloux, Cordon, Le Scenic Tour, Les Contamines, Les Houches, Passy Plaine Joux as well as St Gervais Mont-Blanc
Megeve is well concealed; a conventional little Haute Savoyard town in the shadows of the highest possible hill in Europe, Mont Blanc. This rather posh town is filled with cobble rocks and vehicles are outlawed, to the excellent satisfaction of all.
The skiing is difficult and also fantastic on a big domain called the “Espace Mt.Blanc” and also the “Evasion” lift that includes all of the above. The domain has an excellent bulk of its runs in the trees that makes it the location to be in when there is a poor snow cover or “whiteout” problems. In a lot of ski locations over the “treeline”, one would certainly need to quit skiing for safety and security; however, not in Megeve.
The ski area flaunts outstanding snow cover because of a mix of the high elevation of the resort as well as the “mini environment” developed by the closeness of Megeve to the Mont Blanc. The pistes, Ski Patrol, groomers (pisteurs) and also lift assistants are amongst the very best on the planet.
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Megeve is fantastic for all skiers however the intermediate skier will certainly find it hard to match in terms of the bountiful quantity of runs at your disposal. All within view of Mont Blanc and also the French Alps.
There are 7 Flight terminals within a 2 hours drive, so ski weekend breaks, snowboard breaks and also brief ski vacations to Megève are completely viable. Annecy Flight Terminal, Chambery Flight Terminal and also Geneva Flight terminal are one hour, in great driving conditions, so you could be on the pistes promptly.
Megève is a significant ski area with 320 kilometres (198 miles) of routes spread throughout 3 locations. On the other side, the Rochebrune ski area is special to Megève, whilst the 3rd location, Jaillet, is shared with the towns of Combloux as well as La Giettaz.
The 3 locations are called the Evasion Mont Blanc which are a component of the Ski Pass Mont Blanc which allows access to a lots stations in the Mont Blanc domain.
Cross country skiers are well provided for in the valley as long as snow cover suffices, with approximately 75km (48 miles) of diverse surface.
Megeve Ski Chalets
Megeve is really a conventional French ski resort fantastic for skiers and non-skiers. There’s a fantastic choice of ski chalets in Megeve which can accommodate ski groups of any size.
The Megeve ski chalets have variety from 8 sleepers towards the biggest sleeping 20.
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Megeve ski holiday prices are per person, based on full occupancy of rooms.
Prices may vary subject to availability, flight/room supplements and/or changes.
Images from the Megeve Tourist Office.
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|Megeve Skiing Altitude||2350m High, 1050m – Low|
|Number of Pistes||Megeve – 137 & Mont Blanc Ski Area – 490|
|Number of Lifts||Megeve – 79 & Mont Blanc Ski Area – 248|
|Terrain Parks||2 parks, 1 pipe & 1 boarder cross|
|Linked Resorts||Argentière, Chamonix, Combloux, Les Contamines, Les Houches and St Gervais Mont-Blanc|
|Non Ski Childcare||Yes|
|Transfer Time||1 Hour 15 Mins|
|Off Piste||Very Good|
Skiing in Val Megeve
Many of the newbie areas are down close to the village and make the resort a wonderful place for first-timers when snow conditions are good. Here the combination of the resort’s largest ski area and steepest slopes are most appealing as is the picturesque terrain.
There are several red runs in the location, most especially to Le Bettex over St Gervais. In addition, both ski schools and the Mountain Guides Office offer daily tours of Chamonix’s famous Vallée Blanche as well as heli-guiding, off piste and ski touring. The mountain guides also organise long distance ski treks on all traditional routes such as Chamonix to Zermatt.
The Rochebrune area has long pistes, some amongst fir woodlands, and also a difficult component at l’Alpette. The Caboche cable-car as well as the mild modern-day chair-lift at la Petit Fontaine offer great accessibility in the direction of Cote 2000, the location for races.
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Megève does not appear to gel with the ‘boarding picture so well, yet it is attempting to change this image with 2 parks, one with a half pipe.
Both parks lie on Mont d’Arbois and also on Rochebrune (brand-new ‘boardercross) and there is a good complimentary park accessed by several chairlifts as well as cabin lifts compared to the French standard. The snowboarding park is positioned on the Mont Joux location of Mont d’Arbois.
Family skiing at its best
Megeve Ski Holidays provide a wide choice of Après-Ski activities to help keep everybody pleased!
Most definitely in France’s leading 3 stations for the après skier, as well as undoubtedly ranked top by lots of people. Megève has a large variety of night time options varying from standard bars to a lot more innovative piano bars as well as 4 clubs – many of which open up throughout the evening.
The evening life is loosened up quite nicely by jazz as well as a casino site Club. Substantial sporting activities as well as an ice skating rink is excellent at the end of a lengthy days skiing, or for those that do not ski.
Known for its up market and thus expensive restaurants and night clubs, Megève can be enjoyed to the full by the less well-heeled. The Wake Up and the Bar St Paul are both amongst the much less expensive/more dynamic alternatives, whilst Harries Bar has an excellent selection of beers.
In addition to dancing, wining and dining, Megève has a gambling establishment, 3 movie theatres and also a 8 lane bowling centre with billiards and also computer games.
- Language Courses
- Glacier Hiking
- Fat Biking
- Ice Hockey
- Cross Country Skiing
- Pool Tables
- Indoor Climbing
- Off-Piste Skiing
- Night Clubs
- Live Music
- Ten Pin bowling
- An Arcade