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Cheap ski hire Courchevel 1550
Don’t be fooled by the look on your bank managers face when you tell him you’ve booked a holiday to Courchevel, despite its reputation the vast majority of this famous ski retreat is entirely affordable. Courchevel is a complex of four distinct resort villages linked by lifts, pistes, roads, and a free bus service to navigate through them, it is only the last of these that earns Courchevel its bank busting infamy. Getting to Courchevel takes a little longer than many other resorts; the nearest airport is Geneva, just over 2 hours away by road, but the Eurostar does also offer a service to Moutiers once a week, and if money is no object then there’s always the airport right on the Courchevel slopes.
Courchevel Village (formerly Courchevel 1550) is a quiet, peaceful area, away from all the noisy nightclub and bars, making it perfect for families. It’s also, generally speaking, a much more affordable area than the higher villages, but with all the amenities and facilities you could want. The bars are good – try the Caterail for live bands, DJ’s, and a great après ski atmosphere, but make sure to also leave time to explore the restaurants, and the recent addition of a 6-pool swimming complex. The toboggan run from Courchevel to Courchevel 1550 Village is one of the most popular ways to end the ski day and completely free to anyone with a lift pass- just rent a toboggan from one of the ski shops and enjoy the winding, 300 vertical metre descent. There are free lifts for beginners here, and Courchevel 1550 Village is linked by a gondola to the famous top resort of Courchevel 1850, with pleasing blue runs back in to the village. The terrain park just about Courchevel 1550 Village, ‘The Wood Park’ also houses plenty of rails and tables.
Courchevel really look after their terrain and have attempted to cater for everyone with fun areas for kids, a supervised snow park and even an avalanche camp. Despite the 600km of pistes and over 170 lifts of the wider Trois Vallées area, many find themselves satisfied with what Courchevel alone has to offer. However you decide to enjoy your holiday at Courchevel 1550 Village, do it all with quality equipment at the best possible price when you hire with SkiDiscount.
Ski runs Courchevel 1550
The ski area of Courchevel connects Courchevel 1550 to its neighbours Courchevel 1300, Courchevel 1650 and Courchevel 1850. In the heart of the 3 Valleys ski area, you can enjoy more than 600 km of ski slopes in one of the most beautiful ski areas in the world and discover the famous ski resorts of Les Menuires, Méribel and Val Thorens.Alpine ski slopes: 600.00 km
Cross country ski slopes: 118.00 km
Altitude: Min: 610 Max: 3230
Total number of ski runs: 48 135 119 33
Number of ski lifts: 183
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