For a well-deserved break after exploring Courchevel's magnificent slopes, stop off at this brand-new picnic room: fitted out in a warm, recently renovated space, perfect for a warm snack break. You'll find tables, chairs, microwave oven, glove dryer, free Wi-Fi and smartphone chargers. Everything you need to get back on the slopes of the 3 Vallées in total peace of mind! Feeling peckish? Head for the snack bar at the Cabane du Skieur for an XXL healthy burger, or take time out to discover the new "Il RIfugio" restaurant, offering Italian cuisine just like at Mama's, but with a view of the sublime Saulire as a bonus! Access: at the top of the Verdons gondola.
Following the success of its first « Nid », set up just beyond the Col de la Loze, the latest addition to the Nid series has sprung up at the summit of the Saulire. Perched at altitude, these charming, pointed huts are designed as veritable cocoons. At the « Nid de la Saulire », you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Courchevel resort or admire the typical high-mountain panorama with the Aiguille du Fruit in the background. Access: from the top of the Vizelle, Saulire Express or Pas du Lac gondolas.
In partnership with the famous ski brand Head, Courchevel is inaugurating a new slalom course open throughout the winter season, accessible to skiers of all levels. The Head Slalom offers a brand-new area specially designed to let you experience the sensations of a descent between the poles, in the image of local champion Alexis Pinturault. Access: the Head Slalom is located at the bottom of the Dou du Midi piste.
Situated in an unspoilt, little-known area, the « Cabane du Lac » is the ideal place for skiers looking for a pleasant break, whether for a warm picnic or simply to relax and enjoy the view. Nestling in the heart of the Roc de la Tougne wilderness area, this old ski patrol hut has something new in store for this winter: in addition to a welcoming indoor space, it now offers a huge outdoor hammock for an outdoor relaxation session. This touch of originality and fun invites families and friends to share a moment of relaxation while marvelling at the splendour of the surrounding peaks.
Access to the Cabane du Lac is via the Julie trail, which can be reached by the Roc de Tougne chairlift.
Offering an experience that perfectly combines thrills, creativity and fun, whatever your age or skiing ability: that's the aim of this fresh new look for this fun area in Méribel! Comprising three levels, here's what you can discover this winter: -The Bumpy Run: a series of "whoops", small bumps and snow waves, designed to test your speed and balance. -The Funny Run: a succession of arches, mini boxes and easy modules, ideal for improving your agility. -Speedy Run boarder cross: accessible to all, this track lets you challenge your friends, negotiate banked turns and jump for a thrilling experience.
Come behind the scenes of La Pointe de la Masse's machine room to explore the various stages, from construction to operation. This interactive museum even features a LEGO® model and guided tours led by experts to reveal the secrets of this precision engineering. Access: via the Pointe de la Masse gondola, during opening hours. Free access for pedestrians and skiers with a valid lift ticket.