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Sightseeing in Courchevel - what to see. Complete travel guide

Courchevel is the center of Les Trois Vallees «Three Valleys» - the largest skiing zone in the world. Courchevel consists of 5 small resort cities that are located on different height – prestigious resort Courchevel on the height of 1850 meters, forest Courchevel – 1650 m, cozy Courchevel – 1550m, La Pra – 1300m, San Bon – 1100 m.
Courchevel cannot boast the great variety of historical attractions, its main value is unique natural beauty. Fans of tours and walks in historical places will have the opportunity to visit … Open
Courchevel always amazed visitors by accurate slopes, well-developed system of funiculars, and, of course, prestigious hotels, wonderful restaurants, various entertainments, bright nightlife and boutiques by most well-known brands.
If you have decided to try amazing ski slopes of Courchevel, you will definitely value high hotels that offer to start skiing simply from the hotel’s entrance. You will also find here high-class ski routes that often go through thick green forests, ultramodern funicular systems that are absolutely safe and reliable, and everyday check of safety and quality of ski routes. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Courchevel is the world-famous ski resort, which attracts not only experienced athletes, but also beginners. It offers its guests an abundance of skiing runs of various levels; both … Open
Not only ski slopes attract attention of tourists who come to Courchevel. Numerous performances and holiday evenings are usual here. Every week concerts, plays, entertainments and traditional holidays take place in Courchevel. The holidays simply come one after each other and you can celebrate them in restaurants, discos, and musical cafes of the town.
All holiday activities in Courchevel are conducted with taking into consideration the culture of various countries of the world.

If you visit this place during winter, we advise visiting “Golden Female of the Year” nomination, gala-concert on ice, magical Art of Pyrotechnics Festival, and brave Ski Show.
1. Ski season opens in November and lasts until the end of April. At a peak season it’s better to book a hotel in advance. It’s worth noting that during this period rates at some … Open
You can also visit a Carnival and noisy parties in nightclubs and bars. Besides this, Courchevel simply cannot exist without the competitions of the highest level.

Those who like excursions in an elite ski resort, will not be bored either. They should definitely visit the station Courchevel 1850. In this part of the resort there is a beautiful national architecture. Here you can see the chic Alpine chalets, in which now there are popular hotels, restaurants and shops. This resort area is best for walks. The study of architectural attractions can be combined with tasting popular national dishes.
In the vicinity of Courchevel, there are several ancient farms where organic products are produced, and the best home-made cheese in the region. One of the most popular is the cheese factory La Ferme de Pralong. It always welcomes guests and conducts interesting excursions for them. Visitors to the dairy will be able to see the process of making cheese from beginning to end, and also try its popular varieties. On the farm, there is an excellent store, where you can buy organic products.
The popular ski resort in the French Alps is a great place to spend a family vacation. It has many restaurants, camping and active pastime facilities, as well as a large number of natural … Open
Nature lovers will enjoy the national park of Vanoise. It is huge and offers tourists hundreds of options for sightseeing routes. In this park, there is a marvelous beauty of the Lake, wonderful valleys and forests. While walking along them, you can observe some wild animals and birds. Since the national park is located in a mountainous area, some of its routes are designed for people with special training.
All year round, the resort organizes incredibly interesting excursions to the nearby town of Annecy. It is often called the Alpine Venice. This city managed to preserve its ancient architecture, and in it you can see a beautiful medieval castle. Within the walls of this castle today, there are several museums that will introduce guests to the history of the city, and will also show them unique collections of antiquities and works of art.
Vacationing in Courchevel will appeal not only to fans of active pastime, but also to gourmets, since the resort houses a huge number of attractive restaurants. The La Montagne restaurant … Open
An interesting place for walking is the nearby village of Inuar, whose history is also several hundred years old. Here, the ancient Ripai Castle has been preserved. It was built in the 15th century and has recently undergone a complete restoration. Now the castle appears before the guests of the town in the exact same impressive form in which it stayed more than 500 years ago. Courchevel offers its guests a huge selection of excursions, covering both historical and natural attractions.
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Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Courchevel
♥   Castle 'Château de Charbonnières' Savoie, 29.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Chantemerle' Savoie, 31.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Beaufort' Savoie, 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Tournon' Savoie, 36.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Cornillon' Savoie, 37.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Courchevel
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 50.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 53.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Chartreuse' , 65.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Queyras' , 77.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Vercors' , 110.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Courchevel from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

L'Alpe d'Huez

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Although the health resort is incredibly required by the professional athletes, it also suits the beginners. In addition, the health resort has the excellent conditions and for the disabled skiers. In the health resort there are 85 ski lifts, two beautiful snow parks and a lot of entertainment facilities, so you can organize an exciting holiday to any taste. You can also visit the spa in summer. At this time of year, he attracts many cyclists. … Read further

Aiguille du Midi

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
You can not only walk through the tunnels between levels, but also use a special lift that is much more convenient and faster. There is a special plate with the exact height of the platform and its number at each level. It's also worth to have a long and incredibly interesting tour to Aiguille du Midi that many tourists tend to visit in the summer. The fact is that it’s always very cold and very windy at the top, so it would be more comfortable to climb it in the summer, when it's not so chilly. … Read further
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