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Culture of Courchevel. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

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 beautiful mountain villages and small towns located in the immediate vicinity.
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In a few minutes, you can reach the charming village of Saint-Bon, which also has the status of a popular resort today. Beautiful old architecture has been preserved in this village where there are no big modern buildings and hotels typical of popular resorts. Saint-Bon is an authentic Savoy village that would be ideal for walking tours. Nearby is the equally picturesque village of La Praz whose main treasure is unparalleled architecture as well.
During the warm season, excursions to local farms are popular with resort guests. Chèvrerie de Villarenger farm produces high-quality cow and goat milk cheese. It has long been recognized as a popular tourist destination. Guests are always welcome here, among the visitors are especially many tourists with children. During the tour, participants are offered to learn how to care for animals, as well as to see how the various types of cheese are made. An inherent part of this tour is the tasting of the best cheeses. The farm runs an excellent store where you can always buy fresh dairy products. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Trips to the historic village of Les Charmettes, which is also famous for its natural beauty, are in great demand among fans of longer excursions. In this village, you can find an old estate, which has been converted into a museum. It would be especially interesting to visit the historic manor in the summer when it is surrounded by a picturesque orchard. The garden has ancient fences and decorative buildings, as well as a small area with medicinal herbs.
Courchevel The atmosphere of the past has been preserved in the 18th-century estate as much as possible. Its collection of antiquities is available for free viewing. Beautiful old furniture, musical instruments, and works of art, as well as other household items, have been gathered here.
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 – … Open
One of the main cultural centers in the region is the Chamonix Alpine Museum. This museum introduces visitors to the development of skiing in the region, much of its exhibits are devoted to the Olympic Games. Now the popular museum's collection has expanded significantly, here one can see a collection of rare minerals that were found in these places. It also houses a rich collection of paintings by local artists. One of the most unusual is the collection of old posters, which once informed residents of local cities and towns about interesting upcoming sporting events.
A tour of the Faure Museum in Aix-les-Bains resort village promises to be exciting. A luxurious historic manor built in 1902 is presently occupied by this museum. It is in itself a valuable architectural landmark surrounded by a beautiful old garden.
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The estate was privately owned for almost 50 years after its construction, and in 1949 it was decided to open an art museum here. The founder of the cultural center is Dr. Jean Faure, after whom the museum is named. The Faure Museum contains an extensive collection of impressionist painting of the 19th-20th centuries, as well as one of the world's largest collections of Rodin sculptures.
Looking towards the Saulire Cable car Courchevel offers its guests the biggest number of opportunities for exciting excursions during the warm season. At this time, numerous farms located in the immediate vicinity of the resort become available to the public. Some of them were founded more than a hundred years ago, and now these farms produce unique varieties of cheese, which are widely appreciated by gourmets. La Ferme de Pralong and La Ferme de L’Ariondaz are considered to be some of the most famous cheese-makers in the region, which still produce cheese according to old technologies and recipes. These cheese factories are often visited by gourmets as part of specialized gastronomic tours around the region.
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
In the vicinity of Courchevel, there are many picturesque villages, the situation in which has not changed for many years. Each one is considered to be a unique historical site. Besides historic residential buildings, old churches and other interesting architecture have been preserved in some villages.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Courchevel

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Cathedrals and basilicas near Courchevel
♥   Cattedrale di S. Giusto, Susa, 43.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta e S. Giovanni Battista, Aosta, 63.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sacra di San Michele, Sant’Ambrogio di Torino, 64.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Notre-Dame de la Visitation, Annecy, 66.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Annecy, 67.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Saint-Joseph des Fins, Annecy, 68.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Chiesa San Verano ad Abbadia Alpina, Pinerolo, 78.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Landmarks of culture on Courchevel map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Courchevel

Culture guide to Courchevel. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Courchevel: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Courchevel. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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