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Courchevel

Go Skiing on a Suitable Track

If you arrive in Courchevel you will take the equipment at the rental point. You will choose one of the 311 descents with the appropriate level of difficulty, focusing on the color marking. If you are a beginner you should complete training at one of the local ski schools. You will be able to ride on a wide green track, for example, in the area of 1550 after that. If you are well prepared you will be able to overcome the scenic route highlighted in blue. It is located in the La Tania area and in the 1300 district.
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
If you are a professional skier and love extreme sports you should prefer red and black tracks. For example, you can use the route which passes through a narrow gorge. It has a steep descent. There is a 2-kilometer track at the resort. You will ride a toboggan there. You will get here by lift as well as to the rest of the slopes.

Outdoor Activities That Are Not Related to Skiing

You can not only ski downhill or cross-country but also enjoy other outdoor activities during your holiday in Courchevel. You can skate and go karting on the ice, visiting the skating rink of the Forum sports center. You can also swim in the indoor pool, take a walk on snowshoes, and ride a snowmobile. You will pay 55 euros for a 20-minute walk. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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You can also spend time snowboarding in one of the local snow parks. If you want to work out the most difficult tricks on a snowboard you should use an air cushion. It is open at the resort from 10 am to 4:30 PM daily. You will need a helmet to use it. 1 jump here costs 3 euros. But you can pay 12 euros for an unlimited number of jumps within 30 minutes.

Ride a Dog Sled

If you like to relax actively and enjoy the beauty of nature you should ride a dog sled. You will control the animals on your own. You will also choose the travel route on your own. But keep in mind that you will have to go up and down hills, avoid branches, driving along forest paths, and overcome obstacles during an exciting walk.
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

Ride a Quad Bike in the Snow

Do you like outdoor activities? You should ride a quad bike on the Grand Combes track during your holiday in Courchevel. There are many twists and turns here. The rear wheels will slip in the snow. The wheels located in the front will not always move in the direction you need. The length of the track is 600 meters. Its width is 6 meters. That's why you can overtake here. The track is illuminated in the evening. Therefore, you can ride a quad bike even in the dark.
Looking towards the Saulire Cable car

Travel by Helicopter or Plane

Do you want to feel like a pilot? Your wish can be fulfilled in Courchevel. You should come to the local high-altitude airport and hire one of the instructors to do this. You will get on a plane or helicopter with him. You will climb to a height of 2 thousand meters. You will learn how to operate an air vehicle. If you prefer an airplane you can choose one of 2 aircraft. The air trip costs from 500 to 1700 euros. You can not only learn the basics of pilot work but also admire the beauty of the mountain landscape, for example, the top of Mont Blanc during an air ride.
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Balloon Ride and Skydiving

If you arrive at Courchevel airport in the early morning, when there is no wind, you can take a walk on a balloon filled with hot helium. It is designed for 6 passengers. You will see the glaciers de la Vanoise, the 3 Valleys, and Mont Blanc from a height. You will also observe animals that are not seen on the land. The flight will last 60 minutes. It costs 280 euros. The pilot will choose the landing place of the balloon. An escort car will take you back to your hotel.
sunset You will have the opportunity to get a thrill by skydiving in Courchevel from March to April. You can do this from 10 am to 5 pm on any day but only in good weather. You will practice for 10 minutes. You will get on a plane and climb to a height of 4 kilometers after that. You will make the jump in tandem with the instructor. You will hover under the canopy of the parachute for 5 minutes after 45 seconds of free fall. The cost of entertainment is 269 euros.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Courchevel and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Courchevel
♥   Restaurant 'Le Chabotté' Courchevel 1850. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '1850' Courchevel 1850. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Montgomerie' Courchevel 1850. Type - Creative. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Farçon' Courchevel. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Bistrot du Praz' Le Praz. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Courchevel
♥   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
♥   Castle 'Château de Miolans' Savoie, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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