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Ski Slopes of Méribel

The skiing season starts in December in Meribel. It ends in March. The total length of marked trails is 150 kilometers. If you come here you will be able to choose the slopes that correspond to your experience of the practice of winter sports. If you are just going to learn how to ski you should contact qualified instructors of specialized schools that work at the resort. "Green" routes Blanchot and Rond Point are equipped for beginners here. You can improve your skills by riding them. You will be able to master more difficult slopes later.
Today, Meribel is known as one of the best French ski resorts, which is visited by professional athletes and world celebrities. A hundred years ago, on the site of the top-notch resort, … Open
If you already have an average level of skiing skill you can improve it on the not very difficult routes of Pas du Lac and Plattieres. They are marked in red and blue. If you are a professional athlete you should use the Olympic "black" track "Face" or the steep descent Combe du Vallon. It is located on the slope of Mont Vallon. Its height is almost 3000 meters. There are also trails located on the slopes of the Dent de Burgin Mountain. You will also have the opportunity to cross-country ski on a separate 25-kilometer-long track or go skiing at night on the route illuminated by torches.

Winter Entertainment in Meribel

You can visit the Olympic Centre during your vacation in Meribel. It was built for the 1992 Olympics. Various outdoor activities are available here. For example, you can go ice skating, go through an ice karting track, swim in a 25-meter-long indoor pool, go down a water slide, and climb a climbing wall. Copyright
Although Meribel cannot boast historical attractions, there are lots of them in its immediate surroundings. At any time of the year, travelers are offered fascinating tours, during which … Open
Paragliding school is located at the foot of the Dent de Burgin Mountain. You can take a training course there. You can also book a flight on a glider, a small plane, or a hot air balloon. You will have the opportunity to play snow paintball, take a walk on snowmobiles, snowshoes, or dog sleds. You can walk one of the trails around Lake Tueda, walk along the mountain trails of the Vanoise national park, or ride a horse in the warmer months.

Travel by Ski Lifts

Meribel is connected to neighboring ski resorts by an extensive system of lifts. You can enjoy the mountain scenery while riding them. For example, you can use the Pas du Lac 1 lift. You will get the opportunity to get to the famous Courchevel by it. If you use the Plattieres 2 lift you will reach the Mottaret resort. You can go skiing, cross-country skiing, or snowboarding on each of them.
In winter, the main entertainment for visitors to Meribel is skiing - the resort is ready to offer slopes of various difficulty levels. There are excellent conditions for skiing and … Open
You can drive to any of them with all the necessary ski equipment. You should get out of your hotel and take a ski bus to do this. It is a special bus. You will also have the opportunity to take an exciting cable car trip to the nearby village of Brides-Les-Bains during your vacation in Mirabel. The trip will take 25 minutes.

Ride a Snowboard

If you are tired of skiing and want to get an even more unforgettable experience you should visit one of the two snowparks that operate in Meribel. You can take up snowboarding by taking a course in one of the 2 specialized schools, if necessary.
1. Affordable accommodation in Meribel is represented by traditional Alpine chalets and apartments. They are perfect for families and large groups of friends but can be very expensive for … Open
The first one is called DC AREA 43. It is located in Meribel-Mottaret village. There is a large free-ride area and 2 half-pipes there. If you visit this snowpark you will also get the opportunity to snowboard down a mountain slope and land on a huge air cushion.
The second snowpark is called Moon Park. It is located in the Meribel center. There is a half-pipe, figures for jibbing, made of wood, and a 650-meter track with obstacles on its territory. You can enjoy a boardercross on it.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Meribel
♥   Restaurant 'Azimut' Courchevel-Saint-Bon. Type - Modern cuisine. 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Chabotté' Courchevel 1850. Type - Traditional cuisine. 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'O’Boya' Courchevel 1850. Type - Steakhouse. 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le 1947' Courchevel 1850. Type - Modern cuisine|Creative. 5.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Comptoir de l’Apogée' Courchevel 1850. Type - Modern cuisine. 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Meribel
♥   Castle 'Château de Chantemerle' Savoie, 28.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Tournon' Savoie, 32.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Beaufort' Savoie, 33.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Cornillon' Savoie, 34.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Miolans' Savoie, 34.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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