The Three Valleys is a ski resort in France with the breathtaking beauty of the Alps. In summer, an idyll reigns here: the grass turns green around, village cows walk, the bright sun blinds, the fresh alpine air. During this period, you can do, for example, rafting, hiking, horse riding or canoeing. The amazing beauty of the landscapes attract guests at any time of the year.
In winter, everything seems to come to life here, as the flow of guests increases several times. Millions of people descend from the high mountains, who came here from all over the world. Come and those who have never stood on skis, for them there are special green tracks, and those who live this sport. For extreme athletes, there are sections with red tracks, they are more difficult. On the maps there are color designations for the convenience of orientation among a large number of roads. They are located at the high points of the Alps chain. The highest point is at an altitude of 3230 m.
They occupy a special position among the likes, since it is here that the long ski slopes extend. The total length of the ski runs is 600 km.
There is a large concentration of instructors and lifeguards, and they are all involved in a common cause to make guests feel confident and safe, skiing or snowboarding from such an incredible height.
The name comes from the fact that the resort rises in three areas:
- Les Alus
On them – individual villages, which are connected by ski tracks, cable cars, funiculars. Belleville includes Val Thorens, Saint-Martin and Le Menuire. On Saint-Bon stretch Courchevel and La Taña. And on Les Ales rise Méribel and Brides-les-Bains. All of them differ in height, services offered, shape and permeability of descents. Along the slope along the ski roads hides many hotels. Many of them have direct access to the descent from a certain height. Among them, we can distinguish the top five.
Three-star hotel,located on the slope of Courchevel 1850. It is housed in an old chalet. The interior is filled with elements of décor made of wood and knitted wool. Wooden crossbars and wall cladding give the atmosphere an ecological rustic spirit.
In total, there are 19 rooms decorated in Art Nouveau style. It offers soft beds, TVs with cable and satellite TV, refrigerators with mini-bar, bath amenities. From the open balconies you can enjoy the view of the snow-capped peaks and fresh air. From here very close points for ski rental and descents.
After spending the whole day in the fresh air, you will want to plunge into the warmth of this boarding house. In the lobby there are two lounge areas where vacationers can sit down, relax with a cup of hot tea or a stronger drink by the burning fireplace. For vacationers, a morning meal consisting of natural products is served. The main part of the dishes served is prepared from farm specialties supplied from nearby villages and farms. Food can be ordered directly to bed, or you can go down to the cozy dining area with interesting original decorations.Check Rates
Alexey, St. Petersburg: “It’s an incredible, magical, fabulous place! We only stayed here one night, but the hotel just exceeded all expectations. Soft, warm beds, clean rooms. Polite and helpful staff, delicious breakfast, cozy atmosphere. I will definitely come back to you, I liked everything very much”!
Apartment with direct access to the slope of Courchevel 1850. They are located in the central Alpine village of Le Pra. The boarding house began its work in 1938. Since then, much has changed, now it is a modern three-star hotel with well-furnished bedrooms. But the spirit of antiquity is present in all rooms and gives romance to the atmosphere.
Local restaurants serve a daily breakfast buffet for guests. Two of them work in the winter, the third – in the summer. The table is quite diverse, serving French and international cuisine. The main menu consists of traditional Savoyard dishes. Also on site there is a sauna, a Turkish bath (hammam), a jacuzzi with hydromassage and a simple massage room. In all apartments catches free Wi-Fi, on the wall hangs a plasma TV with satellite TV, telephone.Check Rates
There are 25 double and 10 quadruple rooms of different categories. Some apartments have a balcony with a table and chairs. The balconies offer gorgeous views of the Alps.
Anton, Moscow: “Original hotel with a nice setting in a kind of alpine design. It’s very cozy here, I just didn’t want to leave here. There was a sense of care from the staff. Bath amenities are just super, warm bathrobes and soft slippers. The restaurant is good, the service is top notch, as is the cuisine. From the balcony of my room you could watch the sunrise in the Alps, very beautiful.”
This pension is located right in the center of the Three Valleys. From here, you can drive to Méribel Ski Station in 25 minutes, take a little longer to Val Morel and Courchevel and even longer to Val Thorens. The hot springs of Brides-les-Bains can be reached in 5 minutes from here. Here is a very picturesque place, surrounded by snow-capped mountain peaks. This beautiful place can be reached in just two minutes from the train station.
In summer, the guesthouse is not idle for the absence of guests, as here you can go rafting, canyoning or canoeing. But in winter, of course, the flow of guests is inexhaustible. For a pleasant stay, tourists are provided with free wireless Internet throughout the territory. The bedrooms have a plasma TV that is tuned to cable and satellite TV.Check Rates
The apartments are made in a stylish design, with everything you need. The rooms are quite small, but very cozy. After active skiing or snowboarding, it will be nice to lie down in a spacious bathroom. There is also a bar, a common lounge area, TV and billiards.
Breakfast is buffet style. It is rich in its diversity. A wide variety of egg and meat dishes are served, a wide selection of pastries, bread and much more. You can also try local traditional Savoy dishes.
Jose, United Kingdom: “It seems to me that this hotel is worthy of only two stars, but this is purely my opinion. Overall, I really liked it. The room is modern and the bed is very soft. Bathroom with fresh renovation, clean. From the tap comes both hot and cold water. As a bonus – free Wi-Fi with a good signal. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The city centre can be reached from here in a few minutes.”
A small two-star hotel,located in a three-storey building, is located in the center of the village of Moustier. It is 10 km from the ski slopes. Not far from the boarding house there is an amusement park, which guests can also visit. Directly opposite is the station, so getting here is easier. From the international airport in Chambéry, it is a 50-minute drive. Since the building is located in the center of the town, there are many supermarkets and restaurants nearby.
All rooms are furnished in a minimalist modern style and feature a plasma TV with satellite channels. A spacious wardrobe will allow you to lay out in it all the things taken with you. The bathrooms come with a shower or bath and bath amenities. Some bedrooms have an unglazed balcony from which you can view the peaks of the Alps and breathe in the frosty mountain air.Check Rates
Meals are not included in the price of the apartment, so the breakfast buffet is available only for an additional fee. The main menu consists of traditional local cuisine. You can have breakfast in the restaurant, which is a stone’s throw from the boarding house. There, too, you can eat tasty and inexpensive. In general, this place is the best ratio of price, quality and location. Here you can inexpensively live in comfortable penates, being very close to the best ski stations in the world.
Beverly, UK: “We arrived very late, at 23.30. But it wasn’t a problem for us or the staff. The pension is located directly opposite the railway station, it is impossible to get lost. The porter met us, handed us the keys, escorted us to the room and explained everything in detail. In the morning we had a wonderful breakfast. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was clean, warm and comfortable. Everything we needed to stop here for one night before climbing another mountain resort was here. I will no doubt recommend Terminis to others.”
Three stars,a building with an unusual interior is located in the center of the town of Moustier. Next to it you can find the Museum of Folk Traditions. In order to relax and enjoy pleasant treatments, there is a SPA center nearby.
There are all conditions for living as a family, and separately or as a group. In order to climb to the station, there are two lifts nearby. In total, tourists are offered a variety of 30 penates of different categories. They are made in a rustic design, with wooden cladding and appropriate decorations. All of them perfectly catch Wi-Fi and on plasma panels TV is configured digital TV. The bathrooms have all the necessary accessories, which are periodically replenished, as well as a hairdryer. So that the early rising sun does not interfere with sleep, very thick curtains hang on the windows. Parking even for those living here is paid.
For vacationers available, located in the building, slot machines. The lounge area has a bar and leather chairs where you can relax after an active day. In summer, such entertainment as horse riding or hiking is popular. Breakfast is not included in the price, but it can be ordered additionally. For almost 13 euros you can visit the restaurant, where they serve a Swedish reception.Check Rates
In the dining room there is an atmosphere of an old village and a wine cellar. Wooden benches and countertops, an open fireplace – all this adds warmth and comfort. The cuisine here is local, Savoyard. National French dishes are also served.
Katie, United Kingdom: “Breakfast and restaurant seemed a bit expensive to me. But the quality of the food was top notch. The bed is simply delightful! Very comfortable, I haven’t slept anywhere like here. The bathroom is fantastic too. It is worth noting that the bedroom, and the shower room, and the bath itself – all spacious. Cute bath amenities. overall, I liked it.”
Why come here? Everything here has its own peculiarity, its own zest. Each of them is worthy of visiting. For novice snowboarders and skiers, seasoned tourists are advised to start with Le Menuire. There are simple trails and attentive instructors. Dangerous descents for otvyaznye extremes are located in Val Thorens.
An athlete with any level of experience will find a suitable track. The main thing is not to overestimate your capabilities, otherwise you will have to spend the rest of the vacation in plaster. Families can come here. For children, many stations offer additional free descents, discounts on meals and accommodation.
Cozy hotels, which are located at different distances from the stations, offer their services all year round. Even in summer, you can come here to enjoy the scenery and the cleanest air.