Browsing entries tagged with Three Valleys

8 Jan 2020

Orelle offers free ski accommodation

Orelle offers free ski accommodation

The ski resort of Orelle in France is offering free accommodation to skiers who by a Three Valleys lift pass next week and at the end of March. The small farming village of Orelle is the mythical ‘fourth…

6 Aug 2017

New lifts and piste regrade in Méribel

New lifts and piste regrade in Méribel

The ski resort of Méribel in France’s Three Valleys is installing a new lift above the satellite village of Mottaret that will whisk skiers to the summer in a fraction of the previous times. The…

27 Dec 2015

‘Don’t ski’ St Martin mayor urges locals

‘Don’t ski’ St Martin mayor urges locals

The mayor of French ski town Saint-Martin-de-Belleville has appealed to locals not to hit the slopes over New Year. With less than half of the Three Valleys ski area open, André Plaisance asked residents…

18 Mar 2015

New ski lift for St Martin de Belleville

New ski lift for St Martin de Belleville

A queue-prone lift in St Martin de Belleville is to be replaced before next winter, much to the joy of Three Valley skiers. The main lift out of St Martin, in the Three Valleys, is an eight-person gondola…

11 Feb 2015

Find romance on the ski slopes

Find romance on the ski slopes

In case it had escaped your notice, Saturday is Valentine’s Day, and ski resorts around the world are running special events from chairlift speed dating to private gondola rides and even mass weddings.…

11 Feb 2014

New transfer service to Three Valleys

New transfer service to Three Valleys

A new airport transfer service to the Three Valleys launches on 1 March in a bid to help make skiing trips to the French resorts more cost effective and fuss-free. FluidCar is a car share company from…

13 Oct 2011

Brit-run school to operate in St-Martin

Brit-run school to operate in St-Martin

New Generation, the Brit-founded ski and snowboard school, will be adding St-Martin-de-Belleville to their list of French bases this winter. St-Martin will join the nine other top Alpine resorts that New…

22 Dec 2009

January in Courchevel?

January in Courchevel?

Quick, it’s snowing! And Courchevel has two low season offers to start the New Year, if you can get away in the first two weeks of January. The Hotel Courcheneige in Courchevel 1850 is offering a week’s…

24 Oct 2009

3 Valleys – call to cap costs

3 Valleys – call to cap costs

Ski lift companies in the Three Valleys have been urged to help impose a cap on beer prices in their resorts, according to a report in the Times online. The report revealed that lift company representatives…

28 Aug 2009

New lifts in the Three Valleys

New lifts in the Three Valleys

In a bumper year for new lifts, three of France’s leading resorts have announced new chairlifts for next winter. Of interest to Courchevel fans will be the new link with the slopes above 1650 - still…

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