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Courchevel 1550

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  • Ski area

    Courchevel 1550 is set just a few minute ski below Courchevel 1850 it gives you a relaxed base to access the full ski area. The resort faces straight onto the snow sure slopes, so you get great access to the areas which is renowned for being one of the most highly regarded resorts in the world. With fantastic interlinked slopes for all abilities throughout the famous 3 Valleys ski area and some truly spectacular scenery it is ideal for any ski holiday.

    The resort

    Courchevel 1550 offers the best of both worlds, it's a charming resort at the foot of the pistes with stunning view both up to the slopes and out across the valley. The resort has a couple of lively bars and restaurants from a pizzeria to gourmet cuisine. The gondola which takes you up to Courchevel 1850 operates into the evening, normally about 8pm, so you can go up and down as you please. It’s worth mentioning the flood lit toboggan run through the trees from 1850 to 1550 is fun for all ages! Prices are also a little less high altitude!


    Top elevation: 3200m

    Resort: 1550m

    Lifts in area: 183

    Pistes: 600kms

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    Transfer details

    Transfer Time: From Geneva is approximately 2 hour 30 minutes

    Transfer Type: Minibus or Coach

  • We have a great choice of accommodation for you to choose from in Courchevel 1550. Take a look at the options below and click for full details and prices

  • Top Tips

    Our top tips for Courchevel 1550

    • For a lunch stop in the sun, relax on the terrace of the Flocons hotel. Just near the Tovets chair lift so easy to get going again after re-fueling! 

    • If you're looking for a good steak, then head for the l'Oeil de Boeuf for dinner where the steaks are cooked on an open fire.  

    • The toboggan run down from Courchevel 1850 is great fun. Speak to your Ski Weekends rep or tourist office to find out more. There are different runs to choose from that are flood lit so a great activity after skiing. 

    • To enjoy some live music pay a visit to the Catarail. If you're looking for Sky Sports and wifi then try 'The Bar' which is British owned.

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  • Lessons

    Ski Weekends have teamed up this winter with the excellent Oxygène Ski and Snowboard School in Courchevel 1550 to offer you access to the best tuition and expert guiding available in the alps.

    Oxygène is a leading family-friendly, English-speaking ski & snowboard school in the French Alps. They offer fantastic lessons for adults and children in Val d’Isere, Belle Plagne, La Plagne, Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Val Thorens and Les Menuires.

    Oxgène ensure their multilingual instructors are fluent in English to provide clear and coherent tuition for all their customers. Poles apart from traditional tuition, their down-to-earth instructors know how to get the most out of every pupil. Whether you’re in a group or private lesson, a complete beginner or seasoned pro, their inspiring teaching techniques makes learning to ski enjoyable and fun.

    Children will love their Magic Fun Factory lessons which will give them confidence on the slopes in a safe and fun environment as they work towards gaining their achievement medals. Lessons can be mornings, full days or afternoons to suit you.  Their Pro Rider groups are aimed at competent teenage skiers with a focus on freestyle, race technique and more.

    Oxygène's adult groups for skiing and snowboarding (for age 13+) are lessons for all abilities from beginners to advanced intermediates. Group sizes are limited to allow you to get great quality individual learning time within your group.

    We recommend that you get in touch directly with our ski school partners, as they will be able to propose the most suitable product for your enquiry and provide you with a quote. Please email [email protected] and one of the team will get back to you for further information and to process your booking. Ski Weekends does not directly sell ski school products.


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