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Welcome to Meribel

Nestled in the beautiful Alpine valley of Les Allues, Meribel is a renowned ski resort where you can experience that quintessential ski holiday. Stay in a traditional wooden chalet, admire stunning mountain scenery, ski one of the biggest domains in the world, and let your hair down at one of the famous apres-ski bars. 

The Meribel Valley is one of the most popular destinations for British skiers (the resort was, in fact, founded by a British Colonel, Peter Lindsay, in 1938). Consisting of picture-postcard chalets and chalet-style apartment buildings and hotels, Méribel has retained all the charm of a traditional mountain village with its wood and stone buildings and forest setting.

Fast, modern ski lifts offer easy access to the Méribel ski area (150km of pistes from 1450m up to 1700m) and the 3 Valleys (Meribel is linked to Courchevel and Val Thorens, giving you access to 600km of pistes). Méribel Centre is the largest of several villages in the resort and is home to the main shopping area and the greatest selection of restaurants.


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Find out all about what is happening in the Meribel area, and how to make the most of your time here. The latest news, reviews of fun activities, current events and the trendiest restaurants, as well as interviews with leading locals, insider's guides and our top choices for things to do, see and experience in the region. Plus, during the winter season, our famous snow reports and dump alerts all in the same place.

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Meribel hosts a number of events throughout the summer and winter months, some of which span the entire three valleys. Two such events are Les 3 Vallees Enduro event in April with every type of snowboard, ski and telemark racing imaginable, and the 3 Vallees Addict Tour mountain bike festival every July. The Tourist Office also organises children's events and activities during the school holidays.

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What to see & do in Meribel


Not only is the Meribel valley a haven for snow lovers in the winter, bringing thousands of families and visitors from across the world to enjoy its varied ski terrain, but it is also home to incredible opportunities for summer holidays too, with a broad network of hiking trails, road cycling, mountain biking and a fantastic golf course.


The Vanoise National Park is one of the highlights of the entire Tarentaise region. A haven for all sorts of wildlife as well as a magnet for outdoor sports enthusiasts, it is well worth a visit at any time of year. All of the creatures most commonly associated with the Alps are well represented, such as chamois, marmots, ibex and even and eagles.


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Skiing in Meribel sea of cloud

Meribel has in the region of 45 ski lifts giving access to ski terrain ranging from 1100m to 2952m in altitude, with 150km of pistes. The pistes are made up of eight green, 25 blue, 24 red and seven black runs.

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Ski Areas in Meribel

Things to Do in Meribel Tignes Snowmobile, Tignes Le Lac

Activities include skiing, snow park and play areas, cross-country skiing, hiking, ski touring, snowshoeing, and paragliding. The Olympic Centre has a pool, ice-rink, gym, spa, massages, bowling alley and a climbing wall.

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Sports & Activities in Meribel

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There are a wide variety of restaurants in Meribel centre to suit every taste, from gourmet fine dining to snack bars, as well as Savoyard in style eateries offer the Alpine classics such as tartiflette, fondue and raclette.

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Where to Eat in Meribel

Nightlife in Meribel Le Rond Point Bar, Meribel terrace

Meribel is famous for it's apres-ski and party nightlife. It all starts with mid-afternoon après ski at the mountainside Rond Point or the Folie Douce, and carries on well into the early hours.

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Nightlife in Meribel

Where to Stay in Meribel groups of chalets in meribel ski resort in winter

There are a number of different quartiers that make up the resort of Méribel, offering many accommodation types. From ski-in ski-out chalets, luxury apartments and five star hotels, there is something to suit everyone.

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Where to Stay in Meribel

Travelling to Meribel an image of a vw caravelle minibus travelling on snow

The most nearest airport to the 3 Vallees is Chambery, situated 109km away. From here you can book a transfer up to resort, or hire a car. Meribel also has its own altiport for those arriving by private plane or helicopter.

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How to Get to Meribel