Ski holidays in Les Menuires
Les Menuires is a purpose built ski resort that is part of the larger Le Trois Vallees or the three valleys. Slightly quieter than other resorts in the three valleys area the resort is designed mainly for advanced and intermediate skiers with its 160 kms of pisted slopes. Having said this, there are still a total of 33 novice slopes as well as 5 gentle nursery slopes to tempt first time skiers here. The resort altitude sits at 1850 metres and the highest lift (of which there are 40 in total and capable of moving over 50,000 people every single hour) transports you to a breathtaking 3200 metres. Book your Les Menuires ski holidays with confidence, because unusually, they offer a snow guarantee with the option of refunding you if you are not happy. However, there are 418 snow cannons on standby just in case.
About the village
The accommodation in Les Menuires is mainly apartment blocks which offer great value for money. But if you are looking for a hotel, Les Menuires has a small satellite village called Reberty, which is a little way up the valley. Here you will find a good selection of hotels to suit all tastes and budgets.
The apres ski scene here is slightly more sophisticated and not as wild as other resorts in the valley, but there are still a good variety of bars, restaurants and a nightclub to choose from. The Perdrix Blanche has to be recommended simply because it does the best pizza for miles around.
Shopping in Les Menuires is mainly in the two main quarters of the resort which are La Croisette and Les Bruyeres and here you will find a variety of shops ranging from sports shops, to fashion boutiques and food halls.
Skiing in Les Menuires
Closest railway station: Brides-les-Bains, 27 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station
Details about ski resortAll ski slopes: 160 km
Crosscountry slopes: 28 km
Blue: 40 km
Red: 90 km
Black: 30 km