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Skiing holidays in Les Menuires from Drive-Alive Motoring Holidays.

Winter Sports Holidays in Les Menuires. Great prices on accommodation, ferries, Eurotunnel and Eurostar ski train. Self drive ski holidays to Les Menuires.

Les Menuires resort information:

1850 -3200 metres.
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Les Menuires is a purpose-built resort offering good value, top quality skiing. At its heart is La Croisette from where the lifts leave for Val Thorens and Meribel. The resort is in three parts, all having their own collection of shops, bars and restaurants. There are plenty of nursery slopes, miles of gliding pistes for intermediates, and challenging runs and moguls in the mountains. Boarders are well-provided for with a snowpark, half-pipe and varying slopes.

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Les Menuires in summer:
20 tennis courts, riding, archery, open-air swimming pool, 100 km of hikes, 2 mountain lifts.

Les Menuires in winter:
The resort of Menuires belongs to the prestigious "Three Valleys", the largest ski area in the world (600 kms of ski runs and 200 mountain lifts). The ski area of Menuires/St Martin de Belleville (45 lifts over 160 km of ski runs) is suitable for all levels, from the beginner to the more advanced skier. Menuires has 315 snow cannons which can support the snow cover, making it one of the top resorts for artificial snow. At Menuires you can go snow walking or snow-mobileing, you can go ice skating and after that you can plunge into a heated outdoor swimming pool at 30 degrees!

Access: The resort is accessed by a good road from Moutiers, 17 miles away in the bottom of the valley. The A43 toll motorway runs as far as Albertville after which the N90 main road continues to Motiers. Driving time from Calais is just over 7 hours, not counting stops, making this one of the most accessible of the French ski resorts. Chains should be carried in case of adverse weather. The airport at Geneva is 143km (89 miles) away, with Lyon 183 km (115 miles) and the airport at Chambery only 100km (63 miles).  All are linked directly to the resort by a ski bus service. 

The rail station at Motiers has high speed TGV train connections to Paris and international trains run from London via the Channel Tunnel on Saturdays through the season.

The 27km (17 miles) up to the resort from the station is covered by a regular bus service, or there are more than 12 taxi companies operating.   

On arrival in the resort there is an information point which remains open all through Saturday night for any information and assistance.  There is an indoor car park in the centre of the resort.

Three Valleys (Les Trois Valles):

  • Lifts: Cable cars 3, Funiculars 3, Gondolas 34, Chairs 68, Drags 78.
  • Ski runs: Green 49, Blue 85, Red 114, Black 37.
  • Cross country skiing: 137 km.
  • Snowparks: 8
  • Lift pass: Les Menuires/Les 3 Valles: 155/204 euro.

Going out / Aprs ski :
Restaurants : 34, Discos : 2, Cinema, Concerts

Sport & Fitness all year :
Sauna/steam room, Solarium, Fitness centre, Massage, Paragliding

Sport & Fitness winter :
Cross country skiing, Toboggan, Ice rink, Snow scooter

Ski school :
Ski and Snowboard school : 1, Instructors : 240, Group ski lessons

Children :
Childcare service, Ski kindergarten, Baby sitter, Piste for children

Other activities : Torch lit descents.

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