RESORT OPEN FROM 04/07 TO 28/08
Not sure where to start when it comes to exploring Courchevel’s unmissable places? Then let us be your guide!
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Set off to discover the geological wonders (gypsum craters) that are dotted along this hike, as well as the stunning views that stretch from mont Blanc to La Lauzière, taking in great Vanoise summits such as la Grande Casse, le Grand Bec, Bellecôte, l’Aiguille du Fruit, the Vanoise glaciers...
Take the time to admire the Vanoise glaciers and mont Blanc at an altitude of 2,304 metres. The col de la Loze mountain pass is accessible to hikers and now also to cyclists too!
Soak up the wonderful view over the summits from the col de la Loze mountain pass at altitudes of more than 3,000 metres. And once you’ve made it up there, an amazing treat awaits: Lac Bleu and its crystal clear waters!
Part of the uphill climb can be done by ski lift (Les Verdons gondola lift). All the lifts open in the summer are free!
Discover two high altitude lakes set at the heart of the Vanoise National Park. Reaching depths of 28 metres, lac Merlet supérieur is the deepest in the park. To get to the Ariondaz crossroads (20 min drive), follow the gravel road towards «Refuge des lacs Merlet». You can also walk along an easy path that’s signposted to lacs Merlet, then lac Merlet inférieur and lac Merlet supérieur. There are a variety of other routes that lead to the lakes.
As you stand facing mont Blanc, take in the panoramic view over the resort, its golf course, Biollay Lake and the altiport. The hike starts from Courchevel 1850 and is suitable for experienced walkers. You can also hop on a ski lift to admire the amazing view !
Courchevel’s hidden valley overflows with natural treasures: summits at the heart of the Vanoise National Park, clear blue lakes, cattle grazing in high mountain pastures in preparation for Beaufort cheese production, exceptional mountain flora… Set out on a gentle walk or more challenging hike to discover these unique places!