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Méribel resort

Traditional Savoyard village and resort with timeless charm, Méribel is famous for the beauty of its natural surroundings, its friendliness and its lifestyle.

Méribel, which extends from 1450 to 1700 meters high, was founded by the Colonel and Scottish businessman Peter Lindsay in 1936, seduced by enchanting valley, betting on the future of Les Allues. Investing heavily to the development of the resort, where he wishes to achieve and to start a "new British colony" for his Majesty, Peter Lindsay appealed to the most renowned architects to build a touristic village, in respect of purest Savoyard style.

The architects Paul Grillo and Christian Durupt provide original materials and experience of mountaineers. They create a sustainable, local development charter. They needed wood and local stone as main materials, slate on the roofs and heights limited as reference models for chalets construction. The village perfectly integrated in this wooded landscape, offers a harmonious architecture.

Sunshine is perfect and considerable: the sun rises on the sides of Mount Tougnète and Mount de la Challe, the side of Belleville Valley. It lies on the slopes of Burgin and Saulire through where you access to Courchevel. With its deep valley and planted of a million trees, Méribel is one of the finest resorts in the Alps. This warm atmosphere gives to Méribel the reputation of the most beautiful resort of the French Alps which is the spot of loyal, high class and cosmopolite customers every year

At the gates of the Vanoise National Park, which stretches from Lake Tueda to Gébroulaz glacier, this dream site, a nature reserve, will let you discover an exceptional fauna and alpine flora, such as the golden eagle or black grouse. Find and appreciate close to the lake, Cembro pines that form one of the most beautiful Arolla in the Alps. You may be lucky to see the famous Linnaeus borealis, this little plant living in the rubble and that no longer exists in France in five places

Despite excesses of winter activities, the valley has preserved its history and traditional Savoyard architecture. Traditional houses of the valley for centuries spread in 13 villages. Traditionally, each village had a chapel and at least one furnace, several basins. They were marked with a cross at the entrance, and some stands still today. Go back in time around every hamlet and enjoy this extraordinary heritage.

Nowadays, ultramodern by its facilities, classic by its habits, ambitious by its plenty of sporting events, Méribel proudly displays its assets to spend dreamed holidays in mountains. Méribel restaurants make worldwide customers discover Savoyard specialties, bars, night clubs, embellishing their stay after intensive skiing days.

Because its shared ski area with its neighbors over 600 kms of ski slopes (179 lifts, 2000 snow cannons) and over 25 kms of marked trails dedicated to cross country skiing or hiking, Méribel is in the heart of one of the most beautiful areas of the world
It also offers so many different activities (paragliding, helicopter ride or plane, snowshoeing, dog sledding, hiking, sledding ...) and includes a golf course, an ice rink, a swimming pool, an airport...

Méribel resort, authentic and timeless charm, dominates Les Allues valley. 
Our French alps real estate agency Méribel 3 Vallées Sotheby's International Realty ® is a jewel in the heart of this legendary resort and it advices you on all the activities you cannot miss.

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