Courchevel

Courchevel is the name of a ski haven station in the Département Savoie in the French alps. It forms the skiing area Trois Vallées together with Méribel and Val Thorens.

Courchevel consists of three local parts, which are designated after their altitude: Courchevel 1550, Courchevel 1650 and Courchevel 1850. With the altitude also the price level rises. Courchevel 1550 attracts usually families with children, while Courchevel is 1650 the center of the party scene. Courchevel 1850 is very exclusive and possesses numerous five-star hotels, luxuriöse holiday houses and Gourmetrestaurants.

South the highest land development is at a value of 2.000 m and. NN an airfield with slate, 540 m of long runway. One lands uphill, started downhill, over an abyss.

Courchevel was so far three times stage place of the route de France, in form of an arrival of mountain. Smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Virenque won 1997, Marco Pantani in the year 2000 and Alejandro Valverde in the year 2005.


Coordinates: 45,415° N, 6,634° O

 

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