Luxury Ski Chalets Courchevel 1300, France

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Known simply as 'La Praz’ these days and the lowest in altitude of the French Courchevels, the village of Courchevel 1300 has a more rustic, laid back feel than the larger resort of Courchevel 1850. However, this does not mean that it is short of luxury ski rentals.

The impressive 3 Valleys ski area that serves Courchevel 1300 offers skiing for all abilities and the lift is just a short walk out of the village itself. A good restaurant scene makes the old village a pleasant place to spend an evening if you’ve ventured out from the comfort of your luxury ski chalet in Courchevel 1300.

Chalet Le Loup Blanc
Courchevel 1300, France

Entering this five-bedroom luxury chalet nestled in the Winter wonderland that is Courchevel 1300 is like stepping into Narnia. The interior has sunday supplement good looks. A modern rustic style throughout the property gives a sophisticated yet...

5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10 - 11
From €9,950 per week

Chalet Dulcis Casu
Courchevel 1300, France

Take a New York loft, add a private spa and mountain views, and you’ll have a pretty good idea of the sort of holiday that awaits at Chalet Dulcis Casu. This luxury ski chalet in La Praz (Courchevel 1300) is idyllically located just a snowball’s...

6 Bedrooms
Sleeps 12 - 14
From £8,400 per week

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Chalet Fleur
Courchevel 1300, France

Breaking all the rules about what you expect to find in a luxury ski retreat, Chalet Fleur is an imposing building, surrounded by pine trees and inside… it’s a Mecca to modernity. Architectural fittings, including a staircase that looks like a work...

6 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10 - 12
From €15,900 per week

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Destination Guide: Courchevel 1300

About Courchevel 1300

Probably the prettiest of the Courchevels, 1300, known now as ‘La Praz’ is a traditional rustic village with a charming square and narrow, cobbled streets.

Luxury ski chalets in Courchevel 1300 are a good bet for families and groups of mixed-ability skiers. Beginners will enjoy the sheltered lower slopes as well as the blue and green slopes at Courchevel 1850, accessible in 10 minutes by lift. Meanwhile, those more confident can enjoy the more challenging red runs back into La Praz itself, down slopes lined with pine trees – like starring in the opening scenes of your own James Bond movie.

There’s plenty to keep everyone busy for a week or two but even if you should exhaust the entire Courchevel vallley during your stay, the rest of the 3 Valleys is on your doorstep with the Meribel valley an easy journey of two ski lifts away.

The quaint town is dominated by the Olympic ski jump, but in a good way, and watching the ski jumpers from the warmth of a bar or your luxury chalet is a great way to spend a relaxing afternoon

Getting there:

Grenoble and Champery airports are less than 2 hours’ drive away. Geneva airport is 2.5 hours’ drive away. There is also an altiport at Courchevel 1850.

Best places to eat and drink in Courchevel 1300

Courchevel 1300 in the 3 Valleys has something for everyone, from a good clutch of decent pizzerias (L’Escorchevel, known simply as ‘The Sports Bar’, serves one of the best pizzas in town) to the more upmarket Le Bistrot du Praz, where Foie Gras is a speciality, and the Michelin-starred Azimut.

For late-night drinking, The Sports Bar is open until 2am each night. If you’re in search of a quieter, more refined drink, La Cave des Lys is a vaulted wine bar where you can sample fine wines accompanied by Savoyard cheeses, Italian charcuterie and even snails.

Best time to visit Courchevel 1300

Courchevel 1300 in the 3 valleys is open from the end of November to mid April.

What we love about Courchevel 1300

Skiing back through pine trees, right into the heart of the village.

Quick Facts:
Ski area: 3 Valleys
Altitude: 1,300m
Highest lift: 3,200m
Total pistes: 600km
Total lifts: 180