If you ski Megève, did you know that this is an original jet set destination? Offering traditional French charm, a medieval village and some blatant glamour on and off-piste, you are skiing or snowboarding in one of the 'Best of the Alps' resorts.
Oozing traditional Alpine charm, ski Megève and taste the delights of one of the original glamorous French ski resorts. Now on the comeback trail, Megève ski resort is a traditional Haute Savoyard village and has all the skiing and snowboarding you could ever want (it's part of the 'Evasion Mont Blanc' ski area) in a beautiful old town setting. It's also fairly easy to get here from either Geneva, Chaméry or Sion airports or to drive.
On the slopes
Ski Megève and you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding at three different areas, Mont d'Arbois, Rochbrune and Le Jaillet. Intermediates and beginners will find plenty here to interest them, with the first two offering some particularly pleasant skiing below the tree-line. Advanced skiers will need to go off-piste for a challenge, or head to nearby Chamonix or Les Contamines - Argentière is also a short drive away.
If you are snowboarding, there's now 2 parks and a boardercross run. Not always known as a boarder friendly resort, more and more boarders are heading here thanks to some great off-piste and on piste conditions. If you need snowsure conditions, then look at the area of Cote 2000/Rochebrune first off.
Ski holidays here allow you to find some great lunchtime sports on the piste, but they tend to be expensive, and in town you'll find plenty of choices to suit every taste and budget. The après ski starts at lunchtime and continues through till the early hours although it is a quite a muted affair if we're honest. For families, there is an excellent ski school, and first-class childcare facilities, and plenty of other activities including snow-shoeing, ice-skating, sleigh rides, paragliding and helicopter rides.