Courchevel 1300 - Le Praz

Courchevel 1300 - Le Praz

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Courchevel 1300 - Le Praz

Courchevel 1300, also known as Le Praz, is one of four villages in the Courchevel ski resort. Unlike the other villages, Le Praz has a substantial permanent-resident population, but it is very welcoming to visitors and offers elaborate chalets for holidays. Most popular for its skiing, winter sports are very popular here. The village is home to the annual Ski Jumping World Cup and hosts a ski-jumping hill built for the 1992 Olympics.

When to visit:

Ski season runs from December to April.
The annual Ski Jumping World Cup is usually held in August.
The village is popular in the winter, but also in the summer because of its lower altitude and beautiful lakes where you can fish and kayak.

Great For:

Elaborate chalets and luxury apartments
Ski holiday
Winter or Summer holiday

Best Activities:

Take your pick of 117 different ski runs in Courchevel with green, blue, red and black runs for every experience level.
Watch fireworks over the mountains during the frequent firework shows in ski season.
During the summer, visit Courchevel Wake Park to wakeboard and waterski.

Best Restaurants:

Azimut – a Michelin-starred restaurant serving gourmet dishes in a bright, refreshing atmosphere
Table de Mon Grand Pere – a restaurant near the lake well known for the delicious seafood dishes
Cave De Lys Wine Bar – a wine bar inside a French cave with a rustic atmosphere and a large selection of good wines

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