Les Karellis

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Les Karellis is a ski resort located on the territory of the town Montricher-Albanne.


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Ski resortLes KarellisMontricher-Albanne at 2 km
Latitude45.2290760Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis at 3 km
Longitude6.4057860Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte at 4.2 km
AltitudeFrom 1550 to 2495 metersVillargondran at 4.4 km
National labelAlbiez-Montrond at 4.5 km
Chief townChambéry (at 90 km, 67 min)Albiez-le-Jeune at 4.6 km
DepartmentSavoieSaint-Martin-d'Arc at 5.2 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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RESORT PRESENTATION

  • The station Karellis, Alps Savoie is a unique concept of tourism development. Created in 1975, the utopian concept always attracted vacationers who appreciate the benefits of this mountain resort in summer and winter ...
  • Where does the name of Karellis?
  • On the slopes where they pushed Karelia created a unique mountain resort: Les Karellis.
  • "Karelia", do not look in a dictionary, the name did not appear as these montrichelain dialect.
  • The alpine Montricher pushes a rough and smooth so-called "Karel", situated on the sunny slopes. The shepherd boys amused themselves by sliding on the grass lying on the side slopes. They sit on their mantle or on a small board and ran down like a sledge. The station name came naturally: Karellis in connection with the Karel and a place called "plan-Karel.
  • A Tale of facts: "it was once Les Karellis"
  • The station Karellis was an opportunity for residents Montricher the early 1960s, everyone knew, the school had closed, the decline of agricultural activity was increasing, the county seat moved to Bochet, lower in the valley.
  • The unique design of the assembly of the Station, by Peter Laine, founder, captivated the City Council at the time, while seeking investors for the development of winter tourism.
  • Fruit of cooperation between the Municipality and Renewal Association, assembly was then possible by controlling land means any mechanism of speculation is avoided, the town bears no investment is a priority of jobs reserved for residents Common and the surrounding area. Accommodation is from the concept of harmonious development that condition.
  • In 1970 the two municipalities merged Montricher and Albanne Albanne offering a development opportunity by partnering the project and the Karellis.
  • In 1973 construction began on the ISS.
  • In 1976 the first skiers discover the ski area, enjoy the convivial, welcoming Resorts all located at the foot of the slopes, offering quality services tailored to the needs of families.
  • Almost 30 later, intact in the mind "tourism association, the experience of Karellis continues to be cited as an example of sustainable development.
  • Development Harmonized Deriving of reflection of two economists J. Lebret and F. Perroux, the concept of harmonious development has mainly been used in the preparation of development plans and development in countries of low or fragile economy. P. Laine has incorporated the principles for adapting to tourism associations.

SIGHTSEEING

While on vacation in Karellis, learn all the mountain heritage of Savoy and Maurienne:

  • Ecomuseum Montricher, 5 km below the station:
  • Revival of the old life in the village of Montricher.
  • In an old house in the heart of the old village of Montricher, discover the old life: housing, field work, woodworking.
  • Basement is reconstituted the process of manufacture of slate production that lasted until the early 1970s.
  • Open from 1st July to 31 August, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..
  • Admission fee.
  • Reservations accepted for groups all year.

For further information: Tel: +33 4 79 59 61 50 - Email: musemontau@orange.fr

  • Village Albanne:
  • Each week a tour of the village of Albanne and its baroque church is organized. Ability to access on foot from the Karellis.
  • Information Tourist Office in Karellis +33 4 79 59 50 36 or by email.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Montricher-Albanne
Leisure centresSki Resort Les Karellis

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (15 km from the resort). The historic capital of the Maurienne, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne offers many places to discover:
  • The cathedral, the cloister, the crypt.
  • The museum of traditions and costumes Maurienne in the old Episcopal Palace.
  • The essential Opinel knife museum is open every day except Sundays and holidays, from 9am to 12pm and from 14h to 19h. Free admission.
  • The Museum of liquors Mont Corbier (Rue du Parc de la Vanoise). From 10h to 12h 14h-18h. Tel. : +33 4 79 64 00 24.
  • Space Lanslebourg Baroque and Baroque circuit. All Baroque churches Maurienne can be visited as part of "Pathways of Baroque". Contact the Area in Baroque Lanslebourg +33 4 79 05 90 42.
  • The legendary cols of the Tour de France.
  • Forts Haute Maurienne.
  • The National Park of Vanoise.
  • One day in Italy in Turin or Suze (coach tours are offered, information at the Tourist Office Karellis).
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Horse riding in the AlpsNature and the outdoorsFrom 25 € to 950 €La Ferrière (27 km)

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WEATHER

Tuesday 2 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C
Wednesday 3 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C
Thursday 4 September
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Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChez Pépé Nicolas  
9.2
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
Chalet - And if you went Chez Pépé Nicolas ? Between Les Menuires and Val Thorens, in the heart of the Three Valleys, come and share a meal in this beautiful refuge. An exceptional...
Located 14.1 km from Les Karellis32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe K
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
LOCATION - This is the heart of the 3 Valleys ski area, in the village of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville in the Chalet Hotel Kaya **** lies the Le K restaurant. The atmosphere is contemporary...
Located 15.1 km from Les Karellis36 € per person 
Savoyard restaurantLa Grange
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
La Grange restaurant, perched on the mountain in the heart of Val Thorens at the Pierre et Vacances welcomes you in a setting where the Savoyard stone and wood predominate. Menu, the...
Located 15.4 km from Les Karellis24 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa maison jaune    
9.8
Saint-Pancrace
2 rooms for 1 to 4 persons, and possibility of sleeping 2 additional persons. House in 2 km of St Jean de Maurienne's center, situated on the hillside southwest and dominating the city....
Located 7.3 km from Les Karellis66 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsChalet du Levant     NEW
La Toussuire
Welcome to 'Le Levant ' - Bed & Breakfast in the Savoie ski resort 'La Toussuire ' field ' Sybelles ' - Maurienne Valley. We welcome you all year round in our warm and cozy cottage....
Located 11.3 km from Les KarellisFrom 80 € to 130 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsChambre et table d'hotes la bugeonnette     NEW
Notre-Dame-du-Cruet
Located mid-mountain in the village, between the neck and the madeleine glandon villa with 1st floor rooms for 2 to 5 people (and toilet shared room) Separate entrance, baby bed, garden,...
Located 17.3 km from Les Karellis50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 5 personsLocations St Rozaire à Valloire - Savoie  
8.8
Valloire
Two rentals on the ground floor of a chalet in Valloire in the center of the ski resort in Savoie.
Located 7 km from Les Karellis311 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsBois Feuillet
Jarrier
Apartment located in the ground floor cottage, at 1000 meters altitude, facing the 'needles Arves. ' South facing, quiet. Cycling enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity of the great...
Located 8.6 km from Les KarellisFrom 220 € to 470 € per week 
House for 8 personsGite de la biche orelle liaison 3vallées  
9.2
Orelle
65 m² cottage has 6-8 people on orelle valthorens 3 Valleys largest ski area in the world near the Vanoise National Park and mythical passes alpins. Navette free to join cable car pool...
Located 11.4 km from Les KarellisFrom 350 € to 650 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 2 haCamping de la meije    
9.6
La Grave
Near the village of La Grave, at the foot of a magnificent glacier, the 'Camping de la Meije' welcomes you for an active or easy stay. The spectacular view, the calmness, the trees...
Located 21 km from Les Karellis16 € per day 

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HOTELS

Les Sorbiers - Hotel in Les KarellisLes Sorbiers    
8.7
Montricher-Albanne
Located in the mountains, this hotel is a 4-minute walk from the centre of Montricher-Albanne and 4.8 km from Les Karellis ski resort. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and panoramic...
Located 1 km from Les KarellisRoom from 51 €
Hotel Restaurant Lancheton - Hotel in Les KarellisHotel Restaurant Lancheton     
7.5
Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis
Located in the heart of Maurienne Valley, Hotel Restaurant Lancheton is at the foot of La Croix des Têtes. It offers rooms with balconies and views of the mountains. Valloire and Les...
Located 2.8 km from Les KarellisRoom from 72 €
Hotel du Galibier - Hotel in Les KarellisHotel du Galibier    
6.8
Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne
Hotel du Galibier is situated in Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne, just 18 km from the Valmeiner and Valloire-Galibier ski resorts. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access and views of...
Located 4.2 km from Les KarellisRoom from 38 €

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Hotel Eterlou
Located in the French Alps Tarentaise Valley, Eterlou & Tremplin is in the Meribel ski resort. It offers free access to the fitness room, hot tub, hammam...
Savoie
Hôtel l'Aigle des Neiges
L'Aigle des Neiges is a luxury hotel located 1800 metres high in the heart of the old village, very close to the slopes and...
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