Ski resort located in the department of Savoie, Les Menuires sits in the heart of the Tarentaise Valley. Inaugurated in 1964, it is located in the municipality of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville and is now one of the largest ski area of the 3 Valleys. Not far from Albertville, is downstream of the other great ski resort area of Val Thorens.
One that gained fame by hosting the trials of the special slalom gentlemen at the Albertville Olympics in 1992 is very popular among tourists in winter and summer with many hiking trails.
Les Menuires has been labeled classified tourist resort, Family Plus, club station and large field station. The many sports and other leisure of all kinds make the success of the station.
The ski resort is the main attraction of this Savoyard site. Linked to Three Valleys, composed of Meribel, Val Thorens or Courchevel, Les Menuires consists of three areas:
Mount House, which rises to 2850m above sea level, offers a beautiful network of blue and red runs and a snowpark (BK PARK) to discover freestyle or distrust in boardercrosses.
The Pointe de la Masse is the opposite slope of the Mount House. From its summit, the view is outstanding, a 360 ° view of the Alps. The skiers can then join different off-piste runs mythical - Lake Lou, the valley Encombres the Yvozes. Red, black and blue trails allow skiers to choose their route according to their level.
The Grangeraies and St. Martin offer gentler slopes, the ski tour including a beautiful descent to the village of Saint-Martin de Belleville.
On the whole station, visitors can learn about many sports such as luge (2 tracks, one track "speed mountain"), cross country skiing, paragliding, snowmobiling or ATV on snow. Aquasportifs two centers with pool and relaxation area, equip the station.
In summer, mountain bike descents, or the Tyrolean adventure also appeal to vacationers.