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Les Ménuires

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Les Ménuires - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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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.

Les Ménuires is a ski resort that is part of the municipality of Les Belleville

Geographical information

Ski resortLes Ménuires
Tourism label
Latitude45.3267450 (N 45° 19’ 36”)
Longitude6.5361450 (E 6° 32’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 1450m to 2850m
PrefectureChambéry (102 km, 1h22)
DepartmentSavoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Les Belleville7.4 km (22 min)
Val Thorens9.2 km (27 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Belleville15.5 km (20 min)
Méribel19.3 km (1h08)
Brides-les-Bains26 km (36 min)
La Perrière28 km (38 min)
Les Allues31 km (43 min)
Bozel33 km (43 min)

Things to see and do

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.

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Photos

Winter Menuires (© Gilles Lansard)
Winter Menuires (© Gilles Lansard)
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Family Skiing (© Gilles Lansard)
Family Skiing (© Gilles Lansard)
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Ski area (© Pascal Lebeau)
Ski area (© Pascal Lebeau)
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in summer Les Menuires (© Gilles Lansard)
in summer Les Menuires (© Gilles Lansard)
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snow mountain biking (© Cyril Cousin)
snow mountain biking (© Cyril Cousin)
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Centra aqualudic Bruyeres (© D. Dubreuil)
Centra aqualudic Bruyeres (© D. Dubreuil)
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Luge Roc'n Bob (Cousin © Cyril)
Luge Roc'n Bob (Cousin © Cyril)
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Walibi Gliss (© Cyril Cousin)
Walibi Gliss (© Cyril Cousin)
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Speed ​​Mountain (© Pascal Lebeau)
Speed ​​Mountain (© Pascal Lebeau)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden paraglider flight over the Maurienne
Sports sensations75 € to 105 € Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte (11 km)
Rafting down the Isère river
Sports sensations60 € Aime-la-Plagne (24 km)
Riverboarding through the gorges of the Isère river
Sports sensations59 € Aime-la-Plagne (24 km)
Hike at the heart of Vanoise
Nature and the great outdoors19 € to 34 € Aime-la-Plagne (25 km)
Hike in the Arvan Valley
Nature and the great outdoors18 € Saint-Jean-d'Arves (25 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Balcony of Belleville Pathway
HikeIntermediate3h15Les Belleville (320 m)
Menuires' lakes Circuit
HikeAthletic5h35Les Belleville (910 m)
The hill of the narrow valley - Lac du Lou - Lac de Pierre Blanche
HikeAthletic6h15Les Belleville (1.5 km)
Lou's Lake
HikeIntermediate2h00Les Belleville (1.5 km)
Le Pas de Cherferie
HikeAthletic3h35Les Belleville (5.4 km)

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