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Top 10 best places to stay in France in the winter holiday

11/01/2023

When asked what is interesting about traveling to France in the winter, many tourists and locals will say that going on vacation is the answer. Tourists enjoy all four seasons in France, with the snowy winter months being especially popular due to the country's abundance of excellent ski resorts. During the winter, visitors to France are primarily concerned with finding the best places to stay in France in the winter holiday.

What do locals and tourists usually do during winter break?

Skiing is a popular pastime for many French families, and it is also one of the most enjoyable activities for visitors to try when they visit. They also challenge themselves with sports like skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, tubing, and snowshoeing.

Many people will use winter break to plan gatherings and outings in order to relax and recharge their batteries before returning to work. As a result, many people are interested in the topic best places to stay in France in the winter holiday.

Which place should I choose to stay during the winter break?

Here are 10 best places to stay in France in the winter holiday that we would like to recommend.

Courchevel 1850

This is the most luxurious ski resort in the world, attracting high-income travelers. Nestled in the Alps is the ski resort of Courchevel. Located in the Alps, Les Trois Vallées, or The Three Valleys, is the largest ski area in the world. The Three Valleys includes three resorts, Courchevel, Méribel, and Val Thorens, with a total of about 603 km of ski runs.

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Hotel La Sivoliere Courchevel 1850

Courchevel Village 1550

Courchevel 1550 is a resort hidden under bright lights, under cold, snowy hills. This place is a tranquil resort, suitable for travelers who want to come here to relax. As a ski village with a small size, it comes with accommodations separate from other tourist attractions, such as restaurants, pubs, and fashion shops.

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Courchevel 1550 (Village) Resort Guide

La Tania Courchevel 1400

The resort is designed by famous architect Jacques Labro with architecture including bungalows, houses and hotels, most of which are decorated with wood As for the center, makes it especially popular with families and tourists. Located 1,400 meters above the mountainside, La Tania harmonizes with its natural character to its strengths.

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Apartment Nouva

Le Praz Courchevel 1300

This place is one of the best places to stay in France in the winter holiday. It is brimming with beauty, from traditional to modern, with warm lights, rustic cobblestone streets, thick layers of snow on wooden roofs, and a touch of classic French luxury. At candlelit restaurants and bars, you can unwind with food and drinks.

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Chalet K120

Val Thorens Properties

The Val Thorens Ski School is within walking distance of this resort. Visitors are provided with more options for their journey because of the high quality of the vehicles and the smoothness of the roads. After a long day of skiing, visitors can unwind at slopes like La Folie Douce and 360 Bar, or at well-known bars like The Frog and Roastbeef Wine.

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La DATCHA Val Thorens

Les Menuires Properties

As the largest private ski area in the Three Valleys, it attracts many vacationers each year. Les Menuires, which sits at an elevation of 1,850 meters, is primarily made up of hotels and self-catering apartments. With prices more affordable than other areas in the Three Valleys, also for that reason, this resort becomes one of the best places to stay in France in the winter holiday. In addition to skiing, there is a sports center here where you can participate in a variety of other activities.

Apartment for sale in Val Thorens

Saint Martin de Belleville Properties

It is a traditional resort with chalets or chalet-style apartment buildings that are all clad in wood and stone. Overall, no matter where you are or what time of year you visit, this is a fantastic location.

House for sale in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Meribel Center

This resort is a small village that has been preserved in its traditional style, with farm buildings and traditional wooden houses, as well as winding small streets. Meribel Le Raffort has a few great restaurants and bars, as well as a small shop, to keep you entertained.

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Apartment Squaw Valley

Meribel Le Raffort

This resort is a small village that has been preserved in its traditional style, with farm buildings and traditional wooden houses, as well as winding small streets. Meribel Le Raffort has a few great restaurants and bars, as well as a small shop, to keep you entertained.

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Chalet Meribel

Meribel les Allues

It was the original town in the Meribel Valley before the ski resort was built. Offering the feel of a traditional alpine village and with a year-round community, moreover the resort has a very friendly atmosphere that feels like a neighborhood. Meribel Les Allues is perfect for a self-catering winter break as it has a grocery store, a ski rental shop and a convenience store.

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Apartment Genepy

Conclusion

The above article has introduced the best places to stay in France in the winter holiday. I hope this article has given you a better understanding of winter vacation in France and the places you should visit before coming here. Courchevel has a wide range of accommodations to meet your needs. Contact us for more information.