WHY JOHNNY HALLYDAY AND BRIGITE BARDOT ADOPTED MÉRIBEL

What links Johnny Hallyday with Brigitte Bardot ? Skiing ! By the 1960s, Méribel was already home to celebrities, most notably Brigitte Bardot, France’s celebrated actress, and rock icon Johnny Hallyday. Both loved skiing in Méribel which was already known as a snow-sure destination.

                                   

Johnny Hallyday Méribel Ski 1960 UK version

1. Ski guarantee throughout the season

Méribel is part of the 3 Vallées* family, the world’s largest ski area with 600km of marked and interconnected pistes (*Méribel, Courchevel, La Tania, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val Thorens and Orelle). Situated between 1,300 m and 3,230 m altitude, the pistes enjoy conditions favourable to good snow and 85% of the ski area lies above 1,800m !

Care and attention is lavished on creating quality cultured snow. 2,535 snow cannons cover 53% of the ski area to ensure maximum security.

Bonus point : les 3 Vallées have created a ski guarantee which undertakes to reimburse any non-used days during the validity of your ski pass. Find out more here

2. Snow of exceptional quality

Every link between valleys lies above 2,000m altitude ! This gives an even greater scope to your ski holiday. Add to that 15 peaks above 2,500m and 6 glaciers with spectacular panoramic views. And all this offers you a unique total vertical descent of 62,000m… in short, it’s a taste of snowy heaven ! Brigitte Bardot Méribel Ski ESF 1960 UK version

3. Sophisticated piste grooming

To have fun on skis, or learn to ski, the pistes must be perfect. Our pistes - green, blue, red or black - are prepared each day with love, entrusted to 160 experts who skilfully operate 77 piste groomers. Every night, they work their magic on the ski area. Find out more about the work of our « smoothers of the ephemaral ».

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Tuesday, October 15

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