The beauty of Summer

The French Alps are magical in the summer. Wildflowers take over from the snow, animals and birds reclaim their space. The air is clean and the views spectacular, you can move at your own pace on foot, on a bike or simply take a ski lift to soak in the views the easy way.

Summer Lake Meribel

On Foot

From an amble around beautiful Villages to strenuous hiking at altitude, there is so much to choose from. Footpaths are well marked and signed just pick up your free map from us. and go exploring.

The free shuttle buses make reaching every corner of Meribel easy. If you want to get a bit higher buy a Pedestrian Pass and let the Lifts take you to the Summits.

Mountain Biking Meribel

By Mountain Bike

The Méribel bike park is certified by the French Cycling Federation and the perfect playground for all levels. The tracks are well marked and maintained by the bike patrols, pick up a free map and discover Meribel and the Three valleys.

Lessons and guided sessions are available for both adults and children, bike and safety equipment is available for hire.

Meribel Gold Course

By Golf Cart

The 18 Hole Meribel Golf Course is situated at the Altiport area. From June through to September there are a number of competitions and events organised including a Pro-Am event.

Green fees start from €28 for 9 holes, equipment and carts are available to hire and lessons can be arranged. if you want a hit out while getting used to altitude and distracting mountain views the Driving Range is a great place to start.

Road Cyclists Meribel

By Road Bike

The French Alps have long been known as a centre for road cycling and Meribel is no exception. Within easy reach of so many classic alpine routes Meribel also has its own alpine road – the new tarmac route that has very recently been laid from Courchevel Altiport up to the stunning Col de la Loze at 2300m. This is the first stage of the ambitious “VIA 3 VALLEYS” linking Méribel and Courchevel via the Col de la Loze. Reserved exclusively for 2-wheelers and pedestrians.

The climb from Meribel to the Col de la Loze is around 7km long at an average incline of 6.5% with the steepest pitches of 17%. The Tour de France will experience it firsthand in September 2020.

Plus so much more including:

Parascending, White Water rafting, the annual Meribel Air Show, Via-Ferrata, the Brides les Bains Thermal Centre and the Olympic Centre in Meribel

Many of the restaurants in Meribel re-open for the summer season and Villages in the area host local Fêtes celebrating the history of the area. Come and be surprised by Summer in Meribel.

Photographs courtesy of Meribel Tourism