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Megève ski resort

Haute-Savoie, France

Megève ski resort, located near Geneva, Switzerland, is renowned as being one of the prettiest and the most upmarket ski resorts in France. Being the capital of the mountain way of life, it belongs to the prestigious "Best of the Alps" group.

There are three main ski areas; Mont D'arbois, Rochebrune and Le Jaillet. They offer a combined 445km of pistes and are served by 116 lifts. Much of the skiing at Megève ski resort is on beautiful tree-lined slopes with picturesque views of the surrounding mountains. Not to be missed is the view of Mont Blanc from the excellent value restaurant at the top of the Bachais chairlift, in Le Jaillet area.

You can choose between the World Cup downhill run, bumps or cruising terrain. Megève ski resort has something for every ability and preference. The terrain breakdown is approximately 74% beginner trails, 19% intermediate and 7% for advanced skiers and snowboarders.

Megève ski resort's trails are largely cut through thickly forested slopes. The exception being the wide snowy runs of Mont d'Arbois, which reach up above the tree line to the resort's highest trails at 2,485m. Most of the beginner areas are down close to the village and make the resort a wonderful place for first-timers when snow conditions are good. The area around Mont d'Arbois holds the most attractions for intermediate skiers. Experts have opportunities to run in the proximity of the world's toughest skiing mecca - Mont Blanc. 

As well as the full range of facilities associated with a village that is bustling with visitors all year, there are many other facilities such as the large sports complex, outdoor pool, horse drawn taxis, many quality restaurants and some excellent designer shops in an atmospheric pedestrian area. The village of Megève ski resort retains a very French feel.

Megève ski resort is a year round resort and in summers, the hiking is truly spectacular. Beautiful views of the Mont Blanc massif and rocky paths to the top of famous peaks – the area really has everything. The ski area and mountain biking are a perfect combination with hundreds of trails linking the resort with other towns on the valley floor. Special events like Megève Jazz Festival, Time Megève Sportif, and Mont Blanc Race also attract many.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Megeve ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 445 km 276.5 mi

  • Easiest 328 km 203.8 mi | 74%
  • More Difficult 84 km 52.2 mi | 19%
  • Most Difficult 33 km 20.5 mi | 7%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes Yes

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2350 m 7710 ft
Base elevation:
1113 m 3651.6 ft
Vertical Drop:
1237 m 4058.4 ft
Total Trails:
445 km 276.5 mi
Longest Run:
5.5 km 3.4 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassEUR 45
  • Kids Day PassEUR 36
  • Season PassEUR 888
  • Kids Season PassEUR 710.50
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 116

  • Cable Car / Tram1
  • Gondolas13
  • Chairlifts35
  • T-Bars67
live cam

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %20 %
  • No of Snow guns888

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:17/04/2019
  • 24hrs Snow 0 cm 0 in
  • Base (natural):0 cm 0 in
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W5 km/h W3 m/h


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