If you’re looking for a village in the Meribel Valley with quaint Savoyard charm, and fantastic access to the slopes, Les Allues could be the place for you.
Les Allues, Le Raffort, Les Cruet, Nantgerel and surrounding hamlets are the origins of the Meribel Valley resort. These small hamlets have retained their traditional farm buildings and chalets, small winding streets and Alpine character. Les Allues has a couple of fantastic restaurants and bars, along with a small shop, so there is everything you could need within walking distance of your property. For the evenings, the Tsaretta is unbeatable for its buzz of locals and holidaymakers alike. They offer a great range of food, from pizzas to Asian inspired food. If you don’t want to ski, Les Allues has a great variety of other activities too. You can walk through the forest up to le Villard to enjoy the views across the valley, or to Meribel Village to try out the restaurants there, and experience the fresh snow without putting skis on. Les Allues also has its own museum which you can explore to learn more about the fascinating history of the Meribel Valley.
Access to the Three Valleys Ski area is provided by the Olympique Telecabine in Les Allues which connects Brides Les Bains further down the valley to Meribel Centre. During good snow conditions, you can even ski all the way back down to Les Allues! Alternatively, you can hop on the free resort bus service to take you to the Centre in less than ten minutes.
Ski Hire: The Ski Higher shop is located next to the bus stop in Les Allues. They will even deliver the equipment to your doorstep for your arrival. Follow this link to receive 40% off in the shop, or 20% off their delivery service!
Favourite restaurants: The Tsaretta does great pizzas and delicious food in a wide-range of cuisines
Top non-skiing activity: Enjoying the live bands at the Tsaretta every Wednesday and Friday.
Top picks of accommodation:
The charming and spacious Chalet Coeur Joli is only a 5-minute walk from the gondola in Les Allues.
Chalet Symphonie is a lovely 3-bedroom property located right in the heart of Les Allues, a two minute walk away from the shops and the bus stop.