A central platform which is easily accessible on skis. Whether you’re on a day trip or a week-long holiday, this spot is perfect for picnics with a view! With Mont Vallon in the background, you have front row seats from which to admire Meribel’s highest summit; you won’t linger for long as you’ll want to head up the mountain to take in the breathtaking view of the glacier below!
Location : At the top of "Plan des Mains" chair lift and Chatelet and the Plattières gondola, your picnic spot is reserved for you on this gorgeous plateau at the top of Méribel’s ski area.
Dining with such a stunning panorama: priceless !
No need to book a table to enjoy a sublime panorama in the Wild, Wild East of the 3 Valleys (Courchevel Moriond). Tuck into your picnic whilst looking over at Mont Blanc and the surrounding peaks that look almost like the Grand Canyon… Don’t forget your sunglasses!
Location : Once you arrive at the top of Signal chair lift in Courchevel Moriond, you’ll find several picnic benches awaiting you in this magnificent setting.
At the top of the Roc 1 gondola, this Les Menuires picnic area offers a panorama of the Vallon du Lou and La Masse. Settle down for a meal or simply pause for a rest: picnic tables, deckchairs, mobile phone recharge points… What more could you need?
*Location : At the top of the Roc 1 gondola, accessible to 3 Valleys visitors whether on skis or on foot. *
A high-altitude summit, a powder field, some picnic tables and a few curious jackdaws…
Refuel in this location off-the-beaten-track and you’ll feel completely alone (in a good way!) No hustle or bustle, simply an incredible view of Meribel and Les Menuires.
Location : At the top of the Olympic Express, at the extreme west of the Méribel Valley.
Take a moment to look up from your sandwich or slice of cake and you may just spot some wildlife looking back at you from mountains opposite.
With a keen eye and a little patience, you can usually pick out the chamois (disguised in their grey jackets) among the crags. It’s their favourite place to hang out in Courchevel so you have 99% chance of seeing one!
Location : Between the bottom of the Chanrossa and Marmottes chairlift, you’ll find the picnic tables just behind the Chanrossa lift station.
Accessible, clear and now legendary: welcome to Col de la Loze! One of the most popular spots, it's sunny, often sheltered from the wind, and offers an almost 360-degree view of the surrounding peaks. In front of you, the lake and the Loze rock, where you can watch the most daring freeride descents by connoisseur riders.
Do you have a 3 Vallées ski pass? Switch to Courchevel and discover the Nid de la Loze, an atypical, pointed hut where you can bask in comfort. With a view, of course!
A bike up there? Yes, yes: the Col de la Loze was the finishing line for the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2020. A must-try in summer, on a muscle bike if you're an enthusiast, otherwise on an electric bike, as the summer panorama is well worth the effort!
Access: From Méribel via the Loze chairlift
For a hot snack or just to warm up before heading back up the lifts, take a well-earned break in the “PIKNIC’N RELAX” room which is located under the Pas du Lac gondola in the centre of Méribel-Mottaret.
It has sofas, a kitchen, wifi, smartphone charging points and more… Just don’t relax so much that you forget to go back out on the slopes!
Location : Under the bottom of the Pas du Lac gondola on the snow front in Méribel-Mottaret.
At the top of the Roc de Tougne chairlift, opposite the mountains of Mont Blanc and Saulire, a little wooden cabin awaits… Tables, benches and a fabulous view of the surrounding summits, you’ll feel totally immersed in an authentic mountain lifestyle (Except when you take advantage of the glove warmers and smartphone chargers!) Yes, the fur trappers of Meribel have all the mod cons!
Location : At the top of the Roc de Tougne chairlift, opposite the mountains of Mont Blanc and Saulire, a little wooden cabin awaits… Tables, benches and a fabulous view of the surrounding summits, you’ll feel totally immersed in an authentic mountain lifestyle (Except when you take advantage of the smartphone chargers!) Yes, the fur trappers of Meribel have all the mod cons!
A well-equipped picnic room with microwave, running water and sink, a mezzanine for kids to play, chargers of all types, free wifi… Swing by the saloon for a much-deserved rest after learning to ski in the Western Skipark, the fun space to learn in Courchevel Moriond!
Location : Turn left when leaving the building at the top of the Ariondaz gondola (towards the Bel Air red run) and the picnic room is part of the main gondola building next to the WCs.