Come Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games in Méribel
In February, Méribel will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games that were held in the resort. The Winter Olympics of 1992 was one of the most important moments in the history of Méribel, and now they’re celebrating by hosting a whole host of special events throughout February.
Ceremonial Lighting of the Anniversary Flame
Tuesday 8th February – 6.30 pm
With a torchlight descent that is guaranteed to be unforgettable, ESF Méribel’s ski instructors will provide an incredible spectacle as they snake down the slopes in complete darkness with flaming torches that light up the mountainside.
Enjoy the festive atmosphere as the celebrations culminate in the lighting of the commemorative anniversary flame. Stilt walkers will entertain both young and old while wearing Olympics themed costumes to help you get into the Olympic spirit.
Exhibition Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the ’92 Olympics
Tuesday 8th February – Wednesday 31st August, 9am – 6.30pm daily
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, come and explore these 3 exhibitions which are sure to revive your memories of these incredible games. The three exhibitions are situated at the Méribel Centre Tourist Office, the Mottaret Tourist Office and finally at the Parc Olympique.
Olympics Party at the Bread Oven
Monday 14th February – 5.30 pm – 10 pm
Celebrate 30 years since the ’92 Albertville Winter Olympics by joining Méribel’s traditional party at the communal bread oven. Come and enjoy music, traditional costumes, dancing, and free mulled wine, you can even buy hot Diot sausages for a classic Savoyarde supper! Olympic themed fancy dress is highly encouraged.
1992 Olympics Day of Commemoration and Closing Ceremony
Wednesday 23rd February – 6pm
Méribel guests and visitors are invited to take part in the official celebration of the 30th anniversary of the ’92 Albertville Winter Olympics! The programme includes a show of racing on the Stade featuring children from the ski club and films shown on the giant screen. You will also enjoy the torchlight descent for children in the ESF retrospective show, a fashion parade of the official costumes from the 1992 Olympic Games on stage and an exciting firework display.