Celebrating New Year’s in the snow-kissed French Alps is truly enchanting. With sparkling snow under a starlit sky, lively streets, and a heartwarming mountain ambience, it’s an unforgettable experience. If you’re dreaming of ending your year on a high note, the French ski resorts are where the magic happens. Let’s embark on a virtual tour of the most enchanting destinations to say goodbye to the old and welcome the new.
- Val d’Isère: An Alpine Gem
Val d’Isère combines the serenity of a snow-covered village with the exhilarating nightlife of a bustling resort. Whether you fancy dancing till dawn at Doudoune and Dick’s Tea Bar or a relaxed vibe at Le Petit Danois, the choices are aplenty. Don’t miss the legendary daytime parties at La Folie Douce! For the morning after? Recoup and rejuvenate at your private chalet or apartment spa, in the Centre Aquasportif or carve through the expansive ski terrain connected to Tignes.
While Val d’Isère is renowned for its luxurious chalets and upscale hotels, it doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to enjoy its winter wonder. Nestled within the heart of this skiing paradise is Apartment Tournesol, an affordable yet charming accommodation option for those keen to experience the magic of Val d’Isère without the hefty price tag.
Elegance meets entertainment in Courchevel, the “St Tropez on snow”. As the clock nears midnight, the heart of the resort transforms into a spontaneous revelry spot with fireworks illuminating the skies. Courchevel 1850, especially, hosts a grand piste party at the La Croisette building. For a dash of luxury, head to Michelin-starred restaurants or sway to the beats at Les Caves nightclub.
Avalable for 2023/24 NYE in Courchevel 1850 is Apartment PenthouseB:
Nestled between Courchevel and Belleville valleys, Méribel exudes charm and modern amenities. A family haven, it promises unforgettable experiences for both kids and adults. A unique highlight is the resort’s grand fireworks display, perfectly viewable from the many chalets adorned with mountain vistas. Satiate your culinary cravings at top-notch eateries like La Fromagerie and Kiki Restaurant, or sway to live tunes at places like Jack’s Bar and La Folie Douce.
In the French Alps, New Year’s Eve is more than just a countdown. It’s a sensory delight, an exhilarating blend of adventure and relaxation, and most importantly, a celebration of life. Whether you’re a hardcore party animal or a serene soul looking for tranquillity, the French ski resorts have got you covered. So, as the year draws to an end, may your spirits soar high amidst the towering peaks, and may the year ahead be as thrilling as a downhill ski run!