There is a wide variety of sports shops that hire out skiing equipment for all the Courchevel resorts.
With such a large skiing area, you can ski a different route every day.
Courchevel is a favourite resort for snowboarders, with a snow park and baby pipe, canyons, dunes, and hoops.
Courchevel has plenty of hiking options, from short walks to half-day hikes and excursions, a great way to relax and take in its amazing scenery. Pedestrian passes can be bought for some of the lifts and buses. There is something for everyone, with 17 km of walking trails, with 12 main paths for walkers and even plenty of options for snowshoe routes.
Courchevel is a great destinations for cycling, as it's a renowned mountain bike centre, with 256km of marked paths, split up into 16 downhill circuits (use the ski lifts to reach these) and 13 round circuits.
There are over 150 shops in the Courchevel area, from boutiques to luxury food shops, and plenty in between.
Courchevel has an abundant quota of restaurants to cater for all tastes, and reserving in advance is recommended as they can get very busy. There is a wide variety of cuisines on offer, from typical Savoyard to seafood, crêpes, Italian food and even two Michelin-starred restaurants in Courchevel 1850. There are some English-run restaurants in Courchevel 1550 and Courchevel 1850.
There are plenty of bars and bistros, as well as 3 cinemas and 4 nightclubs in Courchevel, so plenty to keep you busy long after you've come off the slopes.
To relax after a hard day's skiing (or shopping!), a relaxing drink or snack in one of Courchevel's many bars and cafes is an ideal way to unwind and discuss the day's events.
There are may other ski resorts in the French Alps, for more information on one of them, please visit our Val D'Isere Travel Guide