At the start of the Roaring Twenties, Megève became a ski resort under the leadership of Baroness Noémie de Rothschild. The winter sports resort gradually saw the birth of ski champions, such as Emile Allais and Henri Duvillard. Legendary and iconic, the Megève ski area has continued to develop: 400 kilometers of slopes spread over 3 massifs, 103 ski lifts, 3 Nordic ski areas, ice rinks, ski touring and snowshoeing routes... Megève is one of those snowy beauty spots where new skiing experiences are king.

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Map of the slopes

On skis or snowboard, in the heart of immaculate alpine pastures or between snow-covered fir trees, in beginners' areas or mogul fields reserved for experts, the Megève ski areas offer you a myriad of paths and activities. But now, the alpine domain is so big that it is very easy to get lost……

Alpine domain

In winter, when the first snowflakes cover the fir trees, Megève reveals its incredible ski area and its multitude of winter activities. Cradle of skiing in France, the iconic and authentic resort constitutes an ideal playground for indulging in all the pleasures of skiing, whether sporting, contemplative or sybaritic, with breathtaking panoramas…

Mountain restaurants

In Megevan's high-altitude restaurants, your eyes will see the surrounding mountains and your taste buds will be familiar with the summits of gastronomy. Nestled at the top of snow-capped mountains or nestled in green mountain pastures, in front of a fireplace or on a sunny terrace, delicately savor every second of this interlude where time seems to have stood still. Mountain restaurants…

Ski

With its 2 ski areas spread over 3 mountain ranges and accessible from the center of the village, Megève offers you a unique sliding terrain between snowy forests, sunny landscapes and immaculate mountain pastures that is a dream for skiers from all over the world. Equipped with 45 km of cross-country trails and 400 km of trails…

Snowboard

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, the slopes of Megève are ideal for riding under a radiant sun. On the Evasion Mont Blanc area, snowboard aficionados mingle with skiers. Want to be alone in the world? Many spaces are totally dedicated to your practice! Take off your skis and take your board,…

Snowshoe hikes

Delicately enveloped by immaculate mountain pastures where the blue of the sky contrasts with the white of the snow, Megève's nature has a look of paradise which attracts a good number of hikers who come to indulge in the pleasures of snowshoeing. Whether on a guided walk or following the marked routes, under…

Activities on ice

To take advantage of the joys of sliding, nothing beats setting off on the skating rink at the Palais or on a curling rink. In Megève, all year round, ice lovers can treat themselves to the luxury of twirling around on an icy surface of 1800 m², trying out fun ice sports and taking part in…

Luge

Flat on your stomach or seated, head or feet forward, solo or in pairs, sledding is the essential activity for holidays in the mountains. With many equipped and secure areas on the snow front, Megève is a paradise for skiing. So get on your sled and enjoy sometimes gentle descents...

Ice climbing

Flirt with the glaciers in a magical atmosphere in an icefall! Corseted in a harness, crampons on your feet, ice ax in hand and helmet on your head, soar in complete safety in a progression as dizzying as it is aesthetic, following the shapes, hardnesses and colors of the ice. A unique glacier experience…

Ski schools

Innovative in the field of ski schools, Megève had three schools in 1930. Thanks to Emile Allais and Paul Gignoux, Megève saw the establishment of the first French method of skiing with, a few years later, the creation of the School of French skiing. Strong from its beginnings, the station continues to evolve in…

Lifts

From the Mont d'Arbois gondolas to the legendary red cabin of Rochebrune, including our detachable chairlifts, the two ski areas of Megève have a large choice of ski lifts suitable for all levels and all practices. In summer as in winter, let yourself be propelled from the heart of the village to the peaks of…

Jaillet gondola – Winter

In winter, the Jaillet cable car propels you in just a few minutes into a timeless natural environment at an altitude of 1585 metres. At the top, you enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Mont-Blanc range and the Alpine peaks. Starting point for hiking or mountain biking in summer, the Jaillet is…

Megeve cable car

In the early 1930s, a logger had the good idea of ​​adapting cable transport to downhill skiing. A few years later, in 1933, the first cable car specifically built for downhill skiing appeared in Rochebrune and with it, the beginning of a beautiful and long history.

Snowshoe routes

Dominated by 3 mountain ranges and enveloped by numerous mountain pastures clad in white, Megève's nature looks like paradise which, at the height of winter, attracts a large number of hikers who come to indulge in the pleasures of snowshoeing. Because even in winter, Megève has many marked hiking trails and itineraries...

Winter hiking trails

In Megève, hiking is a real tradition that combines solid assets: an unobstructed view of Mont-Blanc, unforgettable memories, breathtaking landscapes and sometimes even unexpected encounters with wild animals. So with family or friends, take the many routes and marked trails that Megève offers in winter...

Marked cross-country ski trails

Slide freely! Capital of outdoor sports, with its expanses of snow-covered forests and pristine landscapes, Megève is a perfect destination for practicing ski touring on marked routes and surveying the peaks, with breathtaking views of the Mont massif. -White. Get well informed to ski in…

Ski and snowboard rental

To enjoy winter sports in complete safety, ski professionals invite you to a face-to-face meeting to choose the equipment that will accompany you during your frenzied slaloms! Whether it's gearing up from head to toe, renting just a pair of shoes, or trying on a multitude of…

Snowshoe rental

Strolling in an immaculate field, taking the marked trails, hearing the snow crunch under your feet… Without a doubt, snowshoeing is the star of a holiday in the snow! But before you can explore the peaks in search of the mythical powder snow, you have to go through the location box. In Megeve, the…

Bike/mountain bike rental

Want to try mountain biking? Rent your equipment directly from qualified and passionate professionals. Thanks to the rental, you have the possibility of testing a multitude of equipment: electric bike, mountain bike, urban bike and even electric scooters! Professionals in the advice and complete in the services offered, the shops of…
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A ski resort and two ski areas

Megève, a charming winter sports resort, brings together two ski areas on 3 massifs offering a breathtaking view of Mont-Blanc.

The Evasion Mont-Blanc ski area brings together the resorts of Megève (with the Rochebrune, Côte 2000 and Mont-d'Arbois massifs), Saint-Gervais, Saint-Nicolas de Véroce and Les Contamines. On the other side, the Portes du Mont-Blanc area brings together the resorts of Jaillet, Combloux and La Giettaz.

This XXL playground expands the field of possibilities, allowing you to give free rein to your most beautiful descents. Cradle of skiing for more than 100 years, the Megève ski area extends over 400 kilometers and has more than 227 alpine ski slopes.

Discover the ski area
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Experience alpine adventures in the Haute-Montagne

Between delicacy and intensity, Megève has always rubbed shoulders with the reliefs of the Mont-Blanc massif. The spectacle of the peaks guarantees you exceptional hikes, between legendary itineraries and more accessible hikes.

Alongside expert state-certified guides, venture into the high mountains to learn about mountaineering, climbing, snowshoeing or even glacier hiking.

The Megève Guides Office creates tailor-made experiences for you, corresponding to your level and your desires. So many exquisite events to experience at the summit that transform your stay in the mountains into real alpine adventures.

Get your fill of sensations with the Guides Office

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Megève hotels, the alliance of authenticity and modernity

Megève with its elegance, its immensity and its woody scents, like a master's canvas framed by hotels which cultivate refinement, the art of living and the taste for beautiful things... The winter sports resort of Megève has a large diversity of accommodation mixing tradition and avant-gardism.

Each hotel makes it a point of honor to offer its guests a unique experience. Spa, top-of-the-range service and comfort are the major mysteries of the resort's hotel services.

Find the hotel of your dreams for your stay in Megève

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