The popular skiing resort of Meribel Centre is situated in the largest skiing valley in the whole world - where no less than 650 km worth of skiing runs are combined together to offer perfect opportunities for skiers of any level. Meribel Centre is located at a height of 1450m above sea level and is just 2 km away from Meribel village. This is in the Rhone-Alpes region of eastern France. Your holidays in Meribel Centre are likely to be spent in comfortable self catering accommodation that is either right beside ski runs, or definitely within a very short drive. All properties are luxuriously furnished and offer all manner of facilities for you to enjoy for the duration of your stay in the area.
The winter sports opportunities (skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and tobogganing) are certainly the biggest draw for people looking to take their holidays in Meribel Centre, but it is also worth noting that this part of France is also great for summer breaks, too. The beautiful local mountainous countryside is just crying out for you to enjoy leisurely walks or even longer hiking treks. Other popular summer activities include swimming, golf, tennis, fishing, cycling and mountain biking, white-water rafting, painting and photography.
If the immense local skiing opportunities are still not enough for you, during your holidays in Meribel Centre, it might interest you to know that the world-famous resort of Val-d’Isere is only a short drive east of the self catering accommodation. This is a resort area that proves to be a great day out no matter what time of the year in which you choose to visit. If you would like to travel a little farther afield, some suggestions for you include Chambery, the beautiful Vanoise National Park, Lyon and as the country of Switzerland is only a stone’s throw away, a trip to wonderful Geneva should definitely be on the cards.
As your holidays in Meribel Centre will be spent some 1450m above sea level, you should expect a typical alpine climate. This will mean that winters are suitably cold and snowy and even daytime highs will struggle to get much above freezing. Night lows will be well below zero, so warm clothing is always a definite necessity. During the summer months, this part of France can expect to bask in temperatures that hit the high-teens or low-twenties degrees Celsius.
Chambery Airport (CMF) will prove to be perfect for your holidays in Meribel Centre as it is only around an hour’s drive away. Several airlines fly in and out of this airport from the UK and these are Jet2.com, Titan Airways, British Airways and BMI Baby. Departures are from East Midlands (EMA), London City (LCY), London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Birmingham (BHX) and Exeter (EXT).