Media Release: Winter Wonderland chronicles present Méribel – the exceptional and international ski resort in Savoie

We’re kicking off our weekly chronicles on the ski resorts who will be joining us at our Winter Wonderland Event and starting off with the fabulous Méribel

AS part of the three valleys skiing area in the Savoie region of the Rhone Alps, Méribel is the postcard picture the area’s alpine ski resorts and has the prestige to go along with it.

Founded by Brit Peter Lindsay in 1938, Méribel has retained a strong British presence since its inception. Its chalet architecture is charming and the resort is convenient to get both to and around.

Méribel will be the first resort in the Three Valleys area to open a five-star establishment – the Kaila. It will also have a Nuxe spa with an exclusive aquatic centre.

Two famous hotels on the resort, the institution Adray Télébar and the impressive Alpen Ruitor hotel, have been upgraded in their rankings to honour their world-class facilities. For the impatient skiers out there, Méribel has improved its ski lifts to shorten the trips to the top of the slopes down to 15min maximum.

Other activities on the slopes of Méribel also include enjoying sleigh dog rides, 33km of cross country skiing and speed riding. It also has a very lively ‘après-ski’ scene!


  • 26 December 2012 – Final Cup of the Ice Hockey League
  • 23 & 24 February 2013 – Women’s skiing World Cup

The Méribel resort is in the Savoie region of the Rhone-Alps and is open from 12 August 2012 to 24 April 2013.

Don’t forget to register your interest in attending our 11 September Winter Wonderland event to find out more about Méribel.

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Contact: Jacqueline Mirtelli