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Big projects are coming to Courchevel Le Praz!

Entertainment 

on 04 December 2017

 

This week Cimalpes presents the major development projects for the resort of Courchevel Le Praz and its best addresses.

To find out everything about lifts and cable cars in Courchevel, consult our regularly updated information page:
 

The ski area


Courchevel Le Praz (1300m), which is arguably the most authentic in Savoyard charm. It benefits from ease of access to the ski area as well as the commodities of the village centre. Courchevel Le Praz is an all-season mountain resort ; vacationers enjoy the lake of Le Praz during the summer. You will also find the famous Olympic ski jump.

Courchevel Le Praz

Major development projects

In order to offer new solutions to skiers the resort of Courchevel plans major projects for the development of Praz.

Content of the program :

  • 500 parking spaces on 2 levels
  • A new gondola station
  • The ticket booth of the S3V and the welcome office of Courchevel Tourisme
  • A children's playground
  • A multipurpose room of 245 sq.m.
  • A terrace
  • A medical office (track and ambulance parking)
  • On the roof: a sports field with an organized lap (walk, roller ...) and a "logistic" platform (installation of stands, marquees ...)
  • Landscaping around the building and Lake of Le Praz
Courchevel Le Praz

In early 2017, a request for proposal was launched to the prime contractor. The firm INEX-A of Le Bourget du Lac was selected. The elected representatives made their choice according to the landscape integration of the equipment (visual impact and choice of materials) which will enable a valorization of the surroundings of the lake and the village of Le Praz.

Work is scheduled to start in spring 2018, with delivery December 2019. It is estimated at 19 million euros inclusive of tax for an overall cost of the operation estimated at 26.6 million euros.

Other projects will be realized soon like :

  • The improvement of signage for tourists, skiers, hikers and car drivers
  • A new pathway to the Col de la Chal to facilitate access to a larger amount of people. The aim is to reach 1000 steps
  • New ski slope  with an arrival in Praz, near the Olympic springboards
Tremplin Courchevel Le Praz

Le Praz - Candidature for the Alpine Ski World Championships 2023

TOGETHER FOR 2023

The Courchevel-Meribel site has been designated by the French Ski Federation (January 2016) to bring France's candidacy to the organization of the Alpine Skiing World Championships in 2023 in front of international bodies. It has been preferred at the Chamonix and Val d'Isere resorts.

The World Championships would be held from February 6 to 19, 2023.

Receiving such a competition increases the reputation of the station but also its economic development.

Discover all the information of the application!

Few figures

More than 600 athletes for 75 nationalities should be present and more than 600 million viewers (1000 hours of television broadcast are scheduled) and more than 200 000 spectators are expected on the competition sites!
The press will also cover this big competition with about 1,800 accredited media (1100 TV and 700 newspapers).

The budget of the event amounts to 42 million euros, to which are added the public subsidies of the State, the Olympic Committee, the Department, the Region ... Thus, 37 million euros are and already guaranteed. The rest of the budget will be financed by sales made by the ticket office and private partners.

The budget of the application is estimated at 825K € (of which deposit at the FIS of 400,000 CHF). These amounts are exclusive of investments (total FFS support for the National Center for Sport Development).

SITES OF COMPETITION It is planned to organize the men's races in Courchevel and the Ladies' races as well as the parallels in Méribel.

A breathtaking view of the springboard!

The Chalet ETagne

What better way to enjoy the competitions than being housed in a superb chalet offering a clear view of the Tremplin du Praz?

This chalet enjoys an exceptional location in the heart of the village of Courchevel Le Praz.

These 370 sq.m can accommodate up to 13 people (10 adults and 3 children) in 5 bedrooms.
You will be charmed by the traditional wood that we find throughout the chalet. The decoration and interior design is modern while respecting the codes of mountain chalets.

The most of the chalet ?
A relaxation area with sauna, jacuzzi and walk-in shower.

A cozy nest in the center of the Praz Village

 

The Chalet Pierremont is a traditional chalet made of stones and light wood that offers an interior with contemporary decoration.

Its capacity of 360 m² is planned to accommodate up to 14 people (12 adults and 2 children) in 6 beautiful rooms.

Equipped with large windows, the spacious living room is very bright. The large design fireplace comes to dress the room and brings all the necessary heat for convivial moments with family or with his relatives.

The ski slopes are only 300 meters from the chalet via the Praz and Forêt ski lifts.

Its location is ideal!

Chalet White Courchevel

The White Chalet

 

Chalet White is located in one of the pedestrian streets of Courchevel Le Praz Village. Its recent construction integrates perfectly in the center this traditional village with the traditional charm and deemed calm.

Its 270 m² can accommodate up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms. This prestigious chalet with a design decoration, has everything to make your stay unforgettable.

Its high-end facilities are worthy of the biggest hotels:

  • Swimming pool
  • Massage room
  • Movie theater

You will understand, in this chalet relaxation is queen!

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