Hiking in Courchevel
Do you want to breathe the clean mountain air and enjoy a summer vacation surrounded by nature? Let yourself be enamoured by Courchevel.
Courchevel has more than 260 km of trails with routes suitable for all levels, including families. Discover the best mythical spots of Savoy and admire exceptional landscapes at an altitude of over 2700m.
Here are our top 5 mythical places to discover this summer:
- The Blue Lake
- The Merlet Lakes
- Rosière lake
- The Col de la Loze
- The Crêtes du Mont Charvet
Our favorite routes
BLUE LAKE – EASY LEVEL
This mountain walk is easy and accessible to all with an average duration of 2h30. Several routes are available, the best known of which is via the Rhodos and the other through the Fontany Forest and the Dos des Lanches.
During your walk, if the view is clear you can admire Mont Blanc in the background.
Good to know: part of the climb can be done taking the ski lifts, which are open in July and August
LES LACS MERLET – MEDIUM LEVEL
A hiking program not to be missed, take the time to admire the lower Merlet Lake, its refuge, and the upper Merlet Lake. Depending on your level, the duration of the hike is between 5h30 and 7h00.
LAKE ROSIÈRE – EASY FAMILY LEVEL
A family walk to enjoy the freshness of the forests, torrents, and sunny lawns. This walk can be done via the botanical path where you will discover many rare and protected plant species.
Once you arrive at the lake, take time to have a picnic or simply take advantage of the open summer activities. The tour of the lake is done in half an hour, you just have to look into this expanse of turquoise water.
Good to know: A shuttle bus takes you to Courchevel and Lac de la Roisière
LE COL DE LA LOZE – DIFFICULT – FAVORITE FOR SPORTSMEN
Even though the Col de la Loze has become popular with its access to bikes, roads and paths for pedestrians exist. The summit of Col de la Loze is 2,304 m above sea level. You can start your hike in the Altiport forest to continue on the ridge. Up there is a breathtaking view over the Méribel Valley, Courchevel, and the Grande Casse.
THE CRETS OF MONT CHARVET
Throughout your hike, observe unusual landscapes and an unusual geological setting. The panorama is one of the richest: the Mont Blanc chain at Lauzière, the great peaks of the Vanoise, the Grande Casse, the Grand Bec, Bellecôte, the Dôme de Polset, the Aiguille du Fruit, and the glaciers of Vanoise.
Discover all the hiking and trail routes here.