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Forget the bling-bling: here is the hidden side of Courchevel


Away from the clichés, crowds and groomed slopes, we set off on ski touring to criss-cross the Avals valley and its breathtaking landscapes. A moment of pure happiness in pristine white nature.

We no longer present Courchevel.

Station of all superlatives but also "world capital of skiing" attached to the 3 Valleys, the largest ski area on the planet.

As early as 2012, it distinguished itself from other resorts in the French Alps by being the first to mark out a ski touring route.

There are 5 today where you can learn in complete safety, before setting off to attack the surrounding mountains, with the assistance of a mountain guide.

Sometimes, it is not necessary to go far: here, a side step is enough to reach the valley of the Avals to embark on an adventure.

However, we took care to arrive a day in advance and opt for the chalet l'Etagne, the only guest house in Courchevel, located in the village of Le Praz.

Rather quiet,

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Source: lefigaro

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