Christmas skiing breaks in France: your family holidays start here!

Who hasn’t dreamt of a Christmas skiing holiday?

Discover the enchanting charm of this winter experience that will make you share moments with your family.

Come and enjoy an unforgettable family experience in the heart of Méribel, where you’ll find an exceptional family Christmas skiing holiday. Immerse yourself in the warm atmosphere of the festive season, surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains and fir trees adorned with their most beautiful lights.

Staying in Méribel to celebrate Christmas with your family means :

  • guaranteed snow thanks to the resort’s location in the heart of the 3 vallées ;
  • authentic charm with its chalet atmosphere and snow-covered fir trees;
  • an exclusive programme of magical activities for children.

Let yourself be carried away by the magic of Christmas and embark on a wonderful winter adventure in this dream destination in the heart of the Alps.

Why organise a Christmas ski break?

  • 1

    Quality accommodation

    Enjoy quality accommodation in Méribel, offering all the comforts you need for a pleasant family holiday, in an authentic, unspoilt chalet atmosphere.
  • 2

    For an incomparable ski area

    Enjoy a Christmas skiing holiday in Méribel with privileged access to the 3 Vallées ski area, offering the largest skiable area in the world and easy links between the different resorts.
  • 3

    For a magical Christmas atmosphere

    Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of Christmas in Méribel, where the resort is magnificently decorated and offers a variety of events, Christmas markets, fireworks displays and snow activities for all to enjoy.

Which resort to choose for a Christmas ski break?

Are you looking for the ideal destination for a Christmas ski break?

In Méribel, Christmas has a magical charm that will appeal to young and old alike. The traditional Savoyard chalets, richly decorated for the occasion, will immerse you in the festive spirit of the season. From the beginning of December, the immaculate landscapes are adorned with a blanket of snow that adds a very special atmosphere to this magical time of year.

The resort offers a special programme dedicated to children, with enchanting walks, colourful shows and fun activities. The youngest visitors will have stars in their eyes, while adults will rediscover their childlike spirit.

Imagine yourself surrounded by snow-covered fir trees, children’s laughter and a warm atmosphere. Everything you need for a memorable Christmas or New Year’s ski holiday, with the promise of magical moments.

And thanks to its location at the heart of the world’s largest ski area, the 3 Vallées, the resort offers guaranteed skiing in December. Plenty of fun on the best slopes in the Alps with your children!

Accommodation for your Christmas ski holiday


Are you wondering where to go for a week at Christmas ? Méribel invites you for a short break. You choose the length of your stay for Christmas, and we help you to find the accommodation that suits you. Our offers are adapted to your desires, whether you are:

  • looking for an apartment to accommodate your family close to the ski school meeting points and the activities organised for children;
  • looking for a chalet for 8 to 10 people with the services of an in-house chef, in which to get together with friends;
  • interested in spa services in a high-end hotel to ensure that you and your loved one spend a special Christmas together as a couple.

Different types of accommodation for Christmas on the slopes

  • The chalets

    Nestling in the heart of Méribel, the traditional Savoyard chalets offer a unique way to spend Christmas on the slopes with your family.
    Immerse yourself in a cocooning atmosphere where you can meet up again and share precious moments around a crackling log fire, and enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks.
  • The flats

    Opt for a stay in a flat, offering total flexibility for your Christmas skiing holiday.
    Enjoy the modern comfort of these well-equipped accommodations, ideal for families who want to organise their stay according to their desires.
  • Tourist residences

    Méribel’s tourist residences offer you an all-inclusive holiday, perfect for spending Christmas on the slopes with the whole family.
    Enjoy a friendly holiday, with family-friendly facilities, and get into the spirit of Christmas in the mountains.

The best ski passes for your Christmas break

What could be better than skiing during Christmas week?

With more than 50% green and blue runs, children will be spoilt for choice to have fun in complete safety on slopes suited to their level.

Discover the Family Pass from 6 days’ skiing and benefit from the child rate for all, offering fun and memorable moments on the slopes for young and old alike. It’s a promise of snowy, magical memories to share with the whole family during Christmas week!

Gastronomy and entertainment for magical festivities in Méribel

To celebrate this special time of year with your family, our restaurateurs and caterers have an exceptional culinary experience in store for you, with a wide choice of menus to suit all budgets.

For an extra touch of magic, you can also book an in-home chef, combining refined gastronomy with the warm intimacy of a New Year’s Eve party in one of our authentic Alpine chalets.

And to make your holiday even more memorable, Méribel offers a rich programme of entertainment to delight young and old alike. From strolls through the heart of the resort to torch-lit descents and captivating shows, the magic of Christmas will be at work at every moment.

Your children will never get bored with all the enchanting activities that will make their stay in the resort a special one.

Activities to look forward to at Christmas


Why not take advantage of the Christmas period to do some family activities that your children will never forget? For example, you can make an igloo, go night sledging, take a horse-drawn carriage ride around Lake Tueda or go try a horse drawn sledge. All activities to share with your loved ones in the best tradition of the Christmas spirit.

In the illuminated streets of the village, offer your children a ride on the traditional carousel of Méribel with its charm reminiscent of yesteryear. To the sound of the little ones laughter, enjoy a warming gourmet snack from Denise and Lucette’s chalet; a generously filled crepe or aromatic hot wine perhaps, for a festive Christmas experience. The magic of Christmas makes all these shared moments magical.

And to end the year 2022 with beautiful images in mind, go to Mottaret for the traditional fireworks display on December 31.

Thus, Méribel is a first choice resort for those who want to celebrate Christmas on skis, in particular thanks to the special attention we pay to families. But that’s not all ! Coming to Méribel for Christmas, you come serene, because you know that the snow will be there thanks to the altitude of our slopes and the 3 Valleys links. Be one of the first to enjoy the return of skiing, and cut the routine to experience a Christmas like no other!