In the foothills of Mont Blanc, Megève is a glamorous Alpine ski resort filled with refined bars, exquisite patisseries and excellent trails. When not shopping the boutiques or skiing, you could be sipping champagne in an elegant après-ski bar. Or dining on gourmet cuisine in one of the many Michelin-recommended restaurants in the picturesque resort village, before relaxing in the warmth of your luxury hotel.
Chic chalets, superb skiing and an air of indulgence in the French Alps.
Things to do
Soak up the winter sun and enjoy up-close views of Mont Blanc while you glide down the slopes. Megève boasts hundreds of miles of pistes for all experience levels. The resort village also features a snowboarding centre and ice-skating rink and Megève is home to the prestigious Snow Golf Cup as well. Summer visits are idyllic too, with hiking, mountain biking and canyoning to try.
Elegance and sophistication mark the glamorous après-ski scene in Megève, where there are chic clubs and cocktail bars aplenty. After a day skiing in the sunshine, head slope-side to sample wine and fine hors d'oeuvres. Alternatively, see and be seen in Megève resort drinking cocktails and listening to jazz at one of the many exclusive bars.
FOOD & DRINK
Of the 80+ restaurants in Megève, nearly half are right on the slopes. Ski right up to a Michelin starred meal featuring artfully presented cuisine and fresh ingredients from across Europe. Local ingredients are especially fine here – try air-dried beef, local cheeses and regional wines at one of the elegant ski resort eateries.
Go rustic and try Tartiflette – potatoes and bacon baked with cheese – the rich and delicious traditional dish of the region.
Top Tip from SLH