You already know about the 3 Vallées, the largest ski area in the world… But here is a top tip: Brides les Bains is the best place for this experience.
Ski resort and thermal city, it has a lot to offer and with unbeatable value for money. Follow the guide!
First, where is it?
Brides is a little village in the Tarentaise, located in the 3 Vallées ski area, at the base of the Meribel Valley.
How do you get there?
By plane from London or other cities, connecting to Geneva, Lyon, Chambery or Grenoble. From there you can count a 1.30 to 2-hour transfer. Or you can take a train: 9 hours door to door: London to Moutiers train station (which is only 6km away from Brides).
Where can I stay?
Brides offers a wide variety of accommodation possibilities. Apartment or hotel, Scandinavian or classic style, in Brides-les-Bains everyone will find something to his/her taste.
Do I have to break the bank again for a ski holiday?
That’s another great asset of Brides-les-Bains, open all year from December to the end of October through its thermal and skiing activities, which means you get a different pricing structure adding up to saving for you: 30% to 50% cheaper than other resorts.
What about after skiing? What’s going on there?
You can find nice restaurants with varied menus: of course all the classics of the local cuisine (raclette, tartiflette, etc.), but also some healthy meals made by the trained chefs.
You can also find buzzing bars to enjoy a few drinks in après-ski, or after dinner. Or enjoy some of the entertainment set up by the Tourist Office like the Sunny Music Live, every Wednesday.