Skiing in Saint Martin de Belleville
Saint Martin de Belleville is often described as the prettiest village in the Three Valleys ski area. It is a stunning picturesque traditional alpine village with a number of great shops, bars and restaurants. Thanks to the express bubble lift out of the village, accessing Meribel, Les Menuires and the rest of the World's largest ski area is incredibly easy.
Saint Martin de Belleville Overview
Saint Martin de Belleville, although very small, does have its own ski area. However, thanks to the brilliant lift system and express bubble out of the village it is easy to access the other areas if you wish to explore.
Skiing Around Saint Martin de Belleville
Saint Martin de Belleville is serviced by two lifts, the Saint Martin 1 gondola and Saint Martin Express chairlift. There is 7 blue pistes and 2 red pistes in Saint Martin.
Access to Other Areas
Thanks to the excellent infrastructre the Three Valleys has in place acess to Meribel and the other areas of the Three Valley ski area is easy. To get out of Saint Martin de Belleville you will need to get both lifts to the top of Tougnete, serviced by the St Martin Express chaiflift. From there you can access the different areas in the Three Valleys easily.
Les Menuires can be accessed from the top of Tougnete by following the blue 'Gros Tougne' piste until it meets the green 'La Violette' piste and follow that into the centre of Les Menuires.
Val Thorens 2300
Val Thorens 2300 can be accessed from the top of Tougnete by a short ski on Gros Tougne to the Granges chairlft. You then follow the red 'Alouette' piste down to the Cote Brune chairlift. From the top of Cote Brune there are then a few routes to chose from to ski down into Val Thorens.
From the top of Tougnete, follow the blue 'Faon', red 'Blaireau' or black 'Ecureuil' piste until you meet the blue 'Livevre' or black 'Bosses' piste down into La Chaudanne (main lifts) at Meribel Centre.
Follow the same route as above for getting to Meribel, once in Meribel Centre catch the Saulire Express gondola to the top of the Saulire. From there, you can ski down into Courchevel 1850 or make your way over to Courchevel 1650.
Our Favourtie Run
The blue 'Jerulsalem' piste.
From the top of Tougnete it is one long piste that winds down back into the centre of Saint Martin de Belleville. This is one of, if not, the teams favourite piste in the whole of the Three Valley ski area.