Megève




A UNIQUE DESTINATION

A mountain village full of charm and perfect for long weekends on the slopes. Picture rustic-chic buildings, fine-dining, boutiques and quaint cobbled streets. This peaceful resort offers 300 runs, high peaks and plenty of non-skiing activities - all reached in just over one hour from the nearest airport.




THE VILLAGE

A traditional winter sports resort founded in 1916, Megève caters towards an affluent crowd with its beautiful village. Packed with quintessential charm, it's medieval-styled architecture is accentuated by horse-drawn carts rumbling along the pedestrianised cobble streets. Surrounded by forests and farms, it's a peaceful place to stroll with delightful community feel. Shops, galleries and restaurants line the town parade, with its pretty church lighting up the evening posed proudly in the centre of it all. Dusted with 4- and 5-star residences, there are several impressive Michellin starred restaurants to enjoy, including the gourmet Flocons de Sel - one of our favourites! Thinking of visiting during the spring? Why not sync your dates with the International Jazz Festival in late March, when this idyllic village blooms with creativity! The festival features over 200 world-famous artists playing at the towns popular Jazz club, as well as on the slopes and streets.




THE SKIING

Best suited to the intermediate skier, Megeve offers miles of brilliantly groomed piste. There are also excellent off-piste opportunities, when afforded by a fresh snowfall, for boundless adventure. The ski area is split into three main sectors, and each base lift is served by the free and reliable local bus service. Staying for a longer duration? Explore the Mont Blanc unlimited pass giving you access to nearby Chamonix and Courmayeur. Cross-country skiing is ever popular in Megève, offering both beginner and more advanced technical trails. Choose a private instructor, specialist guide or group tuition for your time on the piste - we'll introduce you to our top ski school partners in Megève so that you are in good hands.




GETTING TO MEGèVE

With such an ideal location, roughly 1 hour from Geneva airport, Megève is easy to reach by road whether by self-drive or private transfer. It's also just 25 minutes drive from Sallanches train station. Our Hip Hideouts concierge are on hand to reserve transfer services for you, ensuring your travel is smooth and hassle-free.




OFF THE SLOPES

People return year-on-year to Megève not only for its skiing; a popular activity here is snowshoeing, with various relaxed forest trails available. Within resort the classy and well-designed Le Palais sports centre features a state-of-the-art gym, spa facilities, two ice rinks, a climbing wall and tennis courts. Looking for a lively night out? Head to the opulent casino in town.