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La Tania Resort Overview

La Tania, located at 1,400m, is a hidden gem in the middle of the world-renowned Three Valleys ski area, with the highest ski lift taking you up to 2,738m. La Tania is sandwiched between the larger resorts of Courchevel and Meribel and offers direct access to the 600km of the vast Three Valleys ski area.

Constructed for the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, the family-friendly resort of La Tania is a car-free haven offering comfortable ski-in-ski-out accommodation options, from chalets to apartments. The resort’s relatively high altitude ensures good snow coverage throughout the ski season, which typically runs from mid-December to the end of April.

Skiing in La Tania

La Tania provides an ideal base for skiers of all skill levels. There are two main lift pass options: the local La Tania ski pass, which covers the immediate area and the full Three Valleys ski pass, providing access to an astounding 600km of pisted terrain. 

The resort is a great starting point for beginners, with a free lift and gentle green runs like Folyeres down to the resort. Intermediates and advanced skiers can take full advantage of the extensive Three Valleys ski area, which includes the challenging runs of Courchevel and Meribel. 

La Tania also offers some exciting off-piste opportunities for those seeking a challenge, such as the descent from Col de la Loze to Le Praz or the more challenging couloirs of Courchevel. For freestyle enthusiasts, there are several snow parks in the Three Valleys area, including the famous DC Area 43 in Meribel.

Is La Tania Family-Friendly?

La Tania is an excellent choice for families, with a safe, pedestrianised centre and a wide range of ski-in-ski-out accommodation. There are numerous family-friendly amenities, including a sledging area, a small playground, and a public library. Various child-friendly restaurants and a free ski lift for beginners make La Tania an attractive destination for families.

Après-Ski Scene in La Tania

La Tania’s après-ski scene is compact but lively, with a handful of bars and restaurants to choose from. The Ski Lodge is the main hub for après-ski, renowned for its live music and vibrant atmosphere. For a more relaxed evening, try the cosy fireplace setting of La Taiga.

Dining in La Tania

La Tania boasts several excellent restaurants both on and off the slopes. In the resort itself, the Michelin-starred Le Farçon offers a gourmet culinary experience, while Les Marmottons is popular for its traditional Savoie fare. On the mountain, Bouc Blanc, located at the top of the La Tania gondola, offers fantastic panoramic views and delicious food.

How to Get to La Tania

The quickest way to reach La Tania from the UK is to fly into either Chambery (1h 30m), Geneva (2h), or Lyon (2h 30m) airports. The resort also has good rail links, with Moutiers station just 25 minutes away by road. If you choose to drive, ample parking is available on the outskirts of the resort.

La Tania Insider Tips

  • Try the local vin chaud at the Chrome Bar, a favourite après-ski spot amongst locals.
  • Make the most of the pedestrianised resort centre by taking a leisurely stroll or even trying out snowshoeing.
  • Sample the delicious stone-baked pizza at Pizzeria La Taiga.
  • Enjoy the stunning views from the top of the Col de la Loze, one of the highest points in the Three Valleys.


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