Where better to spend Christmas 2021 than in beautiful, snowy Meribel? Whilst Christmas here is a little less commercial than in the UK, the resort will still be full of festive cheer for all of the family. Here, we have put together a short guide of all you need to know regarding Christmas in Meribel 2021
Christmas Eve in Meribel
There are a range of exciting, free events held on Christmas Day for all the family. See Father Christmas himself, as he arrives in Meribel for the Christmas parade from around 5:30pm – before waving him off on his busy evening ahead from the Chaudanne.
Each year, the Christmas parade becomes more enchanting than ever, as a whole host of new magical characters make their way through the town.
Whilst the crowds await the arrival of Father Christmas and his helpers, carol singing will be held outside the tourist office in Meribel Centre. To keep you warm whilst you wait, free hot chocolate and vin chaud will be served filling the air with irresistible festive aromas.
As always, the highly anticipated torch light procession will take place on both down to La Chaudanne. In which ESF instructors will decent from Mottaret along with a magnificent firework display. Here you will also have the opportunity to enjoy complementary hot chocolate and vin chaud.
Finally, to finish off the evening’s events – Christmas mass will be held at the Ice Rink. Doors will open at 6:30pm before the mass commences at 7pm.
Pistes and Lifts at Christmas in Meribel
It goes without saying that best part of Christmas in Meribel, is that all lifts and pistes are open as normal. Meaning that you can still spend the day enjoying the 600KM of pistes that the Three Valleys has to offer, before returning to your chalet for a traditional Christmas dinner prepared by your hosts.
Expect a few santa hats and a sense of Christmas cheer in the air.
In the chalets during Christmas in Meribel
Away from the all action and back in your warm and cosy chalet, you will arrive for Christmas week to find your very own decorated Christmas tree along with bottomless vin chaud to be enjoyed throughout your stay.
On the big day, you can forget the stress of preparing Christmas dinner! On Christmas morning, you will enjoy a special Christmas breakfast served with Bucks Fizz. Followed by a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, prepared and served by your chalet hosts in the evening.
Ski Basics Pure Service at Christmas
If you’re staying with us with our Pure Service, let us take care of your arrangements. If you’re heading out for Christmas dinner, why not head to La Terrasse in Meribel Village or La Tarverne in Meribel Centre who both have a relaxed yet delicious Christmas dinner each year.
Alternatively, if you’ve decided to stay in and enjoy your chalet, why not make the most of our partnership with Huski. Huski will deliver a show-stopping traditional dinner complete with all the trimmings, ready to simply be put into the oven.
For all Christmas day plans, we recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. To make a booking, simply get in contact and we will be able to handle this for you.
For more information on Christmas in Meribel, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team who will be happy to help with any questions you have. You can also visit the Meribel Tourist office website for all things Meribel, during the festive period and throughout the season. If you’re not visiting Meribel this Christmas but would like to stay with us at another time, check out our remaining availability here. Otherwise, we very much look forward to welcoming you for Christmas!