Courchevel 1650 Ski School

Courchevel is where New Generation Ski School started. Our mission was to challenge the preconception that Ski Lessons were impersonal, necessities and create experiences that not just helped people ski but became the highlights of their holidays.

This goal is still at the heart of everything we do, from our instructor recruitment and training to all our processes in-resort. Beginning with the initial contact, until after you leave the resort, our goal is to deliver unforgettable ski lessons, adventures and experiences to suit your needs and exceed your expectations.

We know it’s the little things that count. Whether you’re looking for lessons and coaching, a bespoke package for your corporate trip or to find the best lunch spot, our experienced team have got it covered.

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Courchevel at a Glance

Ski Resort Guide

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Night Skiing


Ski Pass Area

The 3 Valleys

Resort Altitude

1300m – 1850m

Nearest International Airport

Geneva, Chambery, Lyon or Grenoble

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Courchevel Piste Map

Ski School Meeting Point

Where you’ll meet your instructor

Group Lessons – The New Generation Courchevel 1650 Ski School meeting point is situated next to the Ariondaz bubble. After you come up the escalators from the centre, and leave the lift pass building, head to the right, underneath the gondola. We meet on the right-hand side about 50ms up, alongside the fencing.

Private Lessons – We’ll meet you at a convenient location for you. Please let us know where you’d like to meet before the start of the lesson.

Choose Your Lesson Type

Custom Experiences

Tailored for each client
Adaptive Ski Lessons

Adaptive ski lessons are enabling more people to participate in snowsports with the greatest possible level of independence.

Bespoke business packages
Corporate Lessons

Whether it’s making lunch reservations using our extensive local knowledge, or taking your group heliskiing. So why not let us organise your corporate booking this year?

Need ski hire?
Save up to 50% on Ski Gear

In Courchevel, we work with Ski Set who provide high-quality skis and boots. Book yours below to receive the New Gen clients and friends exclusive discount.

Courchevel FAQ’s

Airport Transfers

If you’re arriving by air then you’ll probably fly into either Grenoble, Lyon or Geneva. The following transfer companies offer airport transfers, either private or sometimes shared:

3 Valley Transfers

Snowbound Transfers to Courchevel



Snow White Transfers

There are buses from the airport but you will need to change at Moutiers and they’re not cheap so if there is a few of you it often cheaper to share a transfer.

The train is the cheapest option from the airports, but again this will involve several changes and the trains are somewhat infrequent.


It’s about a 9hr drive once in France to reach Courchevel. The benefits of driving are no luggage restrictions and the option of an extra day skiing during a week’s holiday but keep in mind the tolls can be quite pricey on the motorways.


The Eurostar offers overnight trains direct from London St Pancras to Moutiers (about 25mins from Courchevel, at the foot of the mountain). If you don’t mind overnight travel and can sleep on trains (or are willing to forego sleep) then this can be one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to reach the Alps. Plus, no extra charge for ski carriage. You just need to be able to carry all you can bring…..

Here’s a list of some of our favourite tour operators in resort:

Le Ski
Chalet holiday specialists. They have a range of chalets in 1650. Highly recommended.

Scott Dunn
Holidays without compromise. Chalets at the ‘higher’ end of the market.

A selection of chalets to choose from in 1550 or 1650 for great value ski holidays.

Mountain Heaven
Three lovely chalets located in Le Praz (Courchevel) with easy access to the bubble up to Courchevel 1850.

Powder White
Chalet holidays tailor-made for you.

Ski Olympic
Choose from their chalet hotel or two lovely chalets, all in the centre of town.

Independent ski accommodation specialists for catered or self-catered accommodation.

Pleisure Holidays
Quality, affordable snowboarding holidays in Courchevel Le Praz since 1997.

Silver Ski
Great value catered chalet holidays in Le Praz.

As well as some agents with whom you can book stays in Courchevel:

Oxford Ski
Luxury chalet or hotel accommodation in Courchevel.

Ski Solutions
Luxury ski resort travel and accommodation

Alpine Answers
Free ski holiday booking service in 150+ resorts. Over 1,200 chalets and hundreds of hotels ranging in size from 2 to 200 people.

Altitude Holidays
Small, flexible, owner-run company.

Luxury bespoke tour operator.

Elegant Resorts
Luxury ski breaks in Courchevel.

Exceptional Ski
Bespoke ski holidays in Courchevel and Meribel since 2005.

Erna Low
Ski holidays and short breaks with one of the oldest ski companies with a strong reputation.

Catered and self catered chalets &apartments in the French Alps.

Move Mountains
Handpicked ski holidays.

Powder Beds
Ski accommodation specialists.

Ski Boutique
Luxury ski holiday agent offering the finest chalets and hotels with a VIP service from start to finish.

Ski Holiday Company – run by skiers for skiers.

Find your perfect skiing holiday – independent specialist advice for Courchevel 1650.

Ski deals and cheap holidays with the biggest tour operators in Courchevel.

An up and coming ski agency who will find you exactly what you want! Best prices, best advice.

There is a regular free bus service in Courchevel which links all the villages. You can get from Courchevel 1650 to 1850 every 10mins during the day and buses run between Courchevel 1650, 1550 and Le Praz every 30mins. Bus timetables are displayed at each bus stop. And buses run until about 1.30am.

These can be accessed on the Courchevel website.

If you’re looking for more information about resort including where to eat, what’s on during your stay and general hints and tips then try one of the following websites:

3V Guide
Great blog written by Three Valleys locals with insider tips and hints on where to ski, eat and drink, and lots more.

A helpful site with regular event listings of what’s going on in resort, snow reports and more.

Courchevel Tourist Office
The official site for Courchevel

Food Shopping

  • Pain D’Antan Bakery – Next door to the Boot Lab & the New Gen office is a lovely bakery.
  • Super U – Small supermarket on the main drag near the pharmacy.
  • Carrefour Montagne – Another supermarket just a bit further up the road on the main street in 1650.

Clothing and Ski Shops

  • Ski Republic, Endless Winter, The Boot Lab & Superdry – Trendy ski and snowboard gear & clothing shops dotted along the main drag.
  • Intersport and Sport 2000 – Two ski shops in town.
  • Souvenir shop – Also along the main drag is a large souvenir shop.

Doctors – There is a doctor at the Medical Centre in 1650.

Pharmacy – There is a pharmacy on the main street left of Super U.

Post Office – A large post office is located in the Croisette in Courchevel 1850.

Cash Point – There are cash points near the main gondola station.

Hair Dresser – Helene Coiffure is a hair dresser located just near the gondola station.

There are loads of other things to do in Courchevel. So whether you’ve got a non-skier in your party, you’d like a rest day or there are white out conditions outside there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

In 1850 there’s an ice skating rink and bowling alley in the forum, a well-equipped spa in the Chabichou hotel as well as plenty of shops to peruse.

And later this year the new all signing all dancing aquatic centre is due to open between 1650 and 1550.

Or if you fancy something a little more athletic why not try your hand at cross-country skiing? Or alternatively, Simply Savoie offer Guided Snowshoe Walks around Courchevel. Get off-the-beaten-track and discover the “real mountains” with Mark Tennent.

We recommend two companies who provide childcare options in Courchevel 1650:

T4 Nannies
T4 offer a private nanny service in Val d’Isere, Tignes, Meribel, Courchevel, La Tania, La Plagne and La Rosiere. They hand pick nannies who share the belief that undivided attention, fun and getting involved are the key ingredients to a happy family holiday.

SnowBugs Child Care and Private Nanny Service
SnowBugs Nannies offer a high quality, friendly, trustworthy and professional private Nanny service in La Tania, entertaining your little ones in the comfort of your own accommodation during your winter holiday.

Need help with your booking?
Give us a call, we’re here for you.

UK office: +44 1462 674 000
Lines open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 UK


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