Cross-country skiing and Nordic skiing
Go cross-country skiing far from the crowds in Megève, the ultimate natural destination!
With almost 40 km of slopes, enjoy the varied routes through the fir trees and across sunny plateaus, ranging from introductory trails to the most technical loops.
Private ski lessons
To get back on your feet or improve at your own pace, choose a private lesson with one of our qualified and passionate instructors.
Provided by : École du Ski Français
Nordic Happy Hour
Haute Savoie Nordic is organizing a series of “Nordic Happy Hour” evenings. An ideal introduction to try out, or pick up, ski touring, as well as biathlon. Meet at La Livraz. Free. Equipment available on site.
Introduction to cross-country skiing and biathlon for beginners at night
Introduction to cross-country skiing (classic or skating) and night biathlon for beginners. Activity practiced with the frontal. No material loan.
Provided by : La Livraz cross-country ski center
Cross-country skiing lessons
Individual lessons from beginners to biathlon – our instructors are keen to share their passion for this sport with you.
Provided by : Evolution 2 Megève
Cross-country beginner lessons
A cross-country skiing group beginner lesson is the perfect way to reconnect with nature. No matter your previous exprience or level, we can’t wait to teach you the techniques to classic cross-country skiing, or Nordic skiing, and skate skiing
Provided by : Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School
Discover this iconic winter sports activity, now accessible to you. One or more biathlon stations will be set up on the shooting range so that you can try or improve your skills in this Olympic event.
Provided by : Evolution 2 Megève
Book your ski instructor ! For all the day or half-day, ski where you want with your instructor !
Provided by : École du Ski Français
At the foot of the Rochebrune slopes and the ski lift. Ski hire, snowboards, repairs, storage, accessories… No need to take your skis with you, free storage for hired equipment.
Shop located at the foot of the slopes of Mont d’Arbois. Rental and sale of Alpine, Nordic, touring skis and ski shoes, snowboards, sledges… Sale of accessories. Free lockers for our customers.
Ideally located at the foot of the “Princesse” cable car, the best brands on the market to hire and a wide range of accessories. Ski service: robot, stone and ceramic sharpening. Hired equipment is kept warm overnight.
Next to the Chamois departure station. At your service for 35 years. Skiing, snowboarding and ski touring rental equipment with free lockers for our clients. Repairs and service. Helmet, goggle, gloves and accessories on sale.
Philippe Sports ski and bike
In winter, exceptional materials. Bruno, ski instructor, listens, advices and customizes your ski boot through scanfeet for total comfort. In summer, a large range of electic or muscular all terrain bikes for your family or friends day out
Facing Le Palais, sale of clothing (Ice Peak and Rossignol) equipment and accessories. Wide selections of swimsuits and accessories for swimming. Baby carrier and tennis racket for rent
Jaillet Ski Shop
Located at the Jaillet Cable Car car park, our fully experienced team proposes a complete range of Alpine and Cross-Country skiing, snow boarding and snow shoeing equipment for rental. Sale of accessories, quality maintenance service, free lockers for rented equipment.
At the foot of the Jaillet Cable Car. Rental of ski & snowboard equipment, sale of accessories. Free lockers for our customers. Maintenance and repair. Available brands : Rossignol, Fischer, Atomic, Dalbello, Salomon.A 30% discount on rentals outside French school holiday periods.
Explore Megève’s Nordic ski area
Nordic skiing is a significant discipline in Megève. The sports events, sports clubs and medals won by budding young competitors every winter are proof of that! There are 3 sites and 38 kilometres of cross-country skiing slopes here, with something for every level of ability and for all styles of Nordic skiing.
Explore the magnificent trails for skating or traditional Nordic skiing. Through the fir tree forests and across sunny plateaus, come and enjoy a wide range of routes, ranging from introductory ones to the most technical of loops! Avid cross-country skiers, this ski area has almost 40 km of slopes for you, covering all categories, from green to black!
The different sites:
- La Livraz-Cote 2000: 18 km
- Mont d’Arbois – Encraty: 10 km
- Groomed itinerary connecting Bettex – St Nicolas de Véroce: 15 km
- Odier – Plaine d’Arly: 5 km
Itineraries to suit different methods!
Megève is the ultimate natural destination and is the perfect resort for cross-country skiing, far from the crowds. Fun itineraries, contemplative itineraries, thrilling itineraries or introductory ones… Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, you want to burn off some energy or just enjoy the view, the choice is yours!
The slopes of Planay-Planellet often have some surprises up their sleeve for nature lovers: see a chamois or deer as you turn around a bend, a bird of prey flying over the treetops… This is a haven of peace where the silence is only broken by the rushing waters of a stream, in a preserved environment, far from urban life. A corner of nature reserved for recharging your batteries and finding yourself.
La Livraz is an area suitable for the whole family and devoted to having fun. The teens and thrillseekers will enjoy the bumps and jumps, and families will appreciate this semi-enclosed site with gentle slopes, perfect for children just starting out with cross-country skiing.
Get a break from your daily routine, venture off the beaten track, explore new horizons… Our ski schools offer the chance to take part in an introduction to biathlon at La Livraz (Biathlon rifle shooting nearby) for the whole family. This beginner’s session is a fun introduction to a sport that is quickly gaining in popularity.
With steep slopes and technical bends, Javen loop is a favourite for those looking for a challenge and to push their limits. It is a technical itinerary, but you will be rewarded with some great views over Lake Javen, Mont d’Arbois and Mont-Blanc!
A closer look at La Livraz Nordic area
“For cross-country skiing and so much more besides!”
La Livraz is just a few minutes from the centre of the village, behind Mont d’Arbois,and is an attractive place for many reasons. Top-quality slopes for all levels of ability in an exceptional setting under the Aiguilles Croches and Cote 2000. At La Livraz you can try out a wide range of Nordic activities including an introduction to biathlon, sledging and hiking along the trails. Every year, big international competitions are held here; proof of the high quality of the area, that can be accessed by car or on the free MegBus shuttle service. People come to La Livraz for sport, relaxation, wellness, to enjoy a coffee or a bite to eat! People come back thanks to the magnificent beauty of the surrounding peaks and mountain chains.
La Livraz is also…
A site bearing the “3 Nordics” label and 1 star of excellence for the quality of the ski area, thanks to 4 main criteria: the quality of the ski area, the diversity of activities, sustainable development and the quality of services on offer at the resort.
- A restaurant/snack bar – fast food
- Free for children under 6 years old, the easy introductory loop.
- Equipment is provided on Saturday afternoons.
- Fun Nordic itineraries with bumps, jumps and raised bends, suitable from 4 years old.
- A secured and free sledging area for children under 6 years old.
- Walks and snowshoeing trails depart from the site.
- An indoor picnic area, toilets, showers and snack bar.
- A waxing room and free lockers!
Livraz, Plaine d’Arly and Mont d’Arbois 74120 Megève