Meribel is one of the greatest ski destinations on the planet, but there are loads of things to do in Meribel in the summer.
A summer trip to Meribel in the summer will make you fall in love with the place all over again. The weather is fantastic, the scenery breathtaking, and the vibe is very chill.
To keep you entertained, there is a variety of activities on offer. As they say… “there is something for everyone”.
Please take a look at some of our top recommendations for Meribel in the summer.
Cycling in the summer, Meribel.
If you only want to go downhill, you can do it. In the summer, Meribel opens the Pas du Lac lifts up to the summit of La Saulire. From here, you can do a variety of runs, with the longest-running all the way down to Brides Les Bains. or take the Tougnete up for some ridge cycling. Busses with trailers run from the valley floor to pick up adventurous cyclists.
There are also enduro routes and the opportunity to traverse the whole 3 Valleys using lifts and pedal power.
11 Downhill – 9 Enduro – Pumptrack – Fun zone 3 cross country
If tarmac is more of your thing, then you will enjoy the road biking around Meribel. As a regular destination on the Tour De France, the roads are kept in great shape. In 2019 the Col de Loz road was opened up with cyclists in mind and has become one of the must-do challenges in the Alps.
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Summer Golf in Meribel
Have you ever cruised around the altiport area in Meribel and wondered what is underneath it.
When the snow melts, a golf course appears complete with greens and bunkers.
It is a 9 hole high altitude course with lush fairways that makes an excellent challenge for any golfer.
Via Ferrata – Summer in Meribel
There are several via ferratas in Meribel and the surrounding area. If you are inexperienced, we recommend booking a guide. However, if you have the correct safety equipment and experience, they are free to access.
La Rosiere – beginer – 3 hours
Dent du Burgin – experienced – full day
Pralognan – Intermediate – Guide essential
Summer Fishing in Meribel
Anyone obsessed with the Meribel webcams in the winter will have spotted Lac de Tudea. In the summer, this is the place for altitude fishing.
The lake is regularly stocked with a variety of fish. Predominantly you can catch brown and rainbow trout, but there are also walleyed, gudgeons, small tench and carp.
Summer Hiking in Meribel
A trip to the mountains isn’t complete without a hike. It is a sport open to all. You may choose to stroll around the towns and villages of Meribel.
You could take a lift up to a summit and take a walking path down. Alternatively, you could walk up and catch a gondola down.
Maybe you fancy something a bit more adventurous? Try hiking to the Soulfe pass and see the Lac Blanc and the Glacier de Gébroulaz.
For an extreme hike book a guide and explore les Glaciers du Vanoise.