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A celebrated lifestyle and ski destination

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Megève Statistics - Introducing Skimiles®


• Skimiles® measures the size of every ski resort by 10 specific factors •
• Ski Area Comfort is determined by the efficiency of the lifts, the comfort of the lifts and how much ‘elbow room’ there is on the piste •
• Snow Reliability
considers the altitude, snowfall data and snowmaking coverage •
• Ski Area Value combines all these factors for one easy to recognise overall result •

Length of Runs

162 km

Groomed Terrain

604 ha

Skiable Vertical

1,241 m



Lift Efficiency

Riding Comfort

Downhill Comfort

Ski Area Comfort

Altitude Top

2364 m

Natural Snowfall


Snow Reliability

Megève has two separate ski areas (Megève-Saint Gervais and Les Portes du Montblanc). The data displayed refers to the larger one (Megève-Saint Gervais). The total length of runs for all areas is 236 km.

How Does It Work?

Ski Area Value

Megève Information & Property Market Summary

Megève sits alongside Gstaad and Kitzbühel, these are hybrid lifestyle and ski destinations, but not of the hard core variety. All three have history, charm, and are beautifully preserved, with an upmarket feel and excellent facilities. Megève competes head to head with Courchevel 1850 for Michelin star restaurants, but with a different clientele. The Four Seasons group is making a big bet on Megève with a slick chalet style hotel on Mont d’Arbois, the Aquatic Centre has received a €35m upgrade. The extensive ski area is best suited to intermediates, but has some fine off piste sections and challenging black runs. Most of the valley pistes have snow-making. Accommodations is in chalets, hotels and apartments, the Folie Douce is naturellement a top après destination.

What are the trends in the ski chalet and apartment property market in Megève? Prices here are dramatically lower than Gstaad, and in the same bracket as Kitzbühel. Proximity to Geneva and as a favoured location for well-heeled French buyers underpin demand. Mont d’Arbois is the most exclusive section, properties in the village close to the lift also attract a premium, Demi-Quartier is a good compromise, Praz-sur-Arly is five kms down the road, and part of the Espace Diamant ski area. There is usually an ample selection of fine two, three and four bedroom chalets and apartments for sale in Megève and nearby. A large number of smart new developments expected to have entered the market by 2022.

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Property for Sale and to Rent in Megève

If Alpine property for sale in the Megève area is not of interest, consider properties nearby in Pays de Mont Blanc.

• Other Destinations in the French Alps •
Chamonix, Sainte Foy, La Rosière, Morzine, Les Gets, Courchevel, Méribel, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val d’Isère, Pays de Mont Blanc

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Buying Price

€10-20k /sqm

Piste KMs


Apres Ski

Transfer Time

1h10m (GVA)

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