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Great fun

Had a week in courchevel 1850 over half term, we book and instructor for 6 half days and have to... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Lisa C
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Excellent instructors

We’ve been customers of the ESF for over 20 years. This vast organisation manages to deliver year... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
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500 ski and snowboard instructors available to take you safely around the Courchevel and 3 Valleys skiing area. A skiing offer for everyone!!
La Croisette, 73120, Courchevel, France
+33 4 79 08 07 72
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

After paying for five group lessons I received a phone call on the morning of my supposed first lesson that they couldn't facilitate this. They went on to offer me one single private lesson or else a refund. I had never tried snowboarding before and...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The individual instructors were very nice, perceptive and encouraging, but the organisation of the school is terrible. New people were put in our class on days 3-5 of my 5 day course, meaning I (and others) were held back while they learned from scratch. The...More

Thank Alice D
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I booked myself into ESF group level 2 ski lessons at La Tania: I was excited about the prospect of improving my skills to achieve comfortable and confident skiing on red runs. Sadly I felt I spent the first two ski lessons chasing a french...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter was in top6 for 1 week, waste of time. Lessons cut short for kids having lunch. Instructor had to be changed as did not speak English. So just don’t bother

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Had a week in courchevel 1850 over half term, we book and instructor for 6 half days and have to say the kids had the best time our instructor Julien Muret was great and looked after them so well. The age range of the children...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve been customers of the ESF for over 20 years. This vast organisation manages to deliver year in, year out excellent instructors and classes. Sometimes I even wonder how come the French winter olympic teams do not manage to grab gold medals in every alpine...More

Thank Dedmoroz
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I must say in all the years I have been skiing, this is up there at the top. Fantastic snow, obviously this is weather dependant, our weather was amazing, all lifts were open, no waiting at all, straight on and off the lifts, the gondolas...More

1  Thank Blackrooke
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

As a first timer ‘nearly’ 50 year old mature skier I was very apprehensive as to whether skiing would be for me but thanks to Anthony’s teaching skills, his encouraging comments and positive friendly attitude, by the end of the week I fell in love...More

Thank Mcoengland
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with family and friends in Frances top ski resort The ski slopes are always groomed and we had a bumper season of fresh powder If you are looking for a premier ski resort that caters for all levels with a 5...More

Thank Mc K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I am in Courchevel 1850, I tried to ski today to find that non of the slopes had been posted. Bad form Courchevel

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2 February 2018|
Response from Mc K | Reviewed this property |
Our boys went to the ski school in Courchevel 1850 when they were young and looking at their age I would say its more like a creche and they play games and stuff and am not sure if they go out on the snow. Its a special... More