Welcome to Megève, a small town with great charm in the French Alps, in the Rhône Alpes region, just 70 kilometres from Geneva airport. This town, surrounded by leafy forests, majestic mountains and with a special family atmosphere, will leave you unable to resist spending a well-deserved holiday in our hotel Royal Rochebrune, considered by many to be one of the best hotels in Megève.
One or two minutes is all that is needed to fall under the spell of Megève; the icy air, the jingle of a horse-drawn carriage, a mountain stream cascading as a waterfall, the pealing of the church bells. Are you going to miss out?
Megève, the best ski resort in the heart of the Alps
If you are lucky it will be snowing, sparkling snowflakes falling, transforming the whole town into a setting of pure charm. Megève is also known for its world-class restaurants and bars, amongst which are some of the most famous restaurants in the Alps. One of the best destinations for ski-lovers with over 450 kilometres of pistes in the Evasion Mont Blanc Domaine. In addition to the easier slopes used by the beginners, or the black pistes for the expert skiers, there are also terrain parks where you can practise freestyle.
The town of Megève is one of the prettiest and most vibrant in the whole Alps, with activities of all kind, both in winter and in summer. There is a splendid golf course open in summer and even a golf tournament in the snow in winter.
Located between two catchments, the Arbon and the Arly, Megève is considered by many to be the prettiest town of all the French resorts. We recommend you take a walk around the old town with its medieval atmosphere where, apart from the typical houses of the region, you will also find lively car-free streets, filled with shops and businesses of all kind.
Megève is also known as a prestigious winter sports resort, and one of the best winter tourism attractions in France. In addition to the more than 445 kilometres of pistes in the Megève ski resort, are the areas of St. Nicolas, St. Gervais and Combloux, which form the Evasion MontBlanc ski domain, in the Montblanc region.
Activities for all tastes and all ages
Apart from skiing, the range of things to do and entertainment in Megève is immense. Casinos, spas, the sport pavilion, luxury shops and top cuisine restaurants are just some of the options. In addition, the town of Megève, and the hotel Royal Rochebrune, form part of the prestigious Famille Plus seal of approval. This French seal is a guarantee to families that the towns or establishments awarded the seal have special features that enhance and are helpful to family holidays.
In the form of a mountain resort, there’s no room for boredom here. In summer you will be amazed by the jazz festivals and in winter, the polo matches or golf tournaments in the snow. Other options are rock-climbing, snowshoeing excursions, or fly in a balloon, in a light aircraft or go paragliding. There are so many options for entertainment that make Megève a real mountain paradise.
It’s a place that attracts mountain and ski enthusiasts, and also anyone who simply wishes to enjoy a peaceful, relaxing holiday in an exceptional setting. Are you ready to discover it?
The history of Megève
In the 1920s, a wealthy family, the Rothschilds, decided to make Megève their holiday destination. And since then it has been acknowledged as a meeting place for the cream of European society, where some of the greatest fortunes in Europe would come together.
The town of Megève, belonging to the Haute Savoie, also has a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Discover the former residence of the Rothschild family, the Calvary Way leading to the historic Saint Michel monument, the Tower of Demi-Quartier or the Church of St John the Baptist. If you are interested in discovering more about rural mountain life, don’t forget to visit the Haut Val d’Arly Heritage Museum. It’s amazing!
This place, with its family atmosphere, is perfect for enjoying a holiday in the heart of the French Alps. Let yourself get carried away by one of the prettiest towns right in the heart of the Alps, and place your trust in the Hotel Royal Rochebrune and in the Intercorp hotel group for your holiday.