There’s more to the Alps than meets the eye!
If it’s shopping, as well as the slopes, that entices you to the Alps, you won’t be disappointed. With a wide array of shops, from luxury high-end boutiques to affordable stores, you won’t be disappointed here. The Alps offer not only some of the most stunning skiing venues, but also some of the best shopping spots.
Not sure where to start? Here are the best resorts for luxury shopping in the Alps.
When staying in one of our Méribel’s luxury chalets, the perfect accompaniment to a day’s skiing is stepping out to visit the luxury shops on offer to guests. Méribel is home to many boutiques, selling everything from sports accessories to leather goods, which are all within close proximity to the ski resort. There are several designer stores to be found also, displaying everything from fashion to furniture.
But, Méribel is particularly well suited to the Alpine shopper. For those who are looking to grow their collection of high-end equipment, there’s a number of ski and snowboarding outlets. There’s no better way to reward yourself after a day on the slopes than to buy new ski gear!
For those looking to delight their taste buds, the array of bakeries and gourmet food stores won’t disappoint!
Zermatt is famous for being a high-end, luxurious resort. It’s array of shops is no exception! If it’s a quaint and authentic experience you’re after, Zermatt is the perfect choice. In the narrow lanes off the main street there are a huge variety of shops on offer to guests, from jewellers to enticing bakeries.
Based in the Swiss Alps, this resort is the place to come if you’re in need of a new watch, as there is no shortage of premier watch boutiques.
If you’re one for designer brands, head to Chamonix.
From Chanel to Moncler, all of your designer needs will be met here. Having established itself as one of the most famous resorts in the Alps, Chamonix has become a popular destination for those seeking the best in all things luxury.
For those who love shopping as much as the pistes, Megève is the place for you. The glamour of the town is enough to keep you occupied when off the slopes.
With everything from luxurious home décor boutiques to luxe ski wear stores, Megève has a vast array of shopping experiences.
Why not treat yourself after a tiring day on the slopes?
Fancy shopping against a backdrop of the stunning Alps?
If it’s luxury fashion that you’re after, look no further than Courchevel. Set in the heart of the Three Valleys, the resort hosts shops such as Bernard Orcel, which has been offering customers the most exclusive fashion accessories for over 40 years. You can also stop by Blu&Berry to pick up your unique and stylish ski clothes and accessories.
If it’s food you’re after, there are many authentic food stores that offer a variety of French delicacies. Indulge in the finer things in life!
Want a hassle-free holiday in the Alps, snow or sunshine? Finest Holidays has a stunning collection of chalets, hotels and apartments in the Alps for luxury holidays.
Article by Heleana Neil