If the picturesque snow globe moment you’ve been envisioning for your winter getaway involves luxury chalets in the Alps, the finest of fireside French après, endless alpine terrain, and exquisite accommodations steeped in Savoie style, we have just the spot in mind.
Chalet Pelerin and Chalet Hibou – Eleven Experience’s perfectly placed luxury chalets in the French Alps – delight guests with refined European flair. During your stay, wake up to village church bells and a view of Mont Pourri from your private balcony. Afterwards, ski-out or snowshoe the Alps’ storied slopes with a private guide. No matter what you choose, this culturally rich experience is as enchanting as it is exhilarating.
French Charm Meets Fabled Culture
Your balcony’s very own outdoor hot tub offers sweeping views of the immaculate Savoie landscape.
Chalet Pelerin and Chalet Hibou are perched in a remote historic farming village high in the Tarentaise Valley in Le Miroir. Entering the village feels like walking through a vintage film set. And the interiors? They are equally as steeped in France’s renowned character. From locally sourced art to antique regional maps, these luxury chalets in the French Alps embody the country’s treasured personality. Eleven Experience immerses guests in Alpine splendor from private fireplaces to French doors opening up to private outdoor spaces. Your balcony’s very own outdoor hot tub offers sweeping views of the immaculate Savoie landscape. But if you’re craving more R&R, the Finnish sauna and steam room provide European-style rejuvenation.
Whether you opt for a treatment or an adventure in the Alps, you can look forward to taking a seat amongst friends and family at your own intimate dining table. Here, you can watch the talented chef prepare an exquisite dinner from an open kitchen. The seasonally-inspired dishes and drinks at your luxury chalet in the French Alps truly epitomize French flavors. Everything is sourced locally, down to the neighborhood dairy farmer who will hand-deliver fresh eggs and yogurt and Génépi liqueur foraged from the native Génépi flower in Savoie’s high country during the summer. Dine on hearty dishes like pumpkin velouté and a decadent spread of aged cheese fireside. Perhaps imbibe in a digestif alfresco under the terrace’s strung lights.
Let’s Orchestrate Your Perfect Winter Day
At Chalet Pelerin and Chalet Hibou, there’s no limit on personalizing your idea of the perfect winter day. Your team – led by Eleven Experience’s France Guide Manager Jean-Noel Gaidet – curates moments that are entirely customized to your small group. Hand-select your favorite activities, beginning with skiing seven world-class resorts nearby the chalets, including Val d’Isère and Tignes. If you’re craving more of an adrenaline rush, embark on a heli-ski experience. This first-of-its-kind adventure is complete with IFMGA-certified guides that lead you to neighboring Italy’s three distinct bases with over forty sublime descents.
Stroll through windy historical corridors to Le Monal, the oldest restaurant in the village.
For those hoping to soak up the breathtaking landscapes, snowshoe directly from the chalet into the Alps’ magical winter wonderland. The iconic trails – including the challenging Rosuel Valley in Peisey Nancroix – keep cross country skiers of all experience levels entertained. Finally, end your excursions with a classic taste of Le Miroir. Stroll through windy historical corridors to Le Monal, the oldest restaurant in the village. “The same local family has managed Le Monal since its inception,” says France Guide Manager Jean-Noel Gaidet. “Here, we will visit Yvette who makes Persillé, a traditional goat cheese discovered by Charlemagne during his crossing of the Alps.”
Time Travel at the Alpage
Though breaking for a flavorful pasta lunch in Italy never disappoints, no itinerary is complete without stopping at the Alpage. This secluded sheep herder’s hut is a stone hideout only accessible to your private group of skiers and snowshoers. Upon entering, you’ll immediately be transported to another time where candlelit conversation and cozy sheepskin throws characterize the evening. Framed by a whimsical sunset and a crackling fire, you’ll indulge in a chef-prepared entrée and a full-bodied French Bordeaux within the Alpage’s fabled walls.
The teams across Chalet Pelerin and Chalet Hibou always personify anticipatory service sure to deliver experiences above and beyond expectations. Rest assured, Eleven Experience’s “best day ever” insurance is your ticket to unforgettable ski trips to the best conditions.
Eleven Experience promises more than powder: they promise adventure personalized to your small group’s preferences. This alpine menu includes 1,500 kilometers of untracked terrain, world-renowned resort skiing in the near vicinity, and alpine touring alongside glaciers. Whether your appetite for France consists of exploring the snow-blanketed Alps or savoring the spirit of European charm, these luxury chalets in the French Alps are sure to entrance you with all things Savoie.
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