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​​​​​Join the Fredericksburg Ski Club for a week (or more) in the French Alps.


Blue Ridge Ski Council Eurofest

Les Trois Vallees, France

February 24th – March 4th, 2018

Cost* - $2,240 pp/dbl

Deadline for Reservations - October 1st, 2017


Les Trois Vallees (The Three Valleys) is the largest network of interconnected ski resorts in the world. It has 187 ski lifts spread across four (not three!) valleys, connecting eight ski resorts with a total of over 600 km (370 mi) of ski slopes. The BRSC base of operations for the week is the village of Brides les Bains, located in a picturesque valley at the base of the gondola accessing the resort of Meribel. In addition to the week of skiing at Les Trois Vallees, participants will also have the option to spend four nights in Paris on the way over, and/or extend their skiing with a second week at the resort of La Plagne.


This price includes:

  • Round trip air transportation between Washington Dulles and Lyon via Delta/Air France/KLM.

  • Round trip transfers between Lyon Airport and Brides les Bains via private coach.

  • Seven nights accommodations at the 4-star Mercure Grand Hotel in Brides les Bains.

  • Full breakfast buffet daily.

  • Six nights dinner at the hotel.

  • Free wifi throughout hotel.

  • Welcome resort orientation at the hotel including wine & cheese or soft drink and snacks.

  • Reception in village center including snacks and hot mulled wine.

  • Après ski evening at the casino including two drinks per person.

  • One evening in Meribel. Includes bus to Meribel departing at 6pm and returning from there at 1030pm (dinner on our own).

  • Porterage of one piece per person in and out hotels.

  • Farewell party at Grand Hotel including dinner and dancing with DJ.

  • Limited travel insurance to cover medical expenses.

Optional cost adjustments:

  • Ground-only (no airfare) – deduct $804

    • Ground-only participants must coordinate their air schedules with the group, or make their own arrangements for ground transfers to/from Brides les Bains.

  • Optional day trips:

    1. Full day tour to Chambery for touring, shopping and wine tasting – add $115 *

    2. Full day tour to Annecy for sightseeing and shopping – add $126 *

    3. Full day tour to Grenoble for sightseeing and shopping – add $115 *

  • Optional pre- and post-trips extensions as shown below.

* Note: Prices are based on 1 euro = $1.18. Any significant changes in this exchange rate before final payment to the tour operator, may result in price changes.


Non-Refundable Cancellation Penalties:  If a participant has to withdraw from the trip, the following penalties are imposed by the tour operator.

  • Prior to Oct 23rd, 2017 – Full Refund
  • * From Oct 23rd to Nov 21st , 2017 – $150 is Non-Refundable
  • * From Nov 22nd, 2017 to Jan 6th, 2018 – $345 is Non-Refundable
  • * From Jan 7th to Jan 31st, 2018 – ​$1,250 is Non-Refundable
  • After Jan 31st, 2018 – No Refund

* Plus any penalties imposed by the airline, hotel or other suppliers.​



Pre-Trip Extension to Paris

Cost - $640 * pp/dbl

Enjoy 3 days/4 nights in Paris before arriving at Brides Les Bains. The departure will be on February 20th.


The price above includes:

  • Transfer between Charles DeGaulle airport and Hotel.

  • Two and a half hour City tour of Paris enroute to the hotel.

  • Four nights lodging at the 3-Star Novotel Tour Eiffel

  • Breakfast buffet daily.

  • Transfer between Hotel and Gare Du Lyon Station. (25min)

  • Transfer between Paris and Moutiers via 2nd class rail in the TGV. (4 hours)

  • Transfer between Moutiers and Brides les Bains Hotel via private coach. (15min)

  • Transfer of heavy luggage between Paris and Brides les Bains. (2 bags per person)


Post-Trip Extension to La Plagne

Cost - $900 * pp/dbl

 Maximize the value of your airfare dollar by enjoying another week in the French Alps at the resort of La Plagne. The return home will be on March 10th.​


The price above includes:

  • Transfer between Brides les Bains and La Plagne via private coach

  • Six nights accommodations at the 3-star Hotel Le Vancouver

  • Welcome drink and orientation upon arrival.

  • Breakfast buffet and dinner daily.


Payment Schedule:

  • $500 deposit with initial trip application

  • $500 2nd payment due by 1 October 2017

  • $500 3rd payment due by 1 November 2017

  • $740 (or balance) due by 1 December 2017

To apply for this trip, please download and complete the FSC Trip Application form, and mail it with a check for the deposit to the address on the form. Due to the number of options available, also download and complete the Eurofest Enrollment Supplement form, and include it with the Trip Application and deposit payment. All participants must be members of the FSC or another BRSC club.​

For more information, contact trip leader Mike Redding at 540-899-3688(h), 540-907-1061(c) or email​