Serre Chevalier

The Resort: Grand Serre Chevalier is one of the largest ski areas in Europe. It has grown over the last 70 years into a modern well-equipped resort with all you need for the perfect Snow.Holiday. Apart from an impressive 250km of pistes there are nearly 10 times that amount of accessible free-ride and off-piste options all hosted in an area of outstanding beauty.

The Pistes: Famed for its tree lined pistes, Serre Chevalier offers an excellent variety for all levels of expertise. It has free-ride areas, snow-parks and beginner trails.

Facilities & Apres-ski: The friendly locals are keen to help the holiday maker. There are good local ski schools, plenty of bars, restaurants, and local facilities if you need them. The volcanic spa pools at Monetier are a must-visit.

Facts and Figures:

Snow Resort: Based on 4 locations - Briancon, Chantemerle, Villeneuve and Monetier.

Piste Area: 250km or over 1000 acres.

Height: From 1350m-2800m. Most of the ski area is above 1850m

Total number of slopes: 81

  • Green 13
  • Blue 25
  • Red 30
  • Black 13

Lowest Piste: 1200m

Highest Lift: 2800m

Resort Altitude:
1350m

Max. Vertical:
1600m

Snow Cannons:
60 - over a third of the total area.

Snow Record
: Strong, see link http://www.onthesnow.co.uk/southern-alps/serre-chevalier/historical-snowfall.html

Transfer times with Snow.Cab (see link for prices http://www.snow.cab/)

  • Turin Airport – 1hr 45min
  • Grenoble Airport – 2hr 30min
  • Chambery – 2hr 30min
  • Lyon Airport – 2hr 50min
  • Geneva – 3hr 30min

Open: from 16th December to 22nd April

Snow.Holiday’s Ratings:

  • Beginner 3/5
  • Intermediate 4/5
  • Expert 5/5
  • Apres ski 4/5
  • Snow-sure 4/5

Snow.Holiday Pros: The hot spas & the board park

Snow.Holiday Cons: It can take a little while to get from one end of the resort to the other

 

Le Hameau du Rocher Blanc is a residence of self-catering ski apartments in Serre Chevalier, they are located in the village of Chantemerle, and are a maximum of 200m from the ski lifts, ESF ski school, the resort centre and shops. A free public shuttle bus service operates throughout the resort. The property is made up of seven chalet-style residences (3/4 storeys with lifts) divided into 2 complexes and housing 108 apartments in total.

À partir de116€/pers.

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Pistes
300m

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Remontées
300m

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200m

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Altitude
1350m

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The Grand Aigle Hotel & Spa is a beautiful 4* hotel perched at 1400 meters above sea level in the heart of Serre Chevalier. There is easy access to the pistes as it runs right past the hotel, and it will take you down to the Pontillas lift located only 350 meters away.

À partir de391€/pers.

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Pistes
50m

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Remontées
350m

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ESF
150m

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Altitude
1350m

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