The resort: Montchavin is a picturesque resort with some stunning scenery and is part of the much larger ski and snowboard area of La Plagne which makes up part of the huge ski and snowboard region of Paradiski.

The piste’s: With 225km of piste, there is a slope for everyone at every ability.

Facilities & Apres-ski: As in most quaint French resorts there’s a great community feel in Montchavin with local pubs and restaurants bringing you live music and other entertainment. There’s a cinema, ice skating and you’re only a short journey away from La Plagne with activities such as dog sledding, piste basher driving courses, bobsleighing and many more.

Facts and Figures:

Snow Resort: Montchavin

Piste Area: 225km in La Plagne

Height: 1250m-3250m

Total number of slopes: 136

  • Green 13
  • Blue 80
  • Red 30
  • Black 13

Lowest Piste: 1450m

Highest lift: 2800m

Resort Altitude: 1450m

Snow cannons: 127

Snow record: Strong

Transfer times with Snow.Cab (see link for prices )

  • Chambery – 1hr 25min
  • Grenoble Airport – 2hr
  • Lyon Airport – 2hr
  • Geneva – 2hr 10min
  • Turin Airport – 3hr

Open: from 16th December to 22nd April

Snow.Holiday’s rating’s:

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

Snow.Holiday pros: Access to a huge ski area, traditional French village feel

Snow Holiday cons: Minimal nightlife. Steeper piste back into resort.

Les 3 Glaciers, Montchavin

Les 3 Glaciers are three beautiful residences (4 to 6 storeys, with lifts) divided into 62 apartments, located 500m from the resort centre, the ski lifts and the ESF ski school.

From £86pp



Ski School