The Resort: Montgenevre is an idyllic French resort located on the French-Italian border. It is connected to the acclaimed Italian Milky Way ski area, which includes the resorts Sauze D’Oulx, Sestriere, Sansicario and Claviere, offering you over 400km of unbroken skiing or snowboarding. It is also only a short drive from Serre Chevalier. Montgenevre was one of the first French ski resorts, built in 1907, and it is known for its 300 days of sun a year and incredible snow-record due to having plenty of north facing slopes.
The Pistes: There is a huge variety of pistes throughout Montgenevre as well as in neighbouring Claviere and beyond, meaning you will never run out of new pistes to try, favouring all levels. There is a snow-park with 2 border crosses and jumps to try-out and plenty of ski-in ski-out accommodation.
Facilities & Apres-ski: Though not a big variety of nightlife in Montgenevre there are some fantastic bars & restaurants, offering you a variety of French & Italian cuisine with some brilliant evening entertainment including live bands, jazz evenings & fancy dress party’s. There are some great firework and torchlight descent presentations and an ice rink to enjoy. Also the 1400m Monty-Express luge ride is a must for all the family.
Facts and Figures:
Snow Resort: Based on Montgenevre but connected to it’s neighbouring Italian resort Claviere and beyond into the Milky way ski area.
Piste Area: 85km not inclusive of the connecting resorts
Height: From 1860m-2577m.
Total number of slopes: 50
Lowest Piste: 1860m
Highest Lift: 2700m
Resort Altitude: 1860m
Max. Vertical: 850m
Snow Cannons: 90
Snow Record: Very strong
Transfer times with Snow.Cab (see link for prices http://www.snow.cab/ )
Open: from 8th December to 20th April
Snow.Holiday Pros: Skidoo ride up to an evening restaurant
Snow.Holiday Cons: Minimal nightlife (but equally perfect for families)
This beautiful, newly-built, chalet combines top-level comfort with great practicality for a large group. The light and spacious living area is on the second floor, directly under the magnificent wooden roof structure; with large windows giving access to the south-facing balconies, it's the perfect place to enjoy the views of the village and the mountain. This chalet can sleep up to 20 people comfortably.
Apartment Amilu is located in a complex of beautiful ski-in, ski-out apartments on south-facing slopes of Montgenevre. This modern 3-bedroom apartment, with an open-plan living area (over 70m2), and large terrace area is perfect for families. With a bakery, supermarket, ski hire, a bar and restaurants nearby it is ideal for a hassle-free self-catering holiday.