Vallée de la Clarée

Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier is one of the largest ski areas in Europe. Famed for its tree lined pistes, it offers an excellent variety for all levels of expertise. Serre Chevalier has grown over the last 70 years into a modern well-equipped resort with all you need for the perfect Snow Holiday. With 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. Stretching from Briançon at one end to Le Monetier at the other the variety of snow sport opportunities is matched by a wide variety of accommodation. There are plenty of good bars and restaurants, and Les Grands de Monêtier 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)

  • 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

 

A touch of class at the foot of the pistes. Chalet Ours is a beautiful 10-person chalet in Serre Chevalier. Perfect for families and large groups. It was built using local wood and stone, and features a sauna, hammam, wifi, wood-burner and large balcony with stunning views – all within just a few metres of the piste.

From €299pp

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Pistes
1.4km

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Lifts
1.5km

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Ski School
1.5km

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Altitude
1562m

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Chalet Peyrons is a stunning chalet in one of the most luxurious locations in the Serre Chevalier valley. This beautiful, modern chalet built in 2016 offers accommodation for 6 people over three bedrooms. The chalet has ground floor access and all the luxuries of high standard accommodation including parquet floors in all rooms, new top of the range bedding, TV, and a kitchen equipped with an induction hob inside the chalet. Step outside to marvel at the stunning views from the large south-facing balcony, or in the Jacuzzi or sauna. Chalet Peyrons is just a few minutes by car to the pistes and amenities.

From €1980pp

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Pistes
1500m

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Lifts
1500m

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Ski School
1500m

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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.

From €391pp

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Pistes
50m

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Lifts
450m

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Ski School
650m

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Altitude
1400m

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Pistes
200m

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Lifts
200m

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Ski School
100m

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Altitude
1350m

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Chalet Clochette is a perfect option for groups, sleeping 6-8 people or a perfect option for groups staying in the hotel and chalet, including access to the hotel’s spa facilities for all. The authentic chalet is finished with a traditional, cosy Alpine style and has beautiful views from the south-facing terrace, perfect for soaking up the sunshine. Just 300m from the slopes, at the foot of the Col du Galibier, and only 150m from the thermal bath spa in Monetier.

From €1900pp

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Pistes
300m

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Lifts
700m

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Ski School
550m

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Altitude
1490m

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