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

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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.

From £116pp

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Slopes
300m

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lifts
300m

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Ski School
200m

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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 £320pp

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Slopes
50m

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350m

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Ski School
150m

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1350m

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This traditional alpine chalet features three floors with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms sleeping up to 15 people and includes two lounges perfect for large groups, outdoor eco hot tub, free wifi and a heated boot room. Located only a few minutes drive to the ski slopes, Chalet Amandier comes fully catered with is not only convenient but guarantees a comfortable and memorable stay with outstanding views of the Serre Chevalier mountains.

From £466pp

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Slopes
750m

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lifts
750m

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Ski School
1000m

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1400m

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Chalet Valentine is a located just 300 metres from the Aravet lift in the popular area of Villeneuve in Serre Chevalier. Super close to the slopes, bars, restaurants and entertainment, it is perfect for those wanting everything on their doorstep.

The traditional wooden alpine chalet provides superb fully catered accommodation and boasts four bedrooms, with two en suites and one shared bathroom. There is an outdoor hot tub to melt into after a hard day on the hill and an open fire to enjoy with a glass of vin chaud.

From £699pp

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Slopes
300m

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lifts
300m

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Ski School
1Km

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1400m

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A new luxury eco chalet based close to the Aravet lift in the popular resort Villeneuve in Serre Chevalier. Just 450 metres from the lifts, bars and restaurants.

Chalet Sabine provides fully catered accommodation that features five spacious en suite bedrooms, eco heated swimming pool, sauna and boot room with boot warmers.

From £899pp

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Slopes
450m

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lifts
450m

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Ski School
1Km

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1400m

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Chalet Melezor is a large luxury 210m2 newly renovated alpine chalet full of charm and with room for 16-18 people. It is located close to the shops and entertainment in Chantemerle and just 1km from the ski lifts and the famous Luc Alphand black run which is in full view from the chalet.

This chalet provides fully catered accommodation and features 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 lounges and an outdoor hot tub - this is the best place to stay if you are a large group and want to be close to the amenities in Chantemerle.

We have a private minibus to take you to and from the slopes 6 days of your holiday or there is the convenience of the free bus shuttle that is based at the top of the road.

Relax after a hard days skiing in front of the large open fire, enjoy a movie from our selection of DVD's, get busy with the Wii or get your wits ready for an evening quiz!! There's plenty to do including cards, board games and even take advantage of our large back garden for an evening jib session!

From £472pp

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Slopes
1000m

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lifts
1000m

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Ski School
750m

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1400m

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Sister to Chalet Genepi 12, Chalet Genepi 10 is built with the same style as it's sibling and both sit in their own private drive. Both chalets are South facing and offer stunning views of the city and the valley of the Durance. The area is located near the ancient walled city of Briançon, which since July 2008 has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This beautiful fully catered accommodation has four bedrooms sleeping ten people with five bathrooms.

Built over three large floors this chalet features a relaxation room with sauna and balneo bath.

From £649pp

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Slopes
2.2km

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lifts
2.1Km

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Ski School
2.1Km

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1326m

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Sister to Chalet Genepi 10, Chalet Genepi 12 is built with the same style as it's sibling and both sit in their own private drive. Both chalets are South facing and offer stunning views of the city and the valley of the Durance. The area is located near the ancient walled city of Briançon, which since July 2008 has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Chalet Genepi 12 is a newly built home from home in Briancon, Serre Chevalier that overlooks the valley with style.

This stunning chalet provides fully catered accommodation and has five bedrooms and a mezzanine, sleeping 12 people with three bathrooms and three separate toilet facilities.

Made up over three large floors, this chalet is complete with a garden level games room, home cinema and large terraces that look out over the beautiful Durance Valley.

From £583pp

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Slopes
2.2km

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lifts
2.1Km

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Ski School
2.1Km

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1326m

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Based in the heart of Chantemerle, Chalet Mattange is the perfect destination for those wanting to be just minutes walk from the lifts.

Chalet Mattange provides superb fully catered accommodation in a beautiful modern townhouse split over three floors with a total space of 200 m2.

Sleeping 14 throughout 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms or combine with Mattange 6 to sleep a total of 20 throughout the entire accommodation.

The chalet is in a prime position, with a 3 minute walk to the slopes, restaurants, bars and activities.

From £678pp

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Slopes
250m

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lifts
250m

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Ski School
300m

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1400m

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Situated next to Chalet Mattange 14, and with the same level of superb fully catered service, Chalet 9 is a smaller chalet suitable for up to 6 people.

With views of the famous Luc Alphand run this intimate and unique townhouse is the perfect place for 3 couples looking to explore the Serre Chevalier mountain.

3 double bedrooms with 3 bathrooms and an intimate lounge and dining room.

The chalet is in a prime position, with a 3 minute walk to the slopes, restaurants, bars and activities.

From £833pp

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Slopes
250m

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lifts
250m

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Ski School
300m

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1400m

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Chalet Riviere is a beautiful, light, south-facing chalet on the banks of the Guisane river in the Jardin Alpin area of Villeneuve, La Salle les Alpes. It is only 400 metres' walk, over a footbridge and past the lake, to the Pontillas ski lift and 200 metres to the cross country skiing area. It has private parking.

Chalet Riviere provides superb fully catered accommodation, it has a space of 160 m2 and has 5 ensuite bedrooms, some with balconies, a ski room, a large fitted kitchen and spacious dining and sitting area with large south-facing balcony, as well as a mezzanine tv/reading space and underfloor heating.

From £681pp

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Slopes
400m

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lifts
400m

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Ski School
850m

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Altitude
1400m

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