Visiting Serre Chevalier
Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Serre Chevalier.
- Season opens5 Dec 2020
- Season closes11 Apr 2021
- Restaurants | Bars70 | 20
- Nearest Airport Grenoble/Turin
- Nearest Train Station Briancon
- Tourist Office Website
- Tourist Office Phone+33 492 24 98 98
Serre Chevalier Features
The terrain at Serre Chevalier includes:
- Terrain Parks4
- X-Country35.0 km
- Ski Hire
What's it like at Serre Chevalier resort?
Serre Chevalier is situated in the French Southern Alps, bordering the mighty peaks of the Park National des Ecrins and Italy. Thirteen villages and scattered hamlets are nestled along the upper valley of the Guisane river. This area receives more than 300 days of sunshine per year and has an impressive snow record. Serre Chevalier has extensive infastructure with 60 lifts and 100 groomed trails. The total terrain at Serre Chevalier is 1170 acres. The nearest airport to Serre Chevalier is at Turin.
Explore Serre Chevalier Location Map
Interactive Serre Chevalier trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.
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What's the snow currently like in Serre Chevalier?
A summary of the current snow conditions in Serre Chevalier. View more information on the Serre Chevalier detailed snow report page.
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Visitor Reviews of Serre Chevalier
Jessica Wright from France writes:
Serre Chevalier is a gem kept secret from the rest of the Alps. Having never heard of the area before my arrival I was dubious and unsure what it would have to offer. However, my qualms were short lived. Although the village I stayed in (Villeneuve) was small and quiet, it was quaint and had everything that I would want throughout my stay, even an old town full of character that transports you to 17th century French living. There are 4 main towns that make up Serre Chevalier all with something to offer. Villeneuve (where I stayed), Monetier Les Bain, with a wonderful outdoor thermal spa perfect for a change of pace, Chantemerle with more of an evening atmosphere and Briancon, the highest town in Europe which boasts another wonderful old town, which towers over the modern town in the hills of Serre Chevalier. All 4 places connect by a free (with a lift pass) and frequent bus service. You can also catch a bus to Montgeneve, a better known ski resort which is also worth a visit! The skiing in Serre Che is perfect for intermediate skiers who like to challenge themselves but also have the option to take easier scenic routes down. It is through the trees and is a beautiful setting to enjoy and be in.
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