Skiing in Serre Chevalier
One of our all-time favourite ski area for the Directors at Zenith, Serre Chevalier is a gem of a resort although it remains less well known on the British market than it should.
The ski resort of Serre Chevalier vallee
If you arrive from Grenoble over the Col du Lauteret the first village is Monetier Les Bains – which, as the name suggests, is a spa village. The final town at the far end is Briançon which, at 1,200m above sea level is the highest town in Europe and boasts more than 300 days sunshine a year. All the villages are linked by one ski area – the Grand Serre Chevalier.
The old town of Briancon is a fortified town built by Vauban and is now protected by Unesco. Extra activities in resort - Ice rink, skidoo, ice driving track, indoor swimming pool, Spa (sauna, jacuzzi,massages etc), Paragliding school, Riding school, Cinéma.
The new thermal baths in Monetier Les Bains, has natural thermal waters which are heated to 45 degrees and the complex has lots of different spa facilities designed to help you relax
More than 80% of the ski area is above 2000m which means that the area is snow sure from mid December through to end of April.
Staying in Serre Chevalier
There are a range of chalets, hotels and apartment.
Doing more in Serre Chevalier
Serre chevalier offers a wealth of activities for enjoying on the snow or ice as well as having activities for non- skiers - some of the activities we can arrange include paragliding, skidoos, helicopter trips, ice driving and dog sledding.
Other activities include paragliding, skidoos & dog-sledding
The airports of Turin and Grenoble are similar distances and we can offer transfers from either
The most cost effective option is to self-drive and we can assist with ferry or tunnel crossings.
You can also take the train - Take the Eurostar to Lille or Paris and then either an overnight train to Briancon or a train to Grenoble (France ) or Oulx (Italy) and we can pick you up to bring you up to Serre Chevalier.Briancon is only 15 minutes and Oulx is a little under an hour.
Got some questions about the resort?
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