Set in the Southern Alps, the resort is packed full of character and renowned for its sunshine record. Serre Chevalier is one of France's most underrated ski resorts and best-kept secrets, with a fantastic snow record and 250kms of superb runs. The resort is divided into 4 villages linked by ski runs, an efficient lift system and a regular bus service. The runs tend to be uncrowded and there is a variety of pistes for all grades of skiers and boarders, with many runs sets between the trees. The villages of Chantemerle, Villeneuve, Montetier les Bains and Briancon are all traditional French resorts of charm and character. All have a good selection of bars, shops and restaurants.

Activities

Fitness centre with sauna, jacuzzi and gym (Chantemerle and Villeneuve), torchlight descents, ice skating rink (Chantemerle & Villeneuve), parapenting, indoor heated swimming pool (Villeneuve), floodlit ice driving circuit (Villeneuve)

Eating out

Pick from a wide choice of over 65 eateries across Meribel and Mottaret villages. Prices are not cheap but more reasonable options can be found if you look beyond the main streets and slope front. There’s a huge amount of restaurants to choose from, wheth

Other amenities

Indoor equestrian centre with carriage rides and sleigh outings, thermal spa complex (Le Monetier)

  • Transfer time: Turin 2hrs 30 mins.
  • Currency: Euro

Suitability

  • Beginners: 4
  • Intermediates: 5
  • Advanced: 4
  • Snowboarding: 4

Resort statistics

  • Resort height: 1400m
  • Ski range: 1200m-2735m
  • Total kilometres of piste: 250kms Area
  • Number of runs: Blue 28 Red 37 Black 13
  • Number of lifts: 54 : Draglifts 27, Chairlift 21, Cablecar 1, Gondolas 5.
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What our customers say

Hi Dawn Just a little note to say thanks the holiday was really nice. I'll be in touch when I'm on the look out again...and I will recommend you if anyone asks. Moira

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