Ski Holidays in Serre Chevalier, France

Skiing Holidays in Serre Chevalier

A ski holiday in Serre Chevalier will not only take you to the home of Luc Alphand, the downhill world champion from 1995 to 1997, but will provide an environment of traditional, almost 'Provencal' charm. Two and a half hours from Turin airport, Serre Chevalier, made up of 4 linked villages, offers a wide range of ski holiday solutions in beautiful surroundings.
Serre Chevalier Ski Holidays: The Skiing
Serre Chevalier has its own 250km of pistes and another 900km available with the Grande Galaxie Pass, which offers access to Montgenèvre and the Milky Way. Intermediate skiers are best catered for on a Serre Chevalier ski holiday, and beginners will also find plenty to do. Advanced skiers are best advised to head to the smallest village, Monetier, for some good black pistes and a considerable variety of off-piste terrain. Adding to the alpine charm of ski holidays in Serre Chevalier is the fact that two-thirds of the mountain enjoys wooded surroundings. As the slopes are north-facing, they do hold snow, however, resort-level snow can be slushy as the villages are all below 1500m. Snowboarders will find masses to do on a Serre Chevalier ski holiday, particularly those who are more advanced, with a specialist park and good off-piste.

Serre Chevalier Ski Holidays: Off the Snow

Ski holidays in Serre Chevalier are atmospheric, of good value and unpretentious, with a strong French feel. The restaurants serve good local fare, but a car is a good option, allowing you to try each village's eateries. Nightlife is fairly limited, although the bigger villages do have a nice selection of bars. Shoppers may prefer to head for Briançon with its more town-like amenities. Briançon is the best of the four villages if you are looking for off-snow activities. Families may be particularly attracted, with a very good ski school and decent childcare provision.

Why Serre Chevalier?
- Traditional villages
- Strong French feel
- Varied terrain
- Good off piste
- Good variety of restaurants
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Serre Chevalier Ski Deals
Plein Sud 05-Jan £645
La Vieille Ferme 06-Jan £668 save £92
Montalembert 06-Jan £689 save £92
Plein Sud 06-Jan £696 save £92
La Vieille Ferme 17-Mar £721
Montalembert 13-Jan £737 save £44
Montalembert 20-Jan £739 save £48
Plein Sud 13-Jan £744
La Vieille Ferme 13-Jan £744
Plein Sud 23-Dec £745 save £203
Club Med Serre Chevalier 24-Mar £1,182 save £206
Club Med Serre Chevalier 06-Jan £1,213 save £134
Club Med Serre Chevalier 13-Jan £1,240 save £137
Club Med Serre Chevalier 07-Apr £1,250 save £138
Club Med Serre Chevalier 31-Mar £1,263 save £221
Club Med Serre Chevalier 03-Feb £1,347
Club Med Serre Chevalier 20-Jan £1,377
Club Med Serre Chevalier 10-Mar £1,388
Club Med Serre Chevalier 27-Jan £1,469
Club Med Serre Chevalier 10-Feb £1,610