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Serre Chevalier ski resort

Hautes-Alpes, France

Serre Chevalier ski resort is situated in the Haute-Alps in the Southern French Alps. It borders the mighty peaks of the Park National des Ecrins of Italy. The local skiers and snowboarders call it the Grand Serre Ché.

The mountain has 250km of pristine pistes and is one of the Alps largest ski areas. Serre Chevalier ski resort is really made up of 13 villages spread over 4 areas. That includes Briancon, Chantemerle, Villeneuve la Salle and le Monetier Les Bains, at the gates of the Ecrins National Park. Serre Chevalier ski resort offers impressive skiing in a high mountain atmosphere. Peaceful easier trails in the Mélèzes woods ideal for the full family skiing experience catering for all levels.

 Serre Chevalier ski resort covers 410 acres of pistes, at altitudes of between 1,200m and 2,800m, for everyone from beginners to expert skiers! The terrain breakdown is approximately 55% beginner trails, 32% intermediate and 13% for advanced skiers and snowboarders.

There are excellent gentle beginners’ runs next to Villeneuve village. Intermediates can ski through the Parc National des Ecrins in some of the most glorious scenery in the French Alps. There are the long more intermediate trails from the Prorel, Aiguillet, and Eduits. There are also fantastic challenges for advanced skiers. Mogul and off-piste chutes and glade worshipers will enjoy on the twisting runs to Le Bez. Speed freaks will love the superb “Olympic Luc Alphand” black run. Serre Chevalier ski resort is regarded as one of the top snowboarding destinations in France due to amazing natural terrain and off-piste opportunities.

 Other activities to be enjoyed on ski holidays in Serre Chevalier ski resort include the fitness center with sauna, jacuzzi, and gym. They also offer night skiing with torchlight descents, ice skating rink, paraponting, indoor heated swimming pool, and floodlit ice driving circuit to take your X-box driving skills into the real world.

You really feel like you are in the heart of the Alps here. The timeless surroundings offer a warm welcome and are the venue for a multitude of activities. There is ’something special’ about Serre Chevalier ski resort.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Serre Chevalier ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 250 km 155.3 mi

  • Easiest 138 km 85.7 mi | 55%
  • More Difficult 80 km 49.7 mi | 32%
  • Most Difficult 32.5 km 20.2 mi | 13%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes No

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2800 m 9186.4 ft
Base elevation:
1200 m 3937 ft
Vertical Drop:
1600 m 5249.3 ft
Total Trails:
250 km 155.3 mi
Longest Run:
6.9 km 4.3 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassEUR 51.50
  • Kids Day PassEUR 40.50
  • Season PassEUR 235.60
  • Kids Season PassEUR 189.50
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 55

  • Cable Car / Tram1
  • Gondolas6
  • Chairlifts20
  • T-Bars25
  • Rope Tow 3
  • People Mover 4

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %30 %
  • No of Snow guns575

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:18/03/2019
  • 24hrs Snow 0 cm 0 in
  • Base (natural):0 cm 0 in
4 °C
4 °C
NW19 km/h NW12 m/h


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