Serre - Chevalier
Your ski hire in Serre-Chevalier
Located in the Hautes-Alpes, the resort of Serre-Chevalier is nestled at the gateway to the Ecrins National Park. Overlooking the Briançon valley with 4 communes (Le Monêtier les Bains, La Salle les Alpes, Saint Chaffrey and Briançon), Serre-Chevalier is an ideal place to recharge your batteries in the open air and enjoy a large ski area. To hurtle down the ski slopes of the Southern Alps, take advantage of our ski hire offers in Serre-Chevalier and go to one of our ski and snowboard hire shops to pick up your equipment as soon as you arrive.
YOUR STAY IN SERRE-CHEVALIER
Offering a privileged view of the Oisans, Serre-Chevalier plunges you into a typical mountain landscape where you will enjoy a rich and preserved nature. To the north of the Southern Alps, it is an authentic, sporty and dynamic destination that welcomes you. A land of new snow sports, adventure, nature and discovery, Serre-Chevalier is a resort that gives you a feeling of freedom with every slope you descend.
Concerned about the ecological transition, the resort of Serre-Chevalier is committed to sustainable development and environmental protection with a strong investment for the installation of solar panels and wind turbines. In addition, the ski area has already been awarded the Green globe label for its actions to reduce pollution in the mountains.
SKIING IN SERRE-CHEVALIER
Spread over 410 hectares, the Serre-Chevalier ski area is one of the largest in Europe. Surrounded by larch forests and majestic snow-covered slopes, you plunge into an idyllic universe for your mountain holidays. Linking 4 villages, Serre-Chevalier offers quick access to its ski slopes so you can quickly recharge your batteries in the fresh air!
The domain is made up of many fun areas to share magical moments with family or friends. The Serre-Chevalier snowpark is equipped with different modules so that freestyle enthusiasts and experts alike can learn and perfect their tricks! Also discover the boardercross and its 100 metre long course with a difference in altitude to fill up with thrills. In addition, various wooden modules have been installed in the forest to have fun in the heart of nature. Finally, the FuniCross is a fun course with obstacles to overcome for unforgettable moments!
For all Nordic skiers, a large cross-country skiing area is accessible with a wide variety of tracks. Known for its high altitude plateaus, Serre-Chevalier is a resort that is perfectly suited to Nordic skiers. From green runs to more sporty courses, you can test your biathlon skills and discover Nordic skiing at night.
For ski touring, large freeride areas are accessible to allow skiers to reach the summits. With the high mountain guides, you will evolve on still virgin snowy slopes and enjoy the grandiose landscapes. For thrill-seekers, the Brut de neige zone is a space for practicing freeride skiing in complete safety. These marked and ungroomed slopes are ideal for discovering unique sliding sensations. Are you looking for the big thrill? Push your limits on an immense terrain with infinite possibilities.
ALL THE ACTIVITIES IN SERRE-CHEVALIER
Numerous off-ski activities are offered in Serre-Chevalier, such as snowshoe walks. You will have the choice of numerous loops starting from different villages in the valley. This practice is ideal for discovering every corner of the domain and evolving in the heart of the great mountain spaces. Test the life of a musher by immersing yourself in the world of the Grand with a dog-sled ride! Between complicity and wide open spaces, you will discover the extensive plateaux of the domain and enjoy the grandiose panoramas. For the more adventurous, you can hurtle down the ski slopes on a Fatbike. This mountain bike with wide wheels offers good grip and allows you to discover the mountains in a different way! Finally, Serre-Chevalier is a land of new snow sports and offers snowkiting. Combining paragliding and skiing, go to the Col du Lautaret for pure sliding sensations!
Climbing and via-ferrata are on the summer activity programme! Get closer to nature and surpass your limits by reaching the summits for memorable memories in the high mountains. In the valley, numerous white-water activities are offered in an idyllic natural setting. In summer, the ski slopes give way to mountain bike trails for all electric and downhill mountain bike enthusiasts. In the heart of an exceptional environment, you will be able to hurtle down many different and varied paths.
In Chantemerle, discover organic swimming, an innovative concept to combine aquatic space and respect for the environment. You will be able to swim in fresh water fed by a natural water table.
For those who love wide open spaces, mountain hikes starting from the resort will allow you to discover the high altitude area. With family or friends, for young and old, numerous paths will lead you to the crests for a privileged view of the whole valley.
ACCESS TO SERRE-CHEVALIER
To come to the valley of Serre-Chevalier Briançon, you can take the Fréjus Tunnel when the Col du Lautaret is closed. The LYon-Saint-Exupéry SNCF train station and Briançon train station offer shuttles to the station. From Aix-en-Provence train station, the Navettes Blanches also provide a shuttle service to Serre-Chevalier. From Italy, a TGV train line connects Turin, Milan and Oulx to Briançon and Serre-Chevalier. Finally, from the airports of Turin, Grenible, Lyon-St-Exupéry and Marseille, regular bus lines connect you to the ski resorts of the Hautes-Alpes.