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Highlights in Serre Chevalier
- skiing in Serre Chevalier
- visiting the Briançon forts
- hiking in the Ecrins park
- Altitude Jazz Festival
- canoeing down the Guisane river
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Serre Chevalier
The largest resort in the Southern Alps is an ideal place for a stay on skis or in the heart of nature. If the resort is very extensive along the Guisane valley, those who want to be as close as possible to the slopes will choose holiday rentals in Chantemerle or Saint-Chaffrey. For visitors who wish to enjoy a city atmosphere, simply continue after Saint-Chaffrey to discover many accommodations in Briançon, only a few cables away from the slopes. Travellers in search of nature will leave their suitcases at Monêtier-les-Bains, in the heart of the Ecrins National Park.Mountain holiday rentals in Serre Chevalier
Serre Chevalier is particularly renowned for its comfort and family atmosphere. At the foot of the slopes, many holiday rentals offer balconies and terraces that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding French and Italian mountains. Throughout the region, including in the heart of the Ecrins park, there are accommodation facilities that offer everything you need to enjoy winter sports: heating to ensure pleasant evenings, and a washing machine so that ski enthusiasts are always ready to go down the slopes.
Holidays in Serre Chevalier
Location and orientation
A huge resort stretching from Briançon to Monêtier-les-Bains, in the heart of the Guisane valley, Serre Chevalier offers no less than 90 downhill and 8 cross-country ski slopes. Each of the villages that make up the estate has its own lifts, in Chantemerle, Puy-Saint-Pierre or Puy-Saint-André. But it is in La Salle-les-Alpes and Saint-Chaffrey that the lifts are the most numerous, so many ideal resorts to enjoy all the activities offered in the resort: snowshoeing, snowboarding and... sled dogs.Greenhouse Knight in summer
Any escapade to Serre Chevalier must start in Briançon, which opens the valley. Summer is the perfect time to discover this city fortified by Vauban, with its important military past, which offers an exceptional view of the Southern Alps. With the melting of snow cover, the Serre Chevalier region discovers more than 370 kilometres of hiking trails. The perfect opportunity to discover the exceptional flora of the surroundings, for example by walking along the botanical path of Le Bez. To relax at the end of this stay in the heart of nature, head for the thermal spa of Monêtier-les-Bains and its many natural hot water pools, which will allow you to finish your holidays on a gentle slope.
Travellers and activities
A reference family resort, Serre Chevalier will be the ideal place for budding skiers to earn their first stars. With the rise in summer temperatures, the whole family will head to the biological swimming pools of La Salle-les-Alpes and Saint-Chaffrey, to cool off in a natural setting. Then it will be time to take a little height at Serre Che Aventure, an outdoor park that offers many outdoor activities.Chevalier greenhouse for sportsmen
In the heart of winter, the largest resort in the Southern Alps will welcome fans of downhill skiing, snowshoeing and snowboarding on 98 winter sports trails. But the Guisane valley also lends itself to vigorous descents of the eponymous river, by canoe, rafting or airboat. Hiking enthusiasts will not be disappointed, with the nearby Parc des Ecrins. The ideal opportunity to take the Granon Pass to walk to the superb Lac de l'Oule, or to spend a night in the vertiginous refuge of the Aigle. A stay dedicated to sport and a change of scenery.
The Parc des Ecrins is home to some of the largest predators in France. Thus, the boreal lynx, and especially the grey wolf, hunt in the region, sometimes leading to numerous conflicts between local breeders and nature conservationists.
Top 5 things to do in Serre Chevalier
From mid-January to February, throughout Briançon, numerous jazz concerts are organised to the delight of locals and visitors alike. A must-attend event.2. Discover Briançon
A city entirely fortified by Vauban, Briançon stands at the entrance to the Guisane valley and is worth a stop to discover its fabulous natural heritage.3. Taste the local cuisine
The Hautes Alpes, and more particularly the Briançon region, have many culinary treasures to offer their guests: Tourtons du Champsaur, pommes des Alpes and lamb from Sisteron will delight the most discerning palates.4. Enjoy Serre Chevalier in summer and winter
Like all ski resorts in the Alps, Serre Chevalier has developed many activities during the summer season. It is also the best time of year to discover the beauty of the Parc des Ecrins.5. Participate in the Cello Madness Festival
In the heart of summer, in the most beautiful churches of Briançon, the cello is available in all its forms in a festival that combines music and heritage.