Practical information about Serre-Chevalier

Serre-Chevalier in few words

Spread over 15 kilometres along the Guisane valley, Serre-Chevalier is a popular winter sports resort for seasonal skiers and families alike. Its 250 kilometres of slopes offer an ideal playground, where everyone can find their happiness. In addition to the beautiful town of Briançon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is made up of several villages: Chantemerle, Le Monêtier-les-Bains, Villeneuve, as well as small traditional hamlets. Serre Chevalier is a well-known resort for mountain enthusiasts: it is appreciated for its authenticity and the varied stays it offers. Seasonal sportsmen and women like Le Monêtier-les-Bains, while families appreciate the children’s activities offered in Villeneuve. Finally, due to its geographical location, between the Ecrins National Park and the Italian border, Serre Chevalier promises unforgettable excursions!

How to come ?

By car: if you are coming from the North of France, take the highway to Grenoble, then take the D91 «Col du Lautaret». If you are coming from the South, take the A51 highway, then the exit «La Saulce»: Serre-Chevalier is 90 kilometers away.

By train: the nearest TGV stations are Grenoble (116km) and Oulx in Italy (30km).

Please note: there is a night train that runs directly from Paris (Austerlitz station) to Briançon. There is also a bus service (linkbus) that directly connects the TGV station of Valence and Lyon to Serre Chevalier.

By plane: the nearest airports are Turin (1h30), Grenoble (2h), Lyon (3h) and Marseille Provence (4h).

When to come ?

Serre-Chevalier is a very popular resort, summer and winter. To be sure to have the accommodation that suits you, remember to book your holiday rental in Serre-Chevalier well in advance, on our site My home in Serre-Chevalier. And if you come by car during the winter, don’t forget to equip your car with snow tires.

Good to know !

Serre-Chevalier is a popular resort. It is a ski resort well frequented in summer as well as in winter and especially by French people living in the South of France. Remember to make your reservations well in advance!