Serre Chevalier france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Serre Chevalier France.
Serre Chevalier Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1941 the French ski resort Serre Chevalier lies at 1200 metres altitude in the Hautes - Alpes region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2830m Serre Chevalier ski area is snow sure. Over 493 snow cannons ensure artificial Serre Chevalier snow making covers 146km of ski trails, which equates to around 31 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Serre Chevalier (France) is Turin / Torino at a distance of 110km or approximately 120 minutes driving time. Serre Chevalier ski season runs from December to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Serre Chevalier France
25 runs 57km
32 runs 81km
42 runs 80km
15 runs 15km
Skiing in Serre Chevalier
Skiing Serre Chevalier you'll enjoy 114 pistes and trails and that means approximately 250km of ski runs. Serre Chevalier lifts number 66 with the capacity to uplift 77373 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Serre Chevalier is over 8km long.
Serre Chevalier Ski Area
Serre Chevalier ski area has 21% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 28% intermediate, 36% advanced ski slopes and 13% for expert skiers - the most difficult Serre Chevalier piste is the 0.5km L'eychauda run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Serre Chevalier after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Serre Chevalier for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Serre Chevalier
If you snowboard Serre Chevalier you'll want to know that, of the 66 ski lifts in total, 35 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Serre Chevalier snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Serre Chevalier snowboard facilities include 3 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 1 quarter pipe and 2 boardercross courses.
Serre Chevalier for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Serre Chevalier Apres Ski
The apres ski Serre Chevalier scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
30 apres ski bars 93 restaurants 0 bowling 3 night club 3 cinema 0 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 3 hot tubs 0 solariums 4 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 2 outdoor ice skating 2 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 2 museum 3 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Body Building, Bridge, Ice Driving, Quad Biking, Ice Biking, Natural hot spring baths, Casino in Briancon.
Serre Chevalier for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Serre Chevalier Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Serre Chevalier resort - ski Serre Chevalier by any other name
The French ski resort of Serre Chevalier ski resort is also known as Serre Che Serre Chevalier and has the following common misspellings:
Serre Chevalier ski area has ski slopes which face N
The direction which the various Serre Chevalier ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Serre Chevalier ski resort has ski slopes facing N.
Serre Chevalier for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Serre Chevalier reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.