Of all the villages in the Monterosa ski area, Champoluc is the best known with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The village is ideal for families with the Chalet Hotel offering skiing to the door and and the main village centre just a few minutes' walk away.
A Key attraction of de Champoluc is the proximity to the skiing. The Crest gondola departs from just next to the Chalet Hotel, leading up to the beginners' area at the mid station and up to rising up to 2,7028m and leading to runs above Frachey and then by lift up to the Col Le Betteforca into the Gressoney Valley to Stafal, the Punta Indren and Alagna.
At the end of the day, a red piste will then bring you back to the Chalet Hotel. The piste is classified as a red but with its lovely long and cruisy stretches it can be happily skied by most skiers with a few weeks experience, skiing at a level above absolute beginners. There are blue runs leading to the mid-station so beginner skiers can then take the gondola down the last stretch
NB: This is a "family" chalet, so all bookings must include at least one child or teenager.
Convenience is the key here, with easy access to the skiing and to the village centre. Chalet Hotel de Champoluc offers skiing to the doorstep and is just next to the Crest gondola and the ski hire shop, the ultimate convenience for getting families on the slopes easily and without any fuss. With comfortable accommodation, our full range of on-site childcare and the wonderful Monterosa ski area to discover, this Chalet Hotel has great all round appeal.
Chalet Hotel de Champoluc has dedicated floors where the Child Patrol/Baby Listening Service takes place.
The open-plan lounge is a perfect place to relax and there's also a children's reading and games corner. Pre-dinner apéritifs and canapés will be served here in the lounge, and there is a separate dining room in traditional style.
There is a range of bedrooms and a couple of family suites to meet the needs of different family groups and ages. All have the benefit of en suite facilities.
We also have our Nursery with separate day and sleep rooms, and a Snow Club room ready for fun and games for our younger guests. These rooms are also used for our evening Cocoa Club activities
On the lowest floor is the ski and boot room, with a door giving direct access outside to the Crest gondola and piste.
The bedrooms and family suites provide a choice of accommodation styles for different family groups and ages, and all have the benefit of en suite facilities and a TV/DVD player. Some also have a balcony.
We have led the childcare concept for UK families on skiing holidays for the last 35 years and our programme is constantly reviewed and refined, with previous guest feedback always the key element in further enhancing the experience.
For parents, Classic Childcare means being able to leave your accommodation after breakfast to head for the first lifts, only needing to return after the last one shuts. We look after your children completely throughout the ski day if you wish.
While the babies and toddlers go to our Nursery, staff take the older ones to our partner ski-school, collect them, give them lunch, run activities to keep them happy and stimulated and then take them back to their chalets for their high tea, giving you our super-convenient ‘Seamless Service’ throughout the day.
Nursery and Snow Club rooms
Entrance, reception area, lounge and residents' bar, dining room
Room 201, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 202, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Suite 203, Sleeps 5-6, Two triple bedrooms with bath/wc/balcony connected by a private hallway and the entrance
Room 205, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 206, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 207, Sleeps 4, Quad with twin and bunk beds and bath/wc/balcony
Room 208, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 209, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 210, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 211, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 212, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 214, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 301, Sleeps 4, Quad room with twin and bunk beds and bath/wc/balcony
Suite 302, Sleeps 4, Two twin bedrooms with bath/wc/balcony connected by a private hallway and the entrance
Room 304, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 305, Sleeps 2, Twin with bath/wc/balcony
Room 306, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
Room 307, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc
Room 308, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc
Room 309, Sleeps 2-3, Triple with bath/wc/balcony
We set high standards for our cuisine, training our staff extensively before the season starts to ensure that you will enjoy every meal.
One of the joys of choosing to take a catered Chalet Hotel ski holiday is that you’re not doing the cooking. Our staff prepare and serve breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course evening meal including wine and coffee, on six days a week in our chalets and Chalet Hotels on our staff day off, a continental breakfast will be provided for you.
The staff night off gives you a chance to sample some of the delicious local restaurants an ensure that you don’t leave the Alps without your fill of Weiner Schnitzel or Fondue! Our Baby Listening Service ensures that you can enjoy your meal out without worry.
Let us take care of the cooking and with the Baby Listening Service, all the family can sit back, relax and focus on the skiing!
In all our properties breakfast is served buffet-style with a selection of cold options including a choice of cereals or porridge, cold meats, cheese and preserves, bread (and croissants in France), fruit juices, tea and coffee and a cooked breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs and beans.
On the staff day off, it is served as a buffet in our Chalet Hotels.
Our Chalet Hotel teams can also prepare a packed lunch for you on request, at a small local charge.
Every day, apart from our staff day off, a home-baked cake and tea and coffee making facilities are laid out for you to help yourself when you return from the slopes.
In all our Chalet Hotels, we also prepare a savoury treat to accompany the sweet ones.
High Tea at 5:30pm is served as a 2 course evening meal to all children up to 7 years old (and to 8-10 year olds if preferred). Parents are asked to accompany their children under 3, whilst 3-10 year olds are supervised by our childcare team.
Adult dinner at 7:30pm begins with a prosecco apéritif with canapés, followed by a choice of appetiser, main course and either dessert or local cheese, accompanied by a choice of red, white and rose wine, and culminating with tea or coffee.
Adults (and any children aged 8 and over joining the adults) are asked to choose their starter and main course at breakfast time, and there's always a vegetarian daily option too. Please note that children will be eating the adult menu choices if they choose to eat at 7.30pm.
On the staff night off you and your family have the opportunity to eat out in one of the local restaurants. Our staff will be happy to help with recommendations and bookings if you wish. If you would prefer, you can always order in a takeaway pizza, and have a relaxing evening in.
High Tea provides children under 11 with a healthy menu, but tailored more towards children’s tastes than our main adult dinner, and puréed food is also always available for infants on request. Parents are asked to accompany their children under 36 months at High Tea please, whilst children from 3-10 years will be supervised by staff.
Vegetarian options are always available in our Chalet Hotels. Other special diets can generally be catered for at a cost of £35 per person per week. Any dietary requirements must be advised to us at the time of booking in order for us to be fully prepared.
All our Chalet Hotels offer traditional fare for Christmas dinner, with roast turkey and all the trimmings, Christmas pudding, mince pies, crackers, party hats and of course a pre-dinner glass of Champagne plus a lively, fun atmosphere for all the family.
This is the one meal that all families share together regardless of children’s ages, so in some properties the dining tables can be quite crowded, but this adds to the festive ambience of all celebrating together!
A special festive menu followed by Champagne is also served on New Year’s Eve, but this is for adults only (and those aged 11 and over of course), unless you are staying in a Family Dining chalet.
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•Extensive piste •Traditional Italian village •Scenery
Champoluc is a quiet, authentic Italian mountain town with jaw dropping sights of the Italian, French and Swiss Alps including giants like Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Top this off with access to 180km of piste in Italy’s answer to the 3 valleys and ski holidays here should be a week to remember.
Great for •Scenery •Quiet après ski •Long runs •Off-Piste
Snow Report: Top 110cm, Bottom 90cm
Snow Forecast: 0cm expected this week
Snow History: January average depth 123.17cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Turin||115km, 1hr 30mins|
|Region:||Champoluc, Monterosa, Aosta Valley, Italy|
Champoluc lift pass price last reported as 210Euro for the whole Monterosa region (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Hotel de Champoluc.
Night skiing: No
Champoluc has W SW E SE facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing Dec-May.
|Top of slopes:||2970m (across the region)|
|Bottom of piste:||1200m (across the region)|
|Total length of trails:||180km|
|Longest piste:||9km. Pistone Betta (Gressoney)|