Serre Chevalier is comprised of several villages in a large valley in the southern Alps. The main villages are Flaine, Morillon, Les Carroz, Chantemerle, Villeneuve and Monetier les Bains. Each has their own atmosphere and strengths. You can choose from an old traditional village or a modern hamlet. What they all provide is access to great skiing and boarding terrain. Almost two thirds of the runs are tree lined which is great if you are caught in a snow storm. There is a good bus service linking the resorts so it matters little where you end up after a days skiing as the ski bus will return you to your own village. The resort lies at an altitude of thirteen hundred and fifty metres with the highest lift taking you to two thousand eight hundred metres. Low cost Serre Chevalier ski holidays offer a vast two hundred and fifty kilometres of piste and is one of the largest ski areas in France. There are slopes to suit all levels of ability in both skiing and boarding. It is a family friendly resort with childcare facilities from the age of one year. There are ski kindergarens for three to five year olds and tuition available from the age of six for skiing and eight for boarding. The resort is considered to be one of the best in France for snow boarders.
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Serre Chevalier ski holidays attract all ages and abilities. Each village has good nursery slopes where newcomers to the sport can, with expert tuition, learn the basic turns and gain in confidence before moving on to gentle tree-lined greens. As ever, intermediates have the greatest choice and can enjoy skiing through a stunning mountain landscape on long red runs and into the forests below. Try the long red from Pic de L'yret or from La Cucumella down to Villeneuve. Advanced skiers can find challenges galore both on and off piste. Those seeking an adrenalin rush can try the Olympic black run, Luc Alphand. Always take an experienced mountain guide if you wish to go off piste.
The Serre Chevalier ski season begins in the middle of December and ends in the first week of April. With north facing slopes it is generally snow sure throughout this period. Summer sees an influx of climbers, hill walkers and mountain bikers as well as those who want to relax amid splendid scenery and perhaps enjoy the spas in Monetier les Bains. Many regional airports have direct flights to Grenoble, Turin or Lyon with transfer times of two hours, two hours thirty minutes and four hours respectively. You can check on the Cheeky Trip website to see if your own local airport offers a direct service.
Cheap Serre Chevalier ski holiday deals are quickly snapped up as they have such wide appeal. Whichever village you choose you'll find an excellent range of accommodation. Whether it be an hotel, an appartment or a chalet, you'll find great amenities and service is excellent. Restaurants cater for all tastes and budgets as there is everything from fast foods to high dining. Although nightlife can hardly be called exhuberant, there are a number of lively bars and clubs. Leisure activities include ice skating, ice driving, swimming and there is also a cinema. There is night skiing at Villeneuve on Friday evenings.
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