The Hautes-Alpes is France’s only department in the alpine chain situated entirely in the mountains, making it the highest department in the Alps.
Serre Chevalier Vallée’s subtle Italian influence and Mediterranean feel coupled with its high-quality snow cover have contributed to the resort’s success. Together these features give it a distinctive character and touch of originality, a blend of authenticity and modern innovation, of warmth and cold, of nature and a thriving protected mountain environment...
Serre Chevalier Vallée, the ski resort
With 250km of pistes, Serre Chevalier Vallée is France’s top stand-alone resort and features :
477 hectares of marked and maintained pistes
61 ski lifts : 1 cable car, 5 gondola lifts, 11 high speed chair lifts, 9 fixed-grip chair lifts, 35 ski lifts
Hourly turnover of 76,360 people
1/3 of the ski area covered by a network of snow cannon
Certification: ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 18000 (Health & Safety) and ISO 14001 (Environment) since 2008.
It has a high-profile foreign community that comes to sample its high-quality slopes and off-piste skiing, which stretch from 1350m up to 2800m, and give Serre Chevalier an extremely cosmopolitan feel both on the pistes and when it comes to the après-ski.