The Grand Serre Che is a vast ski area of 250kms of piste. It is made up of three ski areas which run along the Guisane Valley, they are Briancon, Serre Che and Le Monetier Le Bains.
The Grand Serre Che covers a ski altitude of 1,200m to 2,800m, there are approx 105 pistes, a snowpark and approx 40km of cross-country skiing. Thirteen villages, from charming mountain villages to modern hamlets, there is beautiful alpine scenery, great skiing and approx 300 days of sunshine.
As the Grand Serre Che is such a large ski area there is a great choice for every level of skier and snowboarder. There are very good beginners slopes next to Villeneuve village, at Monetier. For intermediate skiers there is the beautiful Ecrins National park with many tree lined runs. For advanced skiers there are plenty of moguls, gullies, ravines and the ‘Olympic Luc Alphand’ black run. Many Snowboarders regard the Grand Serre Che as one of the best snowboarding resorts in France.
Briancon has the greatest choice of restaurants and bars, however Chantemerle and Villeneuve have reasonably priced restaurants and some lively bars. Monetier Le Bains at the far end of the valley has a good choice of traditional restaurants.
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