Proudly sat at the gateway between France and Italy, Montgenèvre boasts French charm with an Italian flair.
Its high altitude skiing above the cross-border pass has one of the best snow records in France and the Monts de la Lune lift pass also covers the resorts of Claviere and Cesana in Italy plus a day skiing the Milky Way.
Spot the abandoned fortresses from the peaks of Les Gondrans and peer over to Italy from the summit of the Col Saurel.
As the sun dips below the horizon, Montgenèvre transforms into a lively après-ski hub. Cosy bars and restaurants line the cobblestone streets, offering hearty Savoyard cuisine and a warm atmosphere to unwind after a day on the slopes. Live music and lively conversations fill the air, creating a convivial ambiance that extends into the night.
Beyond skiing and snowboarding, Montgenèvre offers a diverse range of winter activities to suit every taste. Families can embark on exhilarating sleigh rides through snow-covered meadows, while adrenaline junkies can test their limits on exhilarating snowmobile tours. For a more serene experience, glide across frozen lakes on cross-country skis or take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque village, soaking in the tranquility of the alpine landscape.
Whether seeking sun-kissed days on the slopes or adventurous escapades, Montgenèvre’s ski holiday experience caters to every desire, promising an unforgettable winter escapade amidst the enchanting beauty of the French Alps.
With wide and uncrowded pistes, this area is an excellent choice for beginners and advanced skiers alike, plus the new Durancia spa, Monty Express toboggan and great value mountain restaurant Le Chalvet all add to why we feel now is the time to holiday in Montgenèvre.
Beginners can glide down gentle slopes like the Chalmettes and Les Terrasses, gaining confidence and honing their skills amidst the tranquil surroundings. Intermediate skiers find ample terrain to explore, with meandering runs through forests and panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks. Experienced skiers and snowboarders can challenge themselves on the steeper slopes of Les Portes du Soleil and Les Chenus, or venture into the off-piste powder bowls for an exhilarating adventure.
Season Start / End: 2/12 – 3/4
Opening Times: 09:00 – 16:30
Total Slope Length: 400 km (Milky Way. Montgenevre 65km)
Easy Slope Runs: 28
Intermediate Runs: 38
Difficult Runs: 14
MOUNTAIN STATION ALTITUDE: 2700m
VALLEY STATION ALTITUDE: 1850m
TOTAL SKI LIFTS: 24 ( in Montgenevre)
CHAIR LIFTS: 12
DRAG LIFTS: 9
MAGIC CARPETS: 1