Montgenèvre Ski Resort

Montgenèvre ski resort.
Montgenevre village.
Chalvet gondola is the quickest lift access from Montgenevre village.
Montgenèvre ski resort learn to ski area.
Montgenèvre ski resort Serre Thibaud combi gondola/chairlift.
Montgenevre is lift & piste linked to Claviere in Italy.
Montgenèvre ski resort.
Montgenèvre ski resort terrain up to Chalvet.
Piste trail on the border limking Montgenevre France & Italy.
Montgenevre village.
Montgenèvre ski resort.
Montgenèvre ski resort.
Montgenevre skiing into the village.
Montgenevre ski resort Chalmettes combi gondola/chairlift.
Montgenevre off piste terrain on Serre Thibaud.
The Tremplin chairlift is an important link between Montgenevre & Italy.
The Chalvet chairlift extends from La Bergerie above Montgenevre.
Afternoon sun & après in Montgenevre village.
Ski in ski out apartments at Montgenevre.
Ski the Via Lattea from Montgenevre.

Montgenèvre Ski Resort

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  • Vertical (m)
    Montgenevre only
    1760m - 2630m (870m)

    Via Lattea
    1,350 – 2,823 (1,473m)
  • Average Snow Fall
    6m+
  • Lifts (22)
    Montgenevre only
    3 Gondolas / combi chairs
    9 Chairs

    Via Lattea (70)
    6 Gondolas / cable cars
    34 Chairs
  • Ski Hours
    9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Terrain Summary 
    Runs - 85km
    Montgenevre only
    Longest run – 6km+
    Advanced - 20%
    Intermediate - 42%
    Beginner - 38%

    Monts de la Lune
    Runs - 110km

    Via Lattea
    Runs - 400km
  • Lift Pass Prices (Day Ticket 18/19)
    Montgenevre only
    Adult - €39.50
    Child - €27.50
    Child u/6yr - Free

    Monts de la Lune - Montgenevre only
    Adult - €41.50
    Child - €33
    Child u/6yr – Free

    Via Lattea International
    All Ages - €49
    Child u/6yr - Free
    Via Lattea Ski Trail Map
  • Via Lattea Trail Map
    Monts de la Lune Ski Trail Map
  • Monts de la Lune Trail Map

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Montgenevre ski resort is the 'French connection' of the Via Lattea (Milky Way) interlinked ski region. A high altitude base ensures great snow quality all season long.

A large ski resort in its own right, Montgenevre has the bonus of a simple ski down the valley to cross the frontier to Claviere & the rest of the Via Lattea in Italy. See the Montgenevre ski trail map here.

Pros & Cons for Montgenèvre Ski Resort

Pros

  • Best value ski lift pass in France;
  • Best variety of piste trails for all abilities in the Via Lattea ski area;
  • High base elevation & reliable snow cover;
  • Lift, piste and pass connected to the Via Lattea ski area in Italy;
  • Integral part of the Sella Ronda & Great War Ski Tours;
  • Extensive off piste terrain;
  • Ski in ski out accommodation available;
  • Untracked powder for days;
  • Good access from TGV train station at Oulx, Italy.

Cons

  • Lift bases disjointed;
  • Many slow chairlifts and surface lifts;
  • Limited expert terrain;
  • Some long traverses are not snowboard friendly.

Pro or Con Depending On Your Perspective

  • Compact traditional village in sunny location;
  • Piste trails spread across a huge area;
  • Quiet après ski.

Where is Montgenevre, France?

Montgenevre ski resort sits in a high pass on the Italy/France border at 1850m elevation. Access by car is via Briancon in France (N94 road) or Oulx in Italy (SS24 road). Buses operated by Voyageurs regularly make the journey between the train stations at Oulx and Briancon via Montgenevre (4/day each direction). Cost is about €8 one way (17/18 prices). Oulx train station makes a great gateway to the area as fast trains from Turin, Milan and Paris all stop there.

Nearby Ski Resorts

Aside from the major ski areas of the Via Lattea (Oulx & Sestriere), the nearby ski resort of Serre Chevalier is well worth a visit and is included in multi day Montgenevre lift passes. Further afield in Italy but still relatively close is Bardonecchia and in France, legendary La Grave.

Montgenevre Accommodation

Montgenevre ski resort is centred on the compact village of the same name. The village centre is old and with the requisite narrow laneways, but thankfully, no through traffic ( the main road skirts the edge of town). Newer accommodation developments are on the Montgenevre village outskirts, but within walking distance of the small number of shops, bars & restaurants in town.

Should no accommodation be available in Montgenevre, Briancon is a great option in France, as are nearby Claviere or Cesana in Italy.

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Tours in or near Montgenevre

Safari (Road Trip) Tours

Powder Skiing Safari France-Italy
GUIDED OFF-PISTE ADVENTURE
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Skiing Days | 3+ Resorts
Ability: Advanced to Expert
Skiing between the French & Italian alps over the southern alpine glaciers, this exceptional tour begins in La Grave, France, passes through Serre Chevalier & ends in Sestriere, Italy. Great off-piste combination of high alpine & tree skiing, plus beautiful villages & accommodation.
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USD 1,882
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Heli Skiing Tours

Heliski Val De Susa
GUIDED OFF-PISTE HELISKIING
2- 6 Days | 2 - 6 Nights | 5,000m vertical/day
Ability: Intermediate to Expert
Heliski the powder laden Susa valley in Piedmont, Italy. Enjoy 4-5000m vertical a day with single descents of up to 1600m. Stay in beautiful accommodation at Sestriere ski resort. Get your own group of 4+ together for a custom tour.
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USD 1,781
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