Set on the Italian border, Montgenèvre is a mountain village with a bit of Mediterranean flair, offering excellent skiing conditions and abundant sunshine. In winter and summer alike, its wide open spaces are an invitation to revel in the joys of outdoor sports or to simply soak up the views.
One ski in France, the other in Italy
Revel at 2 vast ski resorts perched at 1,860 metres
The Hautes-Alpes’ oldest ski resort doubles up its bets when it comes to satisfying demanding winter sports lovers. Whether your preference goes to a tranquil family holiday or aerobatics in the freeride zone, Montgenèvre truly has something for every taste! After a quick warm-up on the snow front or wide Gondrans pistes, the domain’s great Italian challenge awaits you in the shape of the Monti Della Luna or Via Lattea, where you can enjoy making your mark in the fresh snow at an altitude of over 2,700 metres. Next, it’s time to head to the high-altitude restaurant filled with lively chatter and mouth-watering scents!
365 days of outdoor fun
A personality forged by mountain reliefs and nature’s palette
There’s nothing like a varied mountain landscape to spice up your summer and winter excursions alike. Enjoy a hike through beautiful larch trees bordering little Italian villages. Climb to the summit of Mont Chaberton at 3,000 metres to lap up the stunning views. In spring, get into the swing at the Golf International de Montgenèvre, the Hautes-Alpes’ highest golf course. Montgenèvre is also the perfect choice for mountain biking fans: accessible via a ski lift, the bike park promises a thrilling descent down the ski slopes at breakneck speed. Last but not least, keep up to speed with the Monty Express – a 300-metre monorail toboggan run reaching speeds of 60 km/hour!
Balneotherapy for the whole family
A blend of tradition and innovation
A wooden frontage blending perfectly with the natural decor naturally guides you into this haven of wellbeing. Begin your voyage of the senses with a relaxing dip in the jacuzzi – with mountain views of course! Next, choose between the refreshing floral or woody aromas of the saunas redolent with perfumes of the Mediterranean and Orient. A genuine ambassador for Montgenèvre’s unique transborder character, the Durancia balneotherapy and spa centre promises to ultimate relaxation and revitalization. The whole family will love its fun aquatic activities, including a counter-current river, heated pools and even a lagoon for tiny tots.