This traditional French resort is a firm favourite and has an enviable snow record and skiing over to Italy

  • Buy one get one half price on all 6 day prebooked lift passes for 30 March departures 
  • Ski to 2,600 metres 
  • 110 kilometres of skiable terrain
  • 9 green, 22 blue, 43 reds and 15 black runs 
  • Transfer time of 1 hour 25 minutes by coach from Turin airport 

Proudly sat at the gateway between France and Italy, Montgenèvre boasts French charm with an Italian flair. Don't let the 300 days of sunshine fool you, 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 and two days skiing the Milky Way. Getting over to Italy couldn't be easier with the new Rocher De Aigle gondola,  the new gondola seats ten and is three times shorter than the previous chairlift. Ninety-five percent of the former chairlift has been recycled; the cables, stations, and electrical equipment were repurposed in Montgenèvre, while the pylons and seats were sent to other ski resorts in France.

Spot the abandoned fortresses from the peaks of Les Gondrans and peer over to Italy from the summit of the Col Saurel. 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 Les Terrasses all add to why we feel now is the time to holiday in Montgenèvre.

Skiing and snowboarding in Montgenèvre

Montgenèvre is undoubtedly one of the best mixed ability resorts across Europe and is a firm favourite in the Alps for people learning to ski/snowboard. Beginners are well taken care of and the designated beginners areas consists of nursery slopes and magic carpets which are the perfect places to start. For those of you looking to re-find your snow feet, there are a variety of wide easy green and blue slopes to master, perfect for boosting your confidence. Some of the beginner slopes are also located at the top of the resort, so you'll still be able to experience that Alpine setting advanced skiers and boarders have the pleasure of cruising all the time. 

For more experienced riders, Montgenèvre offers a range of fun and challenging red and black slopes as well as some dedicated areas for off-piste. There are a number of guides and instructors who are happy to show you the best off-piste runs from Les Bois des Brousset or Le Tremplin to the fantastic bends of Les Mamelons. With recent improvements, Montgenèvre has made the resort even more appealing to advanced skiers and snowboarders with natural freeriding terrains as well as an international standard half pipe designed with the help of experts from the French national snowboarding association, and two fun runs.

Where to stay in Montgenèvre

We have properties across the resort that can cater for all, with a range of facilities and board basis. The majority of our accommodation in Montgenèvre is 4 star with the exception of one 3 star. We offer some fantastic hotels including Hotel Anova, which has spa and wellness facilities, and Hotel le Chalet Blanc which is 50 metres from the ski lifts. We also offer a range of apartments like our Les Dolines apartments which are offered on a self catering board basis and have access to an indoor heated swimming pool. Whether you want to stay in the resort centre, close to the ski area or want access to a range of wellness facilities (or all three!) we have accommodation that we are sure will tick all of your boxes. 

Bars and restaurants in Montgenèvre

It's no surprise that the majority of bars and restaurants across resort have Italian and French influence. There are more than a dozen restaurants in Montgenèvre, catering for all budgets. Le Capitaine is a great choice if you're fancying some Italian cuisine without travelling far and has a great pizza selection. La Ca del Sol serves up traditional French mountain meals such as fondue. La Table Blanche is the go to if you're fancying a gourmet dinner. There are plenty of options to choose from and of course there is the potential for many more if you ski over into Italy, where you can pit stop for a delicious lunch. 

Montgenèvre is on the quieter side, and you'll find a lot of the bars here offer a relaxed 'sit down and socialise' atmosphere. Le Jammy and Refuge are some firm favourites and attract the crowd straight from the slopes. However, if you are looking for a party after a long day of cruising the mountains, the resort does have a nightclub called Blue Night Disco which gets lively at the weekends. 

What's included in an Inghams Ski holiday to Montgenèvre

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, bed and breakfast, half board, all inclusive or full board. Optional add ons include equipment hire, lift pass and tuition, please see the 'ski extras' tab below for more information on these.

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Ski hotels in Montgenevre

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Exterior GIRAUD

The Hameau des Airelles Apartments are offered on a self catering basis. The high quality apartments are well equipped and are located at the foot of the slopes- a great choice for couples, groups and families alike!

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The Le Napoleon Apartments & Spa have a fabulous location in the centre of resort, opposite the slopes and ski school meet point, offering high quality self catering apartments with a great range of facilities.

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Hotel Chalet Blanc Exterior

Hotel Chalet Blanc is in a great location at the foot of the slopes, with a ski lift outside and just a short walk from the centre of Montgenevre. Available on a half board basis.

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Hotel Anova Exterior

Hotel Anova is a stylish boutique hotel and is in a great ski in, ski out location, with ski lifts right outside the hotel. Available on a half board basis.

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Village Club du Soleil Exterior 2 (2)

This ski-inclusive hotel offers everything you need for your ski holiday included in the price; a 6 day lift pass (includes 1 day in the Milky Way and 1 day in Serre Chevalier), standard skis or snowboard and boots, child helmet hire, full board including lunches and wine, children's clubs, evening entertainment and much more.

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Chalet Des Dolines Exterior2

The self catered Chalets Des Dolines apartments are  located in the centre of Montgenevre, with access to a great spa area and heated indoor swimming pool. 

Ski and Snowboard Information
Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Beginner skiing and snowboarding in Montgenèvre

Montgenèvre is one of the best places in the Alps to learn how to ski and beginners are really spoilt for choice. The main beginner areas are purposeful and varied. Visit the Gondrans section of the resort for the best nursery slope which also has a fenced off moving carpet and draglift for a stress free introduction. There's also some great breezy green runs in the area as your skills improve. It is a perfect choice for families and the snow record here is unbeatable, with ideal conditions and perfectly groomed slopes throughout the season.

Ski schools in Montgenèvre

Montgenèvre ski schools are excellent and provide both group and private tuition. The majority of the instructors can speak English fluently and the group sizes are small and intimate.

Intermediate skiing and snowboarding in Montgenèvre

The area is ideal for Intermediates to build confidence and cover significant distances. It offers varied skiing both above the tree line and through the trees especially to Claviere from Pian del Sole. The black runs in the Chalvet sector are inviting for the confident intermediate skier. The terrain is diverse and the open bowls and long groomed runs allow intermediates to explore the whole of resort.

Advanced skiing and snowboarding in Montgenèvre

Montgenèvre is well catered for advanced boarders and skiers who prefer freeriding rather than down hill skiing. However, there are some good red runs to carve up and cruise down. Over half of the terrain is made up of red and black runs so there'll be plenty of options for you to choose from if you do want to just hit the slopes. 

Snow parks and off-piste in Montgenèvre

Snowboarding is also well catered for, with a good choice of wide pistes and varied terrain. Advanced riders have the opportunity to ski some real unspoilt off-piste areas. We suggest you hire a guide who can show you some fantastic hidden runs and don't forget it's also possible to arrange heli-skiing on the Italian side of the border. There is also a snow park located next to the green slope of the Sagnes - thanks to it's green and blue level, the snow park is also accessible to beginners! Here you'll find 5 boxes, 5 natural snow jumps and 2 freestyle lines.

Cross country skiing in Montgenèvre

Cross country skiing is popular in Montgenèvre and there are 15 kilometres of track to explore. The tracks are the perfect place to appreciate and enjoy the snow and beauty of the resort away from the hustle and bustle. There are two dedicated area for cross country skiing: Montgenèvre 1,860 and Les Alberts 1,400. The loops are maintained and groomed by cross country enthusiasts so expect only the best.


Mountain facts
Area 110 km
Resort Altitude 1800m
Ski Alt. From 1800m
Ski Alt. To 2648m
Runs 9 22 43 15
Lifts Lifts 36, Free Baby Lifts Yes, Baby drags 1
Lift Times

7 days, 9am - 4:30pm

Lift Ski LockersNo
Night Skiing IncludedNo
Snow Cannon Coverage50%
Off-piste OptionsYes
Slope DirectionN, S
Snowpark Info

1 Sauze d'Oulx, 4 milky way area.

Things To Do

Things to do in Montgenèvre 

Restaurants, food and drink 

It's no surprise that the majority of bars and restaurants across resort have Italian and French influence. There are more than a dozen restaurants in Montgenèvre, catering for all budgets. Le Capitaine is a great choice if you're fancying some Italian cuisine without travelling far and has a great pizza selection. La Ca del Sol serves up traditional French mountain meals such as fondue. La Table Blanche is the go to if you're fancying a gourmet dinner. There are plenty of options to choose from and of course there is the potential for many more if you ski over into Italy, where you can pit stop for a delicious lunch. 

Apres, bars, clubs and nightlife

Montgenèvre is on the quieter side, and you'll find a lot of the bars here offer a relaxed 'sit down and socialise' atmosphere. Le Jammy and Refuge are some firm favourites and attract the crowd straight from the slopes. However, if you are looking for a party after a long day of cruising the mountains, the resort does have a nightclub called Blue Night Disco which gets lively at the weekends. 

Spa and relaxation 

Many of our properties have spa facilities available but if you like to dedicate a whole day to pampering yourself, we'd recommend visiting the Durancia spa. This new balneotherapy space is in a sumptuous setting and has relaxation and wellness at the centre of its design. Some of the spa facilities include whirlpool beds, jacuzzis, a counter-current river, saunas and hammams as well as a range of beauty treatments and massages available from professionals. There is also an over 18s well-being area with some exclusive facilities like a salt mist cabin and outdoor Onsen pool heated to 36°C - simply perfect with the surrounding snow. Embark on the Durancia experience and treat yourself to the ultimate relaxation.

Shopping

There are a variety of shops across resort including a range of supermarkets, souvenir shops, clothes shops and bakeries and delicatessens. If you fancy tasting some of the local specialities, we'd recommend the popular Boulangerie L Atelier bakery for some fresh bread or Le Chalet des Gourmandises for some sweet treats. If you're looking to treat yourself to some memorable winter gear, you'll find a selection of ski shops across resort that sell ski and snowboard equipment as well as fashionable clothes, for example Sport 2000 and Sunvalley. There are also traditional shops selling trinkets and souvenirs so you can take a piece of the resort back home with you. 

Ice skating 

Appreciate the outdoors on Montgenèvre's open air ice rink. The resorts back to nature outdoor ice rink is situated on Route d’Italie on the snow front of the village. This activity is ideal for the whole family and night-time skating sessions are available for an extra thrill.

Snowshoeing 

Feel like exploring the mountains but want a break from the regular slopes? Snowshoeing is a fantastic and unique way to do this, allowing you to venture into parts of the mountains that skiers and snowboarders don't get to see. This experience is more leisurely than skiing or snowboarding but gives you all the same benefits!

Skidoo

Skidoos are a good way to get the adrenaline pumping and a fast paced way to see the mountains. Follow an instructor around a mountain course and whiz through the snow. Whether you want to drive or be passenger, you can also swap drivers half way through, skidoos are really worth giving a go.

Monty Express toboggan

The Monty Express toboggan is a 1,400 metre luge track with a 300 metre drop. Accessible all year round, this activity is great for thrill seekers as it can reach a maximum speed of 27mph and lasts on average around 3 minutes. Everyone gets control of their own sled, acceleration and braking, so you can choose your speed.

Lift Pass

6 days

Season

Child

1 - 5 years

Junior
6 - 14 years

Adult 
15 - 64 years

Senior
65 - 74 years

Monts de la Lune Pass

Low

£37

£141

£177

£166

High

£37

£197

£243

£166

Lift pass information

Monts de la Lune Pass covers the resorts of Montgenèvre, Claviere and Cesana and includes two days in the Milky Way and one day Serre Chevalier. During the first week of the season (16th-22nd December) the Monts de la Lune Pass only includes Montgenèvre and Claviere.

Lift passes enable guests to ski from 1pm on Saturday afternoon. 

Season dates

Low season: 01 Nov - 20 Dec 24 and 05 Apr - 30 Apr 25

High season: 21 Dec 24 - 04 Apr 25

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing. Up-to-date prices are confirmed at time of booking.

Equipment Hire
6 days Category

Child

6 - 12 years

Adult 

13 years +

Skis Red - £92
Black - £106
Skis & boots  Blue - £105
Red £61 £121
Black - £142

White category skis, boots and helmet available for children aged 3-5: £48

6 days Category

Child

8 - 12 years

Adult 

13 years +

Snowboard Red - £92
Black - £106
Snowboard & boots Red £61 £121
Black - £142

Equipment information 

A helmet is included for children.

Please see here for description of hire categories.

 

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing. Up-to-date prices are confirmed at time of booking.

Tuition
Ski tuition

Child

5 - 14 years

Adult

15 years +

6 days AM £175 £175

 

Snowboard tuition

Child

7 - 14 years

Adult

15 years +

6 days AM £189 £189

 

Tuition information 

  • Ski and snowboard AM timings: 9:15 - 11:45am
  • Ski and snowboard PM timings: 2:30 - 5pm

Group ski lessons need a minimum number of guests to take place. Very occasionally these numbers aren’t reached. If you have pre-booked lessons and this happens, the ski-school will do their best to offer private lessons to the value of the lessons you had originally booked.

Levels of tuition

  • Beginner: never skied before
  • Level 1: advanced beginner; can control speed, snowplough and change direction on gentle slopes 
  • Level 2: low intermediate; snowplough turns and start to ski parallel
  • Level 3: good intermediate; parallel turns 
  • Advanced: fully confident on all slopes and looking to improve technique

Please ensure you pre-book tuition for high season dates to avoid the ski schools being fully booked.

 

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing. Up-to-date prices will be confirmed at time of booking.

Travel Information

All our holidays include return travel to resort by flight and then the transfer between the airport and Montgenevre.

Departures are on Saturdays with stays for 7 or 14 nights.

Transfer Times

  • Turin airport: approx. 1 hours 45 minutes by coach

Private transfers and self drive options are available.

The transfer in Montgenevre will stop as chose as possible to your chosen accommodation. In some cases there may be a couple of minutes' walk due to regulations on where coaches can stop.

Travel By Air

Flights to Turin from Bristol, Gatwick and Luton

All our flights are early morning, so providing there are no delays you will get to resort to take advantage of the free afternoon on your lift pass.

Travel By Train

We have a 7 night train option to Montgenevre that can be booked on line.

This is a train that departs and returns Saturdays which a much shorter transfer of 30 minutes from Oulx railway station.

Here are the provisional timings

Saturdays 

Arrive

Depart

London St Pancras

-

 08:04

Change at Paris

12:47

14:45

Oulx

19:23

 

Upon arrival you meet you transfer up to Montgenevre (30 minutes)

The transfer in Paris is between the Gare du Nord station (linking to London) and the Gare de Lyon station (linking to Oulx). The transfer between the Paris railway stations is by RER, the local suburban train. It is just 2 stops and you will have tickets for this with the train tickets.

The train between Paris and Oulx is by the high speed TGV train.

Return timings are as follows

Saturdays

Arrive

Depart

Oulx

-

 08:36

Change at Paris

13:16

15:13

London St Parcras

16:30

 

Good to know

  • Saturday departures and short transfers from Turin Airport
  • High altitude skiing
  • Family friendly resort with opportunity to ski in Italy
  • Inghams rep based in resort 
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