Briançon Serre Chevalier, France: Complete Guide to the Valley & Ski Resort
Published by Grace Austin on February 8, 2020
Source: Extreme Nomads
Otherworldly landscapes. Wildlife. Friendly, welcoming people. More melted cheese than you could ever possibly dream of.
That’s just a few of the reasons that Briançon Serre Chevalier, a little valley in France’s Hautes Alpes, won our hearts completely.
Authentic, traditional, and a welcome breath of fresh air from the overcrowded ski resorts elsewhere in the Alps, Serre Chevalier is a gateway to the wilderness of the Écrins National Park and the notorious off-piste slopes of La Meije.
It’s an outdoor lover’s paradise with an array of sports for all seasons, though the true stars are the insane skiing/snowboarding conditions in winter and world-class rock climbing in summer