Some of the recent Montgenevre statistics:
- Consistently in the top 6 resorts in France for snow depth and quality.
- First to open last to close.
- Achieved the international conservation mark for resorts.
- Over 50000m² given over to nursery area.
- Rated one of the best mixed ability resorts in Europe.
Montgenèvre offers excellent holidays both summer and winter. Right on a mountain col, Montgenèvre dates back to pre-Roman times, being on an ancient pass between Italy and France -which is still used today. The charm of the village is complimented by its position in an area that boasts 300 days sunshine a year. Its height means the snow comes earlier and stays later.
There are many local restaurants and bars in the village offering a range of both traditional mountain fare and popular dishes.
Montgenèvre has all the facilities of a modern resort whilst retaining its traditional charm. The restaurants and bars in the village offer a range of both traditional mountain fare and popular dishes. These are complimented by the local shopping and weekly market.
The ski slopes at Montgenèvre are particularly well-suited to beginners and intermediates. A cheap day extension gives you access to 400km of slopes in the Milky Way.
Montgenèvre has a total of 59 slopes, covering 100km of pistes and served by 38 lifts. Of the pistes, 25 are beginner runs, 23 are intermediate runs and 11 are advanced runs. The ski resort has several runs of decent length, the longest being 7km.
The winter season at Montgenèvre runs from December to April, and the ski resort is known for having excellent snowfall during this time
Montgenevre has a growing reputation in the sporting world hosting European slalom, cross country, telemark and off piste events. The large off piste areas, new snow park and border cross courses provide excellent places to push yourself -whilst the extensive nursery areas allow beginners to find their feet without being trapped in the village.
If you want to get excited about your next adventure, if you want to plan the best routes to take or if you just want to get to know the village a little better then please download these maps and start getting ready for you holiday now!