Montgenevre is a sunny, historic ski resort located on the French/Italian border which offers snowsure conditions. Montgenevre has very good beginners' slopes and plenty of blues to progress onto.
Our 4 top reasons to stay in Montgenevre ski resort
- Montgenevre has a good snow record despite its sunny position
- Montgenevre has plenty of intermediate cruising
- Montgenevre was nominated for a World Snow Award 2017 - Family Resort of the Year
- Montgenevre links with many Italian ski resorts (Milky Way ski area)
An introduction to Montgenevre
As well as being one of the world’s oldest ski resorts, Montgenevre is also amongst the highest at 1850m and the slopes themselves reach nearly 2700m. Thanks to its geographical location and high altitude, Montgenevre and the area benefit from maximum snow coverage and the very welcome Mediterranean climate, claiming 300 sunny days a year! The resort is actually part of the Provence Cote d’Azur region but the average number of days of sunshine is greater than most resorts in the Alps - even so, the resort’s snow conditions have a track record of being excellent.
Montgenèvre village is a popular destination with a multitude of slopes and plenty of après ski to keep the whole family happy. Montgenèvre ski resort really does offer something for everyone.
The main road traffic is directed through a tunnel, restoring Montgenevre’s charm and making it a much more family-friendly resort as many areas are pedestrian.
Within the “Milky Way” (Via Lattea) ski domain, Montgenevre is the only French resort on the circuit. The remainder extend across the border into Italy, with over 400km (250 miles) of pistes which include the 2006 Winter Olympic resorts of Sauze d’Oulx and Sestriere.
Facilities in Montgenevre include an ice rink, supermarket, boulangerie, newsagents, butcher, post office - there are over 15 restaurants/bars too.
Ski Collection offers a range of Montgenevre accommodation options. All of Montgenevre's ski apartments have been hand-picked and are of a very high standard (4*), providing the ideal base for a Montgenevre ski holiday.
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Montgenevre ski facts:
- No. of slopes: 83
- Green slopes: 9
- Blue slopes: 21
- Red slopes: 38