A small, unassuming traditional alpine village with a wonderful ski area.
Montgenèvre is one of the oldest resorts in the Alps, 2007 was it’s centenary year. It held the first ever international ski competition.
A compact, traditional alpine village means no unnecessary leg work. Although there is a complimentary minibus shuttle around the resort, there is no bussing required.
The slopes come right into the village.
there are 2 small supermarkets, a butcher, several boulangeries, tabac, pharmacy; there is an excellent choice of restaurants and snack bars. In the evening, there is a good choice of bars: the village cafe, the mountain bars, the late night club.
On the slopes, there are two mountain restaurants in France and eight in Italy. Montgenèvre has an unassuming charm, a southern friendliness and small village atmosphere that make you feel welcome. In addition there is the Durancia Spa and swimming pool, the hotel spas, ice rink, cinema, toboggan slope and luge run. The village has a pay-as-you-go wifi network.
Although the village is small, the combined ski area is vast, and thus provides a unique combination.
The Hameau de L’Obelisque, the ‘new village’
Built in the last decade, to the east of the village, the Hameau de l’Obélisque has newer apartments and Hotels, some with Spa facilities. The ‘new’ village has a small supermarket, a bakery, 3 restaurants and 2 bars (in the hotels). It’s a 10 minute walk from the centre of the Hameau to to the church.