Montgenèvre is the oldest French ski resort and is located in the Southern Alps near the French-Italian border at 1860 meters altitude.
The highest point, the Mont Chaberton rises 3131 meters.
The international resort offers two linked areas : the Grand Montgenèvre and the Monts de la Lune (Mountains of the Moon).
The Monts de la Lune estate also offers a link with the Italian part of the Via Lattea (Milky Way).
Fifth largest ski area in the world and former Olympic site, the Via Lattea offers in total more than 400 kilometers of skiing slopes.
Benefiting from the combination of the Retour d'Est (Return from the East) and its southern orientation, Montgenèvre offers unique conditions that allow skiing from the end of November to the end of April and enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine per year.
A real must in summer as well as in winter to appreciate the unique panoramas that extend from the summits and the numerous fortifications to the Clarée valley.
Combining the effect of the Retour d'Est (Return from the East) and its southern orientation, Montgenèvre benefits from unique conditions which allow skiing from the end of November to the end of April.
Montgenèvre hosted the first international ski contest in 1907 and is known for its sporting level, its quality of snow, its orientation and its exceptional climate.
Activities offered: downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and hiking, snowshoeing, skating rink, snow park, "Monty Express" sled (the longest in France), relaxation area and balneotherapy (Durancia)
The resort of Montgenèvre benefits in summer from the sun of the Alpes de Hautes Provences while keeping the air and freshness of the mountain. It offers a multitude of activities for young and old to discover the mountain differently.
During the summer: golf, hiking, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, tennis, paddle, pedal boat, bike park mountain biking and enduro mountain biking, Monty Express sledging https://skipass.montgenevre.com/fr/luge-monty-express , space relaxation and balneotherapy (Durancia).