Our ski shops in Serre - Chevalier

The ski resort of Serre Chevalier

Geographical location

Located in the Hautes-Alpes department, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, the Serre Chevalier ski resort is a jewel nestled in the heart of the French Alps. It is located near the mountains of Ecrins and Queyras and offers a spectacular natural setting. The Hautes-Alpes are renowned for their natural beauty, majestic mountain landscapes and countless outdoor leisure opportunities. The region is also blessed by the presence of the Ecrins National Park, one of the largest national parks in France. Visitors to Serre Chevalier can explore the hiking trails, observe the unique fauna and flora, and enjoy the tranquility of this exceptional park. Nature lovers will find a true paradise here.

Tourist attractions

Serre Chevalier is renowned for its authentic alpine charm, with picturesque villages like Mônetier-les-Bains, Chantemerle, and Villeneuve. Each village has its own character, ranging from cobbled alleys to traditional chalets. Travelers can immerse themselves in the warm atmosphere of these mountain villages, tasting tasty local cuisine in the typical restaurants. The main tourist points not to be missed include the Col du Lautaret, which offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the French and Italian Alps. The Fort des Salettes is a fascinating historical site where you can discover the military history of the region. Local markets, cultural festivals, and artistic events also punctuate the life of Serre Chevalier throughout the year.

The ski area

The Serre Chevalier ski area is one of the largest in the Southern Alps. With more than 250 kilometers of slopes, it proudly bears the name of "Serre Chevalier Vallée". It is perfectly suited for skiers of all levels, from beginners to experts. The varied slopes wind through the valley, offering challenges for ski and snowboard enthusiasts. In winter, the resort enjoys reliable snow cover thanks to its high altitude, which guarantees an extended ski season. The ski area is divided into several sectors, each with its own characteristics. The Mônetier-les-Bains sector offers wide and sunny slopes, ideal for beginners and families. Chantemerle is a favourite for giant slalom and snowpark enthusiasts, while Villeneuve is known for its cross-country ski trails and snowshoe trails.

Winter and summer seasons

In winter, Serre Chevalier turns into a snowy paradise, attracting winter sports enthusiasts from around the world. Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the abundant snow and exceptional conditions. The resort also offers off-piste activities, cross-country skiing, and routes for ski touring enthusiasts. For beginners, ski schools are available to perfect your skills. During the summer season, Serre Chevalier offers a whole new charm. The green mountains and hiking trails lend themselves to the discovery of alpine fauna and flora. Mountain bike enthusiasts will also find many trails suitable for all skill levels. Climbing, paragliding, and rafting are other popular summer activities.

Station access

By car

To reach Serre Chevalier by car, take the A51 motorway to Gap, then follow the N85 road to Briançon. From here, Serre Chevalier is a short drive away. The roads are well maintained and easily accessible. Travelers will appreciate the scenic beauty of the alpine landscapes as they drive to the resort. Feel free to stop on the way to admire the impressive panoramas and take memorable photos.

By train or plane

If you prefer public transport, the railway stations of Briançon and Oulx in Italy are the closest railway entry points. From here, shuttle services will take you directly to Serre Chevalier. The nearest airports are Grenoble, Lyon, and Turin. Transfer services from these airports are available to take you to the station with ease. Transfers by train and plane offer a convenient way to reach Serre Chevalier without worry of driving.

Ski and ski equipment rental

Precision Ski Reysports - Chantemerle, Freeride Sport Rent - Mônetier-les-Bains and Freeride Sport Rent - Villeneuve will welcome you to their premises in the Southern Alps.

The ski shops

Sport Rent - Mônetier-les-Bains

In the heart of Mônetier-les-Bains, our Sport Rent store is ready to equip you for an exceptional ski experience. We offer a wide range of skis, snowboards, shoes, and accessories. Our rental experts will advise you to choose the equipment adapted to your level and your needs. We focus on the safety and comfort of our guests, ensuring that each equipment is in perfect condition. You can count on our knowledgeable team to provide you with information on ski conditions, recommended routes, and the latest equipment trends.

Sport Rent - Villeneuve

In Villeneuve, our Sport Rent store is at your service to equip you optimally. We have a wide range of skis, snowboards, helmets, and other cutting edge ski equipment. Trust our expertise to maximize your pleasure on the slopes. We pride ourselves on providing personalized service to meet your specific needs. Our teams are passionate about skiing and are ready to share their knowledge to help you choose the best equipment.

Reysports - Chantemerle

Ideally located in the Chantemerle area, our Reysports ski hire shop is close to the ski lifts. Thanks to the large rental space, our team of experts welcomes you and equips you with high quality equipment. Indeed, each equipment is carefully controlled to bring you comfort, performance and safety for a successful ski holiday. 

Online booking

Booking your ski equipment at Sport Rent is easy and convenient. Visit our friendly website to discover our rental offers and book online to save time when you arrive in Serre Chevalier. Our online booking system is intuitive and secure, allowing you to choose the ideal equipment in advance. You will receive a booking confirmation with all the necessary details, ensuring a seamless experience upon arrival in our stores.

In short, Serre Chevalier is an exceptional destination for lovers of skiing and mountain sports. Whether you are a seasoned skier looking for new challenges or an enthusiastic beginner, this resort has everything you need for a memorable holiday. Come and discover the magic of the French Alps in Serre Chevalier, where the beauty of nature blends perfectly with mountain adventure. Sport Rent is your trusted partner for quality ski hire and expert advice. Come live the Serre Chevalier experience with us, summer and winter, and create unforgettable memories in this enchanting corner of the Alps.

We are also present in other resorts to offer ski rental in the Southern Alps: as in: Auron, Barcelonnette, Isola 2000, La Joue du Loup, Orcières Merlette, Praloup, Puy-Saint-Vincent, Risoul, Super Dévoluy and Vars.