Cycling in Serre Chevalier 2014: Summer lifts open from 5 July to 31 August – book your trip now!
Serre Chevalier’s ski lifts are open in the summer for hikers, cyclists and climbers, so book now to come and enjoy the wonderful sunny weather we will be having – officially 300 days of sunshine a year!
Fill your days with adventure and excitement by choosing from a fantastic menu of activities offer and with the incredibly beautiful Ecrins National Park as your back-drop!
What are you waiting for? Book your flights through Ryanair or Easyjet to Turin or Grenoble then book an Alpine Transfer Company transfer to pick you up straight from the airport and deliver you right to your hotel, chalet or apartment. Follow the links below to read more about our transfer pages:
Grenoble airport transfer to Serre Chevalier
Turin Serre Chevalier airport transfers
Briancon Airport transfers
Lifts open in the summer:
Briançon – Prorel Gondola Lift : Open from 5 July to 31 August 2014 at 9.30
Chantemerle – Ratier Gondola Lift : Open from 5 July to 31 August 2014 at 9.30
Villeneuve – Casse du Boeuf Chairlift – Close Monday : Open from 5 July to 31 August 2014 at 9.30
Monêtier les Bains – Bachas Chairlift – Close Saturday : Open from 5 July to 31 August 2014 at 9.30
ROAD BIKING: Serre Chevalier is world famous for its road biking due to the amazing choice of routes and the incredible Alpine back drop. The views really are just magnificent! Some of the most famous routes in the world of biking are in this region, including: The Col du Galibier (2645m), which is one of the most beautiful mountain pases in the Alps, the Col du d’Izoard, which is one of the most famous road climbs and the Col du Granon, which was part of the Tour de France in 1986.
BIKE PARK DOWNHILL: 7 blue and red downhill and xcountry pistes, maintained daily. Three lifts open daily in the summer which take you up to 2450m. For more info click here: www.bikepark-serrechevalier.com
MOUNTAIN BIKE CROSS COUNTRY: The Serre Chevalier valley has an amazing selection of mountain bike trails that go right through the middle of larch forests and that climb up mountain paths and traverse through amazing lush green fields filled with wild flowers. Mountain biking is one of the best ways to get to know this stunning region of the French Alps. There are 11 crosscountry routes covering 181km, with green, blue and red trails to choose from depending on your level of ability. You can see a lll the different runs on this trail map: http://www.serre-chevalier.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/plan-VTT-XC.pdf
BMX TRACK: Due to Serre Chevalier hosting the European BMX Games in July 2010 we now have an amazing BMX track which is open to everyone whatever your age or level of experience. You can also hire BMX bikes. Read more here on the Serre Chevalier Tourist Office site: http://www.serre-chevalier.com/en/summer/activities/cycling/bmx-track/
MOUNTAIN BIKE TOURS: a great way to get to know the Serre Chevalier valley on a bike without having to know the routes or the best places to go is to book onto a tour. You can choose your tour based on the level of experience in your family or group and let the tour company do the rest! They will guide you through all the amazing areas on offer in this magnificent bikers paradise. Here is a link to some tour companies via the Serre Chevalier Tourist Office site: http://www.serre-chevalier.com/en/summer/activities/cycling/mountain-bike/
BIKE RENTAL: There are loads of shops dotted throughout the valley which rent bikes out. You can find a list of shops on here via the Serre Chevalier Tourist Office site: http://www.serre-chevalier.com/en/summer/activities/cycling/equipment-rental/
Come meet us this summer in this cycling paradise!
Spring greetings from,
The Alpine Transfer Company