Montgenevre is open from end of June to end of August. Exact dates to be confirmed in 2012.
Montgenevre has acquired the Famille Plus label for its childcare facilities. Please click here to view more information on the Famille Plus label
The Montgenèvre Ptits Montagnards Club operates Monday to Friday in July and August from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Whole day: €15, half day €8
Please register at the Office de Tourisme
Tel +33 (0)4 92 21 52 52
“Les Sourires” Children’s Club
From 6 months to 6 years. A brand new nursery in the Maison du Village in the centre of the resort. Facing due south, it has a beautiful large terrace fully-equipped. Open Monday to Sunday 09:00 to 17:00.
Rates from €28 for full day, half day from €14.
For further information:
+33 (0)4 92 21 52 50
Open to children of all ages every day between 10:00 and 19:30.
€5 per child (up to one hour).
7 – 16 years old
Several times during the summer, entertainment professionals organize music courses, drums, circus, theatre, improvisation...
Rates - full day : 10 €
week : 30 €
Contact : Tourist Office Ph. : 0033 (0)188.8.131.52.52
The resort offers a choice of many free play areas.
At Les Alberts: 1 at the Pré du Fournil (village square), and 2 at the Camping du Bois des Alberts camp site,
At Montgenèvre: 1 on the Promenade, 1 in front of the Maison du Village, and another next to the Espace Partenaires.
Golf de Montgenèvre
Lessons for beginners and improvers.
Golf academy for young golfers.
For full information:
Tel. +33 (0)4 92 21 94 23
The club offers a 3,000-meter 9-hole course, a 25-lane driving range, a putting green and a practice green, and abuts the neighbouring course of Clavière in Italy to offer a full 18-hole course.
Open from 28th May to 18th September 2011
Possibility of playing 18 holes on le Golf Tranfrontalier (Montgenèvre / Clavière, Italie).
From 13 June to 22 July and from 22 August to 16 September 2011.
The mountain bike trail route maps are available from the Office de Tourisme or lift pass office.
The bike park has three different zones for advanced riders (the higher section), improvers (in the Bois de Sestrières) and beginners (starting from the gondola lift). From modules for children to advanced downhill features
(bridges, gaps, rollercoaster, loops and flips).
The Clarée and Guisane descents and the Montgenèvre – Briancon –
Lac de l'Orceyrette – Montgenèvre circuit are great ways to test your expertise and endurance on two wheels.
4 valleys, 9 locations and 50 mountain freeride biking routes between France and Italy: the Alpi Bike Resort is a unique summer adventure park. Pragelato, Chiomonte, Sauze d'Oulx, Claviere, Montgenèvre, Bardonnechia, Sestrières, Prali and Cesana: keen mountain bikers will find freeride, downhill and north shore circuits in all these locations, and all served by ski-tow, bike parks and ‘dirt’ zones.
Montgenèvre is very close to the Italian border and is part of the Espace VTT Grand Briançonnais, which stretches from La Grave to Briançon via
Serre Chevalier and features 355 kilometres (over 220 miles) of circuits for riders of all level.
Forest Acrobatics Park
The forest acrobatics park.
2½ hours of excitement on one of the courses at the Montgenèvre
acrobatics park. Suitable for all ages and all levels of ability.
Sequences of Tyrolean traverses and zip lines for the brave!
Tel: +33 (0)4 92 21 85 05
Open July and August.
6 courts in Montgenèvre, 2 courts in Les Alberts.
Lessons for beginners and improvers.
2 friendly tournaments every week.
Court and equipment hire.
Centre de Pêche Sportive de Montgenèvre
Tel / Fax: + 33 (0)4 92 21 00 31
2 qualified angling guides to help you get the most from fishing Montgenèvre’s 3 lakes. Open from the start of May to Mid-November, weather permitting.
• Come and go as you please during opening hours.
Special angling permits available for purchase on-site.
Equipment for hire and bait for sale.
• Beginner and advanced sessions, as well as full courses. Techniques offered include fly-fishing, casting, match fishing and bombette lure.
Chalet des Lacs
Base de Loisirs des Lacs – 05100 Montgenèvre
Open from the start of July to the end of August
• Activities: double trampoline, canoeing, kayaking, children’s kayaks, family pedalos, boats, children’s games, beach volleyball and angling.
• Individual and group canoe/kayak lessons.
• Snacks: light meals, drinks and ice creams.
High mountain Guide /Acqua Canyon
Tel: 06 88 73 53 65
Full day or 1/2 day Via ferrata.
Whole day canyoning trips to Italy are available on request.
Offer climbing and Via ferrata trips suitable for the whole family.
Les Alberts – 05100 Montgenèvre
Tel: + 33 (0)4 92 20 42 17
Open from 15 May to 20 November.
€20 for 1 hour. €30 for 2 hours. Half-day, whole-day and multi-day treks. Tepee overnights in summer.
Horse drawn carriage
La Vachette – 05100 Val-des-Prés
Tel/fax +33 (0)4 92 20 19 46
Day, half-day or by the hour. On reservation only.
From €8 to €15.
1400m of sensation – open everyday.
25m outdoor pool, diving board and paddling pool
Ski shop (Le Chalet du Guide) next to our residences in Montgenevre offers the following summer activities:
INITIATION CLIMBING: (from 4 years)
Duration half day
Prices: adults € 29 and € 23 children
DISCOVERY OF GLACIER: (available to everyone from 8 years)
Boxes and roped by a high mountain guide, you will approach the crevasses safely
DAY RATES: € 59 adults € 49 under 16
Cable car ride, not included
INTRODUCTION TO THE SNOW AND ICE (from 10 years)
DISCOVERY IN THE HEART OF THE NATIONAL PARK
RATES: 75 € adults
€ 65 under 16
CANYONING (from 10 years)
Discovery of water in basins gorges of great beauty
RATES Half Day: € 49 adults € 39 under 16
VIA FERRATA (from 8 years)
PRICES: Adults € 45 Children € 35
Day Rates: € 75 adults € 65 under 16
Course contact: 30 €
Tonic course: 33 €
Special child: 20 €
Please note: all these activities start from 4 people in group
Registration from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
All the above information is for information only. For up-to-date info please visit the resort tourist office website
Office du Tourism Montgenevre
Tel +33 (0)4 92 21 52 52
Fax +33 (0)4 92 21 92 45
Open 09:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 19:00 Saturday and 09:00 to 18:30 Sunday.
10 restaurants and bars
By Road: Distance from Calais to Montgenevre: 611 miles. Montgenevre is between 9 and 11 hours from Calais and is motorway all the way except for the last 30 minutes. Montgenevre is situated only 30 minutes from the A32 autoroute.
Paris - Lyon - Chambéry - Modane (by Motorway) Oulx (Italy)-Montgenevre
Lyon - Grenoble by Motorway + Lautaret Pass
Grenoble - Briançon by National Road RN 91 + Lautaret Pass
Briançon - Montgenèvre by National Road RN 94 (12 km)
Train station (SNCF) in Briançon (12 km)
National Information and bookings phone number: 0033 (0)184.108.40.206.35
Paris / Briançon regular trains, direct night train
TGV (Fast train) Paris / Grenoble
Train station Oulx in Italy (20)km
Paris / Oulx : direct trains TGV (Fast train) Paris/Oulx in 4 h 30.
Transportation from the station to Montgenevre is provided by taxis.
Turin Airport is 107km from Montgenevre (1 ¼ hours)
Chambery is 155km from Montgenevre (1 ½ hours)
Grenoble-Isère Airport is 222km from Montgenevre (2 hours)
Geneva Airport is 236km (2 ½ hours away)
Lyon Airport is 233km from Montgenevre (2 ½ hours)
Marseille – Montgenevre (270km). Bus service (www.navettesblanches.com) - €90 per family, €35 per adult and €17 per child return. Meets one BA flight and one easyJet flights from London Gatwick until 28/03.
MAISON DU VILLAGE
At the heart of Montgenèvre:
• a 200-seat cinema featuring the very latest technology,
• a 375-seat theatre,
• a “Children’s Club” for 20 children, with a crèche for children aged 3 months to 2 years and a kindergarten for those aged 3-6 years,
• an exhibition hall retracing the History of Skiing in Montgenèvre.
Sport shops, 3 bakeries, tabac, beauty salon, post office, farm produce, grocers, doctor, pharmacist, physiotherapist