Dennis Disfors - Serre Chevalier, Via Lattea, La Forêt Blanche, Les Orres, Puy Saint Vincent, La Grave, Pelvoux - Briançon, Saint Chaffrey, Chantemerle, Villeneuve-la-Salle, La-Salle-Les-Alpes, Monêtier-les-Bains, Montgenèvre, Risoul, Les Orres, Puy Saint Vincent, La Grave, Vallouise, Vars

Dennis Disfors
ABOUT THE SOUTHERN ALPS covering the geographical area south west of Grenoble all the way over to the Italian frontier and then everything south, lies the southern Alps. Within them are a treasure trove of ski resorts, some well known like Serre Chevalier and Montgenèvre. This great diversity in mountain resorts gives us a fabulous choice when it comes to buying property in the Alps. Whether you are looking for foot of piste access or a remote hide-away, this vast yet relatively unknown area has something for everyone. SERRE CHEVALIER This “jewel in the crown” is one of the best kept secrets in the southern alps. Here the high tree line coupled with amazing off piste make it an all-round ski paradise. Unlike many other mountain resorts, The Serre Chevalier Valley is made up of many villages and hamlets as well as the town of Briancon, the highest town in France. Monêtier-les-Bains, the highest of the villages ,has a typical alpine atmosphere as well as having the beautiful open air spa baths. Here you can relax after a hard day's ski and enjoy the magnificent views of the hanging glacier and snow capped peaks. Serre Chevalier isn't a purpose built resort and as such is an ideal place to consider having an alpine home with all of the facilities associated with normal living – transport, education and shops. At the same time this amazing resort is only a few kms away from hidden valleys, high mountain pastures and the vast Ecrin national park. Transport to Serre Chevalier is much easier than before with regular flights to both Grenoble and Turin airports. Montgenèvre, as part of the Voie Lactee (milky way) ski domain, Montgenèvre sits on the edge of the 3rd largest ski area in the world. Built in 1907, it is said to be one of the first ever purpose built resorts in france. Montgenèvre is a popular family resort with easy piste access and beginner/toddler slopes in the heart of the town. In summer the lower slopes transform into a 9 hole golf course, whilst the higher slopes become part of the very challenging Montgenèvre Downhill Mountain Bike Park. Access to Montgenèvre is easy with daily flights to Turin airport, only 1 hour away

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