Summer in the Alps, Hiking is just the beginning...
The Serre Chevalier Valley next to the France-Italian border and beside the National Ecrins Park, encompasses the mythical mountain passes, high altitude lakes, Grande Route hiking trails and sits between the valleys of la Clarée and Vallouise. Hotel Alliey is perfectly positioned for your summer in the Alps. The mi-day southern heat and the cool mountain nights are a perfect combination.
Serre Chevalier is a haven biking and cycling, go to our special biking page here to read about all the races and events in this magical cycling paradise: Cycling the Alps
Here is a selection of half-day and full day adventures:
TELEPHERIQUE or CHAIRLIFT of Serre Chevalier
MTB downhill iinéraires biking , hiking . Via ferrata, explore wildlife , botanical trail .
Cable Chantemerle open from late June to early September
Chairlift Casse du Boeuf in Villeneuve open from early July to early September
Bachas chairlift to the Monetier open from early July to early September Bains.
CABLE CAR OF THE GRAVE MEIJE Open from June 15 to September 8
First ascent last 8:30 3:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m. June September and summer.
2nd section at 3200 m: Ice Cave and cooler running
Ice Cave: Veritable Museum subglacial
Carved and sculpted entirely by hand. On the glacier Girose opens before you a breathtaking panorama. Anchored in the ice, more than 30 m below the surface of the glacier , access to the cave is easy and secure.
Cooler Running: A unique and accessible to all experience from 6 years
Roped with a high mountain guide, discover the secrets of the glacier Girose at the Grave - La Meije. Duration of the trip 1:30 Technical equipment provided. The walks take place on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Booking with the Bureau des Guides de la Grave, or funds from the cable glaciers Meije.
Section 1 : Lace Puy Vachier, stop at the refuge Chancel .
Nice ride through the Lake Puy Vachier , it is at the bottom of a valley surrounded by rocky bar in a rather mineral world. You can go to Refuge Chancel and down through the forest of larch, very nice.
GOLF MONTGENEVRE - 9 to 18 holes
More than 60 games for juniors and adults Tyrolean wheels, monkey bridges, hanging barrels, no giant suats Tarzan, ladders parrot, bungee jumping.
RIVIERES EVASION - white water rafting in Serre Chevalier in the Guisane River
SERRE CHE CANYON - in the Gorges du Verdon
Alone or accompanied, required specific equipment.
Bez rock for the initiation , White Rock remarkable panorama atop Knight
Laiguillette Lauzet in a high mountain atmosphere.
Nice ride through the Lake Puy Vachier , it is at the bottom of a valley surrounded by rocky bar in a rather mineral world . You can go to Refuge Chancel and down through the forest of larch , very nice.
Serre Chevalier Vallée French & Italian border , near the Ecrins National Park , surrounded by the most famous passes (two alps , alps d'Huez , Galibier , Lautaret , Granon , Izoard , Vars, ... ) , lakes and GR , caught between the valley and the Clarée Vallouise
Full list of Summer activities in Serre Chevalier:
On two wheels:
- road biking
- mountain biking
- downhill mountain biking
- moto cross
- the glacierlakes
- the GR routes
- themed walks (botanical, historical, geological)
- glacial treks
- rock climbing
- via ferrata
In the air:
- hot air balloon rides
In/on the water:
- whitewater rafting
- air boat
- river or lake fishing
- horse or donkey trekking
FREE MOTOCYCLE GARAGE or BIKE STORAGE
Flexible Menus & Hours at La Maison Alliey our Serre Chevalier restaurant
Bike= Maitenance Kit + Jet Spray Bike Wash