Reviews Montgenevre

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Skiresort ratings for Montgenevre compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 9 reviews.

Overall 72 Skiing 73Skiregion 71
BeginnerIntermediateAdvancedOff-PisteSnow
7.7 7.67.8 7.76.4 7.07.4 7.07.4 7.4
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
7.3 7.66.6 7.17.6 7.77.0 7.07.0 7.4

7.1 Montgenevre, Hautes Alpes

Review by Gwen from Maastricht on Sunday Apr 11th
Novice 9Advanced 8Expert 6Off-Piste 7Snow 7
Family 6Ambiance 6Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 7

Great resort for beginners and Intermediates especially and good value. Village in a valley, everything very central and no queuing. Accommodation, shops, bars restaurants. Ski both sides of mountain and into Italy, all grades of runs. Great if you want to ski / relax / sunbathe / enjoy French food. Not good for a stay with apres ski - if that's what you want go to Austria. ...

Gwen visited Montgenevre in march 2010 as friends and rated it 7.1

7.2 Montgenevre, Hautes Alpes

Review by J. Olskin from London on Thursday Feb 11th
Novice 8Advanced 8Expert 6Off-Piste 6Snow 7
Family 9Ambiance 7Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 6

Wonderful resort, wide pistes, not at all busy, never queued all week. The snow was wonderful. skied 30/35 miles a day. Skiing accross the border into Sauze dOulx Italy is an adventure and lunching at the sweet little Italian restaurants for variety made it a great trip. Montgenevre is very safe for kids, especially in the evening. Only downside - not many restaurants on the mountain, but overall wonderful going back again. ...

J. Olskin visited Montgenevre in february 2010 as family and rated it 7.2

7.9 Montgenevre, Hautes Alpes

Review by Jay Gunn from Dublin on Tuesday Jan 26th
Novice 8Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 9Snow 9
Family 8Ambiance 6Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 9

Montgenerve has lots to offer and even the children had the best time ever. Pretty scenery with the unspoiled villages and the locals were top class. The range of slopes was excellent and enough to challenge all levels both on and off piste. ...

Jay Gunn visited Montgenevre in january 2010 as friends and rated it 7.9

7.5 Montgenevre, Hautes Alpes

Review by Macneille from Dublin on Tuesday Feb 24th
Novice 8Advanced 9Expert 7Off-Piste 8Snow 8
Family 7Ambiance 6Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 7

For supposedly the busiest week of the season the slopes and lifts were remarkably unpacked. Add to that the excellent snow and this was one of the best resorts that I have skied at. There are plenty of greens and easy blues for beginners but the real attraction of Montgenevre is the number and quality of fast tree lined reds which are quite simply a joy. There are a few blacks as well and these are all relatively straight forward, well pisted and a real confidence builder. The key to this resort is the number of runs that you can access meaning that you can literally chase the sun and always ski on a slope in sunlight as there are lots of peaks to choose from. Accommodation is fine and no m...

con Few challenges for experts pro No waiting at the lifts

Macneille visited Montgenevre in february 2009 as family and rated it 7.5

7.3 Montgenevre, Hautes Alpes

Review by Richard Hands from Manchester on Sunday Jan 20th
Novice 7Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 7Snow 9
Family 7Ambiance 6Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 7

I went with a party of twelve who were a mix of abilities. Fortunately we had loads of new snow so the slopes were in excellent condition. The town is small but has everything you need. Don't go if you are looking for loud music and street parties but the pubs are good and restaurants are reasonable for price and all seem to have extensive menus. From what I could determine, most accommodation is within easy reach of the lifts. Our hotel was only 100 metres from the main chair and a short ski to the gondola. As far as the skiing is concerned, Montgenevre is a paradise for intermediates and the gentle long green run (Crete) from the top of the mountain is brilliant for beginners to learn and ...

pro Snow reliability con No negative aspects!

Richard Hands visited Montgenevre in january 2008 as group and rated it 7.3

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