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Montchavin Resort & Transfer Guide

Combining skiing and relaxing in a small alpine village is a dream for many travellers. Montchavin in France is one of those places where it can be realized. Montchavin is included into «Paradiski», Europe's second largest ski area.

It’s a nice village unspoilt by modern architecture: wooden chalets and orchards on sunny terraces perfectly fit into the surrounding landscape. Despite this, all conditions for a comfortable rest are created here.

The resort allows you to get acquainted with the culture and life of local residents. This is facilitated by various festivals, which are held here every year.

Ski Resort Location

The village Monchavin is located next to the famous Vanoise Express cable car, the longest in the Old World.

The ski resort Montchavin is a part of the La Plagne ski area with access to 225km of downhill skiing, with 128 individual pistes, served by 109 ski lifts.

In addition to the skiing in Montchavin-Les Coches itself, you are welcome to ski or snowboard in the other La Plagne ski resorts of Aime La Plagne, Belle Plagne, Champagny en Vanoise, Plagne 1800, Plagne Bellecôte, Plagne Centre, Plagne Montalbert, Plagne Soleil and Plagne Villages. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding are assured throughout the season.

Closest Airports to Montchavin

If you’re flying to Montchavin, you should be travelling via one of the closest airports:

Closest Train Stations to Montchavin

There are no direct train connections to the resort itself. If you’re travelling by train, these are the closest stations to Montchavin, from which transfers can be arranged:

  • Gare de Landry
  • Gare de Bourg Saint Maurice
  • Aime train station

Transfer Times

These transfer times are approximate only. As you know, unfavourable weather conditions and traffic on road can impact the time of your transfer:

  • Gare de Landry – 10 minutes
  • Gare de Bourg Saint Maurice – 20 minutes
  • Aime train station – 20 minutes
  • Geneva Airport (GVA) – 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Chambery Airport (CMF) – 1 hours 20 minutes
  • Grenoble Airport (GNB) – 2 hours
  • Lyon St-Exupéry Airport (LYS) – 3 hours

How Much Will My Transfer Cost?

In Alps2Alps we are always ready to offer our clients the most convenient and accessible transfer services at any time during the entire ski season. It does not matter when you are planning your holiday, in a large or small group, we promise to provide the best price for you. Travel expenses are calculated for each client individually, taking into account some factors:

  • Your airport upon arrival
  • Seasonal demand
  • Peak times during the week /or weekend
  • The size of your group and age of all travellers
  • Duration of the trip

All of these factors will only lead to the fact that the base rate for transfer services will decrease - we never overstate our prices and, besides, we offer significant discounts for mid-week transfers. So, if you are looking for the best deals, keep in mind that travelling outside the peak season or in the middle of the week will bring you the best value (up to 60% discount).

The final cost of your transfer will also be affected by the following factors: availability of the car, transfer schedule, tolls and parking fees in the airport.

Resort Open & Closing Dates

Seasonal opening dates in Montchavin are dependent on weather and snow conditions, currently listed following is:

  • Season opens – 16 Dec 2017
  • Season ends – 22 Apr 2018

Ski Resort Essentials

The total length of 27 Montchavin trails is about 200 km. Most of the descents are considered quite simple. This region is ideal for beginners and those who still feel insecure on the slope. There are also more complex routes here, so fans of adrenaline will not remain without vivid impressions.

  • Resort Altitude – 1250m
  • Ski area from 1250 to 3250m
  • 176 km of pistes
  • 9 Green pistes
  • 74 Blue pistes
  • 34 Red pistes
  • 19 Black pistes
  • Vertical Drop – 2000m
  • 25 kilometres of cross country ski trails at Montchavin/Les Coches

Family Friendly/Kids

This small resort is best suited for families with children and couples who want privacy. However, noisy companies here will not get bored also - they will find several bars, a nightclub and many kinds of outdoor activities. The resort has four ski schools, the most famous are ESF and Evolution. Students are accepted at the Ecole de Ski Francais of Montchavin Les Coches from the age of three.

In Montchavin there are snow parks, halfpipe, ice rink. There are cross-country skiing tracks. Guests of the resort are offered to ride dog sledges or sleighs. Every year in February Montchavin become a place of the festival of ice and snow figures. Throughout the year, guests are invited to meet with farmers and tasting local dishes and cheeses.

As Montchavin is a part of the La Plagne ski area (units 10 resorts) and the larger Paradiski region, guests can purchase a ski pass of any of these zones and enjoy all the opportunities and entertainments provided there.

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Tourist Resources & Links

These following links would be helpful for you to get more information on your trip to Montchavin:

How to Choose Transfers to Montchavin

If you are planning to spend your vacation in Montchavin, you are always welcome here, in Alps2Alps! Our team is a team of professionals, and we specialize in high-quality resort transfers at the most attractive prices. Choosing us, you choose, first of all, your comfort, safety, as well as the lowest cost of transfer services.

Travel with us to Montchavin, and we will give you in return:

  • Total punctuality and flexibility
  • Lowest transfer price during all the season
  • Special offers and great discounts
  • 24-hour customer service support
  • Friendly English-speaking drivers
  • Safe and comfortable cars on all our destinations

Book Your Ski Transfer

We always advise our customers to book all transfer services before the price’s rise on the eve of ski season’s opening. Go on an unforgettable vacation to the Alpine fairy tale – book you ski transfer to Montchavin!

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