Saint Gervais is great for...
Big ski area
Intermediates
Traditional charm
Foodies
Non skiers

Welcome to Saint Gervais Ski Resort

With epic views of Mont Blanc, Saint Gervais is one of the more scenic places to ski in the Alps and yet it’s just an hour from Geneva. The town forms part of a network of hamlets and villages that comprise the Evasion Mont-Blanc ski resort – which boasts 445km of slopes. The skiing on offer mostly suits beginners and intermediates happy to cruise the corduroy but there are some more challenging runs at the top of Mt Joly and some decent off-piste between the trees after a snowfall. On the other side of the mountain lies upmarket Megève waiting to be explored. It’s linked by lift, while Les Houches – gateway to Chamonix – is a 20 minute drive down the road.
Resort Information
Resort Altitude
2353m
Total Piste KM
468km
No. Skilifts
136
Snow Range
850m-2437m
Saint Gervais ski runs & ratings
TOTAL: 468km
Beginner(Distance: 166km)
35%
Intermediate(Distance: 166km)
52%
Advanced(Distance: 58km)
12%

Best time to ski in Saint Gervais

St Gervais starts to open its slopes in early December with a full opening a week later. Going early gives a ski trip a real winter vibe – think extra warm layers and hunkering down in front of log fires with a hot mulled wine, while choosing to go later means more daylight hours, catching the rays on the terraces and après on the slopes. If it’s snow quality you’re after, mid January to early March usually offer the best window. If low prices are important, avoid both the Christmas to New Year period and the February school holidays.

Things to do in Saint Gervais

Throughout the season the region hosts dozens of events and festivals where you can try different winter sports from ski touring and snowshoeing to biathlon. And there are always lots of activities such as treasure hunts for children. St Gervais also has 30km of cross-country trails, a tranquil way to explore forested paths away from the slopes. Megève, with its shopping and restaurants is just a 15 minute drive away. St Gervais itself is home to a natural hot spring and no visit is complete without a trip to the thermal baths – but remember chaps, the rule in France is speedos only. There’s also a vibrant après scene – the resort has its own La Folie Douce.
Saint Gervais bear mascot entertaining children skiers on holiday

Hotels & Apartments in Saint Gervais

Our top recommended hotels and apartments. To find the perfect one for you, speak to one of our specialists

Arbois Bettex

Saint Gervais, France
  Ski-in / Ski-out

Boutique Hôtel La Féline Blanche

Saint Gervais, France
  4 minute bus

Chalet Gabriel

Saint Gervais, France
  Ski-in / Ski-out
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