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Alpe du Grand Serre is a ski resort located in the French Dauphine Alps. The ski resort was created in the year 1938 under the name of "La Morte" but this name got changed to “Alpe du Grand Serre” in the 1960s when the Petit Mollard lift was built. Today, the skiable area in this resort represents around 220 hectares, based upon 14 lifts.The village of Alpe du Grand Serre itself is located at the summit of a mountain pass at the gates of the Oisans valley, between the Romanche valley and the Roizonne valley. Neighbouring mountains to the resort are the Taillefer (2857m) and the Grand Serre summit (2141m). It still remains a small mountain village with traditional alpine buildings with friendly atmosphere and is mostly visited by local people and families from the Grenoble urban area.
There are five airports which link to Alpe du Grand Serre within two hours drive time, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to the resort are perfectly feasible. Chambery Airport and Grenoble Airport are just one hour drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly. The list of airports connecting to Alpe du Grand Serre is given below:
You have to take a train to Grenoble if you are coming from Chambery. There is one bus daily from Grenobe directly to Alpe du Grand Serre. It takes about 1hour 30min if you are coming from Chambery and 1hour coming from Grenoble. Change in Grenoble is necessary if you are coming from other airports as well. It takes about 2hours and 30 min coming from Geneva an 4 hours 30 min coming from Lyon.
While some people do use the public transport modes, getting from airports may be time consuming due to a change needed at Grenoble. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from one the several airports where you land. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked and have more ski time at this pristine resort.