Chamrousse is a popular ski resort in the Islere region of South East France. It is close to the Italian border. There are more than 90km of slopes at Chamrousse, with off-piste options too. The slopes can cater for all levels of experience. The resort is smaller than some of the major ski areas and therefore is less busy. The town itself offers a choice of hotels and guest houses and a quiet atmosphere. There are local shops, some restaurants and bars, and several local towns with more lively nightlife nearby. Chamrousse was the site of Alpine skiing events in the 1968 Winter Olympics.
The closest airport to Chamrousse are both Grenoble and Chambery. Lyon and Geneva are also options but transfer time can be over two to three hours during peak travel time. Here are the distances between airports and Chamrousse:
While there are public transport options available it is important you bear in mind the need for changes. With no rail link to Chamrousse there may be a need for a connecting bus. The following are some of the more popular public transport routes:
We recommend that you book airport transfers. This convenient method of travel to and from the resort is also the most cost effective. You will take advantage of travelling in comfort. It is by far the quickest method, and is a guaranteed journey. Safety is also enhanced thanks to drivers with local knowledge. With no rail links to the resort public transport is a limited option.