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How Much Do You Know About Serre Chevalier?

The French resort has issued this summer’s news and information to the press as a quiz. It may be currently difficult to travel there but it is still possible to find out about what’s on offer.

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The resort has asked 26 questions and here are a handful that have caught our eye:

What percentage of the population in France usually holiday in the mountains?

a)     10%

b)    16%

c)     21%

When was the first tree-top adventure park in the world first opened?

a)     1995

b)    2001

c)     2003

Briancon is the highest town in Europe.

a)     True

b)    False

The Tour de France regularly comes through Briancon, but over which pass?

a)     Col Agnel

b)    Col du Galibier

c)     Col d’Isoard

La Meije mountain range is one of the 5 highest summits in France.

a)     True

b)    False

What are “donkey’s ears”?

a)     The ears of a donkey

b)    A plant in the form of donkeys’ ears

c)     A local dish

Serre Chevalier is the first ski area to produce its own electrical power.

  1. True
  2. False

See here for the quiz in full.

How many correct answers can you get?

And the answers to the questions that caught our eye…

C, A, ?, B&C, A, ABC and A.

If you are wondering what Serre Chevalier is like in the winter, then wonder no more.

Here at PlanetSKI it remains one of our favourite winter ski areas in France and we last visited in January 2019:

Serre Chevalier. Image © PlanetSKI

Serre Chevalier. Image © PlanetSKI

Serre Chevalier. Image © PlanetSKI

Serre Chevalier. Image © PlanetSKI

Serre Chevalier. Image © PlanetSKI

Serre Chevalier. Image © PlanetSKI

When conditions allow we look forward to a visit to sample its summer delights as well…

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