authentic accommodation with character - 'Brilliant value'. * has self-catering apartments in a beautiful old farmhouse, Snowgums, on the edge of Briancon / Serre Chevalier, in the French Alps.

Snowgums is not just somewhere to stay. Staying at Snowgums is a great experience, as seen in the Guardian, October 2015


Guardian Oct 15



book online or call 00 33 (0)492 20 44 26 for more information has stunning self-catering apartments in a beautiful, old farmhouse, Snowgums, on the edge of Briancon / Serre Chevalier, in the southern French Alps. This part of the Alps is a well-kept secret! It is stunning, magical, with all amenities and yet not over-developed. On average a holiday here costs 20% less than in the more well-known and busier Savoie in the northern French Alps. With fantastic skiing for all levels and great options for summer holidays - hiking, cycling, swimming - in mountain lakes as well as in the excellent swimming pool and thermal spa, climbing, picnics, plus 300 days of sunshine a year, this is an unbeatable location for your holidays at any time of year. If you want to visit an authentic mountain valley, with real villages, history and soul, rather than a purpose-built resort, then Briancon /Serre Chevalier is for you!


Snowgums apartments are renovated by local builders using environmental materials and traditional skills.
Snowgums is proud to be 'screen-free'! We have wifi throughout, but there are no tvs, big movie or game screens, so that holidays here are a chance to screen detox.
Warmly and comfortably decorated to be a 'home away from home' the apartments offer:

large, spacious apartments
couple only discount (see conditions)
family discount - children go free! (see conditions)
restaurants throughout the 16 villages of the valley
table d'hote: in-house catering by local French chef - optional
free ski bus to main cable car of the valley
up to 40% discount on ski hire
ski boot/ drying room
secure bike storage
excellent showers
2 minutes to shops
walks from the door
in-house childcare - optional
dogs welcome
games cupboard for all ages!


Snowgum is the name of the distinctive and beautiful eucalyptus tree that grows in the Australian high country, or Australian Alps.
Skiing and hiking under snowgums, a unique experience, was the inspiration for the name of our old farmhouse, Snowgums, in the southern French Alps.