“Is there a nearby supermarket?” we are frequently asked. Here we aim to provide the information you need to ensure you have all the food you need for arrival and during your stay.
Serre Chevalier has a great network of small convenience supermarkets wherever you are staying. The larger supermarkets or hypermarchés are found in the main town of Briançon, just five to 15 minutes drive away depending on your accommodation base.
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There are two Sherpa supermarkets in the village centre, open daily from mid-December to the end of April and in July and August. The opening hours are 08:00 – 12:00 then 15:00 – 19:30.
You will also find a butchers and two bakeries open all year round.
A Sherpa supermarket is located next to the Tourist Office at Pré Long.
Carrefour Montagne is on the Allée des Boutiques.
In the Serre d’Aigle commercial centre at the bottom of the Piste Luc Alphand, there is a Sherpa supermarket.
If staying in Briancon or you have a car, you have a superb choice for food shopping.
The weekly market is on Wednesday mornings and is situated at Place de l’Europe.
Geant Casino is at the entrance to Briançon from Chantemerle, located on the large roundabout. There is lots of parking and it also houses a caféteria (great lunch deals for adults and kids alike), a sports shop, bakery, opticians, pharmacy and an electronics shop. If staying in the old town of Briançon (Cité Vauban) this the most convenient shopping centre in terms of location.
Carrefour City is in the middle of Briançon, a convenience store with fresh fruit and vegetables. There are a small amount of parking spaces in front of the store but if you drive alongside the store you will find that you can park underneath the shop and many people don’t know this! Any accommodation based in the centre of Briançon will find this store has everything you need for your holiday.
L’Eclerc has opened a convenience store in Briançon recently. It is a refreshing change for the locals and has lots of underground parking which is fantastic in winter and the height of summer.
Carrefourmarket is a large hypermarché on the outskirts of Briançon, in the ‘centre d’activités du Sud’ (head in the direction of Gap from Briançon and turn left). It also has electronics, homeware and some clothing.
Dia is a budget store located near Carrefourmarket. Great fruit and vegetables at excellent prices.
Aldi is on the main ‘Route Nationale’ direction Grenoble, on the right when leaving Briançon. It also has a bakery on site.
There are two ‘bio’ (organic) stores in Briançon. One is located right next to Carrefourmarket. The other is Panier Bio and is in the centre of the main town. Follow signs for La Schappe (a fabulous park with a small lake, great for children) and you can park up nearby.
TREAT YOURSELF TO FRESH DELIVERED MEALS
We offer a fresh meals delivery service all winter long. Take a look here for more info. Our other services include supermarket shopping on your behalf.