Splashing around in Serre Chevalier’s pools

Serre Chevalier has four public swimming pools and a fifth pool (under construction in Villeneuve) will be open by December 2015. Here we give you an overview of each pool along with entry policies and prices. If you would like to visit lakes in and around Serre Chevalier, click here for some ideas.


Les Grands Bains – thermal spa Monêtier

Les Grands Bains is Serre Chevalier’s thermal spa – one of Europe’s largest thermal baths – in the village of Le Monêtier les Bains (Serre Chevalier 1500). The complex was built in 2008 and attracts visitors from all over France and further afield. From outside and in, you’ll enjoy the views of Monêtier’s very own glacier and North-facing mountains. Read our dedicated page about the spa here.

OPEN: All year (short closures in May and November)

Entry is 16,50 – 18,50 € per adult (15 years+) depending on the season (2hrs)
Children (3-14 years) pay 6,50 – 8,50 € each (2hrs – not permitted after 15:00)
Baby (9 months – 3 years) + 1 adult pay 11,50 – 14,50 € total (1.5 hrs)
Families of two adults and two children can buy a Family ticket for 40-48 € (2hrs)
Read all about Les Grands Bains in more detail here.


Les Grands Bains (c) Photo Zoom

Les Grands Bains (c) Photo Zoom



Piscine du Chazelay – Villeneuve Le Bez

The restaurant Le Chazelay, situated near the Casse de Boeuf chairlift which runs in summer, has its own outdoor swimming pool, sunloungers and grassy space for sunbathing. Clients of the restaurant enjoy free entry – why not choose something from their fabulous menu and have lunch by the pool? Lots of parking nearby. Follow signs for the Fréjus cable car (Villeneuve Le Bez) from the Route Nationale.

OPEN: 28 June – 31 August 10:00 – 18:00 (open til 02:00 with themed evenings/bands on Thursdays!)

Adults 5,50 € each (free if eating in restaurant)
Children 4,50 € each (free if eating in restaurant)
Sunbathing only (not using pool) 3 € each (free if eating in restaurant)


Piscine Chazelay Serre Chevalier

Piscine Chazelay Serre Chevalier



Piscine Hotel Plein Sud – Chantemerle

Spend a day or two by the heated pool at the Hotel Plein Sud in Chantemerle. Clients of the restaurant can access the pool free of charge; arrive mid morning, have lunch by the pool on the sunny terrace and then stay on for “apéro” (apéritif/early evening drinks) and tapas! The hotel is directly off the Route Nationale that runs through the valley (uphill from Allée des Boutiques).

OPEN: June – September all day

FREE access for restaurant clients


Piscine Hotel Plein Sud Serre Chevalier

Piscine Hotel Plein Sud Serre Chevalier



Parc 1326 – Briançon

A must-visit for children who love water slides and outside grassy areas to run around on. There are three indoor pools: along with a warm baby pool with mini-slide, there is a 300m2 warm pool with bubble beds, waterfalls and jets plus a 65m long giant water slide, and then a 25m traditional swimming pool. With extensive and well kept grassy sunbathing terrain, there is another 25m pool and a fun paddling pool for young ones. Bring your own picnic or use the on-site cafe for snacks and ice creams. Lots of parking nearby.

OPEN: All year (outdoor pools 28 June – September) Detailed opening times

Adults (10-64 years) 4,70 € each
Senior (65 years+) 3,20 € each
Children (3-9 years) 2 € each
Children under 3 years old FREE


Swimming pool Serre Chevalier

Swimming pool Serre Chevalier