location & access

The 4 star design hotel Névalhaia Le Chalet is located on a side of the Fontbonne valley, in front of mountain Peynier, the larch forest of Châtelret and Paneyron peak.The hotel is in the Southern Alps, at the border with the Hautes Alpes and the High Provence Alps, on the heights of the Vars resort at 1946 m altitude, a ski-in ski out chalet at the foot of the ski slopes near the chair lift.


You can go direct to the chair lift in Fontbonne with your skis already on and return from the highest ski slopes of Sibières , Escondus , or Peynier.


The hotel is located in a secluded position slightly away from the busier resort center. The closest shops are 300m away, the shopping centre and the Point-Show activities are 700 m away on foot or 1400 m by car.


Vars is 16 km away from Guillestre (25 min.), 35 km from Barcelonnette (45 min.), 50 km from Briançon (1h) , 75 km from Gap (1h30), 3h from Aix-en-Provence (220 km) and Torino (170 km).


by train

SNCF station at Mont-Dauphin Guillestre is 20 km away

> overnight train Paris Gare d'Austerlitz <> Mont-Dauphin

> TGV  + regional train Valence <> Mont-Dauphin

SNCF station TGV at Aix-en-Provence 233 km (3h)


by plane

Torino-Caselle Airport at 155km (2h45)

Marseille-Provence  Airport at à 245 km (3h15)


Vars heliport at 2 km

an helicopter ride from Monaco or Nice takes 35 mn

by car

Aix-en-Provence 220 km

Barcelone 700 km

Bruxelles 1050 km driving through Chambéry, A43, Frejus Tunnel, Col du Montgenevre, Briançon

Genève 300 km

Genova (Gênes) 240 km

Grenoble 170 km

Lyon 320 km driving through Chambéry, A43, Frejus Tunnel, Col du Montgenevre, Briançon

Marseille 250 km

Milan 300 km

Montpellier 370 km

Nice in winter 410 km through the A8 and A51 motorway

Nice in summer 160 km through the Restefond pass

Paris 776 km, 662 km of which on the motorway driving through Chambéry, A43, Frejus Tunnel, Col du Montgenevre, Briançon

Toulon 300 km

Torino 170 km

airport or train station transfer

Mont-Dauphin station: daily shuutel  05 VOYAGEURS

Aix en Provence  TGV station and Marseille-Provence airport in winter:
> Direct shuttle service at some dates NEIGE EXPRESS
> Shuttle servive on Saturdays NAVETTES BLANCHES

A website to arrange your own transfer SunTransfers


Hôtel **** valhaia le chalet

Vallon de FontBonne - BP 7


Phone : +33 492 235 918

Mail : contact ( a ) nevalhaia.com

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