SUMMER / WINTER
Summer activities … mountains, nature, quietness and sun!
The magnificent surroundings offer you a variety of activities, from idling on your terrace, the mountain area or lake beach, to many sportive activities such as: hiking, cycling, mountain biking, rafting, swimming, fishing, tennis, mountaineering etc.
Daytrips can be made to f.i. Briançon, Gap, Grenoble, Italy, Geneva, Mont Blanc and even trips to the Mediterranean (Toulon/Marseille 200 km), Nice (270 km) are within reach.
Activities in winter … skiing!
Within an easy 30 minute drive (27km) you will find the ski resort of Joue du Lopu and
with 100km of ski tracks, 33 lifts, 2510m peak altitude). It is an attractive resort for beginners and expert skiers.
Within a +/- 45 minutes drive (48km) Orcières-Merlette (100 km tracks, 27 lifts, 2750m peak altitude).
A 70km drive brings you to the large ski area of Alpe D’Huez with 249 km of tracks, 87 lifts, 3330m peak altitude. Another well-known area within reach is the resort of Les Deux Alpes (80 km).
Clickable ski map
All of these ski resort are high class, on high altitude and the snow conditions are good (snow machines), each with their own characteristics. Superdévoluy and Orcières-Merlette are perfect medium and cheaper ski resorts, which are quiet in high season and Alpe D’Huez and Les Deux Alpes are top destinations.
Clickable ski map
Some of our guests also venture further inland, within a 2 to 2,5 h drive it is possible to reach many major ski areas in France, such as Tignes (226 km), Val d’Isere (226 km), Chamonix Mont Blanc (211 km) and many more.
FOOD AND DRINK/ SHOPPING / GOING OUT
Each apartment is self-catering. In the village, about few hundred meters away, you can have lunch and dinner in the Auberge. The owner of the Auberge is also the contact for you during your stay. In several villages nearby and certainly in Gap and Grenoble are countless opportunities to lunch, dine or shop.
Going out in Gap
In Corps (7km) a small supermarket, a bakery etc are found. In St. Bonnet (15km) an Intermarché is located, and this village has a nice tourist centre with many shops, banks and other provisions, as well as a street market. In Gap (30km) a a Géant and E. Leclerq are situated (both larger Centre Commercials) is located and in the town centre you will find whatever you need. In Gap a street market is held on Saturday morning in central square.