: Grenoble airport
: Grenoble railway station
Car: not necessary
Vaujany, recently rated by the Sunday Telegraph as the “second best ski resort in the world” has all the charm of a traditional French village and all the state-of-the-art facilities you will require during your stay.
It is linked to the Alpe Huez in the huge Grand Rousses ski area with 237km of piste and is at the foot of La Sarenne - at 18km, the longest piste in the world. The commune invested 3 millions euros this year in upgrading the extensive beginners area at Montfrais. For intermediate and advanced skiers there is fun to be had on long blacks and reds and plenty of off piste action for the adventurous.
Other Activities: snow boarding, ice skating, ice climbing, kayaking, cycling, wind-surfing
Ski: The Vaujany Ski Domain is an integral part of an enormous domain covering 8 village communal territories including the Alpe d'Huez.
The 160 place Cable Car systems takes you from the village to 8540 feet in minutes.The next stop up is 10156, 5 feet at the Pic Blanc looking out on to the Mont Blanc, the Grand Paradis, the Meije and the Ecrin National Park .
A choice from 237 km of managed slopes of all skill levels cutting through gulleys, glaciers and forests. It will satisfy the desires and ambitions of all kinds of skiers and riders, piste and off-piste, cross-country and racers.
The resort is well served by a large team from the ESF, but if you really want to make the most of your break, and prefer the personal touch, we highly recommend Monica at V.O. Coaching (www.vocoaching.net). Monica is an excellent and very experienced private ski and snowboard instructor. She is fun and friendly, speaks very good english and takes only small groups.