Great position in the village of Bourg d'Oisans, offering a 360 degree mountain view. We' re a short walk to the village and local amenities and next to the outdoor pool, tennis courts and bouledrome. This home from home self catering 3 bedroom house is ideal for summer and winter holidays and at the base of Alpe d'Huez. It is furnished to a high standard throughout. Downstairs consists of living/dining room, kitchen and shower room plus garage for storage of bikes/skis. Comfortable lounge and dining area with seating for 8 with fantastic views of Alpe d'Huez by night to enjoy your meal. Frenchdoors leading to the back garden also with stunning views. Kitchen is fitted to a high standard with everything you would expect in your own home. Upstairs has 3 large bedrooms all with comfortable beds suitable for adults. (1 x large double, 2 singles, 1 set of bunks and a single with hideaway bed). For larger parties upto 16 - property 405795 also available to rent next door
Getting to Bourg D'oisans: Grenoble Isere is the closest airport approx 1 hour drive from Bourg d'oisans. Ryan Air, Easy Jet and British Airways all fly there. Flights are more regular in the winter season. Grenoble is a small hassle free airport, however, if you want more flight options, Lyon is about 90min away from Bourg d'oisans. It is better to pre book car hire at Grenoble airport, however if you wish there is a bus to Grenoble bus station, where you pick up a connecting bus to Bourg d'Oisans. Alternatively drive from Calais which takes about 8 hours. Buses from Grenoble to Bourg d'oisans. Times available at tourist board.
Area Highlights: Discover the village of Bourg d'Oisans especially lively in the summer. Mix with locals and holiday makers in the little bars and restaurants. Don't miss the year round Saturday market - a great choice of outstanding cheese, fresh vegetables, bread, cold meats and much more! Visit Grenoble, take a tram ride, scenic cable car, shop in the pedestrianised area or visit the museums. Take a day trip to Italy or the pretty fortress town of Briancon. Take a cable car from Alpe d'Huez to top of Pic Blanc 3303m, the views are amazing! Visit La Grave and the ice cave. Enjoy excellent food at alpine restaurants in Alpe d'Huez orr Les Deux Alpes, our favourite is the Altiport in Alpe D'huez. Kids will love trampolining, ice skating, the summer village activities and swimming: enjoy a choice of pools; in the summer communal pool/ water slide in Bourg; the great indoor pool at Vaujany with lane swimming, water slide, kids pool and spa area or the open air and indoor pools at Alpe d'huez.
Activities: Cycle touring: ride roads and passes of Oisans: the famous Lautaret, croix de fer, Galibier and Glandon passes. Hiking: from well known walks to several day long treks, more than 800km of path await you, itineraries for all. Mountain bike: discover a wide range of trails and runs, over 40 marked itineraries. Fishing: one of the greatest fishing areas with top-grade streams, torrents, rivers, two dams and numerous mountain lakes. Golf: play 9 hole golf in Alpe d'Huez or Les Deux Alpes or enjoy 18 holes at golf courses around Grenoble. Skiing: At the base of Alpe d'Huez, just a 15 minute drive to plenty of free parking by the ski slopes in Alpe d'huez, 20 mins from Vaujany and 30 mins from Les Deux Alpes. The area is the 5th largest ski area in France, benefiting from a variety of pistes for skiers, snowboarders, walkers and ski Du fond.
Fantastic holiday - thank you!
We have been cycling - loved la boude d'isoard, Madeleine, croix de fer and galibier. Local rides to lea berade and Villard notre dame/Villard R also fab - take lights for the tunnels!
A perfect position for summer and winter activities including walking, climbing, skiing, horse riding, cycling, rafting, canoeing, swimming, fishing, golf, parapenting and adventure park. There are many cycle routes start from Bourg, the famous 21 hair pin bends in Alpe d'Huez included. A short walk to the heart of the beautiful friendly village of Bourg d'Oisans which hosts several restaurants, shops, cafes, a large supermarket and a bustling Saturday market. The house is next to communal tennis, bouledrome and summer open air pool with toddler pool, water slide and grass area for picnics. The village of Venosc is a must as is historic Grenoble with its shops and museum. The surrounding Ecrins National Park offers over 680km of marked strolls or hikes depending on your mood. WINTER - You are well placed to select the 'best snow' both Alpe d'Huez (20mins) and Les 2 Alpes (30 mins) are high resorts offering free parking or you have the pretty tree lined resort of Vaujany (20 mins)
Other Activities: White water rafting, Adult/Child Tree Climbing park.
Ski: Bourg d'oisans is situated in a perfect location with a choice of 3 ski resorts close by. Alpe D'Huez is 15 mins away - we are situated at the base of the hairpin bend. Vaujany is 25 mins and 30 mins to Les Deux Alpes. All resorts have ample free parking and you can ski from Alpe D'Huez to Vaujany to make a real day of travelling the mountains. Enjoy skiing in the sunshine valley which provides perfect skiing for all levels. Also for non skiers you can enjoy the warmth of being in the valley whilst the rest of your party head for the hills and snow.