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Refuge du Taillefer

With fantastic surroundings, refuge du Taillefer is your destination for pure escapism and exotic adventure at 2050 m. Sylvie and Thierry welcome visitors from early June to late September. 'want to eat or drink something ? Make a stop there ! Meals are prepared with organic or integrated farming products, fruit jams are home-made and bread is made at the refuge. Spending the night in the refuge or in a Mongolian yurt ? Walking around ? Ask them anything they will provide for everything... Have a nice stay in refuge du Taillefer !

Refuge de La Lavey

High summits and mountain lakes overhanging a little valley at the heart of the Ecrins National Park, this is the environment of refuge de la Lavey. At 1800 m, the place is an ideal starting point for hikes to remote and uncrowded lakes off the beaten paths. Caroline and Bruno warmly welcome hikers and do their best to share a very special time with you in "their" mountains. Have a nice time in La Lavey !

Refuge de La Muzelle

Nestled in a green valley, facing a splendid lake and overhanging peaks and glaciers, refuge de la Muzelle is a necessary stopover in the Ecrins National Park. Built out of wood in the 1960's, the hut keeps the spirit of ancient mountain huts while providing for modern comfort. Chantal always wears a big smile, has a good sense of humor and cooks delicious French meals. Welcome to refuge de la Muzelle !

Camping Belledonne****

"RCN Belledonne lies in a picturesque green environment in the heart of Oisans, in the French Alps, nearby the famous village of Alpe d’Huez.Thanks to the unique position, you enjoy the sun and the magnificent view on the surrounding mountains from dawn to dusk. Whether you camp on one of the spacious and sheltered camping pitches or stay in a comfortable mobile home, one thing is certain : being on holiday at RCN Belledone is a unique and unforgettable experience".
Debby and Kars, managers of Camping Belledonne

Camping Le Château****

"Share special times as a family where tradition, well-being, vast spaces and freedom unite. The camping area is laid out on 3 wooded acres around a 19th century stone manor. The restaurant is located in the old vaulted cellar and offers local specialities as well as a rich and copious menu".
Jean-Christophe, manager of Le Château de Rochetaillée

Hôtel Sandra

In the centre of Vizille, a little town 17 kms south of Grenoble, Odile welcomes visitors in her hotel Sandra. Located just a stone's throw from the famous castle and the Museum of the French Revolution, the hotel is at the crossroads of major mountain ranges and is the perfect base camp for hikers. While in the centre of the town, the hotel is well-situated, off the main roads in a quiet area of Vizille. An ideal place for relaxation before and after a hike !
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