Autumn Activities

Mountain BikingAlpine mountaineering

Excellent alpine mountaineering in the Ecrins National Park centred on Ailefroide, a few kilometres up valley from Vallouise, and La Berade, accessible from the other side of the range.

Rock Climbing ; Via Ferratas

Numerous cliffs at various locations allow for year-round rock climbing and Via Ferratas.

Mountain bike rides

High mountain cols – the Lautaret, Galibier, Izoard and Vars for cycle enthusiasts and the starting point for many mountain bike rides.

Road biking

High mountain cols – the Lautaret, Galibier, Izoard and Vars for cycle enthusiasts and the starting point for many made famous by the Tour de France.

Mountain walking Snow shoeing

Alpine villages and valleys -Vallouise, Nevache, St. Veran – excellent bases for ski touring and mountain walking in the summer and ski touring or snow shoeing (raquetting) in the winter.

Historical sites , fauna and flaura

Historical towns of Briançon (with the highest cathedral in Europe), L’Argentière-la Bessée, Guillestre and Embrun and the flora and fauna of the Ecrins and Queyras National Parcs for Special Interest Holidays.

Excursions

If you don’t want to go for a long walk and just want to go for a stroll either in a car or on foot but with beautifull views and blue skies have a look.


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