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Chamrousse ski resort, Southeast France

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If we can say that Grenoble is the capital of the Alps, Vercors is the beautiful plateau with traditional architecture, Chamrousse is the ski resort that is offering the most active ski activities. The wonderful tourist resort of Chamrousse is located in the Belledonne zone of the Isere department, all in the Northern Alps region. This entire area is undergoing an important makeover, such as refurbishing new apartments in the Bachat Bouloud tourist zone, with all the new ski lifts. Chamrousse is a famous ski resort, one of the most important in the Southeast France.

There is majestic mountain scenery towering above this little French resort, being formed by the Belledonne range. Going up a little bit in the southern part of this town, are laying Recoin at 1650 meters, together with Racher Beranger at 1750 meters.

There are 2 roads that are leading up to the actual tourist resort till the ski facilities, offering satisfactory ski runs both for beginners and experts.

There are also ski lifts that are reaching the Cross of Chamrousse at 2253, where there is a beautiful panorama, which is enclosing the mountain groups of Oisans, Rousses, Grandes and Taillefer.

Chamrousse is a famous ski resort, one of the most important in the Southeast France. There is majestic mountain scenery towering above this little French resort, being formed by the Belledonne range. Going up a little bit in the southern part of this town, are laying Recoin at 1650 meters, together with Racher Beranger at 1750 meters. There are 2 roads that are leading up to the actual tourist resort till the ski facilities, offering satisfactory ski runs both for beginners and experts.

Chamrousse ski resort


There are also ski lifts that are reaching the Cross of Chamrousse at 2253, where there is a beautiful panorama, which is enclosing the mountain groups of Oisans, Rousses, Grandes and Taillefer.

Te French little town of Chamrousse has hosted numerous alpine skiing events. Actually, there were 6 important alpine skiing events in the entire history of Chamrousse. It has all started in 1968 where there were held here the Winter Olympics, where Jean-Claude of the France team has swept all the three gold medals in the men’s events.

Also, here there were held many editions of the Downhill contests and Cross-Country Skiing contests, which have made this mountainous tourist resort. In addition to all this, the Tour of France is having a special stage that is running through Chamrousse. In 2001, Lance Armstrong has one this important stage, when he took only about an hour to complete it.

So, Chamrousse is one of the ski resorts that must be visited by each and every ski lover or addict. This is one of the most important tourist destinations in the entire French Alps region, and will remain many years by now on.

 

Chamrousse hotels selected by eGuide

 
Les Balcons De Recoin-Cela Chamrousse
Les Balcons De Recoin-Cela Chamrousse
Located in the department of Isère, in the heart of the Belledone Massif at 1650 metres above sea level, this residence offers a spectacular panoramic view of the mountains. Les Balcons de Recoin - Cela Chamrousse, set at the foot of the slopes, provides direct access to the ski lifts taking you to 77 kilometres of ski area. The residence consists of 2 buildings featuring comfortable apartments with sunny balconies. Apartments range from 20 to 60m² that can accommodate up to 6 people and are equipped with living room with sofa bed, LCD TV, DVD player, mini Hi-Fi stereo and a kitchenette with dishwasher, microwave and hot plates.
 
   
Hôtel La Datcha
Hôtel La Datcha
La Datcha offers free on-site parking, friendly hospitality and cosy, chalet-style accommodation. It is situated in the village of Chamrousse, the nearest ski resort from Grenoble airport and train station. Close to the village centre, rooms are calm and overlook the valley. They have private en suite facilities, a TV and telephone. Most are south-facing and benefit from natural sunlight most of the day. Admire the superb view of the snow-covered landscape while you relax on the large sun terrace. Enjoy a meal in the hotel restaurant, which serves traditional dishes of the region.
 
   
Résidence L'Ecrin des Neiges
Résidence L'Ecrin des Neiges
This residence is located in Chamrousse, South of the Belledonne Massif, facing the Oisans, the Vercors and the Chartreuse. It is split into 2 sites: the Recoin (1650 meters of altitude) and Roche Béranger (1750 meters) and the resort offers 35 km of hiking tracks. Launched in 2006, the residence is a very comfortable property located in border of a pine forest in Roche Beranger and close to shops. A reception desk, an indoor swimming pool and a sauna are at your disposal which make of this property a perfect destination for your family.
 
   

 

 
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