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Chamrousse, France

Just an hour from Grenoble and perched on a plateau in the Belledonne mountain range opposite the Vercors, Chamrousse was used for both the mens and womens alpine skiing events in the 1968 Olympics based in Grenoble.

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At a Glance

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Fly to Grenoble and the transfer is only a fraction over an hour

There are of course alternatives.

Self-driving is excellent value and we can also arrange trains from Paris or London - see travel arrangements


Price guide:
At £250 for an apartment for 4/5 (as little as £50 per person) the Domaine de L'Arselle is excellent value. With lift pass and transfer included, your holiday can be secured for £1,204 (£240.80 per person).
Resort Amenities:
There are plenty of good value restaurants in the Le Recoin (1650), together with the usual amenities, banks, post office, a pharmacy and several supermarkets. Chamrousse 1750 is smaller but also has sports shops, a small supermarket, bars and restaurants. Activities in resort other than downhill and cross country skiing include ice driving, ice diving, snow shoeing and snowbiking.
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Grenoble - 34km Lyon - 147km
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Time Difference from UK:
+ 1 hr
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Yes - WIFI
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Ski Holidays in Chamrousse

It's location perched up on the plateau means the views are superb from resort and from the slopes but Chamrousse is a great option for a ski holiday since it is such a short transfer from Grenoble airport. Previously the resort was only used by local skiers and weekend skiers from nearby Grenoble and Lyon, but it has recently started to become known on the British market - for good reasons.

Skiing & Boarding in Chamrousse

The resort is split into 3 different areas - Le Recoin which is situated at 1650m , Chamrousse 1700 and Chamrousse 1750  - all of which feed into the same ski area. The top of the ski area is the Croix de Chamrousse which is at 2250m from where you have a panoramic view of the valley of Grenoble.

The resort is ideal for beginners and improvers since it has generously wide pistes allowing you to develop your skills on the 100km of pistes.

For those of you keen on cross country, there are 37km of trails in the Arselle area as well.

Accommodation in Chamrousse

Within Chamrousse, there are a range of self catered apartments - a couple of them have restaurants so HB supplements are available - more on accommodtion

The Balcoins de Recoin also has an excellent spa area so, although costing a bit more, it is highly recommended by us.

Further afield Zenith offer a range of catered chalets, self catered chalets as well as hotels and apartments - so, if these options are not quite right, have a look at some other options:

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Accommodation in Chamrousse


Domaine de L'Arselle

The Domaine de l'Arselle is an area of apartments in Chamrousse 1700. There are 8 "villages" each with 4 or 5 apartment buildings. They all share the domain's excellent facilities. Read More

From £125.00

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Les Balcons du Recoin

Opposite the slopes and next door to the main lift out of the Le Recoin area of Chamrousse. The views from many of the apartments and from the restaurant are fantastic. Read More

From £123.00

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Residence L'Ecrin des Neiges

This new residence is close to the lifts in Roche Beranger, Chamrousse 1750. With its indoor pool, sauna and panoramic views this is a great place to base yourself for your ski holiday.......... Read More

From £125.00

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