Jul - 14 2018

Thursday July 19th 2018: Stage 12: Bourg-Saint-Maurice > Alpe d’Huez The Tour returns to Alpe-d’Huez. It will enter Oisans by the Maurienne and the Col de la Croix de Fer then descend to Allemont village, going through Bourg d’Oisans and finishing in apotheosis with the ascent of Alpe d’Huez. Friday July 20th 2018: Stage 13: […]

Jun - 27 2018

The associations of Villar d’Arène happily present sporting, festive and convivial events… Sport events: – September 15/16: Ultra Raid MTB La Meije Association URLM www.ultraraidlameije.fr Cultural events: – The Encounters of Haute Romanche 2nd week of July – From 28/07 to 05/08: Messiaen Festival in the Country of the Meije “The Russian music according to […]

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Jun - 08 2018

The jazz workshop of the Conservatory of Briançonnais will open this concert, followed by the Passport Quartet and Claire Mira, in a warm atmosphere, typical of jazz clubs. We hope many of you will come listening to this tribute to Jazz standards! The “Passport Jazz Quartet” offers an immersion in the heart of the years […]

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Nov - 24 2017

Winter is coming… Book your stay now. Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ski touring, dog sledding… As last year, we will make you enjoy a 5 euro daily discount on the la Grave/la Meije cable car packages.


Oct - 26 2017

From Friday 17 to Sunday 19 November 2017. Baking the “PoBuli” in Villar d’Arene village. A thousand-year tradition at the heart of village life, the autumn breadbaking brings together local families and their friends for three days of kneading, baking and tasting… You can discover and experience this tradition, taste the bread and local specialities. The […]

Sep - 14 2017

Restaurant Gîte Les Mélèzes

We are pleased to show you our new chairs and tables, built locally in Villar d’Arène in larch wood. The new furniture brings a lot of atmosphere and character to our dining room. In addition, we would like to invite you to view and taste our updated menu, which you can also find online on our […]

Jul - 14 2017

Carte Étape 17 Tour de France

Experience stage 17 of the Tour de France, one of the most spectacular stages on July 19th. We are 10 minutes from the Col du Lautaret where all the cyclists pass. We still have rooms available and you are welcome for a nice home-made dinner.

Mar - 31 2017


For true relaxation after skiing, hiking, mountain biking or an intensive bike route, the hotel now offers a newly built sauna for guests to really revitalize. A sauna will do you good!

Jul - 01 2016

Nomadic lass

In summer Gîte Les Mélèzes is a privileged stage for hikers who wish to discover the flora and fauna in the surroundings, or on the way of the GR 54.

May - 01 2016

La Meije

Gîte Les Mélèzes is only 3 km from the site of La Grave-La Meije, a unique site worldwide renowned for its legendary off-trail routes.