Activities in winter

Gîte-Hôtel Les Mélèzes in Villar d’Arène is ideally located among several winter resorts, allowing to choose from many winter activities:

Villar d’Arène
 This area is ideally suited to cross-country skiing (starting from the gîte), off piste skiing (with a professional), Nordic skiing, Nordic walking, sledding areas, snowshoeing, ice skating on natural ice, air boarding, snow kiting and sled dog rides. The tracks and routes are all small and medium loops, relatively flat, in the woods, bottom of valley and higher for those who bypass the small hamlet of le Pied du Col. Free shuttles from Villar d’Arène to La Grave and Le Chazelet and packages up to 20% discount

Le Chazelet
Ski resort at 7 km from Villar d’Arène (4 x ski-lifts and 1 chairlift). See

La Grave
Glaciers cable cars of La Grave/La Meije at 3 km from Villar d’Arène (up to 3600 m with ski lift).

Domaine Nordique du Pays de La Meije

Alpe D’Huez, Auris et Oisans
Ski resorts at 46 km from Villar d’Arène.

Serre Chevalier
Ski resorts at 30 minutes from Villar d’Arène.

Les Deux Alpes
Ski resorts at 45 minutes from Villar d’Arène.