The Tour de France isn't just coming to the area this year, it's actually coming through our village, before going on to climb the Alpe d'Huez, not once, but twice on Thursday 18th July 2013. We are really happy to see the inclusion of the col d'Ornon, climbed from Valbonnais, the first time it has been included since 2002.
The Giro d'Italia is coming to this area in 2013. On May 19th 2013, the race will finish on the col du Galibier via the Telegraphe. The Giro rest day will then be spent in Valloire before a stage start from there on May 21st 2013.
The experience of a lifetime in a weekend! The ideal short break for those with limited time. Includes an officially timed ascent, souvenir photograph and all meals. Contact us for further details and availability.
A wealth of spectacular riding is accessible from our chalet including legendary climbs and cols of the Tour de France such as Alpe d'Huez, the Col du Galibier, the Col du Glandon and many more. We are always happy to suggest routes and itineraries using our strong local knowledge and provide riders with detailed route maps and advice.Further Info
During your holiday with King of the Mountains you can take advantage of our central location to participate in the numerous cyclosportive events that take place in the area; we are particularly well placed for the Marmotte, one of the toughest European sportives on the calendar. Further Info
There are a number of other ways to enjoy the mountains in the area too Other Activities . We are located on the edge of the Ecrins National Park, where there is an abundance of beautiful walks to be explored as well as climbing and mountaineering. Fishing, paragliding, mountain biking, white water rafting and summer skiing/snowboarding are just a few of the other activities available to you during your holiday.
Being an independent company, we are able to provide a unique level of personal service to all of our guests, including travel recommendations and transfer advice to our chalet. Further Info
Our peaceful chalet, a former primary school, is set in a beautiful, rural village. It is comfortably furnished and decorated and offers the perfect homely environment to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Further Info
All rooms have stunning mountain views, and the tranquil garden allows you to enjoy every last bit of the days' sunshine.
We provide fully catered accommodation. Each day starts with a hearty breakfast, followed by post-ride pasta salads and home-made cakes in the afternoon, and in the evening a delicious home-cooked, 3-course meal with wine and/or beer included. We take a pride in all of our cooking and prepare varied and well-balanced meals using the freshest and best ingredients available to us.