White water rafting
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Summer at Chalet La Source, Villard Reculas, Alpe d'Huez, France
Chalet La Source is set amongst some of the most spectacular alpine scenery in France
and provides the ideal environment for a French summer holiday - whether you are looking for a
tranquil setting to relax and unwind in, or participate in more strenuous activities
centered in the area, Villard Reculas & Alpe d'Huez are the ideal bases for a short or long stay.
We are also within easy access of the cultural cities of Lyon and Grenoble, many
local French towns and villages with their colourful weekly markets, and the splendour of the
nearby Ecrin National Park.
Ecrin National Park,
|During July and August the lifts around Alpe dHuez are open to allow you
& your mountain bikes easy access to the higher peaks for walking, mountain biking or just
enjoying the peaceful environment. Many excellent mountain restaurants are also open and
Alpe dHuez provides the base for many of the activities.
The Tour de France comes to Alpe d'Huez every other year.
Mountain Biking above Alpe d'Huez
During the peak French summer months of July and August La
Source Chalet provides accommodation on a
bed and breakfast basis. This will allow you the flexibility to choose how to spend your
time and take full advantage of the long days and the plentiful local activities. However,
you are welcome and encouraged to use the chalet as your home during your stay, utilising
the sunny terrace & Jaccuzi with fantastic uninterrupted mountain views. BBQs on the terrace can easily
be organised. At other times evening meals can be provided. A self-catering option is
available for complete chalet booking.
Bed & Breakfast - email email@example.com
for daily rates - for Adults & Children below 14 yrs
La Source Ski Chalet
in the old village
Summer Mountain Activities
|Canyoning - abseiling down icy waterfalls! Fantastic|
|Cycle touring - tour of our local cols. Energetic!|
(Alpe d'Huez on route of Tour de France - alternative
|Horse riding in France|
|Mountaineering - rock, snow and ice climbing - instruction available|
|Mountain biking - easy ascents on summer lifts. Tremendous descents! - hire
|Photography in France|
|Ski touring - early spring. Locally or the Ecrin National Park|
|Summer glacier skiing - hire available|
|Walking - local trails or the GR54 Tour of the Osians|
|White water rafting - exhilarating! - tuition available|
Many of these activities are available in Alpe dHuez, France
- 6kms along the high
and spectacular summer roads. Other activities are within a short distance of Villard
We will be delighted to plan a programme for you using qualified local
instructors, or point you in the right direction to maximise your time in the area.
English guide books, maps and information provided.
Walking, Mountaineering &
hiking in the French Alpes
Whitewater rafting in the French Alpes
Parapenting in the French Alpes