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Mountain biking
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.

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Ecrin Ridge, 
Ecrin National Park, 
During July and August the lifts around Alpe d’Huez 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 d’Huez provides the base for many of the activities. 
The Tour de France comes to Alpe d'Huez every other year. 
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Mountain Biking above Alpe d'Huez

Chalet Accommodation

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.
Summer prices:
Bed & Breakfast - email  for daily rates - for Adults & Children below 14 yrs

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La Source Ski Chalet 
in the old village

Summer Mountain Activities

Bird watching
Canyoning - abseiling down icy waterfalls! Fantastic
Cycle touring - tour of our local cols. Energetic!
(Alpe d'Huez on route of Tour de France - alternative years)
Horse riding in France
Mountaineering - rock, snow and ice climbing - instruction available
Mountain biking - easy ascents on summer lifts. Tremendous descents! - hire available
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 d’Huez, France - 6kms along the high and spectacular summer roads. Other activities are within a short distance of Villard Reculas.

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. 

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Walking, Mountaineering & 
hiking in the French Alpes

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Whitewater rafting in the French Alpes

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Parapenting in the French Alpes


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Last modified by  AJS Consultants  on  January 02, 2012               2014 La Source