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GABBRO is situated about a 100m walk from the nearest piste with access to the Cloudit button lift. (You need a lift pass for this lift).
An alternative is a short drive through the village to the funitel adjacent to a large car park. The funitel takes you to the bottom of the Le Villarais chair lift where you will also need a pass.
Within the row of shops in Villard are the Tourist Office where ski passes can be
obtained, the village ESF (ski school), and Le P’tit Pingouin -
Villard Reculas has a small, but well-
Villard Reculas has restaurants offering a range of cuisine, from bar snacks and pizza to local fare. Nearby is the excellent La Bergerie, situated on the piste at the bottom of the Le Villarais lift, which can also be walked to.
The Grandes Rousses ski area has almost 250km of pisted skiing and extensive off-
For those that find that even this isn’t sufficient, the resort of Les Deux Alpes
is 35km away. It can also be accessed by helicopter at Alpe d’Huez altiport. A 6
day Visialp pass includes upto 2 days in Les Deux Alpes. Or for those who want more
of an off-
The area offers superb off-
For those who favour cycling on the road, the area offers not only the famous Alpe d’Huez climb but also others such as the Col de la Croix de Fer and the Col du Galibier.
Situated as it is, in the heart of the Ecrins National Park, there are a great variety of walks and hikes for those who prefer legs to wheels.
Villard Reculas is in Isere, in the Rhone-
Linked in to the vast Alpe d’Huez ski area, Villard Reculas remains a small, authentic but modern, alpine village. It offers the perfect base, in both summer and winter, for those who, after an active day, want to relax in beautiful, peaceful surroundings.
Access to the slopes