Écrins National Park, France

Écrins National Park, France

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Where to stay around Écrins National Park?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,270 holiday lettings near Écrins National Park. From 5,878 apartments to 1,079 chalets, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Écrins National Park area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Écrins National Park?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Écrins National Park. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Italy: 145,041 holiday homes
  • Southern France: 122,301 holiday homes
  • Côte d'Azur: 32,741 holiday homes
  • Val Thorens: 2,984 holiday homes
  • Provence: 58,514 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Écrins National Park! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Écrins National Park?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Écrins National Park with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Courchevel: 4,323 holiday lettings
  • Montgenèvre: 1,351 holiday lettings
  • Sauze D'oulx: 178 holiday lettings
  • Briançon: 1,730 holiday lettings
  • Grenoble: 466 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Écrins National Park?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Écrins National Park are:

  • Courchevel Airport (CVF): 7,427 self catering accommodations
  • l'Alpe-d'Huez (AHZ-Henri Giraud): 3,006 self catering accommodations
  • Meribel Airport (MFX): 7,458 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Écrins National Park?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Écrins National Park. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • L'Alpe d'Huez: 3,029 holiday rentals
  • Méribel Centre: 7,284 holiday rentals
  • Méribel: 7,159 holiday rentals
  • Courchevel 1850: 7,357 holiday rentals
  • Val Thorens Ski Resort: 5,406 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Écrins National Park listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental House in Ecrins, France Your Home Away From Home

The area known as Ecrins can be found in the Haute-Alpes region of France. Ecrins has its own national park, one of only nine to be found in the whole of the country. An Ecrins holiday is very popular with visitors who are looking for an active outdoor holiday, whatever the weather. An Ecrins holiday rental house is guaranteed to provide visitors with a host of great amenities as well as breath-taking views of the nearby Massif des Ecrins Mountains.

Things to Do on Holiday in Ecrins, France

An Ecrins holiday is jam-packed with wonderful outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy – so much so that it is highly unlikely that you will fit them all in within a few weeks! Visitors can enjoy activities throughout the year in the area including sledding, skiing, ice skating, small game hunting, white-water rafting, fly fishing, swimming, mountain climbing, mountain biking and hiking.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Ecrins, France

If you have enough energy left to leave your comfortable Ecrins holiday rental house for the day then it is recommended that you head for the city of Grenoble which is approximately 3 hours away. One of the biggest attractions of Grenoble has to be La Bastille, a series of fortifications perched on mountains above the city. There is a unique shaped cable car to transport visitors to the top of the mountains to take in some of the most beautiful vantages of Grenoble. Many visitors to the city also flock to the Museum of Grenoble which houses an extensive collection of Ancient Egyptian antiquities as well as artefacts from the Roman and Greek periods. Not to be missed on a trip to Grenoble is the Palace of the Parliament of Dauphine which was the seat of the country’s parliament up until the end of the French Revolution in 1799.

Weather in Ecrins, France

If the weather plays a huge part in deciding whether to book a fabulous Ecrins holiday rental cottage or not, then you must know that you can expect to enjoy warm summers but colder winters. Most people choose to enjoy an Ecrins holiday between the months of July and August when the daytime temperature can be as much as 27°C. The winter months of December and January provide lower daytime temperatures of between -3° and 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 18 inches.

Travel to Ecrins, France

Travellers on an Ecrins holiday are likely to arrive at Grenoble Airport (GNB) which is just under 3 hours’ journey away from the area. Airlines that have cheap, frequent flights to Grenoble include easyJet and BMI. UK passengers can depart the country from several airports such as Birmingham (BHX), London Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN) and Bristol (BRS).