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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).

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                                                                                          Superbly equipped chalet in a great location

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                                                                                          Spent 2 lovely weeks here enjoying a luxurious time relaxing between some great activities available nearby. Well placed for canyoning, rafting, mountain and road cycling, a high-ropes course and summer luge at Puy St Vincent and of course lots of beautiful walks in the stunning valleys nearby. The chalet has every gadget you could imagine: the kids loved the cinema room & wifi, while the terrace provided ample space for eating, relaxing and playing. Owner was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended for a luxurious summer retreat!
                                                                                          • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2016
                                                                                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                          Fedora Chalet Top accommodation

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                                                                                          Wonderful chalet with a fantastic location and view across the valley. Easy access to the chair lift for walking and skiiing and also easy access to the local roads for cycling. The standard of accommodation was very high and good sized bedrooms and living area. Highly recommended for walkng skiing and cycling holidays
                                                                                          • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2016
                                                                                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                          Words cannot describe how lovely, the chalet and Villard Reculas both are. A hidden gem

                                                                                          5 of 5
                                                                                          We were met by the owners who gave a warm welcome and could not do enough for us during our stay (even took us foraging for wild berries!). The chalet is full of character and although completely renovated it has been tastefully done. We were a party of 9 adults and three children and the 6 bedrooms were perfect for our needs as was the kitchen, dining area and 'cave' for evening relaxation. Villard Reculas is a quaint village where you can totally unwind. Would we go back? Tomorrow if we could. None of us are wanted to leave, the men loved the variety of routes they could cycle and the proximity of the famous 21 bends of Alps d'Heuz. Even the little ones wanted to stay, so much around the area for them to do. Loved the chalet, the area and the fab weather we had!
                                                                                          • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2016
                                                                                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016