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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol, France your home away from home

In the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote D’Azur lies a small village of just over 330 inhabitants. However, this Hautes-Alpes department commune is choke-full of activities and attractions for visitors who chose to make it their holiday home. It is endowed with a stunning landscape consisting of snow-capped mountains and quaint houses. During the winter, this sleepy village transforms itself into a bustling ski resort. There is plenty of accommodation available for visitors including hotels, gites, apartments, chalets and even studios. Visitors can also camp in Sain-Michel-de-Chaillot’s campsites.

Things to do on holiday in Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol

It’s not for nothing this village is known as a ski resort. During winter visitors can have their fill of Alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, ski jumping, snowboarding and all other kinds of winter sports. Holidaymakers using ski lifts and cable cars have the added opportunity to admire the beautiful mountain scenery. This mountain village is also a departure point for people going hiking and mountain biking when the weather is fairer. There are also a good number of fine restaurants in the vicinity. Visitors who are into sport or simply want to maintain their physique while on holiday can engage in a variety of sports including tennis, swimming and horse riding. Tourists who are golf enthusiasts can also find their beloved 18 holes here as well. Water-sports lovers are in for a treat as they can go rafting or kayaking. Adrenaline junkies are sure to get their fix with paragliding. Prior experience, or lack of it does not matter as there are schools that give paragliding lessons to eager learners.

Places to go in Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol

There are two astoundingly beautiful valleys that are a must-see for any visitor; Champsaur and Valgaudemar. Champsaur Valley has abundant flora and fauna that invite nature lovers to take hikes along the over 1,000 walks. It sits just next to the Ecrins National Park. Valgaudemar has drawn comparisons to the Asian Himalayas, being as scenic and as challenging for mountaineers. Visitors are welcome to explore its terrain along any one of 33 marked trails. The sight of the Voile de la Mairee waterfall and the chance to walk under it makes the effort of walking well worth it.

Weather in Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol

Influenced by the Mediterranean climate, the weather in the Hautes-Alpes region is reliably warm, promising over 300 days of sunshine in a year. However, it is also not uncommon to have snow in July. There are even times it is possible to do hiking and skiing at the same time. But for the most part seasons are clearly defined and predictable.

Travel to Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol

Those who choose to make Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol or any other part of the Haute-Alpes region their holiday spot can touch down at either one of Paris’ 3 airports; Charles De Gaulle, Orly Field or Beauvais-Tille. From there they can take chartered flights to the Hautes-Alpes or hire a vehicle from any of the car rentals at the airport and drive there.

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                                                                                                      Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol Holiday Apartments & Chalets (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Beautiful mountain getaway

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                                                                                                      The chalet is lovely, very modern and clean. lovely balcony and garden. Excellent base for hiking in summer or skiing in winter. Quiet and peaceful. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would defiantly stay again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Fantastic!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Brilliant property, fantastic location.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017