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A spacious 4 Bedroom Chalet in the heart of Bourg d'Oisans ideal for families, cyclists and skiers. Sleeps MAX 8 ADULTS. Situated at the foot of the 21 bends of Alpe d'Huez. 16 Kilometers from Bourg d'Oisans to Alpe d'Huez. The property has an integral garage, enclosed garden and fantastic mountain views. There are numerous shops, bars and restaurants within a 5 min walk of the village. GROUND FLOOR: Bed 1 - 2 Single Beds with views of the garden. Ground floor Shower Room/WC. Fully integrated kitchen with dishwasher and Fridge/Freezer. French windows open onto a terrace with table and chairs. 2 sun lounges and a BBQ. Open plan Lounge/Diner with wood burning stove (logs provided). Flat screen TV, English SKY, DVD, CD/Radio and WIFI.
1ST FLOOR: Bed 2 has a Kingsize bed and balcony overlooking the riverbank with superb mountain views. Bed 3 has 1 Double and 2 single beds. Bed 4 has 2 Single Beds. There is a TV and DVD player upstairs. Cot & highchair available.
A Wonderful Destination: Bourg d' Oisans is a holiday resort par excellence! From the world-famous snow-sure ski resorts to quiet mountain villages. You can go hiking, cycling, mountaineering, mountain-biking, horse-riding, skiing, snowboarding, you will never run out of activities or events. The '30 Cyclo Tourisme' guide lists 30 different cycling routes all starting from Bourg d'Oisans, including the 21 hairpin bends to Alpe d'Huez, as well as some less strenuous routes available for all the family. Oisans hosts spectacular mountain bike competitions such as 'Megavalanche' the longest MTB downhill race in the world. The Tour de France and Marmotte cycling race have made it into a cycling Mecca.
For some spectacular scenery you should take a cable car from Alp d'Huez to the top of Pic Blanc 3303m, it is amazing!
Activities for Everyone: There is a beautiful communal outdoor swimming pool with toddler pool and corkscrew slide, open from June to August. 5 minutes walk from the chalet.
Bourg has a Sports Hall with Squash and Tennis Courts. The village has a small playground for children.
If you fancy canoeing, you can do that locally on the River Rive which flows past our chalet.
There are numerous events throughout the Summer months. You will find all sorts of information at our local Tourist Office in the village.
There is a good bus service from Bourg to Alpe d'Huez all year round
Getting to Bourg and Alpe d'Huez: Our closest airport is Grenoble St. Geoirs which is 56 miles away, about 1 hours drive to Bourg. We recommend pre-booking car hire or you can take the transfer bus to Grenoble Gare and get a connecting bus to Bourg.
Lyon airport is 85 miles and about 1 1/2 hrs drive to Bourg. British Airways and many low cost airlines fly to Lyon.
Grenoble train station and City Centre is 44 miles from Bourg d'Oisans with a number of buses available to the village.
If you prefer to drive, it will take approximately 8 - 9 hours from Calais. It is a very easy drive as it is motorway all the way. The tolls are about 80 Euros each way.