Some ideas around Villard-Reculas and in Oisans
Oisans invites you to come and explore, have fun, relax and wonder at the spectacular scenery and thanks to the wide range of winter activities. Here are some ideas of what to do around Villard-Reculas and in Oisans, including off-piste skiing, mountaineering, relaxation and leisure activities, whether you’d prefer to set off alone or with the professionals.
off-piste skiing at La Grave
La Grave is a very unique sort of ski area! There are just two small groomed slopes on the glacier, and endless off-piste adventures await you in the rest of the area.
Écrins National Park
This vast 91,800 ha territory is the biggest of the 7 national parks on French soil, with a rare biological wealth and preserved history. The altitude here ranges between 800 and 4,102m (peak of the Barre des Ecrins).
Exploring Oisans in the winter
Our territory is spread across the French departments of Isère (38), Hautes-Alpes (05) and Savoie (73), and is heaven-on-earth for those looking for wide-open spaces, a wide range of easy-going or extreme activities, and spectacular scenery.
Have fun, get some exercise
Bowling in Vaujany
The bowling alley is in the same building as the ice rink. Families and groups of friends can go head-to-head in this modern and colourful venue. The 4 lanes are very popular so make sure you remember to book! (It’s possible to access the bowling alleys via the ski slopes during opening hours)
Vaujany ice rink
An indoor, 58 x 28m, international ice rink, for ice skating all year round. There are “sledges” available free-of-charge for beginners and fun themed evenings, great for groups of friends. (It’s possible to access the ice rink via the ski slopes during opening hours)
Alpine Coaster: 4-seasons toboggan run with virtual reality in Alpe d’Huez
This is the toboggan run you’ve always dreamed of! The Alpe d’Huez Alpine Coaster is equipped with the very latest digital technology, for a virtual reality experience. 360° vision in real time, video game and built-in scores. (It’s possible to access the toboggan run via the ski slopes during opening hours).
Alpe d’Huez sports and conference centre
The Palais des Sports et des Congrès (Sports and Conference Centre) is a modern venue with more than 30 different activities (indoor swimming pool, weights, aqua aerobics, badminton, squash, etc.). (It’s possible to access the centre via the ski slopes during opening hours).
Swimming pool – Sports and leisure centre in Vaujany (All year round)
A 25m pool with 4 swimming lanes for sporty visitors. A thrilling slide for the more daring. A paddling pool for the little ones. A waterfall to add to the scenery. And a superb outdoor area with terrace area and lawns. (It’s possible to access the centre via the ski slopes during opening hours).
Alpe d’Huez Indoor swimming pool
The indoor swimming pool is inside the Sports and Conference Centre. Paddling pool for the little ones. Swimming trunks are compulsory (available to purchase on-site). Find out more at the welcome desk in the Sports and Conference Centre. (It’s possible to access the pool via the ski slopes during opening hours).
Alpe d’Huez Outdoor swimming pool (open all year round)
The outdoor swimming pool is in the centre of the resort. As well as the swimming pool, there is also a paddling pool for the little ones and saunas. (Not included with the Premium card) – (It’s possible to access the pool via the ski slopes during opening hours).