Nestling at the foot of the Belledonne and Grandes Rousses mountains, at 1350 m altitude, Oz-en-Oisans is a pleasant family resort which has kept the traditional feel of a mountain village while adding the attractions of a modern resort.
The pedestrianized resort centre is full of the shops you really need – baker, pharmacy, super market – only a few minutes on foot from your apartment, guaranteeing you a relaxed and stress free holiday.
After a day full of exertion, you can then enjoy the range of activities offered by the resort; the swimming pool, the ice rink, or even a trip to the cinema – and also the charm of the village as you wander through fully pedestrianized streets, come across the authentic clock tower, or sit on a terrace at the end of the day enjoying the last of the day's sun
This small family resort attracts mountain lovers, winter and summer, to its peace and tranquility, a real breath of fresh air throughout the year !
Oz en Oisans is part of the legendary ski area of the Alpe d'Huez Grand Domain. Between 1250 and 3300 m above sea level, covering 8 villages, this territory which includes the Alpe d'Huez ski area offers the best skiing possibilities, with more than 250 km of ski slopes and a 2230 m difference in altitude.
Everyone can, at their own level, try their favourite discipline.
The slopes , or pistes in french
Cover 6801,5 feet of altitude variant cutting through gulleys and forests ,to a multitude of lift and cable car options.
Frankly it's hardly possible to familiarise oneself with the whole ski domain, it being that vast ...
Oz en Oisans lies high in the mountains, looking out to the Grandes Rousses massif. Discover some of the most beautiful mountains you'll ever see : Mont Blanc, Grand Paradis, Meije, Ecrins ...
Take the cable car up to over 3,300 metres above sea level and enjoy the plentiful and reliable snow, and some astonishing landscapes with majestic glaciers, spruce woodland and snowy slopes as far as the eye can see.
Enjoy the pleasures of cross country skiing on an exceptional landscape
La boucle de Poutran : 10 kms for every levels
Enjoy cross country skiing on the Poutran track. Splendid view during 1h30
La boucle des lacs
Enjoy cross-country skiing on this 20 kms track, starting from Oz Station. Splendid view on Belledonne.
Step by step you will discover the beauty of the landscape
Step by step, with respect of the natural evironment, with snow shoes, take the pedestrian trails... discovery is at the end of the path !
The Alpette : 1h45 walking trail - Access by cable car
A walk offering a 100% change of scenery, just a few minutes away from Oz! Accessible to all, this track is signposted and entirely secured. All along the circuit, enjoy the stunning panorama over Belledonne and Grandes Rousses montain ranges.
- Poutran : 1h walking trail - Access by cable car and gondola
- Montfrais : 40 min walking trail - Access by Montfrais gondola
- Lac Besson : easy access
Discover the ephemeral world of ice in the Grandes Rousses mountain range with the mountain guides. From Oz en Oisans, thanks to Poutran cable car, you can enjoy climbing the ice falls situated at less than a 20 minute walk
Every week, aquagym course are given.
The mountains of Oz with their amazing diversity of landscape
forests and pastures, waterfalls and mountain lakes, glaciers and snowy peaks
can be enjoyed just as much in summer. From forest walks to mountain hikes, fishing to canyoning, from quiet contemplation to extreme sports
such diversity is reflected by the range of activities on offer.
In great landscapes, numerous outdoor activities are open to everyone: hiking, mountain bike, or via ferrata are only a few examples of what you can practice.
As you will easily understand, whether you like skiing, ice-skating, hiking or just relaxing in peace and quiet, you will find what you are looking for here, between tradition and modernity.
Oz en oisans benefits from the height and the ideal environment to devote the practice of the MOUNTAIN BIKE.
For the beginners and the families, many rides are perfect to engage a practice without risk. For the more experimented, the cable railway brings you to all the spots of the Massif des Grandes Rousses to fill up with sensations.
The kids park is designated for children and beginners, in free access. Composed of multiple modules, bumps and banked turns, the park allows novice bikers to learn riding and develop their skills in a fun way.
The Combes track :
This is a varied route through pasture and woodland. It switches between short descents and uphill sections, without any major technical difficulties, although a good level of fitness is required.
Pic Blanc panoramic view
An exceptionnal panoramic view (3300m) with an orientation table available at the summit.
Whatever you want to do: walk on trails or along the steepest tracks at the highest altitude. Oz offers full of trek choice with unique views
Discover other ride at the tourist office
La source ferrugineuse - 1h15 (circuit) :
Easy family walk, throught forests and fields. Splendid view over the Belledonne mountains.
Lacs inférieurs (circuit) – 5 kms :
this easy and family walk offers you a beautiful landscape, and an amazing point of view on Belledonne and Ecrin mountain massif
Lacs supérieurs (circuit) :
this walk situated at 2800 m altitude will give you the opportunity to discover the lake
"Bessey par Plan du cerf" trail (circuit) :
easy walk with amazing point of view on Oz
The cascade (circuit) :
This circuit will take you to discover one of the natural heritage of Oz, its cascade.
Great sensations, with suitable circuits for family
Set in a spruce forest, the parc offers various treetop trails, for all ages and level. Guaranteed thrills !
The mountains of Oz with their amazing diversity of landscape and activities can be enjoyed all year
Located in the premises of the Tourist Office, the wall is ideal for athletic training or family practice by any weather. It includes more than 35 routes.
Les Cristaux Swimming pool
For relaxing moments indoor swimming pool heated to 28°C, open to all. Spa area with bubbling bath and jet stream. Terrace solarium
It combines a series of banked bends, cavities and bumps on a fun MTB track to practice the use of the bike
Come and share a convivial moment with your family, your friends or aloneat the different minigolf plots in the centre of the resort ! With a total of 10 pistes dedicated to golfers.
Two tennis courts at your disposal free of charge
Situated in the heart of the resort, two petanque grounds are at your disposal free of charge
Two courts at your disposal, raquets and birdies available for rental
During the summer season, the Tourist Office organises "introduction to archery" sessions supervised by a qualified instructor.
After a day full of activities, let yourself be captivated by the charm of the village, wandering in its little streets, discovering its authentic bell tower or relaxing on a terrace, with the last sun rays of the day.