In the Oisans massif, 50 km from Grenoble, Vaujany wins the holiday-maker’s heart. Caught up by the charm of an exceptional site and the warm atmosphere of this mountain village resort, you will be dazzled by this beautiful and magical place which unites authenticity and high-quality facilities. With a perfect southern exposure, in front of the splendid Grandes Rousses massif and La Fare waterfall, Vaujany is a village resort situated at the heart of one of the most beautiful ski areas in Europe, the Alpe d’Huez ski area.
Vaujany 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.
There is something here for every taste: downhill skiing, off-piste skiing, cross country skiing, ski touring or snowshoeing.
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…
Vaujany 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.
Cross country skiing
Enjoy the pleasures of cross country skiing on an exceptional landscape.
Cable car access to “Circuit des lacs” (20km) and “Boucle de Poutrans” (10 km)
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 !
L'Alpette : 1h45 walking trail - Access by cable car
Poutran : 1h walking trail - Access by cable car and gondola
Montfrais : 40 min walking trail - Access by Montfrais gondola
Meet at the new Sports and leisure center or at the Alpette with an access by cable car
Snow park : so much more adrenaline
Situated on the « Montfrais » area, this is a snow park for the beginners where you can learn to jump, to slide…and approach the slopes rules.
But Vaujany is also a summer destination.
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.
Vaujany benefits from the height and the ideal environment to devote the practice of the MOUNTAIN BIKE.
For the beginners and the families, the Collet and its bike park 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.
During all summer Vaujany organizes, at least once a week, an open stroll to all to discover the various easy routes of the Massif des Grandes Rousses and around the village. Trip managed by a professional staff.
Whatever you want to do : walk on trails or along the steepest tracks at the highest altitude. Vaujany offers full of trek choice with unique view: The Pic Blanc, The Collet 180° viewpoint table…
Located at the « Centre Estival du Collet »
On the sides of the Massif des Grandes Rousses, this new via ferrata starts at the edge of the magnificent waterfall of “La Fare”. Several practicable sections separately compose the accessible route for the beginners and for the most hardened climbers.
The « Centre Estival du Collet »
Take advantage of the magical environment of the « Collet » to practice your favorite sport: tennis, archery, Frisbee-Golf, bowls, giant games, collective games and also the bike park.
- The swimming pool
Enjoy the view and activities at the swimming pool. For children the Juniors swimming area (paddle pool, fountains, Water Toboggan), for adults the main pool with its toboggan and water spout
The health center
the perfect place to relax with sauna, hamman…
- The ice rink
Enjoy an international ice rink at the leisure center
A 4 lanes bowling on the Sports and Leisure Centre.
Free loan of books (more than 3000) for all the family. Also possibility to borrow games and DVD at no charge.
- EDF Hydrélec Museum. Come and explore the journey from water to electricity. Find out all about the history and technology of the hydro electric scheme as well as the human role in its development
- The house of faunaDiscover alpine fauna in an interactive museum. Learn the secrets of the wildlife of the Oisans. Qualified staff leads this fun and realistic wildlife discovery, using interactive terminals offering a choice of virtual walks with activities featuring mountain fauna
- The heritage museum
100 years of Vaujany’s history recounted by its inhabitants. The exhibition provides an eye witness account of how Vaujany lived through and adapted to the different episodes of its history : population upheaval, economic reality and alteration of the landscape
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.