Isère articles Tag

Tourism Isère: the Petit Train of La Mure in 5 questions

a Mure, whose name has nothing to do with the fruit, is named after its departure station, located in the town of La Mure in the southern part of the Isère department. More precisely, the La Mure station is located at 36 boulevard Fréjus Michon, 38350 La Mure. It is there that you can board this ...

18
July
2024

Chamrousse: What are the 5 main strengths of this resort?

1- Its proximity to Grenoble and Lyon. The Chamrousse resort in Isère is located just 30 km from Grenoble, the capital of the Alps. Even without a car, it is possible to access it by train to Grenoble and then by shuttle. The Transaltitude shuttle takes about an hour to reach the resort from the G ...

04
Jan
2024

The Coupe Icare: the celebration of paragliding and aerial sports.

year in September. It features over 20,000 m2 of entertainment and exhibitions across 2 sites: the villages of Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet and Lumbin in Isère. It is the largest gathering of ultra-light air sports practitioners (paragliding, hang gliding, paramotoring, microlights, Kitesurfing, and k ...

10
Aug
2011

L'Aventure Polaire : a dog sled race in Méaudre

y the Mont-Blanc Committee. Edition 2023 The 15th edition of the Polar Adventure will take place From Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 February 2023 in Méaudre (Isère). This year again, 100 to 150 mushers will come to fight in the exceptional landscapes of the Vercors Regional Park. The race will start i ...

31
Jan
2014

Holidays in France: 5 destinations to go to the mountains in summer

with Paradiski (Les Arcs and La Plagne), the Three Valleys (Courchevel, Méribel, Les Ménuires and Val Thorens) and the Espace Killy (Tignes and Val-d'Isère)! But the Tarentaise is also a perfect destination to go to the mountains in summer and practice a wide choice of sports and fun activitie ...

26
May
2021

Vaujany: 5 good reasons to choose this village resort

the shadow of its imposing neighbour Alpe d'Huez. Vaujany is one of the 20 communes that make up the canton of Oisans located in the north of the Isère department. Unlike the other large resorts in the Alps, there are no high-rise buildings or large-scale holiday clubs, although the Pierre e ...

22
Dec
2021

Saint-Marcellin: 5 Things to Know About This Cheese

has been protected by the IGP label, or Protected Geographical Indication. Its production area includes 274 municipalities in France and extends into Isère, Drôme, and a small part of Savoie. The IGP label is a European label that guarantees traditional know-how. It is awarded to products whose ...

01
Feb
2024

Going skiing with friends: 5 ski resorts in France

t is probably the best option for a ski trip with friends. This resort nestled in the heart of the Écrins massif is the must-visit ski destination in Isère. It boasts an international reputation for its ski area reaching an altitude of 3,600 meters, its snowpark, and its numerous leisure activiti ...

22
Feb
2024

The Vanoise National Park: a magnificent park in Savoie.

being its highest point). It has 107 peaks over 3000 meters where many glaciers still exist. The park includes two valleys (the Tarentaise where the Isère flows and the Maurienne where the Arc flows) and is composed of 2 zones: • the Heart: 535 km² • the Optimal Adhesion Area: 1465 km² and ...

02
Mar
2011

The ViaRhôna: a bicycle route from the Alps to the Mediterranean

o less than 12 departments : - in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, it crosses the 8 departments that make up the region, that is, Haute-Savoie, Savoie, Ain, Isère, Rhône, Loire, Ardèche and Drôme - it then passes through two departments of the PACA region, the Vaucluse and the Bouches ...

21
Feb
2022

Emmental de Savoie: 6 things to know about this cheese.

The geographical production area extends over the foothill areas of Savoie and Haute-Savoie and spills over into the neighboring departments of Ain and Isère. It includes no less than 500 collection municipalities. 5- Its holes are due to its particular refining technique. If you've ever wondered ...

24
May
2023

Hiking during hunting season: 5 safety tips.

If you want to walk in a state forest, you should gather information on the website of the National Forests Office or ONF. Some departments, such as Isère and Haute-Savoie, have developed a website or mobile application to indicate the days and locations of hunting. Once on site, you can also inq ...

23
Oct
2023

Mountain Holidays Without Skiing: 3 Unusual Activity Ideas

ming yoga poses in the great outdoors, on a snowy terrain. This perfect activity for taking in the mountain air is offered in places like Chamrousse in Isère and Méribel in the Domaine des 3 Vallées. Finally, non-skiers will also find pure moments of relaxation in winter sports resorts thanks to ...

07
Dec
2023