ACCESS BY ROAD
/!\ Thursday 25 July following the passage of Tour de France at Lautaret & Galibier passes : traffic restrictions. Document right THERE /!\
La Meije's County is located ...
- 600 km from Paris
- 200 Km from Lyon
- 300 Km from Marseille
- 40 Km from Briançon
- 330 Km from Geneva
- 200 Km from Turin
80 km by the RD 1091 direction Stations de l'Oisans / Briançon
By Gap: 120 km by RN 94 direction Briançon then RD1091 direction Grenoble by the Col du Lautaret
For your safety remember to check on winter traffic conditions (visibility, use of snow chains) before setting off either by calling the answering machine +33(0) 465 030 005 or by checking the inforoute website On which you will also find (icon at the top left, next to the one of weather) of the webcam views of altitude passes as well as La Grave and Villar d'Arene village)
Closed during Winter season and snowy periods. More info here.
Road informations : +33(0) 820 08 38 38
It is possible to sign up to receive free email alerts from the Hautes-Alpes Department (Icon named Alerts subscription when you move the mouse over and located at the top, left of the one with a phone) You will get information about scheduled road closures (road works, sporting events, security exercises ...), unforeseen road closures (accidents, rock falls, landslides, avalanches ...) as well as mountain pass closures in winter and access to altitude sites. More info here.
Grenoble - La Grave - Villar d'Arène - Briançon ( round trip ) by Line LER 35 / BOOKING REQUIRED 24 hours in advance.
From Grenoble to the Barrage du Chambon (the dam at the Chambon lake, 20 mn by car from La Grave and Villar d'Arène) by Bourg d'Oisans (round trip): Line 3030 Transisere Grenoble - Les Deux Alpes