For kids and families

The Meije county is a real playground for families!

Outdoor activities offer an opportunity to explore the nature around. From small to longer hikes, you will get the chance to observe wild animals or farm animals. To mixing it up a little many more activities and events await! Find out more below!

Even super-heroes need a break! Find here our playgrounds and sport fields of La Grave and Villar d'Arène where children can play safely, on their own.

 

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To help you organise your family holiday at La Grave - Villar d'Arène, you can find here our top 10 child-friendly activities.

  

10 activities to enjoy with the entire family at La Grave - Villar d'Arène

Sports activities

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Hiking to the sources of La Romanche river with Le Plein d'Air

This day hike will allow you to enter the central area of the Ecrins National Park.
The contrast is striking between the welcoming Valfourche's alpine fields and the high peaks that…

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Multi-activities training for 6-12 years old with Odile hiking guide

Outdoor activities, one or 5 days, with games, sports and various activities for children (orienteering, hiking, games, Via-ferrata )
Children will be supervised by state qualified…

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Nature Workshops for 3 - 6 years with Odile, hiking guide

Come and have fun with us!
The nature workshop allows children from 3 to 6 years old to discover nature while having fun. On the program: Observation of marmots, discovery of plants and…

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Guided tour of the Grand Clot Silver Mines with Odile, climbing instructor

Enjoy a day of vacation to make your children discover the all new via corda of La Meije and the history of the vertical mines of Oisans county ! Great time of happiness guarenteed !
For…

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Land'Art Hiking with Odile, hiking guide

Walking, touch, look, observe and create in the mountains!
Activity proposed from March to November

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Climbing classes with Odile climbing instructor

Get your fill of thrills during a climbing session. Discover a fun and sporty activity while verticality. Take the time to discover, to initiate yourself and why not to exceed your limits.…

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Chèvres de la ferme des Molières - © ©OTHV

Tour of the Molières farm

La Ferme des Molières, La Grave

Tour of the Molières farm

Céline and Martin Gaillard have been breeding goats in La Grave since 2015. They have turned the farm into a warm, welcoming place where you can discover their work and their brightly…

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Petit Pilier by the waterfall with Aventure Verticale La Meije.O

New for 2020!
In a magnificent setting, the small pillar by the waterfall offers great climbing routes.
A short hike leading to a simple climb to discover a majestic view.

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Promenade découverte « Plantes comestibles et médicinales »

Guided walk, open to all, to discover the uses and malicious tricks of mountain plants

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Découverte des oiseaux - Villar d'Arène - La Grave - © A.Zanolin

Randonnées découverte 100% nature

Place du Téléphérique, La Grave

Randonnées découverte 100% nature

2 Thèmes pour randonner avec petits et grands marcheurs, pour découvrir rapaces, insectes et petites bêtes (journée découverte 1) / ou marmottes, cailloux et fossiles (journée 2) en…

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Matin Biker - © C. Scemama

MTB morning for kids

Le Serre du Grou, Villar-d'Arêne

MTB morning for kids

Morning special for kids from 5 years.

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Family canyoning with Aventure Verticale La Meije

The Gâ Torrent is a 100 % natural jewel with verticality, steep sides, sculptured rocks, water movement and stunning views.

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Les Marmottes de l'Alpe avec Horizons / sortie Marque Esprit Parc

Dédiée à l’observation de Marmotta marmotta, cette randonnée à la journée vous permettra de comprendre d’un point de vue naturaliste cet attachant petit rongeur mammifère dans un cadre…

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LE PETIT TRAPPEUR avec Horizons / Sortie Marque Esprit Parc National

Cette randonnée est un atelier de découverte dédié aux enfants. A la fois pédagogique et ludique en pleine nature, nous partirons à la recherche de traces d’animaux. C'est sur un itinéraire…

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Randonnées journée au Pays de la Meije avec le Bureau des Guides

2 Thèmes pour randonner avec petits et grands marcheurs, « Meije intime : sortir des sentiers battus » et « Les + beaux panoramas et les lacs du Pays de la Meije »

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IMMERSION 2 jours de randonnée et nuit en refuge avec le Bureau des Guides

Nuit en refuge avec 1 jour à 2 jours de randonnée de niveau facile à difficile dans les Ecrins ou l'Oisans

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Randonnée en raquette - © S.Marulaz

Randonnée famille : raquettes et animaux de la ferme

Devant le front de neige à la station du Chazelet, La Grave

Randonnée famille : raquettes et animaux de la ferme

Une sortie insolite et variée pour toute la famille: allions raquettes et découverte de la ferme pour cette après midi pleine de découvertes! Petits et grands apprécieront cette promenade…

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Ecole de Ski Français - Le Chazelet - La Grave - © ©ESFLaGraveLaMeije

Ski lessons for small children with the ESF

Stations Villages de la Haute Romanche, La Grave

Ski lessons for small children with the ESF

Learning while having fun at Le Chazelet: Your child, accompanied by Piou-Piou, Siflotte, Blanchot and Garolou, will get to learn how to ski in a 100% safe environment!

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Cultural activities

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Cattle fair

During all this day farmers from here and abroad gather together with their cows in the pastures of Chazelet above the 'Chalet Pizzeria des Plagnes' to sell their livestock and talk…

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Discover our Mountains in Summer

Get out to the mountains!
Discover the Alpine and glacier environment via the workshops 'First steps on a glacier', 'Explore and advance on a glacier', 'Fun and games' Mountains are…

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A rural walk with goats

Take a walk with Céline, Martin and their goats to learn more about their farm and love for their animals and the cheese they produce.

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Rallye photo - Promenade ludique dans Villar d'Arène

Découvrez à votre rythme le village de Villar d'Arène de manière ludique et connectée.

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Jeu de piste - 'Sur le chemin des saveurs Faranchines'

Les traditions Faranchines vous intéressent ? Alors ce jeu est fait pour vous. En famille, venez résoudre des énigmes en utilisant des QR codes cachés dans le parcours.

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Discover Glaciers with a mountain guide

Get out in the mountains!
Discover the Alpine and glacier environment with a mountain guide via the workshops on the Girose Glacier at the top of the La Grave lift.

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Rallye photo - Balade patrimoniale dans le village des Hières

Découvrez de manière ludique et à votre rythme une petite partie du patrimoine local dans le village des Hières !

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Feux d'Artifices à La Grave- La Meije cet été. - © Pixabay

Feux d'artifices à La Grave

Route des Grands Cols, La Grave

Feux d'artifices à La Grave

Venez profiter d'un moment de convivialité et en prendre pleins les yeux avec des feux d'artifices qui illumineront la nuit pendant quelques minutes.

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Projection du film 'Sur les îles du ciel' d'Olivier Alexandre

Projection de film d’aventure scientifique en montagne d'Olivier Alexandre et coproduit par le Parc National des Ecrins.
Les secrets de l'évolution se trouvent-ils au sommet des montagnes…

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OTHER ACTIVITIES

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Ecrin National Park center - Lautaret pass

The Ecrins National Park Visitor Center
Entry is free of charge.
You can there see a fabulous exposition about the nature and the Ecrins National Park
Books, T.shirts, stickers are sold…

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Bibliothèque et médiathèque - La Grave - © Pixaday

La Grave multimedia library

Route des Grands Cols, La Grave

La Grave multimedia library

Public library open to everyone
Free loan books, novels, detective, cartoons, documentaries, background mountains ...
Video films, science-fiction and documentaries (DVD )
Audio…

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Libraries

Ecole du village, Villar-d'Arêne

Libraries

Public library open to everyone
Free loan books, novels, detective, cartoons, documentaries, background mountains ...
Video films, science-fiction and documentaries (DVD)
Audio…

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Passerelle susependue

Viewing Platform facing la Meije

Entre les Terrasses et le Chazelet, La Grave

Viewing Platform facing la Meije

Observation deck; located at the Col des Portes (just after the small chapel of Le Chazelet); from which you will have breathtaking views of the valley.
Free access

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Visit the ice cave at 3200m

On easy access to all, the ice cave and its numerous sculptures is located at the arrival from the cable car of Les Glaciers de La Meije, after a walk of 10mn
Visiting duration: approx…

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Terrain multi sport - La Grave - © J. Selberg

Multisports ground

L'Arboretum, La Grave

Multisports ground

New at your disposal at the Arboretum of La Grave:
- A new multi-sports ground and free of outside access and fenced
- A zip line

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Terrain multisports à Villar d'arène

Terrain multisports à Villar d'Arène

Le Clos des Saules, Villar-d'Arêne

Terrain multisports à Villar d'Arène

At your disposal at Clos des Saules in front of the 'La Meije Blanche' residence:- A new multi-sports ground and free of outside access and fenced

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Le petit château multi activité sur la place de l'Eglise à Villar d'arène - © OTHV

Aire de jeux

Place de l'Eglise, Villar-d'Arêne

Aire de jeux

You will find at your disposal on the place of the Church in Villar d'Arène, a playground for children.

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