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Le lac du Pontet

Les cours, Villar d'Arène

Le lac du Pontet

Beautiful lake above the hamlet of Les Cours, near Villar d'Arêne.
You can get closer by car, but the walk starting from Les Cours hamlet, across the fields by the small road, is very…

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Lautaret pass - Natural Reserve of Combeynot

The Lautaret pass is the crossing point between the Romanche Valley and the Guisane Valley. It is also one of the lowest points on the ridge line separating the Northern Alps and the…

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Le lac du Goléon et la Meije - La Grave - © M. Pomard

Goléon lake

Lac du Goléon_Depart du Hameau des Hières, La Grave

Goléon lake

From the Goleon Lake, you'll have breathtaking views of the surrounding glaciers and of the peaks of La Meije, Aiguilles d'Arves and Aiguilles de la Saussaz.

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Ecrins National Park

Covering an area of 91,800 hectares in the central zone, the Ecrins National Park, straddling the Isère and Hautes-Alpes department, covers a mountainous surface ranging from 800 to 4,102…

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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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Jardin du Lautaret - La Grave - La Meije - © R.Douzet/jardin du Lautaret

The Lautaret Garden

Sommet du Col du Lautaret, Villar d'Arène

The Lautaret Garden

The Lautaret Garden is a hundred year old gem presenting a concentration of plants from mountains all over the world, with a view of the glaciers of la Meije. Without doubt one the most…

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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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Le Plateau d'Emparis - La Grave - © Eric Beallet

Emparis plateau lakes

Depart du Chazelet, La Grave

Emparis plateau lakes

Lerie lake and Black lake, nestled on the plateau from Emparis are just magnificent viewpoints to the edges of the North face from La Meije and 'Le Rateau' pic 3809 m, 2 famous peaks of the…

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Site Natura 2000 - Vallée de la Clarée

The world's largest network of biodiversity conservation.
Natura 2000 is born from the desire to maintain this biodiversity while taking into account, social, economic, cultural and…

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La Grave la Meije's cable car

The cable car takes you to the Ruillans Pass at 3211m and to the Girose Glacier. You will contemplate a grandiose panorama: at your feet glaciers and crevasses, near the Meije (3983m) and…

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