This 5 km loop with a 200 m difference in altitude, without any technical difficulties, will allow you to discover the village of Villard Reculas, its nearby spruce forest and its mountain pastures.
About : Les Balcons de l’Oisans – n°1 – Green
You will be amazed by the panorama and the view over the plain of Bourg d'Oisans.
Route No. 1 of the Trail Station Oisans - Home Base Villard Reculas
Start / Finish: Villard Reculas
Duration: 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on level
Distance: 5 km
Maximum altitude: 1624 m
Mini altitude 1466 m
Elevation gain: 200 m
Take a right out of the Tourist Office of the road up to the elevator, go straight between the large tree and mountains to enter the forest. 4 turns down the forest trail allow you to reach the pastures of Villard-Reculas with a splendid view of the peaks of Oisans. You then descend gently to Lachal and after crossing the road the Pas de la Confession, returning to the village by passing near the Chèvre..rie while enjoying the view down the valley of the Romanche.
THE "EXTRAS" The Canal des Sarrazins
Channel long water supply of 13 km, is designed under Louis XI in the fifteenth century to bring water from the Lac Blanc and create a water point in the pastures of Villard-Reculas (Lake Langaret ) irrigating in passing pastures and plantations. This is a structure regularly maintained by the municipalities crossed. A highly recommended stop for a refreshing break but also for the view.
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- Public WC
- Car park
- Covered car park
- Coach parking
From 23/05 to 31/10.