In the village of Villar d'Arene, on the edge of the Ecrins National Park with the sound of the river Romanche in the background, you will discover an easy trail made for everyone in a protected and spectacular environment under the watchful eye of the local wild life.
About : Snowshoeing tour in the different hamlets of Villar d’Arène
This snowshoeing trail is a loop of about 11 Km, it takes you through the different hamlets of Villar d'Arène. Emerge yourself into the local architecture and get to know the ancestral customs. The Meije county is the land of stone constructions. Around here, you will not find many wooden houses as many important fires destroyed them throughout times. While exploring the many alley of the hamlets, you will find old bread ovens, chapels and churches. Take the time to visit them you will not be dissapointed.
Different starts are possible : either from the village square of Villar d'Arene or along the road D 1091 or from Arsine (1 Km from Villar d'Arene)
If you do not have your own equipment, you can easily rent it at the different sport shops at Villar d'Arene, La Grave or Le Chazelet ski resort.
During the first months of winter (December and January) the itinerary is sun-drenched only in the morning.
Maximum age: 99 years
Minimum age: 7 years
4 h 00
Map and GPX marking
Snowshoeing tour in the different hamlets of Villar d’Arène
- Sustainable development
- Picnic area
- Car park
- Pets welcome
- Coach access
- Motorhomes allowed
- Language of the tour: German, English, French
From 20/12 to 10/04.
Free of charge