Ski Holidays in Vaujany, France
Vaujany is a traditionally alpine resort in France, boasting a wonderfully tranquil atmosphere in a beautiful rural environment. Look forward to the perfect mix of tradition and modern facilities in this outstanding region, which is full of fantastic ski runs.
Vaujany is linked to several other ski villages in the Alpe d'Huez ski domain including: Oz en Oisans, Alpe d'Huez, Huez and Auris en Oisans.
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Vaujany ski resort
While Alpe d’Huez ski domain is most well known for its amazing wintersports facilities, the atmosphere of Vaujany is another reason why the village continues to be popular. Rather than the long queues associated with larger resorts, Vaujany is quiet and unspoiled after being a home for farmimg families for a number of generations.
Snow conditions in Vaujany
The ski season runs from December to April and all of the runs are incredibly well maintained, with ski cannons used during persistent dry spells.
Skiing in Vaujany
The Vaujany-Alpette cable car takes you from the village at 1250m up to the main Alpe d'Huez ski area 2050m in just minutes. From here you have a choice of cruisy blues back down to Vaujany or towards Oz en Oisans, or you can jump in the Alpette-Rousses cable cart up to 2800m for a selection of red pistes and to head up to the Pic Blanc glacier.
The Alpe d'Huez ski area offers a choice of 249 km of managed slopes of all skill levels. The slopes cover 2073m of altitude variant cutting through gulley’s and forests, to a multitude of lift and cable car options. Vaujany offers over 30 pistes of varying difficulty including 7 green runs, 11 blue, 9 red and 3 black.
Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Vaujany
Vaujany offers a wide variety of amazing attractions for all kinds of visitors, ranging from an international indoor ice rink to the Maison de la Faune museum, where you can learn all about the history of the area.
When it comes to food and drink, there are plenty of amazing options too. La Remise is one of the top eateries in the area, offering a great selection of woodfire-cooked pizzas, while Stief’s Steakhouse Cafe provides an outstanding assortment of meals and some mouth-watering Belgian beers.
Activities to do in resort include:
- Ice skating
- Swimming at the leisure centre
Transfer time to Vaujany
The closest airport to Vaujany is Grenoble, which is around 90 minutes away by car.
Ski Hire in Vaujany
There are normally a number of shops where you can pick up your pre-booked ski or snowboard equipment from. Which shop you go to will depend on where you are staying in Vaujany. Here is a guide to ski or snowboard hire in Vaujany:
|Ski Hire Type||Adult 6 days||Child 6 days|
|Bronze - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£79||£55|
|Silver - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£109||£71|
|Gold - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£129|
|Platinum - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£139|
You can book your ski hire for your trip to Vaujany here