Exceptional, unmissable sites around Les 2 Alpes

EXCEPTIONAL SITES AROUND LES 2 ALPES

Discover fabulous panoramic views neighbouring the resort!
Traditional villages, mountain landscapes and world-renowned mountain passes…
By car, on a hike, by bicycle or on a mountain bike, start exploring our beautiful valley!

Unmissable

Plateau d'Emparis

No, no, you’re not dreaming! You’re not on the Mongolian steppe, you’re in the French Alps! At altitudes of more than 2,000 metres, on the border between the Isère and Hautes Alpes departments, the Natura 2000-listed Plateau d’Emparis invites you to a complete change of scenery whatever the season.
A number of itineraries provide access to the Plateau, starting out from Mizoën, Besse en Oisans and even Le Chazelet. You can drive up to the Plateau in a car on an untarmacked road that’s suitable for motor vehicles. Nestled on the Plateau d’Emparis, Lac Noir and Lac Lérié offer breathtaking viewpoints over the Les 2 Alpes glacier, le Pic de la Meije, le Râteau… An unmissable discovery!

 

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Take a detour!

Typical villages

MIZOEN
At the entrance to the Ferrand Valley, perched on its own promontory, Mizoën and its surrounding hamlets offer uninterrupted views over Lac du Chambon.
++ La Cabane au Bord du Lac, welcomes you all summer long to come and cool off, enjoy a pedalo ride, go paddle boarding…

BESSE EN OISANS
From the GR 54 leading to the Plateau d’Emparis, Besse en Oisans is a traditional village with stone houses and narrow, winding little streets.
++ If you’re planning a picnic, make sure you stop off at Tourte de Besse where you’ll find hand-kneaded bread and local produce.

LA GRAVE / LA MEIJE
At the foot of the imposing Pic de la Meije, the authentic village of La Grave welcomes you to a world-renowned spot and mountain climbing capital.
++ Listed among the 160 most beautiful villages in France.

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The famous mountain passes

Discover the legendary Alpine passes surrounding Les 2 Alpes. Sporty visitors may wish to cycle the climb and compare their times with those of Tour de France champions.

Col du Lautaret
On the border between the Northern and Southern Alps, the Col du Lautaret offers renowned landscapes in a high mountain atmosphere.

Col du Galibier
Just above the Col Lautaret, the legendary Tour de France stage mountain pass, the Col du Galibier culminates at an altitude of 2,642 metres and overlooks the Maurienne Valley in Savoie.

Col de Sarenne
From the Ferrand Valley (Mizoën village), take the Col de Sarenne road to Alpe d’Huez. A wild panorama with views over the Les 2 Alpes and La Meije glaciers awaits.

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  • Crêtes - 2100m
  • Toura-Fee-Bellecombe - 2600m
  • Glacier - 3200m
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