Accommodation & practical information
Snowlegend does not provide accommodation. Below you will find our recommended selection of accommodation in hotels, chalets, apartments, gites, bed and breakfast and even the best spots if you’re coming with a camper van.
Snowlegend chalet: freeride guides and shop
It’s here, right in front of the La Grave La Meije glacier cable car, that we meet our customers to check freeride equipment, have a coffee and prepare the day with your guide. You can also hire your freeride equipment with our attractive rental rates. The Snowlegend Chalet is very easy to find.
How to get to La Grave by Train, Taxi, Minibus, Carpool
The train station in Grenoble has a good TGV link from Paris, approx 3 hours.
There is a bus from the station, www.vfd.fr
Attention !! During winter season, reservation is obligatory: 33 (0)476 604 708 (Monday to friday, 9-12am / 2-5.30pm) or via the site juntil 7 jdays before the départure. Timetable LER 35: Grenoble-La Grave-Briançon
Or timetable Grenoble-Les 2 Alpes: get off at the Chambon dam stop, just before the climb to 2 Alpes Taxi de La Meije can come to collect you.
BlaBlaCar https://www.blablacar.fr allows you to find carpools in the direction of La Grave.
How to come to La Grave by airplane and bus
La Grave is served by the following airports :
Aéroport International de Lyon St Exupéry : 166Km http://www.lyonaeroports.com
Aéroport Grenoble-St Geoirs : 125Km http://www.grenoble-airport.com/
Aéroport International de Genève Cointrin : 223Km http://www.gva.ch/DesktopDefault.aspx
Aéroport international de Turin : 157km www.aeroportoditurino.it
The LINKBUS company serves La Grave from Lyon, Grenoble and Turin airports
The Auberge Edelweiss, which is a favourite with bon-vivant skiers, is off the main road, in the historic village of La Grave and is less than a 5 minutes walk away from the téléphérique. The Auberge, a 18th century old coaching inn, is comfortable and cozy, with wood panelling, log fire and popular bar, where you’ll find a large selection of malt whisky, aperitives, spirits and beers. Every day the restaurant offers a different menu with creative cuisine from our team of dedicated chefs. Our freshly baked home made bread is served every evening in the restaurant and you can choose from more than 300 different wines from France and around the world, all chosen with great care by the owners Robin and Marlon.
Le Farranchin Hotel
Welcome to the "Faranchin", far away from cities stress ! 33 rooms with shower or bath, toilets, TV, 7 "gîte" rooms (shower/toilets in the corridor). 2 dining rooms, salon, bar, wifi, spa, sauna. Staying at the "Faranchin" is the insurance to find a quality service, a regional and generous cooking. B&B, halfboard, fullboard. Self cooking possible in gîte....Hope to see you soon !
"A pleasant hotel with a home like atmosphere situated front of the lift, confortable rooms with bath/shower WC, tv and wifi. Half of the rooms with loggias facing south towards the Meije glacier.
After a nice day, make the most of panoramic terace of bar facing the Meije, or a sauna or a little massage....
At the restaurant, a friendly table using local products."
5 star furnished accommodation at the foot of the Meije.
A few meters from the cable car and Snowlegend, enjoy an exceptional and cosy accommodation to stay in La Grave: capacity of 4 persons, 2 bedrooms with private bath/shower rooms, living room and dining room with balcony view on the summits, garage (boot dryer, ski storage, electric bike recharge plug...)
La Cabane Apartment
The master suite with 1 bed 160, tv, bathroom with shower and separate toilet is on the top floor. There is a large living room with lounge, dining room on open kitchen fully equipped the wood stove is also present to warm up the evenings and the balcony with view on La Meije. 1st floor: 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom with shower, 1 bedroom with 1 double bed, bathroom with bathtub. South facing ground floor: you will find a garage to park a car, a laundry room with washing machine and dryer and ski racks, shoe dryer.
LE Rocher hostel
At the northern entrance of "La Grave - La Meije", a village of the Ecrins National Park at an elevation of 1470m, located at the bottom of the "Pic de La Meije (3983m)", Le Rocher hostel offers splendid views over the northern faces of the glaciers "Tabuchet", "La Meije" and "Le Rateau". Whatever the season, due to its proximity (150m) with the cable-car "Téléphérique des Glaciers de la Meije", a stay at Le Rocher is always the starting point for an amazing journey in this surrounding high mountain environment.
Apartment Traverse & La Voute
If you are a group of fiends, than staying in one of these hotel-serviced apartments could work for you. The apartments are all located in a small newly restored house with private access at less than 50 meters from the main building of the hotel Edelweiss. From 2 bedroom to 3 bedroom apartments, they are all well fitted with an alpine feel, they have a cozy sitting area with fireplace and kitchenette. Included are use of the facilities in the main building (restaurant, bar, sauna, skiroom). The appartments also have their own ski storage including boot heater. Snowlegend and the skilift are all within a 5 minutes walk.
Welcome home with Jean-Philippe and Lila at hotel les Agneaux.
After a day of freeriding with the SnowLegend team we welcome you to cozy family oriented atmosphere.
Come and relax in our hotel which includes six suites and several affordable bedrooms.A sauna ,a jacuzzi , a fitness room and experience a relaxing. You will acess to a ski room complete with a boot dryer and lockers so your equipement will be perfect condition to go skiing the next day.
In our lounge, enjoy a drink by the fireplace while sharing stories about your skiing day.Come to our restaurant to have a hearty meal taste the local cuisine and appreciate our fresh produce.
- Book Snowlegend guide
- Book a high mountain guide Uiagm in La Grave - La Meije
Ski, snowboard international freeride camp
quality, safety, advice.
- Free Ride
- Family off-piste experience
- Family freeride stay in La Grave - La Meije with Snowlegend guide
Free rental skis, snow 4 youths
Exceptional day in family in La Grave
- - Unforgettable experiences
- Splitboard for a day or tour In Oisans - Ecrins with nights in refuge
Snowboard for going up and down
Initiation, advices, improvement
- Nice Virgin Slopes !
- Ski touring day out in the mountains around La Grave and Serre Chevalier
Nice Virgin Slopes !
Vast choice of itineraries