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Alp d'Huez and French Alp Cols weekend

Beautifully restored and luxurious chalet in Meribel Les Allues

  • Catered chalet
  • French Alps —Meribel Les Allues
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 16
  • Features
    • Bike tools
    • Emergency spares
    • Family rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Music system
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Uncovered bike maintenance area
    • Wifi

Service

We are are a small company providing a friendly, personal service to all our chalet guests. Anne and David are not only responsible for handling your initial enquiry and booking but are also based in the Alps for the ski season to ensure your skiing holiday with us is fun and hassle free.

Of course our staff are an important part of our success and they all work hard to achieve our goal of a great holiday for you, our customer. Not only are they there to provide good food and a clean chalet, but they will help you with other aspects to the best of the ability and in a friendly atmosphere.

If you have stayed with us in the past then you already know this.

Our catered service includes:

  • Breakfast each morning to include a cooked option on 6 mornings
  • Afternoon tea each day, includes fresh baguettes, hame made cake, tea, coffee, conserves
  • Quality 4 course evening meals with wine on 6 evenings(staff have 1 day off, allowing you to sample one of the many local restaurants)

Cycling

A chance to ride the famous Alp d’Huez 21 bends climb and famous French Cols in a long weekend!

The approximate itinerary is as follows:

  • 25 Jun (Sat) - Transfer from Lyon St Exupery airport/train station to Les Allues.
  • 26 Jun (Sun) - Col de la Madeleine
  • 27 Jun (Mon) - Col du Chaussy, Croix de Fer. Transfer to Alpe d’Huez
  • 28 Jun (Tue) - Col d’Ornon and Alpe d’Huez
  • 29 Jun (Wed) - Les deux alpes and Col de la Sarenne
  • 30 Jun (Thu) - Departure day - transfer to Lyon St Exupery airport/train station

*Price based on two sharing

*Additional nights can be booked for £75 per each additional night

Accommodation

Grange a Charlotte is a beautifully restored chalet offering real luxury in the charming village of Meribel Les Allues.

Originally a typical Savoyarde barn, the local French owners have taken a lot of pride in their restoration and furnishing, creating one of the finest chalets in the Meribel valley.

It was one of the first chalets to receive the prestigious ‘Label Meribel’ award and has featured in promotions by the Meribel tourist board.

This luxurious chalet has 7 bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms (1 has a shower only) and all with king size double beds that can be unzipped to make twin rooms.

Other features include the log fire, boot warmer, underfloor heating and jacuzzi.

Location

Cycle Hame is located in the village of Les Allues in the Meribel valley. The Meribel Valley is prefectly located to ride some of the Alps best Cols and Tour de France stages.

COLS & CLIMBS

The following are some of the nearby climbs and cols:

Col de la Madeleine

The Col de la Madeleine featured in the 2012 Tour de France, the 24th time it has appeared on the tour. It climbs up from La Lechere to a height of 2000m over a distance of 26km.

Cormet de Roselend

The Cormet de Roselend is another classic alpine pass, connecting Bourg St Maurice in the Tarentaise Valley with Beaufort in the Beaufortain Valley. The col is a steady climb up to 1968 metres

Col du Petit St Bernard

The Col du Petit St Bernard passes from Bourg St Maurice in France to Pre St Didier on the Italian side. From Bourg it is a long climb at around 28kms but with an average gradient of less than 5%

Courchevel valley

The Courchevel valley is next to the valley des allues (Meribel valley) so easily accessible from the chalet. The climb from Carrey is 17km long and finishes at the Courchevel Altiport at 1900m.

Col des Saisies

The Col des Saisies links Beaufort with Flumet in the Val d’Arly. The road from the Beaufort side is 15kms and climbs up to the Les Saisies ski resort at 1650m.

Col d’Aravis

The Col des Aravis has featured in the Tour de France 39 times. The col is at 1468m, climbing up on the South side from Flumet and from Thones or La Clusaz on the other side.

Col du Glandon

The Col du Glandon is 1924m and another of the high cols that closes in the Winter. The climb for us begins in the Maurienne Valley and is 21km long. For most of the climb it is quite steady, there is a flat 2km section in the middle and the last 3kms are tough averaging 10% and more.

F.A.Q.