Oisans, outdoor sports paradise

World famous for the Tour de France with the Alpe d'Huez climb,

the Marmotte cyclo, the Galibier and other famous cycling cols.


Every mountainbiker will find awesome trails: bikeparcs, events, natural trails.

Infinite options for mountain hiking, see wildlife, visit mountain lakes or the eternal glaciers.

This is a great area for outdoor sports, such as rock climbing, trail-running, canyonning, mountain biking or hiking.

Auris, located in the center of the Oisans, on the sunny side of the mountain, welcomes you.

Thanks to it's unique geography, you enjoy a 360° panorama of the surrounding peaks.

legenduro alpe d'huez guided mountaingbiking

Legenduro guides you on the best mountain bike trails!

We offer several all-in holidays in the Oisans and on other French locations

xc, trail, allmountain, enduro, dh

signposted tracks

trail maps

gpx tracks

3 bikeparcs: Alpe d'Huez, Les 2 Alpes, La Grave


The Oisans has a lot to offer!

First of all, three bike parcs: Alpe d'Huez, Les 2 Alpes en La Grave.

Mountain biking is Fred's passion, he literally knows every trail in this magnificent playground.

From gravel, XC/AM over Enduro to downhill, you can find trails for every discipline at all levels.

Every year riders from all over the world come to the Oisans for events such as the MegaValanche or Mountain of Hell.

Looking for a real fysical and technical challenge? Check out the Ultra Raid de la Meije.

Sarenne Snow Bike

Faster Than You

Mountain of Hell


IXS dh cup

Ultra Raid de La Meije

Coupe de France xc, dh, trial


Possibility to guide you on a daily basis, shuttle days, lift assisted or climbing on muscle power

clinics available

contact us for more information

21 bends alpe d'huez tour de france cycling cols


Cycling is HOT in the Oisans!

An evidence with all those mythic cols of the Tour de France

The chalet is located nearby the famous cols: Alpe d'Huez, Glandon, Croix de Fer, Lautaret, Galibier, Les 2 Alpes... A perfect starting point to discover all of these beautiful mountain roads.

Besides the famous climbs, you can discover our 'hidden beauty roads' with nearly no traffic, like the three balcony roads or the col de Sarenne. We'll let you know where to drink the perfect coffee or have spaghetti at noon.

The Oisans cycling website: routes, events, etc.

Mythic cols of the Tour de France:

Alpe d'Huez

col du Glandon

col du Croix de Fer

col du Lautaret

col du Galibier

Les 2 Alpes

col d'Ornon

La Bérarde



early Juin: Alpe d'Huzes

mid Juin: Criterium du Dauphiné

early July: La Marmotte Granfondo

end of July: Alpe d'Huez EDF Triathlon

mid September: Ultra Raid de la Meije



lunch on the road, assistance on the road, a car to follow your group, pasta buffet in the afternoon, ...

contact us with your wishes

Mountain hikes

Not so long ago, hiking was the only way of transportation in the Alps. We invite you to rediscover these ancient trails, at a slow pace you can see the beauty of nature in detail. 

Auris lies in the center of different massifs: parc des Ecrins, Belledonne, Les Grandes Rousses, La Meije... You can use our hiking maps and we can advise you on which hike to choose.

Looking for a hike to a mountain lake?

You want to see the marmots, eagles, grazing sheep herds?

Or take the lift to the eternal snow and glaciers?

A small hike around the chalet?

We can even provide you gpx-tracks!


* Every Saturday you can visit the local market of Le Bourg d'Oisans with all kind of products from local farmers: cheese, bread, honey, ail des ours, ...

* several outdoor swimming pools (Auris, Bourg d'Oisans, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d'Huez). Going for a swim surrounded by mountain peaks is just breathtaking

* typical mountain villages: Venosc (with lot's of local artists definitely worth paying a visit), Besse, St Christophe-en-Oisans...

* Visit the local farmers at their farm! In the 'route des savoirs faire' local farmers open their doors and guide you around or let you taste their products.

* some interesting musea about the wildlife, ancient mines or hydropower

Looking for an adventure?

Rafting on the Veneon, canyoning, summer ski in Les 2 Alpes, Via ferrata, rock climbing, canicross in Auris, hydrospeed, spend the night in a mountain hut or sleep under the stars ...

The Oisans has everything the adventurer dreams of!

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