Ancestral tradition of Baking Bread (Pain Boulli)

The village of Villar d’Arène is very proud of its unique tradition: “le pain boulli”. Over the centuries, this bread was the staple diet of the Faranchins (locals).
Every year this bread is baked on this celebration day along with another type of bread “pain d’étape”. A variety of local dishes, prepared communally, are served on the village square.

Ecrins National Park

The Ecrins National Park is the highest European mountain park.
On foot, discover the fauna, the flora, prestigious summits, landscapes ...

Lautaret Alpine Garden

At 2100 m above sea level, discover the flowers of the Alps and of mountains worldwide.

Ice Climbing
Via Ferrata (Assisted Rock Climbing)

For more information contact :
Bureau des Guides de La Grave - La Meije
Place du Téléphérique
05320 - La Grave - La Meije - France

Ski Resorts

  • La Grave Le Meije.
    La Grave - La Meije offers one of the most unique ski areas in the world and one of the most prestigious descents in Europe with a difference in height of 2150 metres.
  • Les Deux Alpes et Alpe d’Huez
  • Serre Chevalier
    Serre Chevalier has 250km of pistes along with 77 skilifts offering enough skiing to keep you busy for a week.