The geographical situation of Gresse en Vercours
Gresse-en-Vercors is considered to be the highest village of the Vercors with its height of 1 200 m. Its culminating summit is the Grand Veymont whose altitude is 2 341 m. The mountain climate of Gress en Vercors can throw a shadow on the landscape.icy cold especially in winter with a temperature reaching an average of -4.3 °C. Concerning the height of snowThis can vary (in high winter season) between 49 and 243 cm as you go up in altitude. Apart from that, the place hosts the famous park regional natural park of Vercors.
To access to Gresse-en-Vercorsit is enough to pass by a small gorge through which crosses the Gresse. An alignment of blocks rocky decorates the place. We speak here of the Castle Rock green as well as the Rocher du Palais.
Back on the history of Gresse en Vercours
Gresse-en-Vercors has known a tumultuous past before becoming a ski resort. The place was then used as the seat of a seigniory during the Middle Ages. The investigators discovered the « La Batie de Gresse » in 1339 after years of research. This fortified house testifies the presence of a very old life on Gresse-en-Vercors.
In 2005, the continuation of an investigation carried out in 1913 knows a important change. Note that this concerns the death of Jean-Henri Mouttet. Investigators believe they have found the remains of the latter very close to the « Green Castle Rock ».
A beautiful ski resort in the Vercors massif
The resort of Gresse-en-Vercors Gresse-en-Vercors attracts thousands of ski tourists every year. Having opened its doors in 1965, it has 26 runs and adapts to each level of skiing offered.
The place is perfect for cross-country skiing with established trails on a total distance of 50 km. Many competitions are held there organized every year. In addition to skiing, the resort also offers sledding and dog sledding.
The ski area of Gresse-en-Vercors in figures
|⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️||Gresse-en-Vercors|
|🗻 Ski area 🗻|
|Size of the village ski area (in klm):||22|
|Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) :||22|
|Longest downhill ski run (in km)||5|
|Name of the ski area||Gresse-en-Vercors|
|❄ Altitude of ski area ❄|
|Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)||1 245|
|Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)||1 751|
|Average altitude of the ski area (in m)||1 498|
|Total height of the domain (in m)||506|
|Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)||17|
|🎿 Difficulty of the ski trails 🎿|
|Number of green runs||10|
|Number of blue trails||5|
|Number of red trails||5|
|Number of black runs||7|
|Total number of downhill ski trails||27|
|🚡 Lifts 🚡|
|Fixed grip chairlifts||1|
|Total number of lifts||11|
|🌲 Nordic ski area 🌲|
|Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)||5|
|Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):||20|
|🏘️ Services in the station 🏘️|
|Presence of a snowpark:||No|
|Presence of an aquatic complex and spa||Yes (summer)|
|Trails accessible on foot from the village :||Yes|
|Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)||390|
|Slogan of the station||Vercors Regional Nature Park|
|🚆 Access to the station 🚆|
|Nearest train station:||Monestier de Clermont // Grenoble|
|Bus shuttle to a train station:||No|
|Distance from Paris (in kilometers)||620|
|💶 Price survey in the station 💶|
|Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area)||20 €|
|Price of the weekly pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area)||108 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult)||90 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (child)||40 €|
|Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations)||320 €|
|Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations)||500 €|
|Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food)||716 €|
|Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food)||1 095 €|
|🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑|
|Average price per m2 of an apartment||1 400 €|
|Average price per m2 of a chalet||2 000 €|
|Average price of a 60m2 apartment||84 000 €|
|Average price of a 100m2 chalet||200 000 €|
|📊 Station evaluation on 7 criteria 📊|
|Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10||7|
|Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10||7|
|Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10||6|
|Note on the diversity of the proposed activities (except ski) / 10||7|
|Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10||7|
|Note on the average cost of a stay / 10||9|
|Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10||7|
|🎓 Station average via 7 criteria 🎓|
|Final average score according to Skidata.io / 10||7,1|
|🏆 Ranking according to Skidata.io 🏆||104th position out of 232 stations in France|
Gresse en Vercors in Questions / Answers
- What are the winter activities in Gresse en Vercors?
The resort of Gresse en Vercors is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :
Snowshoeing : the resort of Gresse en Vercors offers you to discover its nature in winter. You can discover its fauna and flora at your own pace while admiring its landscapes.
Sledding : this activity offers you no less than 3 reserved areas. You can go sledding with friends or family in complete safety.
Fat Bike : this activity will allow you to have a strong sensation. You can explore the resort on your Fate Bike and enjoy unique sensations.
Dogsledding : this activity will allow you to discover the resort of Gresse en Vercors accompanied by beautiful dogsleds.
- What are the activities in summer in Gresse en Vercors ?
The resort of Gresse en Vercors also offers many summer activities like :
Hiking : you can explore the resort of Gresse en Vercors in summer and discover the splendor of its nature.
Biking : whether it is mountain biking or fat biking, you can explore the routes reserved for them. This will allow you to fully enjoy a new sensation.
Climbing : the resort of Gresse en Vercors also offers you the Via Corda. It is a perfect climbing site for all fans of the discipline.
Tennis : the resort of Gresse en Vercors also offers you a tennis court. It will allow you to play tennis with friends or family.
- What to visit in Gresse en Vercors and its surroundings ?
Among these places that you must visit in Gresse en Vercors, we can mention : Parks of VercorsMuseum of the French Revolution, Col de l’Allimas, La Roche Rousse.
- Where to eat in Gresse en Vercors ?
The resort of Gresse en Vercors offers more than 10 restaurants among which we can mention : Auberge Buissonniere, Hotel Le Chalet, The Chicholiere.
- Where to sleep in Gresse en Vercors ?
Gresse en Vercors offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Le Chalet, The Inn Buissonniere, Residence Les Gentianes.
- How big is the ski area of Gresse en Vercors ?
The ski area of the resort of Gresse en Vercors has a size of 21.5 kilometers, divided into 27 trails. Among these slopes, the longest measures 4.5 kilometers. It also offers 50 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.
- What is the altitude of Gresse en Vercors?
This area has an altitude between 1245 meters and 1751 meters high.
- What is the price of the Gresse en Vercors ski pass?
Their packages start from 20 euros per day, and 108 euros per week.
- What is the average price of a rental apartment in Gresse en Vercors?
For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 320, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 500.
- Does the resort of Gresse en Vercors have a bike park?
No, it does not have a bike park.
- How to get to Gresse en Vercors by train ?
You can easily get there from the train station of Monestier de Clemont or Grenoble. Then you will have to take a cab to get to the station.
- What is the postal code of Gresse en Vercors ?
The zip code of Gresse en Vercors is 38650.
- In which department is located the station of Gresse en Vercors ?
The resort of Gresse en Vercors is located in the department of Isère.
- Does the resort of Gresse en Vercors have a tourist office?
The resort of Gresse en Vercors is part of the tourist office of Gresse en Vercors – Office de Tourisme du Trièves. It is located at 43, route du Grand-Veymont 38650 Gresse-en-Vercors.
- Are there any webcam in Gresse en Vercors ?
Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address http://www.gresse-en-vercors.com/webcam-gresse-en-vercors.htm
- Where can I find information about the weather in Gresse en Vercors ?
You can find the latest weather report from the Gresse en Vercors station at https://meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/gresse-en-vercors/38650.
- What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Gresse en Vercors ?
In Gresse en Vercors, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.
- Is there an ESF school in Gresse en Vercors ?
Yes, it is at 2253 Route du Grand-Veymont, 38650 Gresse-en-Vercors, France.
What is skidata.io’s opinion about Gresse en Vercors?
In the end, skidata.io gives the resort of Gresse en Vercors the average rating of 7.14/10, which ranks it 109th in France. Its strong points are the ski area, the charm of the resort, proposed activities.
Map of the ski slopes of Gresse en Vercors
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