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Laye-en-Champsaur

Laye, The Champsaur valley and its panoramas

The valley of the Champsaur is located in Isère, near the Drac lake and has a capricious climate. The weather is rainy, but there are still sunny ski slopes. The winter sports are indeed diversified, including in particular: Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, downhill skiing, dog sledding, ice skating, ice diving or even driving on ice. In addition, facing this valley of Champsaur, a ski resort offers a beautiful view panoramic.

The station of Laye en Champsaur

Laye en Champsaur est a ski resort in the Alps with 1,300 meters to 1,850 meters of altitude. It also has 10 km of ski runs. It is the smallest resort in Champsaur, hence its family dimension. The resort is open to beginners who will feel reassured by the difficulty affordable. In addition, the Champ d’Or, craftsman-manufacturer, makes discover to the tourists local specialties such as ravioles. In addition, the Nordic hiking offered by this resort is suitable for the whole family.

A ski area for young and old

Laye de Champsaur is a resort of ski resort on a human scale. The friendliness of this place and its panoramic view also attract tourists. In addition, it has seven lifts mechanical and a snowpark. This makes it perfect for amateur skiers and their children. In fact, 25% of its ski runs are green runs. For those who are starting to get comfortable, the blue runs constitute 25% of the slopes in this resort. 38% are red runs and 13% are black runs. The ski resort Laye de Champsaur can therefore welcome ski professionals on its 10 km of slopes.

The ski area of Laye-en-Champsaur

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Laye-en-Champsaur
Commune Laye
Massif Massif of Dévoluy
Department High Alps
Mountain Southern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 10
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 10
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 4
Name of the ski area Laye en Champsaur
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 300
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 850
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 575
Total height of the domain (in m) 550
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Difficulty of the ski runs ?
Number of green runs 2
Number of blue trails 2
Number of red trails 3
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski trails 8
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 7
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 7
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 4
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 40
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa No
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 230
Slogan of the station Smile… you are at Laye station
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Gap
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 666
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 21 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 107 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 350 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 550 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 744 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 142 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 700 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 050 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 102 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 205 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 6
Note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 5
Note on the diversity of the proposed activities (except ski) / 10 5
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 6,7
? Ranking according to Skidata.io ? 151st position out of 232 stations in France

Laye-en-Champsaur

  • What are the activities in winter in Laye en Champsaur ?

The resort of Laye en Champsaur is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to explore the fauna and flora of the resort and its surroundings in winter. You will be able to admire its breathtaking landscapes.

Sled Dogs This activity allows you to spend a special moment with these wonderful balls of fur. You can explore the resort with them without too much effort.

Ice Skating This activity allows you to enjoy an outdoor skating rink. This way you can fully enjoy all the pleasures of skating.

Sledding This resort offers several kilometers of sledding trails. You can enjoy the pleasures of sledding with your family or friends.

  • What are the activities in summer at the resort of Laye en Champsaur?

The resort of Laye en Champsaur also offers many summer activities such as :

Cani-Kart This activity will allow you to take a ride through the resort pulled by dogs. You will be able to enjoy the beauty of the resort in summer without making too much effort.

Hot Air Balloon Flight This activity will allow you to take the height. You will be able to make a stroll by flying over the station and its surroundings you will be entitled to an unforgettable panorama.

Hiking This activity allows you to enjoy the beauty of the resort at your own pace. You will be able to explore and enjoy its landscapes in summer.

Paragliding : This activity will allow you to take height. You can enjoy a breathtaking view of the sky of the resort and its surroundings.

  • What to visit in Laye en Champsaur and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Laye en Champsaur, we can mention : The Valley of Champsaur, the Ecrins National Park, Chapel of the Petes, Saint Bonnet Church.

  • Where to eat in Laye en Champsaur ?

The resort of Laye en Champsaur offers more than 10 restaurants among which we can mention : L’Auberge de Marie, Auberge des Tounes, Col Bayard Dairy.

  • Where to sleep in Laye en Champsaur ?

Laye en Champsaur offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel La Combe Fleurie, Hotel La Crémaillère, Hotel le Connetable.

  • How big is the ski area of Laye en Champsaur ?

The ski area of the resort of Laye en Champsaur has a size of 10 kilometers, divided into 8 tracks. It also has 40 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Laye en Champsaur?

This area has an altitude between 1300 meters and 1850 meters high.

  • What is the price of the package of Laye en Champsaur ?

Their packages start from 21 euros per day, and 107 euros per week.

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Laye en Champsaur?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 350, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 500.

  • Does the resort of Laye en Champsaur have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Laye en Champsaur by train ?

You can easily get there from the Gap train station. Then you have to take a Bus or a Taxi to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of Laye en Champsaur ?

The zip code of Laye en Champsaur is 05500.

  • In which department is located the station of Laye en Champsaur ?

The station of Laye en Champsaur is located in the department of Hautes-Alpes.

  • Does the resort of Laye en Champsaur have a tourist office?

The resort of Laye en Champsaur is part of the tourist office of Champsaur Valgaudemar. It is located at 11 route de Grenoble, 05500 La Fare-en-Champsaur France.

  • Are there any webcam in Laye en Champsaur ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address https://www.champsaur-valgaudemar.com/hiver/ski-et-neige/les-stations/laye/webcam-laye/

  • Where to find information about the weather in Laye en Champsaur ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Laye en Champsaur station at https://meteofrance.com/meteo-montagne/laye-en-champsaur/051451.

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Laye en Champsaur ?

In Laye en Champsaur, 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 Laye en Champsaur ?

Yes, it is at the address 05500 Laye en Champsaur.

What is skidata.io’s opinion on Laye en Champsaur?

In the end, skidata.io gives the average rating of 6.71/10 to the resort of Laye en Champsaur, which places it among the 158e French ranks. Its strengths are : the evaluation of the Internet users, the cost of a stay, the charm of the resort.

Map of the ski slopes of Laye-en-Champsaur

Laye - Map of the ski slopes
Laye – Ski trail map

Sources :

https://www.champsaur-valgaudemar.com/hiver/ski-et-neige/les-stations/laye/

https://www.skiinfo.fr/alpes-du-sud/laye-en-champsaur

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Translated from the french original version : https://skidata.io/station/laye-en-champsaur/?rand=9113

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