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Le Chazelet

Le Chazelet, a beautiful village in the Hautes-Alpes

Le Chazeletlocated in the Commune of La Grave in Hautes Alpes is a sunny resort. It also offers a view on the glacier of the Meije. In addition, this ski resort has instructors from the ESF or French Ski School who give lessons to children. A treasure of the village is the harmony of the old buildings, with a spectacular view of the valley.

Activities in the village

In summerTourists can enjoy hiking with several itineraries. This will allow them to discover Lake Lérié and Lake Noir. In addition, activities such as themountaineeringclimbing, via ferrata, mountain biking, fishing and rafting.

The charm of the stay in this resort also lies in the presence of a heated and free hors sac room. The stay can also be done in a yurt. Tourists can also enjoy the Chalet des Plagnes and its mountain meals. For all information about the stay at ChazeletThe Tourist Office of La Grave – La Meije is competent.

The ski slopes of Chazelet

The ski area of Chazelet extends over 30 ha with 6 ha of snow culture. With a difference in altitude of 400 meters, this area is suitable for everyone. It has 36% green runs, 29% blue runs and 36% red runs. On the other hand, there are no black runs. The beginners The green and blue slopes are ideal for beginners. The more experienced will find their happiness on the red slopes. This domain also has a snow cannon on 2 km of track and five ski lifts.

The Chazelet Chazelet culminates at 2 300 meters and has nine lifts. A chairlift allows to reach the blue slopes. Seven other ski lifts serve the slopes of this area. These lifts include : 04 ski lifts and 01 snow wire.

The Chazalet ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Le Chazelet
Municipality La Grave
Massif Massif de la Meije
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 Le Chazelet
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 800
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 300
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 2 050
Total vertical drop of the domain (in m) 500
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 6
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 4
Number of blue trails 3
Number of red trails 4
Number of black runs 0
Total number of downhill ski runs 10
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 8
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 1
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 9
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 0
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 0
?️ 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) 480
Slogan of the station Relaxing skiing, the panorama as a bonus
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: St Michel Valloire
Shuttle bus to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 656
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 18 €
Price of the weekly pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 88 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 80 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 35 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 460 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 640 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 796 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 143 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 500 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 3 500 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 150 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 350 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 9
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 / 10 6,9
? Ranking according to ? 137th position out of 232 stations in France

The Chazalet in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities of Le Chazelet?

Le Chazelet is a resort with a lot of activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Snowboard : You can enjoy the sensations of the resort and make the full of strong sensation.

Ice skating Ice skating: You can also go ice skating. This activity is perfect for fun with family and friends.

Ski touring This activity allows you to explore the nature of the resort and its surroundings in winter. You will have the opportunity to admire its fauna and flora.

Snow kite : You can also enjoy a ride in Snow kite. This activity is a fusion between paragliding and snowboarding. You can explore Le Chazelet without having to make the slightest effort and while making the full of strong sensation.

  • What are the summer activities at Le Chazelet resort?

The resort also offers many summer activities such as :

Hiking Hiking: in summer, thanks to this activity you can explore the nature of the resort and its surroundings. You can discover its fauna and flora.

Climbing : Thanks to this activity you will be able to make full of strong sensation. You can also admire its landscapes from an incomparable point of view.

MOUNTAIN BIKING : This resort offers among other things mountain biking, many trails are available for you to enjoy a maximum sensation while practicing this activity.

Canyoning : This activity allows you to enjoy all the pleasures offered by the torrent first of your canyoning. The latter will allow you to appreciate the beauty of the landscape and enjoy a wonderful moment.

  • What to visit in Le Chazelet and its surroundings ?

Among the places you must visit in Le Chazelet, we can mention the buildings of Saint Benoit du Sault, the Church of Saint-Benoit, the Chapel of the Good Lady and the Museum of the Chemiserie.

  • Where to eat in Le Chazelet ?

The resort offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : Le Vigoulais, The Relais des Matherons, Au Bon Vivre.

  • Where to sleep in Le Chazelet ?

Le Chazelet offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel La Villonniere Bed and Breakfast, The Portal, Logis Hotel L’Escapade.

  • What is the size of the Chazelet ski area?

The ski area of the resort Le Chazelet has a size of 10 kilometers, divided into 10 trails. It also has 0 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Le Chazelet?

This area has an altitude between 2300 meters and 1800 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Chazelet package?

Their packages start at 18 euros per day.

  • What is the average cost of renting an apartment in Le Chazelet?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 460 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 640 euros.

  • Does the Chazelet resort have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Le Chazelet by train ?

You can easily get there from the Saint Michel-Valloire train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of Chazelet ?

The zip code of Le Chazelet is 36170.

  1. In which department is Le Chazelet located?

Le Chazelet station is located in the department of Indre.

  1. Does Le Chazelet resort have a tourist office?

Le Chazelet resort is part of the Hautes Vallées-Bureau de La Grave tourist office. It is located at RD 1091, 05320 La Grave, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Le Chazelet ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Le Chazelet ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Chazelet station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Le Chazelet?

In Chazelet, the 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 Le Chazelet ?

Yes, it is at Le Chazelet, 05320 La Grave, France.

What is’s opinion about Le Chazelet?

In the end, gives Le Chazelet a rating of 6.85 on average, which places it in the 143th position in France. Its strong points are: the cost of the stay, the evaluation of the Internet users and the charm of the resort.

Map of the Chazalet ski slopes

Le chazelet - Ski slopes map
Le chazelet – Ski slope map


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