Menu Fermer

The Granier

Le Granier is a small ski resort, in the Massif de la Chartreuse, which is known for its magnificent landscapessurrounded by conifers. It is an area that is not very touristy, with its old-fashioned charm, and which offers many possibilities of hikes.

The Granier in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Le Granier
Commune Chapareillan
Massif Massif de la Charteuse
Department Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
🗻 Ski area 🗻
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 4
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 4
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 2
Name of the ski area Le Granier
Connected station(s) Le Désert D’Entremont
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 000
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 420
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 210
Total height of the domain (in m) 420
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
🎿 Difficulty of ski trails 🎿
Number of green runs 2
Number of blue trails 1
Number of red trails 1
Number of black runs 0
Total number of downhill ski trails 4
🚡 Lifts 🚡
Ski lifts 4
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 4
🌲 Nordic ski area 🌲
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 2
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 7
🏘️ 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) 650
Slogan of the station Heart of Chartreuse resort
🚆 Access to the station 🚆
Nearest train station: Voiron
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 595
💶 Price survey in the station 💶
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 10 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 50 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 80 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 35 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 430 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 610 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 690 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 995 €
🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 300 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 500 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 138 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 250 000 €
📊 Station evaluation on 7 criteria 📊
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 6
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 5
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 3
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 5
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 10
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 6,5
🎓 Station average via 7 criteria 🎓
Final average score according to / 10 6,1
🏆 Ranking according to 🏆 209th position out of 232 stations in France

Map of the ski runs

Le granier - Ski slopes map
Le granier – Ski slopes map

Le Granier in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Le Granier?

The resort of Le Granier is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :

Ski touring This resort offers ski touring. This activity will allow you to explore and discover its nature in winter.

Sledding Sledding : you will be able to enjoy all the sensations of unique sliding offered by the snow of the station. In addition, as it is accessible to all, you can enjoy it with your family.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : this activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings at your own pace. You will be able to discover its fauna and flora in the middle of winter.

  • What are the activities in summer at the Granier resort ?

The Granier resort also offers many summer activities such as :

Hiking This activity will allow you to discover the beauty of the landscape of the resort in summer. You can admire the particularities of its fauna and flora.

MOUNTAIN BIKING: This station also offers you to enjoy its relief on board of mountain bikes. You will have the opportunity to make the full of strong sensation and to enjoy its landscapes.

Trial : This activity that mixes hiking and running is perfect to enjoy the nature of the resort in summer while doing sports. In addition, this resort has many trails perfect for trial.

  • What to visit in Le Granier and its surroundings ?

Among the places you must visit in Le Granier, we can mention : the Museum of the Bear of the Caverns, the Regional Natural Park of Chartreuse, The Natural Site of the Cirque de St-Même.

  • Where to eat in Le Granier ?

The resort offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : the Restaurant du Col Du Granier, The Relais du Grad Som, Chalet Les Trolles.

  • Where to sleep in Le Granier?

Le Granier offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel The Habert du Terray, The Desert Stopover, the Gîte l’Herbe Tendre.

  • What is the size of the Granier ski area?

The ski area of the Granier resort has a size of 4 kilometers, divided into 4 runs. Of these runs, the longest is 1.8 kilometers. It also has 7 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of the Granier?

This area has an altitude between 1000 meters and 1420 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Granier ski pass?

Their packages start at 10 euros per day.

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

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 430 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 620 euros.

  • Does the Granier resort have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Le Granier by train ?

You can easily get there from the Voiron train station. Then you will have to take a cab to get to the station because it does not have a shuttle.

  • What is the postal code of Le Granier ?

The postal code of Le Granier is 73210.

  • In which department is located the station of Le Granier ?

The Granier ski resort is located in the Savoie department.

  • Does the resort of Granier have a tourist office?

The Granier resort is part of the tourist office Coeur de Chartreuse- Accueil Touritique des Entremonts. It is located at 73670 Entremont-le-vieux.

  • Are there any webcams in Le Granier ?

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

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

You can find the latest weather report from the Le Granier station at

  • What is the opening date of the lifts in Le Granier ?

In Le Granier, 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 Granier ?

Yes, it is at the address 38380 St. Pierre de Charteuse.

What is’s opinion about Le Granier?

In the end, gives Le Granier a rating of 6.07 on average, which places it in the 209th position in France. Its strong points are: the cost of a stay, the charm of the resort and the evaluation of the internet users.


Translated from the french original version :

Laisser un commentaire

Votre adresse e-mail ne sera pas publiée. Les champs obligatoires sont indiqués avec *