A picturesque small mountain village situated on the south side of Alpe d’Huez at an altitude 1550 metres. The ski possibilities reaches an altitude of 3330 meters, and snow-canons in Villard Reculas have ensured a ‘snow-sure’ return to the village. Strict building regulations have ensured the authenticity of Villard Reculas. Chalets can only be built if they comply to these special conditions. No high buildings and even the ski-lifts are hidden! It’s what makes Villard-Reculas so special.
Villard-Reculas can provide all you need during your holiday: there is a grocer’s to supply your fresh bread, daily papers and a wide range of food items.
There is a well equipped shop for your ski or snowboard equipment (guests of chalet ‘il fera beau demain’ obtain discounts on equipment hire).
The Tourist Information will be pleased to inform you about activities and events in the village. During holiday periods they organize many activities, animations, guided walks and festivals. On Sunday evenings at the tourist office you can meet other guests at the welcome-drink, the ‘Pot d’accueil’.
For young children you will find a safe place to play in childrens-garden in the center of the village. You can obtain tennis-rackets from the Tourist office, and use the tennis-court for free. Material for badminton available as well.
On the first Sunday in August there is that traditional ‘Fete de Village’ and later in august we heve a cultural event, ‘on n’arrive pas les mains vides’ There is a large range of events and festivals in the local mountain-villages of the Vallée de L’Eau d’Olle.
During the skiing season you can obtain your ski-passes at the ski pass ticket-office located within the tourist office. Also in the same building is the Villard-Reculas ESF (Ecole de ski Francais) ski-school. For further information visit the website of Villard-Reculas: www.villard-reculas.com.
And of course we are here to help and advise you.