Autumn in AilefroideCharley Barwell on the classic Glacier Blanc trail at the end of MaySt Paul's School - Entre les Aygues late October25Km local XC race - VallouiseSpring White Water on the River Onde!Jerry at the Col Furfande (1140m.) best MTB ride in the Queyras!The Pelvoux Valley looking towards the Ecrins National ParkThe gite de Tournoux above Puy-Saint-Vincent 1600Family XC Skiing on the Vallouise Plain just before ChristmasSt Paul's School Alpine Expedition - The Durance Gorge Tyrolean!Tour De France - Col Noyer descent!Chalet Chabrand central VallouiseBarre des Ecrins
Autumn in Ailefroide
Charley Barwell on the classic Glacier Blanc trail at the end of May
St Paul's School - Entre les Aygues late October
25Km local XC race - Vallouise
Spring White Water on the River Onde!
Jerry at the Col Furfande (1140m.) best MTB ride in the Queyras!
The Pelvoux Valley looking towards the Ecrins National Park
The gite de Tournoux above Puy-Saint-Vincent 1600
Family XC Skiing on the Vallouise Plain just before Christmas
St Paul's School Alpine Expedition - The Durance Gorge Tyrolean!
Tour De France - Col Noyer descent!
Chalet Chabrand central Vallouise
Barre des Ecrins
 

Welcome to AlpBase with over 15 chalets and apartments to rent in the Vallouise Valley

We offer comfortable self-catering chalets and apartments in the Vallouise Valley, gateway to the Ecrins National Park.

We are an English family and have lived here in the Hautes Alpes since 2003. We are always on hand to provide support for families, couples and groups, whatever activity you choose; skiing, snowshoeing or ice climbing in Winter. Walking, hiking and trekking (the GR54), kayaking, climbing and Via Ferrata in the Spring, Summer and Autumn.

Enjoy the best alpine holiday gites in the Southern French Alps! Great accommodation, multi activity courses, and plenty of outdoor family action in this huge and diverse mountain arena. And make full use of our 300 days of sunshine – it’s the Mediterranean in the Mountains!

 

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  • RAMBLING, FORAGING,AND COOKING HOLIDAY VALLOUISE 03-10 Oct 2015 from £599 all inclusive

    RAMBLING, FORAGING,AND COOKING HOLIDAY VALLOUISE 03-10 Oct 2015 from £599 all inclusive

    The week will incorporate walking excursions with a qualified mountain leader (www.trekecrins.com) to find everything edible in our surrounding area, from foraging in the forest for edible plants, nuts, flowers and fungi to visiting local cheese, honey, produce farms and markets. Our UK award winning chef will show us how to incorporate the foods we find and buy locally into regional and and not so regional but interesting dishes which we will feast on each evening.

  • VALLOUISE WATERCOLOUR SPRING COURSE 16 - 22 May 2015 with artist Dawn Pretty from £599 all inclusive

    VALLOUISE WATERCOLOUR SPRING COURSE 16 - 22 May 2015 with artist Dawn Pretty from £599 all inclusive

    After a very successful Autumn art course we will be running another watercolour painting fully catered course in Vallouise in May 2015. Since we only run very small courses everyone is welcome from beginners to advanced painters. See pictures from our Autumn course on this page of our website: http://www.alpbase.com/photos/by_category/62 and Dawn Prettys website: http://www.dawnpretty.com/

  • IGLOO Pelvoux open 14.00 - 19.00 Free

    A fantastic igloo labyrinth has been created at the Pelvoux ski station with ice art within. It is open every afternoon and is FREE. Well worth a visit even if you don't have children.

  • Cross Country Skiing Col du Lautaret

    Cross Country Skiing Col du Lautaret

    We had a wonderful day cross country skiing on the 8K cross country ski track right on the Col du Lautaret today. They only piste this area when the snow conditions lower down are thin so this was a rare experience, but all the more special for that!

 
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