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Le Grand Veymont, 2350m in the Vercors, Isère, French Alps

Le Grand Veymont, 2350 m - FURTHER INFORMATION

Le Grand Veymont, 2350 m - Isère visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Le Grand Veymont, 2350 m' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Rhône-Alpes.

The Grand Veymont rises to 2341 meters making it the highest point of the Vercors massif in the Rhône-Alpes of southeastern France. The range is popular with walkers and climbers in the summer months, while the nearby region offers good skiing in the winter. Near to the Grand Veymont are various other peaks like Rocher de Séguret (2,051m), Roche Rousse (2,105m) and Pierre-Blanche (White Stone Summit) (2,106m).

Below and to the east of the Grand Veymont, at a height of 1200m is the small alpine village of Gresse-en-Vercors. The area is part of Vercors Regional Natural Park, and combines both traditional lifestyle with tourism. During the summer activities for visitors include trekking and walking, climbing, paragliding, and fishing in the various lakes. As shown in this 360 panorama image, walkers reaching the top of the Grand Veymont are rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding valleys and mountains.

Gresse-en-Vercors Skiing

In the winter, Gresse-en-Vercors becomes a small ski resort with 20 pistes:
  • 13km Downhill Pistes
  • 40km Cross Country Trails
  • 16 ski lifts capable of uplifting 11,520 skiers / snowboarders per hour
  • 19 marked pistes
  • 1 Black ski runs
  • 7 Red ski runs
  • 3 Blue ski runs
  • 8 Green ski runs
Gresse-en-Vercors is used by locals, being only 1 hour away from Grenoble. The maximum vertical lift is 501m, with the highest lifts reaching 1751m.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Flight (Transit time): Chambery Airport (1.5 hours), Grenoble Airport (1 hour), Lyon Bron Airport (1.5 hours), Lyon St-Exupéry Airport (1.5 hours)
Car: Gresse en Vercors is 50km south of Grenoble on the A51 and mountain roads.
Walk: Le Grand Veymont is about 10km from the refuge at the beginning of the Hauts Plateaux du Vercors trail.



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