Lagrange Vacances Le Hameau du Rocher Blanc residence welcomes you in Chantemerle, just 200 metres from the ski lifts, the city centre and shops. It offers sauna and heated, covered swimming pool.
Hautes Alpes is a paradise on earth; nature reins the region with its beauty. A plethora of flora and fauna are found here; its aesthetic beauty completely mesmerizes every visitors. Species like eagles, black grouse, wild grouse, chamois, and ptarmigan are popular here and approximately 1,800 French floral varieties are also found. The surrounding is dotted with small villages that comprise beautiful fountains and sundials. Entire region gets coated with green pastures during the summertime becoming the ideal place for the cattle to graze.
The notable town in Hautes Alpes is the town named ‘Gap’. In past, it is said that Napoleon used this gap to return to France and reclaim it after his exile from Elba. Hence the gap is also called as Route Napoléon. Hautes Alpes is one of the original 83 departments that were created during the French revolution. During the formation of the department two mountain communes of La Grave and Villar-d'Arêne also joined with Hautes Alpes.
If you enjoy the bright lights and nightlife then this place is a must visit for you. The Gap town comprises around 45,000 inhabitants with a number of urban entertainment options. It can be a fun night out in this town with the bars and nightclubs. Music venues with locals also create exceptional excitement in the tourists.
All the main stalls and stores are found only at the Gap; it is the main retailing of Hautes Alpes. Clothing, electronic goods, and supermarkets are available in abundant. Unique boutiques and gift shops are also located to purchase memorable local goodies. These shops stay opened even late nights, especially during the Tuesdays. Especially, ‘Nocturnes de Gap’ is conducted during the season times giving a fabulous musical and food treat to the visitors.
The town center consists of a large number of pedestrian streets and winding alleyways. Square corner spots are the main attraction to the pedestrians. These spots are an ideal location for eating at outdoors. The Saturday mornings are the busy times at market; if you visit at that instant you will be able to taste the sample of almost all varieties of food products famous there.
The Gap was voted as the sportiest city in France in 2023. Around 50% of the population here get indulged themselves in some kind of sports teams, associations or clubs. It also hosts famous sports like the Monte Carlo Rally and Tour de France. Special constructions for visitors to indulge them in sports are also available here. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, several fitness centers and indoor climbing walls are few of them. Historic stone buildings coated with postal colours can be found all over the town. The small pedestrian walk streets with heritage constructions will give an absolutely new experience for the travelers walking through the streets.
The climate conditions are decent at this location with guaranteed 300 days sunshine. November can be cold and sometimes it may rain, but the blue skies will always be back. Winter seasons make these places the best spot for cross-country skiing.