Isère Tourism

In winter

Located in the heart of the French Alps, the department of Isère, France’s 3rd biggest mountain destination, has no fewer than 22 ski resorts in the 4 massifs - Belledonne, Chartreuse, Vercors and Oisans - offering varied and accessible winter sports facilities.

From the village resort to the large ski areas, mountain lovers will appreciate the diversity of landscapes and architecture, as well as the many activities accessible to all levels of ability. Nordic skiing in the forest or Alpine skiing on the great peaks and glaciers, snowboarding, free riding, snowshoeing, ski mountaineering, trail running or mountain biking on snow, climbing ... or simply a pampering, relaxing break.

Key figures for winter

What we offer tourists:

  • 22 winter sports resorts, spread across 4 massifs: Belledonne, Chartreuse, Oisans, Vercors
  • 1,200 km of ski runs and 390 chair lifts
  • 30 Nordic ski resorts, 1,000 km of marked runs

Tourist accommodation capacity:

  • 300,000 guest beds
  • the 3rd biggest capacity of all departments in Rhône-Alpes (13%)
  • 70% of beds are in the mountain area
  • 20% in the plains and hills and 10% in the Grenoble conurbation and the Grésivaudan Valley.

Famille Plus Montagne labelled resorts

The Famille Plus Montagne label is awarded to resorts that take a comprehensive approach in favour of holidays specifically designed for families and children. The criteria include providing a personal welcome, tailored entertainment and activities, special rates, accommodation, convenient shops and services, equipment and transport, safety, and childcare for children of 18 months to 12 years old.
Isère has 4 resorts carrying this label: Les 2 Alpes, Vaujany and Villard-de-Lans/Corrençon-en-Vercors and now l’Alpe d’Huez.