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Lauvitel Lodge – for alpine holidays and retreats

Lauvitel Lodge – for alpine holidays and retreats

Inner peace in the midst of challenge and transformation

Inner peace in the midst of challenge and transformation

Take on the Classic Cols and Alpe d’Huez

Take on the Classic Cols and Alpe d’Huez

From easy to extreme in the Parc des Ecrins

From easy to extreme in the Parc des Ecrins

Ski Les 2 Alpes and Alpe d’Huez from one location

Ski Les 2 Alpes and Alpe d’Huez from one location

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Welcome to Lauvitel Lodge, in the heart of La Danchere

Lauvitel Lodge is a magical place for your next holiday or gathering. Resting in the tiny hamlet of La Danchère, Venosc, France, Lauvitel Lodge sits at the doorway to the splendors of the Ecrins National Park. You may be here for a retreat or workshop, for a cycling event, for a family reunion, for a ski holiday or for a walking vacation. Whatever draws you to Lauvitel Lodge you will find it to be an ideal place to enjoy each other’s company to the full. We have a wealth of facilities and activities for you to enjoy both within the lodge and closeby. Some of the highlights include:

Warm Welcome and Great Food

Quite simply, this is what we are known for; along with the amazing peace and tranquillity people feel by the end of their stay with us. At Lauvitel Lodge it is our intention that you leave a little more relaxed, a little more energized, with Lauvitel Lodge Diningnew experiences and fond memories to take home with you…

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In the Heart of a Cyclist’s Paradise

With miles of mountain roads, famous climbs and thrilling descents. Whether you are here for a particular event such as Alpe d’Huzes, the Marmotte, the Tour de France, the Marco Pantini, or to enjoy the cycling in your own rhythm, there is Cyclist's Paradisean incredible choice of rides in a relatively small area…

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Amazing Skiing and Boarding

Nearby Les Deux Alpes is an amazing ‘upside-down’ ski resort with fantastic beginner’s runs high up on the glacier, graceful intermediate runs everywhere and challenging blacks flying you down to the bars & restaurants in this friendly town. Skiing and Boarding Alpe d’Huez and La Grave are also only a stone’s throw away…

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Adventure Activities on your Doorstep

The Veneon valley boasts one of the best selections of summer mountain activities you are likely to find anywhere. Apart from cycling, walking, climbing and skiing you can also turn your hand to climbing in the trees at adventure park, ascending the cliffs on via ferrata, cooling off in white water rafting, flying on the wind with a parapente, Adventure Activitiesor simply exploring the mountain roads and villages…

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Parc des Ecrins is our Back Garden

A short walk from our front door lays the Parc des Ecrins. Famous for the alpine climbs, the GR 54, and walking for families and mountain veterans alike, the national park of Les Ecrins is breath-taking. With its mixture of verdant forests, rivers and streams, sumptuous lakes, flower-filled alpine meadows, steep cliffs and Parc des Ecrinshigh snowy peaks there really is something for everyone…

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Close to Everything and Far From It All

Whatever your chosen pursuit in the presence of these mountains, at the beginning and end of the day you will come to rest in the warmth and hospitality of a home away from home. Friendly evenings, quiet nights, gentle mornings, and restful afternoons in relaxing gardens surrounded by beautiful scenery create both the charm and Wellbeingsplendour of the space we call Lauvitel Lodge…

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Come alone or as a large group – catered or self-catered, summer or winter, or for our events/retreats

We specialize in events for groups of 10 to 28, although during the summer months our clients are regularly groups of 2! Lauvitel Lodge lends itself perfectly to many different set-ups. This means we can adapt our facilities to meet our client’s needs with relative ease. You may be looking for a picturesque venue for a family anniversary, a week-end away with friends, the ideal place to stay for a two week holiday or somewhere to host your cycling club event or well-being retreat. We invite you to find out more about Lauvitel Lodge.    more details

  • Cycling from Lauvitel Lodge
  • Garden Wedding
  • Lake in Summer
  • Lauvitel Lodge Dining
  • Lauvitel Lodge in Winter
  • Lauvitel Lodge Sitting Room
  • Lauvitel Lodge in Summer
  • Lower Lawn
  • Summer Dining Terrace
  • Upper Lawn
  • Venosc Room
  • Chalet Dauphiné
  • Chalet Dauphiné in Summer
  • Dauphiné Bathroom

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