Summer – Experience

Experience Summer at Lauvitel Lodge Enjoy our Hospitality!

Lauvitel Lodge in summer is a magical place for your next holiday or gathering – your home away from home.

You may be here for a family reunion, a holiday, a cycling event or a retreat/workshop; or for simply enjoying all that is offered by the Veneon valley and the Ecrins National Park. Whatever draws you to Lauvitel Lodge, you will find it to be a very special and idyllic place within easy access of your chosen activity.


Enjoy the Splendour of the Summer Season Millions of things to do, or you can just rest.

Lauvitel Lodge offers the perfect setting for moments of adventure and excitement, alongside extraordinary peace and tranquility

Those who come to Lauvitel Lodge know it is a special place where they can come back – time and again.  Here, you have the freedom to be fully engaged in your chosen activity and still enjoy just being in the mountains.  Whether you have come for a holiday or retreat, you will feel rested and re-energized from your stay, having taken time for yourself and experienced something new.

Located in the hamlet of La Danchere, Lauvitel Lodge is a gateway to a stunning area of the French Alps. Bourg d’Oisans is a short drive away for all your shops and conveniences, and listed below are just some of the amazing activities and places that will be on your doorstep…

In the Heart of a Cyclist’s Paradise

Cyclist's ParadiseWith 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 an incredible choice of rides in a relatively small area…

Adventure Activities on your Doorstep

Adventure ActivitiesThe 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, or simply exploring the mountain roads and villages…

Parc des Ecrins is our Back Garden

Parc des EcrinsA 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 high snowy peaks there really is something for everyone…

Summer Activities There's Something for Everyone

Cycling - Oisans Valley Cycle Alpe d'Huez and the mountain passes

If you’re looking for accommodation while coming to the French Alps to cycle the likes of Alpe D’Huez, Col de Croix De Fer or Galibier then you have found the right place.
Cycling - Hill Climbs

Hiking and Walking Walk mountain trails, riverside routes, and view the crystal clear lakes

Lauvitel Lodge is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Bourg d’Oisans, and is much loved and frequently returned to by walkers and walking groups.

Mountain Adventure Climb the alpine peaks, raft the rivers and soar above it all

If you are looking for adventure in the mountains, then there is no better place to find it than from Lauvitel Lodge, in close proximity to all the offerings of the Veneon Valley and the Oisans resorts.

Culture There is a huge range of cultural outings that are possible from Lauvitel Lodge.

From pretty mountain villages, to the bigger cities and towns, from museums to art, there really is something for everyone.

Wellbeing & Retreats Lauvitel Lodge is THE place for Being Well

Simply being here is already enough to transport you to another state of being. Within no time you will put a spring back in your step!