WINTER STAY IN LES ALPINS
Winter, snowshoeing, resorts and ski touring:
Snowy valleys and aerial summits, at the crossroads of Bochaine, Vercors and Dévoluy, Saint Julien is the ideal place for a family snowshoe hike, a day in a ski resort or a ski touring tour!
TO SKY, YOU HAVE THE CHOICE OF YOUR STATION:
- La Jarjatte ski resort : cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skiing … 10 km. The family resort par excellence
- Super Dévoluy ski resort : at 50 km, skiing big on the ridges of Dévoluy.
Off the marked trails, you can practice ski touring or the cascade of ice … (information at the Tourist Office of Lus).
Winter events: La Grande Trace (ski mountaineering race), Racquet Challenge, Sled dog race …
A WINTER DAY :
Go up to the station Lus-la Jarjatte (10 km). At the bottom skiing center you can rent ski or snowshoes and discover the valley of La Jarjatte, under the snow … a small stop at La Bergerie for a hot chocolate at the bottom of the valley! Perhaps you will see a deer or a chamois! In any case, there will be many traces!
Cross-country ski center: 04 92 58 54 96 – equipment rental – piste map – Free access to the cross-country ski trails.
HERITAGE: THE BUËCH, A TERRITORY OF CHARACTER:
The village of St Julien en Beauchêne:
High alpine character for this ancient village, with its houses with cut roofs, its small ecomuseum, the forest of Durbon and the remains of the former Chartreuse …
Far from the major tourist centers, but rich in small wonders to discover …
The lavender distillery of La Faurie, the Orthodox monastery of La Faurie, the Cheminot museum in Veynes, the circuit of the sundials or the circuit of artisans of art of the Hautes Alpes ...
- Sisteron et sa citadelle (1h)
- L’Abbaye de Boscodon (1h30)
- Le lac de Serre Ponçon et son muséoscope (1h15)
- Le Centre ecologique de Terre Vivante à Mens (3/4h)
- Le Diois, ses champs de lavande et la fameuse clairette ! (Die à 1h)
The Idea circuit to go by motorbike or car:
Depart Saint Julien, direction La Faurie and Montbrand via a beautiful little wild valley. Continue on the Col de la Haute Beaume to go down on La Beaume and climb the Col de Cabre. Enjoy the sundial at the exit of the tunnel. Before arriving at Luc en Diois, admire the Claps, chaos of rocks and small swimming lake. In Die, inevitable visit of the old town and the cellar Jaillance. We return to Châtillon en Diois, to discover the old town with its viols. One goes up towards the pass of Grimone via the gorges of the Gats, overhung by the Sucettes of Borne. From the Col de Grimone, one goes down to Lus la Croix Haute and its alpine landscapes. Finally, return to St julien en Beauchêne.
A beautiful day, about 140 km.