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Meije - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Meije, 05320 La Grave, France

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About Meije

La Meije is a mountain overlooking the village of La Grave located in the Massif des Écrins range. The mountain is well-known for its off-piste and intense skiing opportunities.


Attractions Near Meije

Col du Galibier
Col du Galibier10.22km from Meije

The Col du Galibier is a mountain pass in the southern region of the French Dauphiné Alps near Grenoble. It is the eighth-highest paved road in the Alps, and recurrently the highest point of the Tour de France. It connects Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne and Briançon via the col du Télégraphe and the Col du Lautaret. The pass is closed during the winter. It is located between the massif d'Arvan-Villards and the massif des Ceres, taking its name from the secondary chain of mountains known as the Galib

Les Deux Alpes
Les Deux Alpes14.48km from Meije

Les Deux Alpes is a ski resort in the French department of Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The village sits at 1,650 m and lifts run to 3,600 m. It has the largest skiable glacier in Europe and is France's second oldest ski resort behind Chamonix, where the largest mountain in western Europe is located, Mont Blanc. It has the longest, normally open full on-piste vertical available in the world. It is a 71 km drive southeast of Grenoble.

Écrins National Park
Écrins National Park18.82km from Meije

Écrins National Park is one of the ten French national parks. It is located in the south-eastern part of France in the Dauphiné Alps south of Grenoble and north of Gap, shared between the départements of Isère and Hautes-Alpes. It rises up to 4,102 m at the Barre des Ecrins and covers 918 km2 of high mountain areas, with high peaks, glacier fields, glacier valleys, alpine pastures, subalpine woodlands, and lakes. One of the nice trekking destination and also rock climbing is possible here.

L'Alpe d'Huez
L'Alpe d'Huez21.21km from Meije

Alpe d'Huez is one of Europe's premier skiing venues, having gained popularity when it hosted the bobsled events of the 1968 Winter Olympics. With 249 km of piste and 84 ski lifts, the resort is now one of the world's largest. Extensive snowmaking facilities helped combat the ski area's largely south-facing orientation and helped Alpe d'Huez appeal to beginner skiers, with very easy slopes. There are also good intermediate-grade slopes, but the resort is mostly known for freeskiing.

Serre Chevalier
Serre Chevalier21.69km from Meije

Serre Chevalier is one of the beautiful ski resorts in Franc Located near Écrins National Park. The resort includesa large skiing area, with 250 km of slopes.

Col de la Croix de Fer
Col de la Croix de Fer26.08km from Meije

Col de la Croix de Fer is a high mountain pass in the French Alps linking Le Bourg-d'Oisans and Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. The pass has featured in the Tour de France nineteen times since it was first passed in the 1947 tour when the race was led over the summit by Fermo Camellini. One of the beautiful locations in the area and also a nice picnic spot too.

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Its identity as a geographical region is a holdover from the days of the Roman Empire. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine, food, and language.

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