D'Oz Station à Villard-Reculas

From Oz (resort) to Villard-Reculas

at Oz
14.8 km
5h 25min
Medium
  • Hike n°2 on the Hiking in Oisans map

    A walk which affords stunning views off the Eau d'Olle valley and the Belledonne chain. A very pleasant walk on a hot day!

  • A walk which affords stunning views of the Eau d’Olle valley and the Belledonne chain. This is a long but not technically challenging footpath which will enable you to discover different environments (forests, mountain pastures) and different types of vegetation (blueberries, rhododendrons...). A very pleasant walk on a hot day!

    TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS
    Starting point: Oz en Oisans (resort)
    Elevation gain: 265 m
    Duration There/Back: 5h25
    Distance: 14,8 km
    Level: Easy

    TO SEE ON...
    A walk which affords stunning views of the Eau d’Olle valley and the Belledonne chain. This is a long but not technically challenging footpath which will enable you to discover different environments (forests, mountain pastures) and different types of vegetation (blueberries, rhododendrons...). A very pleasant walk on a hot day!

    TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS
    Starting point: Oz en Oisans (resort)
    Elevation gain: 265 m
    Duration There/Back: 5h25
    Distance: 14,8 km
    Level: Easy

    TO SEE ON THIS ROAD
    • The Pré Reynaud chalets at an altitude of 1340 m
    • The flora and fauna: deer, squirrels, mountain hares, lilies, orchids...

    TO SEE NEARBY
    • In Oz en Oisans:
    The lakes plateau can be reached by sky-lift
    The ski resort, the village and the hamlets
    • In Villard Reculas:
    The geological orientation table
    The village’s traditional architecture
    The “Pas de la confession” (Steps of confession), the name given to the road linking Huez and Villard Reculas, a viewpoint above the Bourg d’Oisans plain
    La Chèvrerie - goats’ cheese producer

    TO KNOW
    The forests of Oisans play an important part in protecting local populations and transport routes. They also contribute to maintaining mountain biodiversity. The forests are exploited for lumber and firewood. Walkers and hikers can roam there thanks to the many Walking trails which criss-cross them.
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