Vallouise France

"Old age is like climbing a mountain. The more you climb, the more tired and breathless you are, but how far your vision has expanded!"
Boris Vian

"The silence of the mountain is even more beautiful when the birds are silent"
Taisen Deshimaru

Fabulous valley of the Hautes Alpess (Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur, French Alpes, France), at the foot of the massif of the Ecrins and therefore of the national park of the same name. This page offers links related to the valley of Vallouise, Puy Saint Vincent, Les Vigneaux, Pelvoux, Ailefroide, Pré de Madame Carle etc ...: : hiking ideas, outings, events, sports, culture, mountain, tips etc ...


Panorama Vallouise Ecrins from Oreac

Panorama Vallouise Ecrins from Oreac

We invite you to take a look at a 1732 million pixel (1.7 GB) megapixel HD panoramic picture representing the Vallouise valley and the Ecrins massif from the Oreac plateau above Puy Saint Vincent.

La Blanche

Hiking La Blanche Vallouise France

A nice hiking idea in the Vallouise valley is to leave the hamlet of Puy Aillaud (1580 meters above sea level), to reach the summit of Blanche (2953 meters above sea level) and its superb panorama towards the Pelvoux.

Puy Aillaud lake

Lake Puy Aillaud (2534 meters) is accessible in about 2 to 4 hours, depending on your pace, from the hamlet (1600 m) of the same name. This lake rounded measuring about 60 meters in diameter.

Belvedere three refuges

The viewpoint of the three refuges (2350 meters) is located in the High Alps (Hautes Alpes, 05) in Pelvoux even if the start and most of the ride takes place in Vallouise. The lookout is located in the National Park Ecrins.

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