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Welcome to the Vallée des Villards

The villages of Saint Colomban and Saint Alban des Villards are made up of a string of hamlets, whose centuries-old houses seemingly huddle together on the hillside for warmth. Having invested in upscale tourist infrastructure in recent years, the village have simultaneously managed to preserve their old-world charms for all to enjoy.

With the onset of a winter, the village resort offers quality skiing without the crowds and lift queues, as well as a safe winter sports environment to suit skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. And with over 1200 m of vertical height, the challenges on offer are sufficient to get the best out of everyone. Snowshoe excursions by moonlight, torch-lit descents and a glass of vin chaud, local specialities (matouille, teillons). The Vallée des Villards is a source of so many unforgettable memories. In addition, the upper reaches of the valley present a remarkably unspoilt natural environment, readily accessible to backcountry ski enthusiasts seeking the sense of freedom and exhilaration of a descent through deep, fresh powder.

And when summer arrives, the countless waymarked paths give visitors a chance to explore the valley's alpine chalets, forests, lakes, moutain streams and summits. And while our younger visitors are busy making new friends at the club "Les Galapias", adults can choose from a wide range of activities for those seeking a little physical exercise or a just a complete change of routine, including a multipurpose sports facility, a via ferrata, horse riding, tennis, football, rock climbing, cycling, mountain biking, boules and fishing.

Saint Alban and Saint Colomban des Villards, two villages, one combined opportunity to explore an unspoilt natural environment and enjoy an invigorating range of sports and leisure activities.