Cycling & Mountain Biking
Website with information on cycling in the French Alps, Tour de France mountain stages and the Megavalanche, the longest MTB downhill race in the world, starting on the Alpe-dHuez glacier.
La Velostation Chambery
Hire a variety of bikes including tandems and mountain bikes. Open from April to October weekdays 06:30-19:00 and weekends 09:00-19:00. Winter opening hours (November to March) weekdays 06:30-19:00 and Saturday 09:00-19:00.
A number of circuits and descents around Chatel. Tickets available for the cable cars (open July and August) which will take you and your bike to the start points. For guides and maps contact Tourist Office, chef lieu Chatel (74).
ChaletArc Riders Hostel
Hostel accommodation in Les Arcs/Peisey-Nancroix (Paradiski). Ideal base for mountain biking with secure cellar storage. Very easy access to the lift system. Based at Maison des Quatre Balcons, Rue de Nantcruet, Peisey Nancroix(73)
Sale and rental of all types of bicycle, including tandems, and accessories suitable for adults and children. Roller blades also available. Accompanied cycling tours from half a day to four days can also be organised. 65 pl Mairie, Sevrier (74).
Winter and summer activity holidays based in Vaujany (38) in the French Alps. Summer activities: walking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, mountaineering and white water rafting. Winter skiing in the Alpe dHuez ski area. Catered and self cater
Foyer Nordique des Moises
Base for various sports including Nordic walking and mountain biking. Hire of equipment and maps provided on site. Based at route du Col de Cou, Habere-Poche (74).