Vaujany is a charming mountain resort and a jealously guarded secret by those who know it well. In the heart of the Oisans mountain range it enjoys a privileged location, perched at an altitude of 1,250 metres on a sunny plateau. Situated opposite the Les Grandes Rousses and the sublime Cascade de la Fare waterfall, it is authentic in winter and even more so in the summer thanks to its strong traditions, the archetypal mountain town architecture of its centre and its environment in tune with the rhythm of nature, with forests of fir trees on the horizon and mountain ridges that stimulate the imagination. Vaujany has not been built from scratch; it is a real village with a strong soul and a rich history, which has managed to equip itself with infrastructures worthy of the big resorts: a sports centre, a cultural centre, an international grade ice rink, ultra-modern escalators and elevators, etc. In Vaujany you can be assured to spend magical holidays with family or friends in a preserved and breath-taking natural site, amidst sumptuous landscapes, in the open air, whilst enjoying a wide range of activities and unique events.
Vaujany is a traditional mountain village with its wood and stone chalets its small streets, fountains, farms and church. Located in Isere and facing the majestic Grandes Rousses mountain range, Vaujany has kept its identity and mountain traditions yet the different infrastructures linked to the winter and summer activities are very modern. You can enjoy the wide variety of activities whether both winter or summer all set in this grandiose scenery.
Vaujany is connected to the Alpe d'Huez ski area offering access to over 250km of high altitude skiing (high altitude up to 3,300m) as well as many tracks for hiking, cross country skiing as well as snowshoeing and more.
The proposed development for Alpe d'Huez to be connected to neighbouring Les 2 Alpes creating one of the largest ski areas in France was confirmed to be going ahead in September 2020.
The Vaujany Ski area is an integral part of a massive domain covering 8 villages: Alpe d'Huez , Auris, Clavans, Le Freney d'Oisans, La Garde, Oz en Oisans, Villard Reculas and Vaujany.
Summer activities are many, Tennis, Sailing, Canoeing, Hiking and Cycling - Alpe d'Huez regualrly hosts stages of the Tour de France and the L'Etape aswell as varous other cycling (Road and MTB) events in the region
Vaujany has a number of hotels with a new one opening in 2020 including a cinema within the development.
Within the village there is a supermarket, bakery, Pharmacy and a full range of shops.
Vaujany has a number of excellent restaurants providing typical Alpine cusine, from traditional Savoyarde fayre to locally baked pizzas.
Vaujany has a good range of bars offering a lively 'apres-ski' scene to cater for all ages. La Folie Douce in Alpe d'Huez is a mere ski lift away... but dont miss the last connecting lift back to Vaujany at the end of the day!
The main market town of the Oisans region Bourg d’Oisans, is a 25 minute (14km) drive away. Being the main town, Bourg offers a wide array of shops, bars and restaurants. It has a large supermarket with parking, Petrol stations, banks, post office, pharmacies, medical centre, bus terminus, builder’s merchants, churches, riverside walks, cycle hire, swimming pool, tennis courts and more in this typical alpine town.
See the various web Links on 'Things to do' page for more information on the above places and activities.