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La Chapelle-en-Vercors

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

La Chapelle-en-Vercors - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme
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In the heart of Vercors side Drôme, La Chapelle-en-Vercors is a small village of about 800 inhabitants of neighboring villages Vassieux, Saint-Martin, Saint-Julien and Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors.

Many breeders offer their famous cheese Bleu du Vercors Sassenage (PDO), sweet and delicious cooking. The people come to taste the famous ravioli Great bottlenecks, handcrafted, these small square pasta stuffed with cheese and herbs.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Chapelle-en-Vercors
Postcode26420
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Latitude44.9682470 (N 44° 58’ 6”)
Longitude5.4160810 (E 5° 24’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 600m to 1524m
Surface area45.27 km²
Population798 inhabitants
Density17 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureValence (64 km, 59 min)
Insee code26074
IntercommunalityCC du Vercors
DepartmentDrôme
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors4.2 km (7 min)
Saint-Martin-en-Vercors9.6 km (12 min)
Vassieux-en-Vercors10.6 km (17 min)
Échevis12.9 km (17 min)
Saint-Julien-en-Vercors13.1 km (17 min)
Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans16.8 km (22 min)
Saint-Laurent-en-Royans19.4 km (24 min)
Pont-en-Royans19.8 km (26 min)
Rencurel22 km (30 min)
Saint-Thomas-en-Royans23 km (29 min)
Choranche23 km (31 min)
Auberives-en-Royans24 km (31 min)
Saint-Jean-en-Royans24 km (30 min)
Châtelus24 km (31 min)

Things to see and do

Resistance to this place, you can visit the court Fusillés, site of memory Event July 25, 1944, during which sixteen young men were shot by German soldiers.

Limestone massif with numerous cavities, it is possible to discover the cave White Draye during a guided tour.

La Chapelle-en-Vercors is a botanical village massive perennial mountains are located on the village and sheets are available for viewing walkers, the town hall, and the Office of Tourism.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Market every Thursday from 8am to 12.30pm (summer, Thursdays and Saturdays).

Trail of Drayes Vercors weekend in early June.

Festival Chapels en Vercors (chamber music): 15 days in July.

Crossings Vercors ski (late February or early March), VTT (September).

Photos

City Hall
City Hall
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Commercial
Commercial
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Pool
Pool
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Court of shot
Court of shot
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Church
Church
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Main Street
Main Street
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Weather

Friday 3 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 32°C
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Saturday 4 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 31°C
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Sunday 5 july
Min. 21°C - Max. 34°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A Vassieux-en-Vercors, the museum, the Necropolis and Resistance Memorial can be visited throughout the year.

Museum of Prehistory, Vassieux-en-Vercors, fun and interactive, which traces the life en Vercors there 5000 years.

Come and explore the little world of Santon de Provence, Vassieux-en-Vercors, and old trades in a timeless journey in sound and light.

Glowing Cave in St. Agnan-en-Vercors.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Pottery workshop and Rakû in the Alps
Well-being30 € Saint-Martin-le-Colonel (10.5 km)
Tandem paraglider flight with an instructor
Sports sensations75 € to 130 € Lans-en-Vercors (24 km)
Chocolate museum and workshop
Crafts0 € to 3 € Crest (41 km)
Discover the Ogier distillery
Local flavours0 € to 20 € Moras-en-Valloire (49 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Revoulat Panoramic Viewpoint
HikeEasy2h00La Chapelle-en-Vercors
Heritage Visit
Village visitEasy1h00Corrençon-en-Vercors (10.6 km)
The karst trail
HikeEasy3h00Vassieux-en-Vercors (10.6 km)
Balade panoramique au col du Liorin
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h25Corrençon-en-Vercors (11.2 km)
Pas de la Balme
HikeAthletic4h40Château-Bernard (12.6 km)

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