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Allemond

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Allemond sometimes also spelled Allemont is a town in the Isère located in the heart of the Oisans, in the Eau d'Olle valley. The village of about 1000 inhabitants lies at the foot of the Belledonne, just across the Grandes Rousses massif which one has a magnificent view.

Created in the Middle Ages, the village was once turned to agriculture and livestock. After extensive mining activity, it is now focused entirely on tourism, winter and summer. On Lake Verney, Allemond offers a natural and enchanting visitors in search of outdoor activities.

Allemond is also a ski resort very popular, where many activities are possible. In the center of a fauna and flora of the most interesting, Allemond is the perfect site to enjoy the fresh air and an exceptional kind.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAllemond
Postcode38114
Latitude45.1321600 (N 45° 7’ 56”)
Longitude6.0406080 (E 6° 2’ 26”)
AltitudeFrom 702m to 2969m
Surface area44.75 km²
Population1032 inhabitants
Density23 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (36 mi, 1h02)
Insee code38005
IntercommunalityCC de l'Oisans
DepartmentIsère
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Oz2.1 mi (8 min)
Vaujany5 mi (14 min)
Le Bourg-d'Oisans7 mi (16 min)
Villard-Reculas7.1 mi (19 min)
Livet-et-Gavet8.1 mi (16 min)
La Garde9.3 mi (21 min)
Huez9.4 mi (25 min)
Oulles10.3 mi (28 min)
Ornon10.8 mi (27 min)
Villard-Notre-Dame12.7 mi (30 min)
L'Alpe d'Huez12.7 mi (36 min)
Le Freney-d'Oisans13.7 mi (26 min)
Villard-Reymond13.9 mi (33 min)
Auris14.2 mi (34 min)

Things to see and do

Popular ski resort, the village of Allemond also has a beautiful architectural heritage, typical of the region.

The main tourist interest Allemond remains its ski resort and its many activities. In winter, cross-country skiing up Allemond which is one of the main centers in the region. It is also possible to learn about snowshoeing to discover the surrounding nature, such as massive Grandes Rousses and Belledonne.

In summer recreational activities are not lacking either. On bulk or by the lake of Verney, you can learn about fishing in torrents, bicycle touring, climbing, tennis, paddle boating, canoeing, optimist or to windsurfing.

In the center of the village, one can enjoy the Saint-Nizier church, built in the nineteenth century. She still has a beautiful bell dating from 1657.

The civil heritage of the village of Allemond no shortage of charm either, and you can discover the Grand'Maison dam, the old royal foundry which recalls the mining past of the village, the old mill, or tower Rochechinard.

Over the walks in the village and its surroundings, it is also possible to enjoy the highest climbing wall in Europe, the needle of the Eau d'Olle with thirty meters high, or the central EDF which dates from the early twentieth century.

A Rivier d'Allemont, of Allemond hamlet, visitors will enjoy the presence of museum Rivier, which now house the ibex and space York Mallory. This exhibition space is devoted mainly to ibex and lifestyle.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Small village Allemond not least offers some of the most interesting events.

A food market is held in the streets of Allemond on Monday morning in July and August.

The Jazz'Allemont festival takes place in the village at the beginning of July. Jazz concerts, Cuban music or Indian and African Allemond alive until the end of the night.

During the period of Advent, late November or early December, the village offers its fair Allemond of Advent, and a mini Christmas market. On this occasion, the exhibitors offer culinary and craft specialties and local produce.

Market

Weather

Tuesday 20 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
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Wednesday 21 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 22°C
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Thursday 22 june
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hike in the Arvan Valley
Nature and the great outdoors18 € Saint-Jean-d'Arves (12.1 mi)
Two-seater paraglider flight over Belledonne and the Chartreuse
Sports sensations75 € to 150 € Plateau-des-Petites-Roches (14.2 mi)
Guided mountain hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € Albiez-Montrond (15.8 mi)
Canyoning in Vercors or Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € to 55 € Grenoble (16.3 mi)
Tandem paraglider flight with an instructor
Sports sensations80 € to 140 € Lans-en-Vercors (21 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Via ferrata de Vaujany
HikeAthletic2h00Vaujany (3.2 mi)
Le col d'Ornon (n°13)
Cycling itineraryAthletic2h30Le Bourg-d'Oisans (5.4 mi)
La boucle des Villard par Villard Reymond (n°11)
Cycling itineraryAthletic2h40Le Bourg-d'Oisans (5.4 mi)
The turn of the plateau matheysin by Laffrey (n ° 15)
Cycling itineraryAthletic6h25Le Bourg-d'Oisans (5.4 mi)
Les cheminées d'équilibre (n°18)
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h20Le Bourg-d'Oisans (5.4 mi)

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