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Autrans-Méaudre en Vercors

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Located in the Isère department, Méaudre is since 1 January 2016 delegated common Autrans new common-Méaudre-en-Vercors. It lies at the heart of the Vercors, in the Regional Natural Park of Vercors, about thirty kilometers from Grenoble.

This small town of medium mountains is especially known for hosting on its territory the Nordic area Méaudre paradise for winter snow sports enthusiasts. Having preserved architecture typical of the region, the village of Méaudre also presents an interesting historical heritage and to better understand life in the mountains.

The many events that enliven the scene throughout the year also are the hallmark of this town of the Vercors.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAutrans-Méaudre en Vercors
Postcode38112
Tourism label
Latitude45.1269240 (N 45° 7’ 37”)
Longitude5.5264890 (E 5° 31’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 940m to 1711m
Surface area77.89 km²
Population3105 inhabitants
Density39 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (24 mi, 44 min)
Insee code38225
IntercommunalityCC du Massif du Vercors
DepartmentIsère
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Villard-de-Lans6.2 mi (16 min)
Lans-en-Vercors7.5 mi (17 min)
Corrençon-en-Vercors8.7 mi (19 min)
Rencurel9.8 mi (23 min)
Saint-Julien-en-Vercors10.6 mi (23 min)
Engins11.6 mi (23 min)
Saint-Martin-en-Vercors12.8 mi (27 min)
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte12.9 mi (27 min)
Choranche13.3 mi (31 min)
Presles19 mi (46 min)
Malleval-en-Vercors21 mi (55 min)
Saint-Gervais21 mi (51 min)
Seyssins21 mi (46 min)
Rovon22 mi (54 min)
Claix22 mi (47 min)

Things to see and do

Popular with skiers, the village of Méaudre is also a charming mountainous site with different attractions to discover.

The Nordic area is renowned Méaudre the village. Lovers of winter sports can take advantage of cross-country trails or alpine paths or snowshoeing. In summer, the resort is also open, presenting sites caving, climbing or canyoning and mountain biking. A summer pool also hosts the site.

Built in the late nineteenth century, the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul replaces the old destroyed by lightning. It was restored in the 2010s.

Walking through the village, visitors enjoy the traditional houses with slate roofs and the authentic charm of the place.

Colomb cave and the Cave of the Passenger, who seem to have sheltered trapper hunter Paleolithic, have uncovered several flint tools and ocher fragments.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Lively, Méaudre village is the scene of festive and full of gaiety animations.

On Tuesday morning, the Méaudre market is the opportunity to buy the Vercors products.

In January, the Polar Adventure is the opportunity to attend a large gathering of huskies

A fair for organic products takes place every year in early July.

Always centered on a festive theme, the festival village of Méaudre is organized in August. There may especially appreciate animation stands, Olympics or a warm meal.

International Festival of Mountain Film Autrans the first week of December. Film screenings, literary and sporting events around the mountain and adventure.

Weather

Monday 19 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 26°C
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Tuesday 20 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 22°C
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Wednesday 21 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 19°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tandem paraglider flight with an instructor
Sports sensations80 € to 140 € Lans-en-Vercors (3.8 mi)
Canyoning in Vercors or Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € to 55 € Grenoble (10.5 mi)
Two-seater paraglider flight over Belledonne and the Chartreuse
Sports sensations75 € to 150 € Plateau-des-Petites-Roches (22 mi)
Tour of Virieu Castle
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Val-de-Virieu (24 mi)
Visit to a truffle farm
Local flavours10 € Romans-sur-Isère (26 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Molière Plateau
HikeIntermediate4h00Lans-en-Vercors (4.6 mi)
Heritage Visit
Village visitEasy1h00Corrençon-en-Vercors (6.9 mi)
The Mauret Wood Games
HikeEasy25 minChâteau-Bernard (10 mi)
Playnet Meadow and Col du Soliet by Château Bernard
HikeIntermediate3h35Château-Bernard (10.7 mi)
The mill path
HikeEasy1h05Château-Bernard (10.7 mi)

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Bed & breakfasts

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Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
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A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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