Top image

Risoul in Summer: The Mountain in the Beautiful Season

Come and enjoy the sun in an exceptional natural setting! Located in the Hautes-Alpes, between the majestic Écrins and Queyras massifs, the Risoul 1850 resort is at the heart of a splendid mountainous region.

Staying here means offering yourself breathtaking panoramas, with the near certainty of enjoying beautiful summer sunshine. Thanks to its extraordinary location, Risoul benefits from more than 300 days of sunshine per year!

Whether you are a beginner or experienced hiker, a mountain biking enthusiast, or simply curious about local heritage and cultural riches, the Risoul resort will fulfill all your desires. And this is just a glimpse of the many activities organized during the beautiful season.

Risoul in Real-Time via Webcams

Because a picture is worth a thousand words, here are the links that will allow you to follow the various webcams in real-time:

Middle image

Hiking, Mountain Biking, and Chairlift Rides

The Risoul resort offers a dozen themed routes for all levels, whether with family or friends. Some trails will take you to the top with breathtaking views, while others will allow you to learn more about the region's fauna, flora, and heritage.

To make your walk more fun, opt for an orientation course with markers to find along the way.

As for cycling enthusiasts, they can explore the 110 km of marked trails spread over several routes (green, blue, red). Some trails have also been adapted and designed for electric bikes. To take you to the top without effort, 3 lifts are open throughout the summer season and can be used with your bikes or even your pet.

A Perfect Base for Regional Excursions

Two national parks surround the Risoul resort, with the Serre-Ponçon lake not far away. Take advantage of your stay to explore these magnificent corners of France. We recommend, for example, visiting Château-Queyras or strolling on the trails of the Écrins natural park. You will find even more expedition ideas in our "To See/To Do" section.

A Summer Full of Adventures and Discoveries in Risoul

Summer in Risoul is an invitation to adventure and discovery. Imagine crossing larch forests, climbing summits to be rewarded with panoramic views, or cycling through marked trails, all while breathing the pure mountain air.

Thrill-seekers can try activities such as paragliding to admire the landscapes from a new angle, or canyoning in the surrounding gorges. For those who prefer more relaxed activities, fishing in mountain lakes and picnicking in nature are ideal options.

And for food lovers, the region is full of culinary specialties to taste. Don't miss the local products such as cheeses, cured meats, and delicious mountain jams.

After a busy day, you can relax in one of our many comfortable apartments.

Risoul in summer is the promise of an unforgettable stay, where each day brings its share of discoveries and pleasures. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation, or family moments, you will find happiness here under the Hautes-Alpes sun.

So, what are you waiting for to pack your bags and come discover the mountain in the beautiful season? Risoul is eagerly waiting for you for memorable summer vacations!

Bottom image