Gîte d'étape Le Chalet du Germas
04530 Larche Val d'Oronaye
In the Alps, near the Arche pass at 1800 m of altitude, the Chalet du Germas is a haven of peace, harsh in winter, mild in summer. In addition to the snow activities and the observation of the marmots of Lauzanier, in spring and during the summer Jacques and Anne-Marie organize days of discovery of wild plants, cooked and tasted on the spot.
The Chalet du Germas is a haven of peace, harsh in winter, mild in summer, serene in spring, and explosive in autumn with its colors. It is surrounded by mountains, summits, hence its name "Le Germas" located in front of the guesthouse, at 2750 m of altitude.
The guest house le Chalet du Germas is located in Maison Méane, a hamlet perched at 1800 m in the commune of Larche (04), 30 mn from Barcelonnette and the ski resorts: Vars, Pra-Loup, Le Sauze and Sainte-Anne.
At 15 mn from Maison Méane, the commune of Jausiers, starting point of the Bonnette pass, the highest road in Europe (2802 m).
10 mn from Maison Méane, Italy, the Larche pass (or Madelena pass) and its typical villages..
Maison Méane is also the starting point for many hikes, ski tours, snowshoeing and access to many mountain lakes (accompaniment possible, if needed). In addition to the snow activities, in spring and during the summer, Jacques and Anne-Marie organize, days of discovery of wild plants, which are then cooked and tasted on site.
* Gîte d'étape for 15 people
* Small dormitories with bunk beds
* 4 washbasins, 4 showers, 4 independent WC
* A common room with wood stove, TV, free wifi
* A room for skis and snowshoes
* A room for motorcycles, bicycles...
This provider is a member of the Mercantour Ecotourism association, discover it here !