Get to know the resort
Allemond is a charming village nestled in the Auvergne Rhone Alps region of South eastern France at an altitude of 713m above sea level. Just 15 minutes in the car from the town of Bourg d’Oisans, this picturesque village has a rich history rooted in the mining industry and alpine agriculture, making it a unique destination for those seeking a touch of tradition.
The best place to start your journey through Allemond's fascinating past is Vieux Allemond. Here, you can take a stroll down the road leading to the Mairie and the church, which are significant landmarks in the village. Once home to royal foundries that melted minerals mined around the village,
Allemond now welcomes visitors with open arms, offering an array of facilities, including a tourist office, boulangerie, swimming pool, cafe bar, three restaurants, bike shop, cash point, medical centre, and pharmacy. And let's not forget about the new L’Eau D’Olle express ski lift that takes you to the ski resort of Oz en Oisans within the Alpe d’Huez ski domain, which is a fantastic addition to the area
For cyclists, Allemond is the perfect starting point for a challenging adventure on the Col du Glandon and the Col de la Croix de Fer. The village boasts an extensive network of marked routes through the Grandes Rousses Massif and Belledonne Massif, ideal for mountain bikers and hikers alike.
If water sports are more your thing, look no further than the Watersports centre on Lac Verney. Here, visitors can hire pedal boats, go canoeing, or try out stand-up paddle boarding. While the village park, surrounded by a skatepark, tennis court, outdoor swimming pool, and climbing wall, is the perfect spot for summertime events.
In summary, Allemond may be a quiet village, but it's a true gem with something for everyone, from adrenaline junkies to those looking for a leisurely escape. With the L’Eau D’Olle express ski lift lready running and the future Bourg d’Oisans to Alpe d’Huez cable car planned for 2024 coming, this is a great area to look at for your perfect second home in the French Alps.