How To Get Here
From Bourg d’Oisans
We are located 5km south of Bourg d’Oisans on the N91 behind the ‘Solfege’ restaurant do not go to to Auris we are in the valley (no climbing from Bourg involved).
From Bourg d’Oisans take the N91 / D1091 south towards Briancon, Le Velo Jaune is in Le Clapier which is 5 km away, (after 4km you will pass by Les Alberges) . Approx 5km from Bourg d’Oisans you will come to slight incline (it is a v. small bridge over the river) it has an illuminated road sign above it, as you go over the bridge slow down and indicate right, take the right turning immediately at the end of the bridge (very small lane). The right turn is before the Solfege restaurant and before the right turn to Venosc.
Le Velo Jaune B&B is the first house on the left at the base of the slope.
If you miss the turn, take the right turn to Venosc then the immediate right down a lane past an old cement works, follow the lane round,Le Velo Jaune is the second house on the right.
Sat Nav – only use to get to Bourg d’Oisans usually in Sat Nav as Le Bourg d’Oisans.
Le Velo Jaune b&b GPS co-ordinates:
Latitude N45 degrees 01.752
Longitude E6 degrees 04.255
The nearest airport is Lyon, approximately 1hr 30mins from Le Velo Jaune and is served daily by many carriers including Easyjet from London Gatwick & Stanstead, British Airways from London Heathrow, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester and BMI from Manchester. Please check with the carriers for details.
Geneva airport is approximately 2hrs 15mins from Le Velo Jaune.
During the ski season Grenoble & Chambery airport are served from the UK which is also about 1hr 15mins away is open during this period.
Car hire is available from the airports.
Eurostar to Paris then a TGV direct train to Grenoble where a bus can be caught to Bourg d’Oisans, Le Velo Jaune.
The bike express www.bike-express.co.uk from the UK stops at Grenoble where a bus can be caught to Bourg d’Oisans, Le Velo Jaune.
From Grenoble Airport by Car (approx 90 km 1hr 15 mins)
Follow signs to Grenoble, which will take you onto the A48 motorway take the motorway towards Grenoble then get on the A480 motorway and follow signs for Gap & Sisteron.
Take exit no.8 (Gap, Briancon, Vizille, Stations de l’Oisans), which joins the N85 then, the N91/ D1091 to Bourg d’Oisans (Le Velo Jaune B&B 5km from Bourg d’Oisans).
Take the By Pass around Bourg and follow from Bourg d’Oisans.
From Grenoble by Car
Follow the A48 motorway take the A480 motorway and follow signs for Gap & Sisterron.
Take exit no.8 (Gap, Briancon, Vizelle, Stations de l’Oisans) which joins the N85 then the N91/D1091 to Bourg d’Oisans. (Le Velo JauneB&B is 5km from Bourg d’Oisans). Take the by pass round Bourg d’Oisans and follow from Bourg d’Oisans.
From Grenoble by Bus
It is possible to catch a bus from Grenoble station directly to Le Clapier, the stop is 50m from the front door. In addition there are many busses that go from Grenoble to Bourg d’Oisans where we can pick you up. The bus times and routes can be found on this web site: www.transisere.fr
From Grenoble Gare to either Le Clapier (Auris en Oisans) or Agence VDF Bourg d’Oisans. The full bus timetable can be seen by using the page ‘Horaires des lignes’ on the web site.
Le Velo Jaune is approximately 9 hours (allowing for short stops) from the port of Calais, approximately 8 hours of the journey is on motorways with the final hour on Route Nationals (there are no scary mountain passes to negotiate on the way, however whilst you are here there is the opportunity for plenty). Please be aware that the majority of the motorways are toll roads, a disadvantage in cost however it does mean unless there is an accident the roads are relatively empty except on public holidays. Once you have got to Grenoble follow the directions above from Grenoble Airport A48.
From Briancon – Access via the Col du Lautaret is currently unavailable due to a tunnel closure
Take the N91 from Briancon Approximately 5 km from Bourg there is a sharp right bend with a left hand junction to Venosc and St Christophe. Take the left turn to Venosc / St Christophe then the immediate right down a lane past an old cement works, follow the lane round Le Velo Jaune is the second house on the right.
Map to Location
AddressLe Velo Jaune Chambres d’ Hotes
If you do have any questions regarding your journey or transfers please do ask and we’ll try and help in any way we can.