House of Heritage and Environment

  • Famille Plus
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House of Heritage and Environment
680 route des Trolles
Chamrousse 1650
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Chamrousse enjoys an exceptional environment and today the Environment Centre is waiting for you to present you all facets of it through its exhibitions!
Since the summer of 2018, the chalet of Recoin in Chamrousse, former refuge of the French Alpine Club (CAF) and 1st guarded refuge of France since 1911, has been rehabilitated in the Environment and heritage Centre of Chamrousse with a reception and exhibition space.

Next to the Environment Centre, at the gateway to the great natural areas of Belledonne, you can discover an educational trail where pastoralism, fauna and flora, beekeeping and sustainable development will be presented to you with the specific characteristics of Chamrousse.

Educational Path:
- Heritage and Environment Centre
- Educational itinerary
- Arboretum
- Belvedere

Free entertainment and exibition during winter and summer season.

Possibility of workshops by reservation on 04 76 89 96 05 or by email at the following address:
Opening periodFrom 13/05 to 19/06/2024, daily between 10 am and 4 pm.
Only by reservation for group reception
Closed between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

From 08/07 to 31/08/2024, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.
Open exceptionally on 14/07 and 15/08.
Closure from 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
    Classification, Label
    • Internal criteria :
    • National :
      • Famille Plus
    General informations
    • Grouping by age (EN) :
      • Dedicated to families with children
    • Cultural leisure facilities :
      • Cultural leisure
      • Cultural centre


    Free of charge.


    Maison du Patrimoine et de l'Environnement
    680 route des Trolles
    Chamrousse 1650
    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 45.123985
    Longitude : 5.877473
    Road access from Grenoble : Rocade Sud > exit n° 2 " Uriage " > Route départementale 111 (RD 111) on the Seiglières side.
    Recommended parking: parking in front of the Environment centre (about 60 places): 680 route des Trolles.

    Public transportation - stop Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin:
    • bus line T87 (to/from Grenoble), stop "Chamrousse 1650"
    • seasonal bus lines:
    - [winter] Transaltitude (to/from Grenoble), stop "CHAMROUSSE 1650 - Recoin" and Skibus 707 (to/from Uriage), stop "CHAMROUSSE LE RECOIN
    - [summer] Estibus 707 (to/from Grenoble), stop "CHAMROUSSE LE RECOIN VFD".

    Good to know - another stop less than 500m away (place de Belledonne, near the Tourist Office):
    • resort shuttle: "Télécabine (1650)" stop (to/from Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger and Chamrousse 1600 - plateau de l'Arselle/nordic area)
    • transport on demand (TAD) TouGo - line G701 to/from Uriage: stop "Chamrousse - Le Recoin
    • Internal criteria :
      • Chamrousse 1650
    • Environment :
      • Bus stop 500 m away
      • Shuttle stop 300 m away
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