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Top 5 of the most beautiful hotels on the Route des Grandes Alpes

The Great Alps Route can also mean daily or nightly stopovers. We’ve put together a selection of the finest hotels on the Route des Grandes Alpes to make your stopovers part of your experience.  


  • Hotel Champs Fleuris in Morzine

family hotel culture since 1934

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Built in the heart of a traditional chalet right at the foot of the slopes in the Morzine resort, this 4-star hotel has been welcoming guests for the past 4 generations. The hotel has the charm of a large traditional chalet combined with the standing of an exceptional hotel, with comfortable rooms, swimming pool, spa and garden with a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains.  When it comes to catering, the hotel offers a wide range of formulas, from breakfast to full board. You can also enjoy a tasty stopover at lunchtime by booking a table at the hotel’s restaurant “Le Jardin”, where you will be delighted by a meal near the swimming pool, surrounded by lush green mountain ranges in summer. For more information, click here.


  • Hotel Saint-Charles in Lanslebourg-Mont Cenis

the only 4-star hotel in the Haute Maurienne valley

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This hotel is ideally located at the foot of the slopes in the Val Cenis resort of Lanslebourg. You can choose between a bedroom or a suite, both with balconies offering panoramic views of the resort and surrounding summits. If you want to relax, you can enjoy the spa and wellness area during your stay. In the restaurant, the chef offers a wide choice of Savoyard specialities, from a luxury brasserie at lunchtime to a varied and refined à la carte menu in the evening.  For more information, click here.


  • Les Grandes Rousses hotel in Alpe d’Huez

nestled in the heart of the village of Alpe d’Huez

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If you’re dreaming of a mountain break, this ideally located 5-star hotel offers direct access to hiking trails and a breathtaking view of the Grandes Rousses massif. You can stay in one of the hotel’s contemporary mountain-style rooms or suites. Whether you’re coming as a family, a couple or a solo traveler, you’ll find the room or suite to suit your needs. The hotel also offers stays in chalets and apartments. When it comes to dining, you’ll have a choice of 4 restaurants, one offering bistronomic cuisine, the second tapas, the third slow food and the last mountain specialties. To find out more, click here.


  • Hotel Christiana in Valloire

the family spirit of a Savoy chalet

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Just like the hotels previously mentioned, this 3-star hotel is also ideally located at the foot of the Valloire Galibier ski slopes in winter, and at the start of the hiking trails in summer. The little extra of this hotel is that it stands at the foot of the mythical Col du Galibier, used by cycling and motorcycle enthusiasts. Like the three properties above, this one offers rooms and a suite in a style that is both traditional and modern. A spa area is also available for your relaxation. On the dining side, the hotel’s brasserie offers a menu to suit all tastes: from gourmet travelers to young and old gourmets, as well as groups discovering Savoie. If you are tempted by this place, you can find all the information here.


  • Hotel Azteca in Barcelonnette

a Mexican villa in the Alpes de Haute Provence

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If you’re an art fan, this 3-star spa hotel in the heart of the Ubaye valley in the Alpes de Haute Provence is for you. In a Mexican atmosphere, you’ll discover a world where art is celebrated through exhibitions of young talented artists in the hotel’s art gallery. You can choose from over thirty rooms, from standard rooms to duplexes and Mexican suites. The hotel also offers a hearty buffet of fresh local products for breakfast only. The owners will be delighted to share their best restaurant addresses and advise you on what to do during your stay. For further information, please click here.

Last but not least, if you’re planning a stopover in Val d’Isère on the Route des Grandes Alpes, don’t hesitate to come and enjoy the Avancher experience. To find out more, visit our home page.

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