Villard Reculas is part of the famous ski area, Les Grandes Rousses, with the relevant ski lift pass visitors will have access to 250 km of pistes with 117 slopes which cater for all levels of skier and snowboarder with 38 green runs, 31 blue, 33 red and 16 black all served by 84 lifts. There is also the ‘longest slope in the world’, with 16km of continuous skiing, two snow parks, a bob-sleigh area, night slopes, off-piste trails as well as nursery slopes. This resort is family-friendly, with plenty of activities for children as well as child-care options. There are 10 pistes in total (1 green, 4 blue, 2 red and 2 black) and the maximum vertical altitude height is 2 080m. Aside from skiing and snowboarding, winter activity options include bowling, cinema, indoor swimming pool at the leisure center, dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, tobogganing and paragliding. In the summertime, visitors can go hiking, horse-riding, mountain biking, bowling, golf, play table tennis, participate in water rafting and water sports. For relaxation there is a spa and wellness area. Throughout the year, events and festivals are organized by the resort and there are cultural activities such as museum and heritage home tours. The closest airport is Grenoble at around one hours’ drive.