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Résidence Deneb

The residence Deneb in in Risoul close to everything you will need for a perfect winter holiday. The pistes are only 50 meters away so you will be on the slopes in no time at all. After a day in the fresh air, you can have a swim in the heated pool and relax in the Jacuzzi or sauna (free access).
  • Indoor pool & sauna
  • Central location
  • Close to pistes and shops

Room types

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) general
for 2 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 34m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x one person sleeping couch; 1 x one person folding bed)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) duplex
for 2 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 80m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 1 (1 x one person sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 3 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed), ground floor
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed), first floor
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed), first floor
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, sleeps 1 (1 x single bed)
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: shower, sink
  • Bathroom 2: bath, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
studio type B
for 2 till 3 persons
  • surface circa 32m²
  • Number of beds: 3
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 3 (1 x one person sleeping couch; 1 x double bed)
  • bathroom with: bath, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) type A
for 2 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 55m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 1 (1 x one person sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, sleeps 1 (1 x one person sleeping couch)
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: shower, sink
  • Bathroom 2: bath, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) type C
for 2 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 60m²
  • Number of beds: 7
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 1 (1 x one person sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed), ground floor
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (various bed types), ground floor
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (various bed types)
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, toilet
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
studio type A
for 2 persons
  • surface circa 26m²
  • Number of beds: 2
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • bathroom with: bath, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) type B
for 2 till 7 persons
  • surface circa 57m²
  • Number of beds: 7
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, added costs (costs: about 35,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 1 (1 x one person sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 2: shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)

Boardtype

For a supplement of € 24 per person per night, you can book half board. For children from 2 to 11 years, the rate is € 12 per person per night. Half-board is served in the Le Cherine restaurant, which is 200 meters from the residence.
Self catering

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 300 metres
distance to Airport grenoble airport approx. 205 kilometres: Marseille airport approx. 240 kilometres
distance to train station: Mont Dauphin train station approx. 17 kilometres
distance to ski piste approx. 100 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 400 metres
nearest shops approx. 150 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 300 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 150 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Class: general
  • Reception (open: saturday from 09:00 untill 20 o'clock, open: sunday from 09:00 untill 11 o'clock, open: friday from 09:00 till 11:00 and from 16:00 till 19 o'clock, open: monday untill thursday from 16:00 untill 19 o'clock)
  • Elevator
  • Parking garage
  • Parking (upon availability)
  • wireless internet at the reception (free of charge)
  • Deposit (to be paid with cash or credit card) (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • Tourist tax (to be paid with cash or credit card) (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • Pets allowed
  • wireless internet at the reception: on request (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
Optional facilities
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 20,00 € per piece per day (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 2,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Children
  • Cot
  • Children's chair
Spa facilities
  • Spa with: (added costs) : sauna (added costs), hot tub
Swimming pools
  • indoor swimming pool(heated)
  • indoor swimming pool(heated) (heated)
Health & Safety Measures
  • Hand sanitizer dispenser at reception
  • Cleaning will be done more days
  • check in from 17:00 o'clock
  • check out 10:00 hour at the latest
  • Reception open
  • Limited access to swimming pools
  • Wellness closed
  • Gym closed
  • Sauna closed

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Risoul

Nearly all accomodation in Risoul is ski in ski out. In the afternoon,it is so easy to get back to your apartment! Most buildings are made of wood giving the village a cozy feel.

There is plenty to do here with lots of nice restaurants and some bars and clubs where you can enjoy the lively après-ski.

Snowboarders and skiers can both have a great time here with one of the largest fun parks in Europe. It has an illuminated halfpipe and the piste area has nearly 100 miles of trails. Furthermore, there are many organized events in the area such as music concerts and in April the annual end of season party!

Risoul

  • Accommodation directly on the La Fôret Blanche ski slopes
  • Cosy and traditional ski village
  • Vibrant après ski

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 300 metres
distance to Airport grenoble airport approx. 205 kilometres: Marseille airport approx. 240 kilometres
distance to train station: Mont Dauphin train station approx. 17 kilometres
distance to ski piste approx. 100 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 400 metres
nearest shops approx. 150 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 300 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 150 metres

La Fôret Blanche

In the Hautes Alpes, two ski resorts have combined together to form a ski area called La Forêt Blanche. If you like skiing in the trees this is the place for you!

Vars is the largest and most famous place of the two and consists of a combination of four small villages. Three of them are at an altitude of about 1650 meters. Risoul is a modern station and more suited to families.

Skiers can test their speed on the Kilomètre Lance, known as the fastest track in the world - see how fast you can go!

Surf Country, the largest snow park in Europe, with a fun park and a half pipe attracts snow-boarders and skiers alike and cross-country skiers find approximately 43 kilometers of trails.

To make it complete, there are various events held throughout the year so you will never get bored.

La Fôret Blanche

  • 180 kilometres of slopes
  • Area for beginner and advanced skiers
  • Plenty of non ski activities

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Mask
Yes
Masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.
Quarantaine
No
Max persons together outdoors
No
Not allowed to come together
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
But advised to wear a mask inside aswell when in company of others
Curfew
Yes
In the yellow area there is a curfew from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, except in the regions of Hautes Alpes (05) and Alpes Maritimes (06), where the curfew is from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Unavailable from Friday 30.10.2020.
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mask is mandaotry for everyone aged 11 and over, and only take transport for essential trips. Travelling between the French regions is no longer allowed as of Monday 02.11.2020
Restaurants
Partially Open
Only takeaway and room service (hotels).
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Events open air or indoor
No
Museums, cinemas and theater are however opened again.
Shops
Opened till 8pm
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mask is mandatory
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Wellness
Closed
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
A mask is mandatory
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling.
Additional measures per ski region
No
Other area information
Yes
Additional COVID-19 information provided by France Montagnes.

Practical information

Capital:
The capital of France is Paris

Time:

France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

Language:

The official language is French.

Money:

The euro (€) is the official currency of France

Emergency number:

The local emergency number is 112.

Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :

It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.

Power:

The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.

Mobile:

A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.

Safety on the slopes:

In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.

Food and Drinks:

Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.

Opening hours:

As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.

Public Holidays: 

Christmas Day:  25 December, 2014 (Thursday)

Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)

New Year’s Day:  1 January, 2015 (Thursday)

Good Friday: 3 April, 2015

Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015

Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015

 

Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.

In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

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Flight information

Flight packages are not available for this destination/resort. Please see the prices for self-drive packages (including lift passes) on the Prices and Booking tab on the yellow menu above.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

Discounts:

The lift pass for children up to 4 years old and for seniors aged 75 and over is free. If you are entitled to a free lift pass, choose "No lift pass" when booking. This free lift pass can be picked up locally on presentation of your ID.

The above fees and discounts are valid when booking through Sunweb. Other rates are used at the resort.

In the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in the booking process.

The deposit for the lift pass is 2 euros.

You can select ski and snowboard directly upon booking. With short-stay holidays it is not possible to book ski lessons. You can arrange ski lessons at the resort.

When booking ski lessons, your level is requested:Beginners: Choose if you have never skied before.Intermediate: Choose if you have skied before and know how to break and turn.Advanced: Choose if you are an accomplished skier but wish to improve your technique.

When booking ski lessons, you will be asked to specify your level of experience:

Beginners:

Only choose beginners lessons if you have never skied before.

Intermediate:

If you are able to break and make turns, choose this level.

Advanced:

 If you are able to ski but you would like to improve your technique, please choose this level.

Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking.

When you book Gold or Diamond ski equipment you can exchange it once a week for free, for snowboard equipment or freeride skis (unavailable on weekends).

The following materials can be booked:

Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP:

Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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