There’s a lot to be said about the diversity of the French countryside, especially when it comes to its mountain ranges. These form the backdrop for some of the prettiest villages to be found in the nation, with one of them being the town of Gresse-en-Vercors. Located in the Isere department in France’s southeastern region, Gresse-en-Vercors is an intimate town that dates back to the Mesolithic period of history. Its prominence in the nation’s history lies in two distinct periods – the first being in the midst of the French Revolution, where townspeople fought against their noble owners to hold onto their land and the second being during World War II, when the town became a major recruitment point and base of operations for the resistance who fought against the Vichy government and the Nazis. Today, Gresse-en-Vercors stands proudly among the verdant pastures, with many visiting the town for its fine winter sports opportunities with an emphasis on skiing. In this article, we take some time to explore the town’s hospitality as evidenced by the best Airbnb vacation rentals that can be found there. Read on to learn more.
This vacation rental harkens back to 1802, and stands as a vivid reminder of the farm life that dominates Gresse-en-Vercors and its surrounding area. The interior has all of the rustic charm still intact, and this extends to the stone façade as well. The home can host up to twelve people between five bedrooms with two bathrooms on hand. Modernity isn’t lost here, exemplified by the large roof but when it comes to other amenities, you will be roughing it a bit without a TV and wireless internet access. However, there’s a full kitchen available along with a washer and dryer for laundry needs.
Charmante BergerieGresse en Vercors, Rhone-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsvery stylish place with amazing mountain locationthe village is lovely and there is a small ski resort within walking distance of the houseit really is a dream location( we hope to return one daywe couldn't have asked for a more perfect place to spend christmas with our extended familyabsolutely loved our 10 day stay in grease-en-vercors amazing location with stunning scenery
Situated in the high valley above the town, this vacation rental is a full-size chalet near the local ski slopes. Those choosing to stay here will feel enveloped in comfort, with two bedrooms available to host up to eight guests along with a common space and one bathroom. There’s a nice balcony here that’s great for those looking to take in the splendor of the countryside, and the host provides a light breakfast along with other amenities such as a full kitchen and furniture for those traveling with small children.
Chalet Roche RousseGresse-en-Vercors, Rhone-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsthe house was perfectly equipped and comfortable with stunning mountain viewsRead more reviewsa lovely house in a beautiful location
This delightful abode is the result of an artist who wanted to create a home that would not leave a heavy impact on the environment while being visually appealing. Located in a town that’s a short drive from Gresse-en-Vercors, the home faces the mountain ranges and is nestled in one of the tall trees within the grove. It can accommodate up to five guests with two bedrooms and one bathroom available to them. With regards to amenities, guests will be treated to bathroom essentials, a full kitchen and free parking on the premises.
Tree house en TrièvesSaint-Paul-lès-Monestier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewscozy tree house surrounded by beautiful mountainsdream location will many amenities making the treehouse comfortablecabin is cosy and comfortable with donkeys and sheep in the yard out frontthe treehouse was very clean scenery was very picturesque and marie was so accommodatingthe place is very clean and everything was as you can imagine
Host:very nice host and lovely placemarie-france was a great hostmarie-france is a great host and we felt well looked after in this peaceful and comfortable cosy escapemarie and her husband were responsive and helpful and they live just down the hillthe best friendliest dogs you will find in franceRead more reviewsamazing place in an amazing locationperfect get away quiet and secludedher art and hand crafted accommodation is entirely unique and the location is breathtakingly beautiful
This vacation rental is composed of a renovated home that goes back to the 18th Century in the town of St.Michel, which is near Gresse-en-Vercors. The home has vaulted ceilings, and provides a keen level of charm and comfort for guests. It can host up to seven guests during a stay, with one bathroom and two bedrooms available to them. There’s a robust package of amenities to be found here, with free parking on the premises, a full kitchen and central heating.
Maison village, "le soleil levant"St Michel les Portes, Rhone-Alpes, France
This cottage can be found near the village, and it affords those staying here great views of the Grand Veymont. The interior décor exudes warmth, and guests will have free rein of the ground floor. This space can accommodate up to six guests between two bedrooms and one bathroom. The amenities that are offered include a private entrance to the home, wireless internet access and a full kitchen.
Gîte SéguretGresse-en-Vercors, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewswarm friendly comfortable and clean accommodation surrounded by towering mountains and a multitude of hiking trailsRead more reviews
Host:she was very kind and helpful and we really enjoyed staying at this beautiful place
This vacation rental fits right in with the surroundings of the town, right down to the polished wood in the decor from the bedroom to the kitchen. It’s in close proximity to many of the town’s attractions, and it is large enough to host up to six guests with two bedrooms and a bathroom available to them. There’s a wood stove on hand here, and the other amenities that make this a nifty getaway spot include an indoor fireplace and a television.
Chalet le BellevueGresse-en-Vercors, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
This vacation rental is located in Sinard, which isn’t too far from Gresse-en-Vercors. It’s composed of an entire home, which has been recently renovated. The home is big enough to play host to six guests with two bedrooms and a bathroom, and it allows them to have sweeping views of the countryside and the nearby lake. The amenities offered here include free parking on the premises, a full kitchen and access to a washer and dryer for laundry needs.
Maison pour 6 personnes avec vue sur le lac!Sinard, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
The first floor of this striking cottage is the core of this vacation rental, located at a short distance from the village center which can be accessed by a free shuttle within the Vercors Regional Nature Park. The home is also near many of the area’s hiking trails enjoyed by many. The space can accommodate up to six guests between three bedrooms, with one bathroom available to them. The hosts provide guests with all of the information they’d need on the activities in the area, and the other amenities they provide include wireless internet access, a full kitchen and central heating.
Gîte ROSIDAJEANGresse-en-Vercors, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
This sunny cottage is one that truly plays on the wonderful atmosphere that’s found in the region. It can accommodate up to fifteen guests during a stay, with four bedrooms and two bathrooms in the residence. It’s within close proximity to the town’s skiing trails, and there’s ample room for guests to just enjoy themselves by spending time in the garden area or using the barbecue grill near the old stable. Other amenities on hand include a full kitchen, an indoor fireplace and furniture for those traveling with small children.
Ancienne ferme rénovée dans le Vercors (TRIEVES)Gresse-en-Vercors, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsit is really nice place to stay in middle of mountains
For those looking for ski chalet surroundings, this listing might be one that catches their interest. It consists of an apartment on the first floor of a uniquely designed chalet that’s facing the highest point of the mountains around Gresse-en-Vercors. Inside, the rental can host up to six guests at one time, with a common space and two bedrooms available along with a bathroom. Amenities on hand here include access to a patio space, a full kitchen and a television.
Appartement en résidence...comme dans un chalet
A tranquil scene
France has a diverse amount of environments for any and all to enjoy themselves in. It’s no different with Gresse-en-Vercors, tucked in a lush valley. Those traveling here will be privy to a highly tranquil scene at any time of the year, whether you want to spend a picturesque summer or revel in a brisk winter. The Airbnb vacation rentals listed here will no doubt provide a tranquil setting for your first or next trip to this beauteous section of France.
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