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La Joue du Loup

05250, Le Devoluy, France
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Very good beginners area for skiing.

I've been here the first time I started snowboarding and it's a very nice place to start. I haven't... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Zora K
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Nice small ski destination.

Very cosy town centre situated right beneath the ski slopes. It was my first time skiing and the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Chris S
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
17 Jan 2017
“Very good beginners area for skiing.”
1 Aug 2016
“Nice small ski destination.”
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05250, Le Devoluy, France
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been here the first time I started snowboarding and it's a very nice place to start. I haven't seen all the pistes so I prefer saying it's a medium skiiing area cause the more experienced ones liked it too.

Thank Zora K
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very cosy town centre situated right beneath the ski slopes. It was my first time skiing and the slopes are perfect for beginners or someone looking to go for their first time. The centre has lots of restaurants of good quality to choose from. Be...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Skied down into La Joue by ski from Superdevoluy. The area seems to get less snow than Superdev which is odd as its the same height. Clearly going through transition, one chair lift seemed permanently not working but there is talk of a whole new...More

Thank skileader
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Second year at this resort. Bit of trek to reach but worth it. Very affordable resort in comparison to larger areas. Lunch in the cafes for under 50€ for five. ESF ski school really helpful and organised. Decent bar or two etc etc

1  Thank Dean L
Reviewed 22 October 2015

After spending multiple ski vacations in 'La Joue', we went there for the summer. We were surprised to see the activity in the station. The 'Office du Tourism' really makes an effort to organise all kinds of activities of wich some are free: circus school...More

Thank Fly_Peter
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We rented a chalet for 14 here and really enjoyed it for a week. Even during one of the most crowded times of the season skiing on the La Joue du Loup side of the mountain was not overcrowded and is very pretty. There are...More

Thank LondonExPat1
Reviewed 1 February 2015

enjoyed the pleasant, small village where all the buildings are made (or at least faced) with wood - looks much nicer than adjoining devoluy. although the snow wasn't great when we went in the second week of january it didnt spoil the holiday too much...More

Thank clipwillis
Reviewed 14 April 2014

I can say I'm a very good skier, yet I just throughly enjoyed my second week on the slopes at 'La Joue Du Loup'. The slopes are very varied, and will appeal mostly to average skiers and families. For more experienced skiers, there are some...More

3  Thank Fly_Peter
Reviewed 7 March 2014

This is the third February that I have spent in La Joue du Loup. The ski-ing is lovely and I really enjoyed the easier slopes as I am getting older and like to feel safe. The Vi Ai Pi restaurant and the Refuge higher up...More

1  Thank LIRoss55
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Need to advise that we own an appartment in LJDL so may be classed as totally biased. We bought about 3 years ago and ski there on average 3 times a year and also visit in summer. We are a mixed level family group where...More

5  Thank Mark F
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TheFaffer
16 March 2017|
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Might be an idea to have a car, it's such a lovely area it would be a shame to miss out on things that are just that little bit further away like the serre poncon lake.
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Louise H
19 February 2017|
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best way is by car...but if you can't it's a train to veynes and the shuttle bus.
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