From the Moulin de la Pipe, Crest Vercors
In the Drôme valley, in the heart of the Vercors Park, in the steep surrounding landscapes Le Moulin de la Pipe gives you a hint to come... You like climbing, rafting or hiking?
Summer and winter, the Vercors, classified Regional Park since 1970 is a real paradise for sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and enthusiasts of adrenalin filled thrills
Close to Crest, the Moulin de la Pipe has a geographical situation conducive to the practice of sports and outdoor activities, in group or as a family:
- Hiking (great crossing of the Vercors ...)
- Climbing (Anse cliff and the Omblèze valley, more than 300 routes)
- Mountain biking and cycling, Quad, Karting
- Whitewater activities (Canoe kayak, rafting ...)
- Paragliding, hot air ballooning, helicopter baptism, ULM, bungee jumping
- caving, underwater diving
- Ski touring, cross-country skiing, snow rackets...
- Horse riding
For swimming, you are spoiled for choice: the Gervanne which flows peacefully in front of our hotel before plunging 72 m over the Druise waterfall (undoubtedly the most beautiful waterfall of the Vercors offering a striking spectacle) or in a few kilometers, the Drôme, the Roanne, the Rio Sourd, the Roubion or the Lake of Bouvante.
With the family, you can enjoy walks with donkeys, mountain biking or orienteering. At the turns of the paths, you will discover magnificent landscapes, an exceptional fauna and flora: chamois, deer, roe deer, wild boars, eagles, vultures, salamanders but also a great variety of orchids. For the more sportive, many hikes from 1 to 8h are possible
But the Vercors and the valley of the Drôme is also a culture, a history, a heritage ... atypical hilltop villages, magnificent, remarkable sites to visit such as the Leoncel abbey (12th century), the famous Tour de Crest, the highest dungeon in France, the castles of the Drôme, the prehistoric caves of Choranches or the Luire, the Palais du Facteur Cheval ... and craft activities to discover, visit a honey producer, a Bio chocolate factory or a wine cellar ...
One thing is certain, activities are not lacking around the Moulin de la Pipe!