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12th Vaujany International Chess Festival
July 15-23, 2021
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last update december 2nd, 2020: dates for the 2021 edition

Practical Informations (EN)
Practical informations

Travel information and miscellaneous:
How to come to Vaujany: Coming  to Vaujany is easy. You can arrive by train at  the Grenoble SNCF station and then take a bus to Vaujany from the close by bus station.  The tourist office can help you to organize your transfer to Vaujany if you are a group.  The scenic drive from Grenoble to Vaujany along the  Romanche river is a pleasure when the weather is nice.  If you come by bus from Grenoble  you have to take the bus #3000 Grenoble-Bourg d'oisans and stop at Rochetaillée (12kms from Vaujany). A free shuttle from Rochetaillée to Vaujany runs in connection with the bus arrival from Grenoble two or three times/ day, ask the tourist office. Else you will need to book a taxi or  contact the organisers who will pick you up at your arrival at Rochetaillée.  Dont hesitate to contact the organisers if you need help and special arrangements. Some links to the bus time charts are given below.

Access map (Google maps)

If you arrive by plane: Lyon St Exupery is the closest airport.    Lyon airport  is linked to Grenoble by bus shuttles every half hour or every hour depending on the time in the day.  Once in Grenoble, you have to take the bus #3000 Grenoble-Bourg d'oisans and stop at Rochetaillée (12kms from Vaujany)  see the bus time charts below and plese do not hesitate to contact the organisers if you need help, in case of trouble we  will pick you up at your arrival at Rochetaillée.
You can also land at Paris Orly or Charles de Gaule airports or at Geneva Cointrin Airport and then take a TGV, a train or a bus to GRENOBLE but it will take more time.

Shuttle Lyon Airport to Grenoble  
The shuttle company is  OuiBus. Shuttles every hour from 5h30 to 10h30 and from 15h30 to 0h30. Shuttles every half hour between 10h30 and 15h30.  It takes 1h05 to drive from Lyon aéroport Saint-Exupery airport to Grenoble bus station.

Bus time-chart Grenoble Vaujany  A summary of the different possibilities for your arrival and departure. Note that line 3010 Rochetaillée Vaujany is upon request only. One needs to call one day before (and before 12am) at  0 820 08 38 38 (0,118€/min) to book a shuttle . Let us know if you need help.

Vaujany map and appartments location "Les hauts de la Drayre" is residence #5  and  "Les Valmonts"  is residence#7

Full time chart of bus line 3000 Grenoble - Rochetaillée - Bourg d'oisans

Full time chart of bus line 3010 Rochetaillée-Vaujany

web site of Vaujany tourist office

Accomodations:

In 2018, like for the previous years, we decided to simplify your life by booking at the "Hauts de la Draye" and at the "Valmonts" residences in Vaujany  blocks of 23 and 20 appartments, respectively. By doing so,  we got a very significant rebate on the official rates. All bookings include 8 nights (Valmonts) and 10 nights (Hauts de la Drayre) , but additional days  are available upon request at special rate.  Promoechecs will take care of all bookings in these two residences so please contact us directly. All informations about appartments can be found in the table below. 
Please email to promoechecs for informations, availabilities and booking. You can also contact J.P.Lees, 1785 route des vignes, 74370 Villaz Tel. +33 670163582. Appartments have to be cleaned before departure. Sheets are provided .  TV in all appartments .

see link to Vaujany map above

Appartment type available rate for 10 nights (2018) appartment description
Studio 4 persons maxi  (ST4) Hauts de la Draye 0/2
Sold out

320€/10 nights

23 m2
cabin with 2 overlapped beds in the  entrance trundle bed in the main room /kitchen
2 rooms 6 people maxi  (2P6) Hauts de la Draye 0/14
Sold out


380€/10 nights 30 m2
1 double bed in the sleeping room,  cabin with 2 overlapped beds in the  entrancetrundle bed in the living room/kitchen
3 rooms seven people maxi (3P7) Hauts de la Draye 0/5
Sold out
510€/10 nights

40 m2

1rst floor: 1 sleeping room with 3 single beds,  bathroom with shower. Ground level: Sleeping room with one double bed, living room/kitchen with  trundle bed

appartment type availability rate for 8 nights (2018) appartment description
2 rooms 4 people maxi  (2P4) at Valmonts
0/8
Sold out
320€ / 8 nights
+25€/additional night

35 m2
1 double bed in the sleeping room, 
trundle bed in the main room /kitchen
2 rooms 6 people maxi  (2P6) at Valmonts 0/2
Sold out
380€/ 8 nights
+30€/additional night
40 m2
1 double bed in the sleeping room,  cabin with 2 overlapped beds in the  entrancetrundle bed in the living room/kitchen
3 rooms 6 people maxi  (3P6) at Valmonts
0/6
sold out
450€/ 8 nights
+35€/additional night
50 m2
1 sleeping room with double bed , 1 sleeping  room with 2 single bedstrundle bed in the living room/kitchen
4 rooms 8 people maxi  (4P8) at Valmonts 0/2
sold out
540€/8 nights
+40€/additional night
70 m2
1 sleeping room with double bed , 1  sleeping room with 2 single beds, 1 slleeping room with either 1 double or 2 single beds, trundle bed in the living room/kitchen
4 rooms 10 people maxi  (4P10) at Valmonts 0/2
sold out

590€/8 nights
+45€/additional night
70 m2
same as 4P8 but with one additionnal  cabin with 2 overlapped beds

Other accomodations, please book yourself directly 

New: 
Résidence Odalys   "Le Crystal blanc ".  A brand new residence which opened in 2017 (click on the link for a description of the residence)
special offer for the chess tournament, 8 night  from july 12 to july 20   

-
1 bedroom apartment for 4 people (approx. 29 to 34m²)  380 € (additional nights +52/ 54€)
-
1 bedroom apartment for 5 people (approx. 37 to 40m²): 398 €  (additional nights +55/ 57€)
- 1 bedroom apartment with sleeping alcove for 4/6 people (approx. 35m²): 453 € (additional nights +62/ 64€)
- 1 bedroom apartment for 6 people (approx. 39 to 44m²)
: 455 €  (additional nights +64/ 67€)
- 2 bedroom apartment for 6 people (approx. 47 to 52m²)
:  498 € (additional nights +68/ 71€)
   
This rate includes bed sheets.
It does not iclude: local tax, towels renting, a guarantee of 300 € per appartment, which is given back to you at the end of your stay.   
The appartements have to be cleaned before leaving.
Réservations: By phone only, call  0825 562 562 ( 0,18€/min, engish spoken) et give the special  code 74ECHECS and references  ECHECJANY2018    

Les Hauts de la Drayre buildings A and C:
same appartments and same rate as "Les hauts de la Drayre". Reservations by phone, call  +33 
7 72 26 94 53 (english spoken)

We recommand also  Hotels "Les cimes" , which is a small family run hotel, and which will as last year  provide very interesting rates:   room + half-board at  65€ / day.  A very interesting possibility for players coming alone!
Hotel les cime contact:  
Mail:  info.hotellescimes@wanadoo.fr   Tél : +33(0)476798650

other recommanded hotels:

auberge passoud 0476807318 www.gite-passoud.com  45€/night/person including breakfeast. (63€ for 2 persons, 88€ for 3 persons)
chalet la maitreya 0476791180 www.smallwonders.eu
 79€/night including breakfeast and access to Sauna, Jacouzzi,... .


private rentals
we recommend  the following:
  • Vaujany locations www.vaujanylocations.com
  • Vendéenne immobilier montagne www.immo.oisans.com
  • Les balcons de Vaujany Tel. +33 6 87 04  23 47 (several appartements for rental in Vaujany)
  • Les silènes  Tel. +33 6.07.51.64.93 (several appartements for rental in Vaujany)

 Finally a lot of private rentals are available through the Vaujany tourist office web site or by calling the tourist office at +33 4 76 807 237