COVID-19 Policies, cleaning and social distancing recommendations.
The French government has classified our department, Isère, as “green” as it has a low circulation of the virus.
You are required to wear a mask on all public transport, including the ski lifts. Some shops require the wearing of masks and all restaurants until you are seated. In the local swimming pools wearing a mask in compulsory in the communal areas and the changing rooms.
It is prudent to carry a mask with you at all times.
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The mountain cols are late to open this year.
This is due to both a huge amount of snow and the COVID-19 induced restrictions which have resulted in no one being able to use them.
Work has started on clearing our local cols but it has been a very snowy year and there is a great deal of snow above 2000m.
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There are new dates for the Tour de France 2020.
The ASO has changed the original, traditional dates in July and the tour will now take place from 29 August to 20 September.
This follows the President of France’s address on Monday evening, where large-scale events were banned in France until mid-July.
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The Marmotte 2020 has been postponed.
Inevitable, really in the current circumstances but it has been postponed until Saturday 5th September 2020.
Here is the information directly from the organizers:
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