Summer season

Your holidays this summer in the mountains

Published April 15, 2019

Today, the mountains are no longer considered only as a winter sports destination: far from the scorching heat of the southern beaches, the trend is moving in favour of altitude for summer holidays.

Are you looking for activities and thrills in a natural, calm and soothing setting? Discover the good reasons to prefer the mountains to the sea during the summer period.

Outdoor activities: family fun and sharing

On foot, on horseback or by mountain bike, hiking has long been the flagship activity to be practiced in the mountains: the best way to evolve in the middle of nature in peace and quiet and to be able to discover at your own pace lakes, forests, mountain pastures and landscapes.

Take advantage of the water, omnipresent in the mountains, to get the most out of your thrills! White-water sports such as rafting, canoeing, kayaking and hydrospeed are fun and friendly activities that everyone can enjoy, whatever their level or age.

For adrenaline lovers, leisure activities such as climbing, paragliding, hang-gliding or microlighting offer you a completely different way to tame the mountain and its summits.

Access to many advantages with the leisure card

Every summer, the resorts of Tignes, Val Thorens and Les Menuires offer their own leisure menu: individual and adapted to everyone, it gives you access to a multitude of activities to discover during your holidays.

We propose you to book it at the same time as your accommodation:

* Montagnettes offers only the Classic card, issued on arrival.

A stay as close to nature as possible: Guaranteed resourcing

Back to the roots, emotional well-being, quality of life: at a time when everyone wants to reconnect with nature and the great outdoors, the mountains call for escape.

And in the summer period, there is nothing like a stay far from stress and mass tourism to appreciate the beauty of the alpine landscapes and mountain ranges.

Tignes, Val Thorens, La Plagne and Les Menuires are dynamic resorts which benefit from a diversified offer in winter and summer alike.

After the joys of the snow, they give way to an active holiday in the mountain pastures combining freedom, quality of life and contact with the fauna and flora, something to delight the whole family!

For a more intense rejuvenation, our high-altitude spas accompany your well-being and take care of you, in a calm and restful setting.

Close to nature Mountain air and climate: real assets for your health

Why don't you take advantage of your vacation to get some fresh air? Far from the stifling heat of the tourist cities, nothing is purer and more invigorating than the air of the French Alps!

Between lakes, regional parks and landscapes, altitude is your body's best ally. The higher you climb, the less oxygen is present in the air: your body will then have to compensate by increasing its level of red blood cells, which will considerably improve your physical and sporting performance.

Physiological benefits yes, but also for your mental health! A stunning setting, a mild climate and optimal sunshine: what better energizing virtues to offer to your morale and mood?

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