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Summer Activities
French Alps

Activities for you to try:

 

Our Active Holidays to the French Alps come with many exciting activities
included in our inclusive Active Packs (worth up to £325).
Additional activities are low cost.

 

What's in your inclusive Active Pack?

 

 

 Mountain Biking

  Downhill Mountain biking

White Water Rafting

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Hundreds of Km's of World Class bike trails are available in all resorts and for all levels with family mountain biking routes. Lift passes are free in Val d'isere and Tignes or from £2.00 per Uplift in Morzine and Les Gets.

The finest Downhill courses, Northshore and Bike Parks in Europe with jumps, berms, banks for all levels. See why the French Alps is the leading biking destination in Europe

White water rafting is free with many of our holidays. This very sociable and fun activity will have you grinning from ear to ear!

 Dinghy Sailing

  Kayaking

Paddle boarding

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Dinghy and catamaran sailing excursions can be organised for you, and included for free on our Tignes Multipass.

Kayaking is perfect for all ages to explore the beautiful lakes of the Alps. Easy to use sit-on-top kayaks are available in all resorts.

Discover the joys of navigating the lakes with a paddleboard (SUP). SUP-ing is a fast growing and hugely addictive sport...The soulful art of walking on water...

 Canyoning

 Hydro Speeding

Canoe Rafting

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Canyoning is seriously addictive! The art of hiking, climbing, or rappelling to the bottom of a river canyon, then following the canyon to an exit point.

This fun alternative to whiate water rafting involves riding the rapids on a personal floating ‘toboggan’. You can surf the swells and eddies and perform spins!

Take to the same rapids but this time in a 2-man raft for the ultimate sensation and adventure. Full instruction and equipment provided.

     

Road Cycling

Kids Zone Bike park

Bike Parks

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World famous road biking is what the alps are famous for. Tour de France stages and wonderfully scenic routes are suited to all levels of fitness with steep and not-so-steep routes and plenty of flat valley floor rides!

With your free bike hire and liftpass go and explore the family routes and kids bike zone which will get your little 'uns and aspiring pro's up to speed in a family environment in no time.

Les Gets, Morzine and Tignes are famous for their bike parks and the variety of obstacle courses on offer, from Northshore to pump tracks and bike parks of all sizes

 Rock Climbing

  Via Ferrata

Adventure Parks

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Rock Climbing with an instructor is very popular. Kids absolutely love it and will even learn abseiling techniques. Adult climbing also available.

Via Ferrata are set routes for hiking, scrambling and climbing using fixed aids such as wire pegs, rungs, ropes and ladders.

Move between the trees on zip wires, rope bridges, tunnels, rope steps and aerial steps. Kids level park and adult level park available.

Nordic Walking

Hiking & Walking

Guided Walks & Hikes

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We supply poles for Nordic walking. A great core body work out and they propel the walker farther and faster than normal. Use the free liftpass we provide to reach high vantage points easily!

Walk high altitude routes or valley floor trails, discover wildlife, waterfalls and mountain restaurants for lunch with breath taking views along the way. Use the route suggestions we provide with your free liftpass to cover miles of stunning terrain.

We arrange sociable guided walks for guests. Learn facts and history from a professional guide and join a sociable group of guests. Walks for all levels of fitness. Ask you Active rep on arrival.

 Parapenting

Quad bike & Buggy

4x4 Driving

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Paragliding is a very popular, suited to all ages and truly unforgettable! An absolutely awe-inspiring flight which is accompanied by an instructor and last up to 20/25 mins.

A child-size mini quad bike track for kids aged 6+. The adult experience is also available, using a separate track and more powerful Quads. The terrain is resort specific but all resorts have Quads!

A very popular activity for adults in Tignes and Val d'isere only. And not that expensive either! Experience what a landrover can really do from axle rocks to steep ascents.

Glacier Walking

The Luge

Summer Skiing

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Enjoy exploring the Tignes glacier in the Summer. Experience breathtaking views and challenging climbs.

A luge run is great fun for all the family, kids and parents love it! The Luge is immense fun and can be as fast as you dare to go!

Tignes is home to Europe's highest and finest glacier for skiing and boarding which is open from June to mid August. beginner lessons and ski/board hire available.

Segway

Mountain boarding

Dirt Bikes

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Segway bikes are rented locally for guests to cruise around the valley floor trails and roads. Lots of fun for all ages!

Mountain boarding is lots of fun using the lift system to cover miles and get to higher altitude trails. Experts will have tracks, jumps to use and beginners will enjoy the easier courses.

Dirt bikes and scooters are beefed up bikes designed to tackle off road descents, or just have a laugh with friends!

Tennis

Aquatic Centres

Lake Activities

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All-weather tennis courts are located in all our resorts offering the chance to battle friends and family in a stunning alpine setting.

All resorts have outdoor pools and leisure centres. Expect giant slides, kids games, bouncy castle, spa with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and wellness suite. And a beach area for sunbathing!

Lakes in the Alps offer the perfect opportunity for sunbathing, beach activities, lake swimming, kayaking, SUP & kids games.

Archery

Air Rifle Shooting

Model Racing

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Enjoy a spot of archery for a great activity for all the famil. A low cost activity which is very popular with kids and adults.

Air rifle shooting offers a challenging past time which challenges both children and adults!

Model racing provides a fun and family-friendy activity for all to enjoy!

 Golf

 Horse & Pony Riding

Ice Skating

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Excellent 18 hole and 9 hole courses offer stunning views and great golf.

Level of difficulty is low and almost all ages can enjoy scenic treks and rides around the valley floor. Great for adult and child, learning to ride.

For families, friends and groups ice skating is a really social sport. Morzine's Olympic size indoor ice rink at the Parc des Dérêches is very popular with guests.

 Day Trips: Annecy or Geneva

 Museums & Culture

 Geo Caching

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Our popular day trips are organised locally. A trip to Chamonix or Geneva.

The resort hosts many cultural sites, museums and fairs. Such as the Mechanical Music museum, street parties and entertainment for families.

A new generation of treasure hunt using a GPS. Go in search of hidden treasures on the hiking trails, in caves, on summits, and spot the wildlife.

 Waterskiing/Wakeboarding

 Blob Jumping

 Fly Boarding

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On nearby lake lausanne we can arrange water ski or wake board trips. Beginner to advanced sessions. Well worth it!

The Blob bounces you many metres into the air! The “Jumper” jumps from a platform on a giant air cushion and hurls the “Blobber” up into the air and down into the Lake!

Flyboards are an amazing combintaion of Back to the Future hoverboard and Iron Man! During the summer there are opportunities to try this for Free!

 Water ball/WoW Balls

 Acroland

 Tow Surfing

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Walk on water (WoW) balls allow you to do the impossible...walking on water. Great fun for kids to do and even more for adults to watch and laugh!

Acroland offers some of the crasiest and most adrenaline fuelled activities in the Alps. Situated on the lake in Tignes, Acroland consists of an acro bungee, trampolines, water slide, water jumps and the Blob jump

Tow surfing offers a great way to enjoy waves on alpine lakes! Towed by a powerboat you get to have lots of fun riding the wake,

Soft Play Outdoors!

Trampolines

Biker Airbag

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All resorts have a soft play area out doors with lots of wierd and wonderful obstacles such as an array of inflatables, including a giraffe, panda and ball pool.

Full size trampolines are situated around the lake It doesn't matter what age you are, Trampolining is such a buzz! That sudden moment of weightlessness, quickly performing tricks you never thought possible. And, of course, kids love it!.

Most resorts have a bikers airbag, and it is low cost or free to use! And everyone can practice those front flips, spins and rockets with a real feeling of safety.

 Crazy Airbag

World's longest Zip Wire

 Skate Parks

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Jump from a platform into an oversize airbag. Perform acrobatics - so much fun! This fab activity is in Tignes

The Fantasticable in Morzine is the World's longest Zip wire. Fly along in a harness at almost 100 km/h and 240 metres above the valley. Two cables: One is 1200m, the other 1325m long!

Skate parks are open for all ages for bikers, scooters and boards. Quarter pipe, ramps, fun boxes and rails.

 Glisse Speed

 Paintball

 Kids Playgrounds

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Motorised fun on the lake at Tignes for all ages and free on the activity pass, or low cost

Sociable and great fun! Shoot your friends and your family as you career around an assault course!

Parks and play areas are open for children all day and have lots of fun and interesting obstacles and learning aids too.

 Hot Air Ballooning

 Helicopter Flights

 Kids Clubs

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Allow a whole day for this activity! From €190 you can float with the wind and enjoy the Alps at its best from high up in the sky in a hot air balloon. Flights are weather dependant but available if you ask our reps on arrival. Great fun for all ages and a memorable experience

 

Take to the skies in a helicopter and see the alps like never before. View wildlife, learn from a guide and have an experience like no other.

Organised kids clubs with fun and adventurous activities each day, allow children to make new friends and parents some "me time"


Please be aware that activity descriptions and costs provided are to be used as a guide only.
All activities are run by 3rd party suppliers, whose terms will apply.
These activities will not form part of your holiday contract with Alpine Elements.
See our Active Pack Terms & Conditions

 


 

Your Free Mountain bike hire

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    Free for 3 days: Morzine & Les Gets*
  • Free for 6 days: Tignes & Val D'Isere
  • You may upgrade your 3 day free hire to 6 days for just £59

 

We have a fleet of the latest 2014/15 Specialized Hardrock bikes which are free for guests to use. These are very high quality, lightweight bikes with long-travel forks and disc brakes all round. The perfect bike for cruising the Valley floor trails or hitting the Green and Blue mountain trails in Morzine and Les Gets.

For Tignes and Val d'isere  we would recommend upgrading to our full suspension Specialized Camber or Status for high mountain trails. A special low price of £99 is offered for the Camber to guests in the Hotel Haute Tovieres and Gelinotte only. Availability is limited, so please pre book.

You may bring SPD pedals and any special saddles for our mechanics to fit for you. In the event of non-availability a similar bike may be used. *Excludes MTB Hotel Ridge, where bike hire is an extra charge.

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Pro Mountain bike Hire Specialized (only £99!)

  • Picture6 day hire - Specialized Camber - £99!* (was £175)
  • 1 day hire - Specialized Camber - £30
  • Available in Morzine, Les Gets, Tignes & Val D'Isere

    *£99 Bikes are for Tignes & Val d'isere only
    For Morzine/Les Gets: Discounted cost is £145

 

The all-new 2015 Specialized Camber 29 is the ultimate trail riding machine with an FSR frame and 29er-geometry (wheels) which will smooth out the ride. Equipped with RockShox Recon Gold TK 29 air-sprung fork with 120mm of travel, and RockShox Ario rear shock (with lockout) - will ensure the trails smooth out nicely for you! Custom Elixir 3 R SL brakes will provide the stopping power with lightweight alloy-backed pads, a tool-less reach adjustment. The 9-speed Deore XT Shadow rear derailleur will give you super crisp gear shifts. Our mechanics will ensure these bikes are in fine working order through out the week, and correctly set up for ou on arrival.

For Tignes and Val d'isere  we would recommend upgrading to our full suspension Specialized Camber or Status for high mountain trails. A special low price of £99 is offered for the Camber to guests in the Hotel Haute Tovieres and Gelinotte only. Availability is limited, so please pre book.

 

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 Book now for a Free Active Pack
worth up to £325!

 Two week holidays get an Active Pack for each week

 

 

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Free Active Pack:
Morzine & Les Gets

Your free Activities include:

Picture Mountain/Road Bike hire 3 days. Upgrade to 6 days
Picture White Water Rafting. An exciting activity for all guests.
Picture 6 day Pedestrian Liftpass (25 Lifts & Cable Cars)
Picture Access to Walking & Hiking Trails 850km+
Picture Access to Mountain bike Trails 1000km+
Picture Access to Aquatic Centre: 3 outdoor pools, giant slide, kids 
    games, bouncy castle, spa with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room,
    Wellness suite.
Picture Use of Nordic Walking Poles & Route Cards
Picture Mountain Bike & Walking Trail Maps & Route cards
Picture Kids Clubs: organised activities and fun with our Childcare Leaders
Picture Theme nights and social/family events in the evenings at all hotels
Picture Free 6 day Multi Activity 'Magic Pass' for even more activities:


6 Day Multi Activity 'Magic Pass':

Access to:  2 swimming lakes • 25 lifts for hikers • 5 cultural sites • 9 tennis courts • 2 ice skating rinks • 3 tourist road trains • Inter-resort shuttle buses • 850 km walking tracks & trails • Reduced price access to indoor & outdoor swimming pools.

The 'Magic Pass' pass is provided by the Morzine and Les Gets Tourist Offices, as suppliers, and their terms will apply. Alpine Elements will collect free 'Magic Passes' for your convenience, but we act merely as agents on behalf of the Tourist Office. Our clients must understand that there are risks involved with the activities on these passes and contained within our wider programme. General Holiday Terms. For copies of supplier terms, please ask.

 

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 Hotel Ridge 'Original' and Chalet Seigneurie do not come with a free Active Pack.


 

 

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Free Active Pack:
Tignes

Your free Activities include:

Picture Mountain bike hire for 6 days (Specialized bikes)
Picture 6 day Mountain Biking Lift pass
Picture 6 day Walking Lift pass
Picture Access to Mountain bike Trails 300km+
Picture Access to Walking Trails 400km+
Picture Nordic Walking poles and Route Cards
Picture Mountain Bike & Walking Trail Maps
Picture Kids Clubs: organised activities and fun with our Childcare Leaders!
Picture Theme nights and family fun in the evenings at all hotels
Picture Free 6 day 'Sportignes' Multi Activity Pass for more resort activities (as below)

6 day 'Sportignes' Multi Activity Pass:

• Water sports centre: For Hobie Sailing Catamarans, Stand-up paddle boards, Pedal boat, kayak, canoë, • Acroland (from 12 yrs : blob jump, hot-jumping, water-jump • Air rifle shooting • Archery (from 6 yrs) • Beach soccer, beach volleyball • Football: Galthié stadium, practice area, • Crazy Airbag, MTB Airbag (from 8 yrs) • Tennis (raquets extra) •  Radio controlled models - boats/cars • Trampolines • Multimedia centre (internet services) • The superb Lagoon Swimming pool (2 entries/p week) • Mini-golf (1 round)

The 'Sportignes' passes are provided by the Tignes Tourist Office as suppliers, and their terms will apply. Alpine Elements will collect free 'Sportignes' passes for your convenience, but we act merely as agents on behalf of the Tourist Office. Our clients must understand that there are risks involved with the activities on these passes and contained within our wider programme. See our General Holiday Terms. For copies of supplier terms, please ask.

 

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Free Active Pack:
Val d'isere

Your free Activities include:

Picture Mountain bike hire for 6 days (Specialized bikes)
Picture 6 day Mountain Biking Lift pass
Picture 6 day Walking Lift pass
Picture Access to Mountain bike Trails 300km+
Picture Access to Walking Trails 400km+
Picture Nordic Walking poles and Route Cards
Picture Mountain Bike & Walking Trail Maps
Picture Kids Clubs: organised activities and fun with our Childcare Leaders
Picture Free 6 day 'Summer Gift' Multi Activity Pass for resort activities to include:
Picture Use the Sportignes Pass in Tignes for even more choice (small cost)

 

6 day 'Summer Gift' Multi Activity Pass:

Archery • Golf driving range • Air rifle shooting • Fun park (roller skate, skate board, bmx) • A guided mountain hike • Orienteering • Electric mountain bike tour • Beach ball, table football, ping pong, multisports field • Unlimited access to AquaSportif Centre with swimming pool, lazy river, chutes, slides, waves, pool Jacuzzi and Wellness.

Also make use of the 'Sportignes' Multi Activity Pass for a small cost:


6 day 'Sportignes' Multi Activity Pass:

You can use the Sportignes Pass by biking over to Tignes (approx 1 hour). Pass is available from Tourist Office at £18 (3 day) or £27 (1 week). It includes:

• Water sports centre: Hobie Catamaran Sailing, Stand-up paddle boarding, Pedal boat, kayaks, fun boats • Acroland: blob jump, hot-jumping, water-jump • Air rifle shooting • Crazy Airbag, MTB Airbag • Tennis • Trampolines • The Lagoon Swimming pool  and much more

The 'Summer Gift' and 'Sportignes' passes are provided by the Val d'isere and Tignes Tourist Offices as suppliers, and their terms will apply. Alpine Elements will collect free 'Summer Gift' passes for your convenience, but we act merely as agents on behalf of the Tourist Office. Our clients must understand that there are risks involved with the activities on these passes and contained within our wider programme. See our General Holiday Terms. For copies of supplier terms, please ask.


 

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Active Pack Upgrades


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Premium Active Pack £99

Book a Premium Active Pack for additional activities to add to your standard Free Active pack, and fill your week with even more exciting activities at a fixed all-in-one price abd save up to £75 p/person.

Our Premium Active pack saves you up to £75 per person on the cost of the same activities if they are ordered separately, or in resort. Premium Active Packs are for pre-bookings only and not available in resort. Not available for MTB Ridge & MTB Seigneurie.

 

You will get our standard Active Pack for:

  •     3 days Mountain Bike Hire
  •     White Water rafting
  •     Walking Lift pass
  •     Multi Activity Pass for resort activities

Plus these Premium Activities

  •     Automatic upgrade to 6 days Bike Hire
  •     A choice between: Canyoning or Via Ferrata or Rock Climbing
  •     1 day Pro Bike Hire with Armour (Specialized Camber), or
        Adventure Park (half day)

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Mountain bike Upgrades:

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Bike Hire Upgrade to 6 days:

Morzine & Les Gets, (1 week): £59

Upgrade your Free 3 day Bike Hire package to 6 days for just £59 per week. This is for a high quality light weight, front suspension 2015 Specialized Hardrock Mtn bike with disc brakes, (or similar).

 

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Pro Bike Hire, Liftpass & Armour package

Morzine & Les Gets, (1 week): £219

Mountain Bike hire + a full Portes du Soleil Lift pass and armour with full face helmet for the full week from only £219.

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Pro Bike Hire, Free Liftpass

Tignes & Val d'isere, 1 week: £99 (was £175)


All Tignes holidays come with a free 6 day liftpass as standard for access to the full area, bike parks and all trails. Add to this 6 day Pro bike hire (full suspension Specialized Camber) for a special one-off price of only £99 instead of £175. This offer is only available to our guests, and limited in availability. So, once they go, they go!

 

 

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