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Summer Activities: French Alps

Our Free Activity Packs

Check out the FREE Activities in our Active Packs available in each of our resorts:

Over 80 Activities To Try

Our holidays come with more than enough free activities for your week included in our ‘Free Active Packs’ (which are worth up to £355).

You can try even more activities once in resort. Some may carry a small cost.

Mountain Biking

Our bike and activity holidays suit all levels of biker, from newbie to expert rider, and our MTB specific chalets & hotels will ensure you have premium bike facilities under one roof.

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The Luge

The Luge is lots of fun for all ages! It can be as fast, (or slow), as you dare to go…. Each Luge has a hand brake to control the speed of the car as it rides down a pipe-line track. From €3-4 per go

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Downhill Mountain Biking

If you fancy the pure rush of riding a full suspension bike on REAL mountain terrain, then let us help you get started this summer. Beginner or expert, we'll get your pulse racing with our Pro Mountain bike hire packages from only £24 per day

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White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting is now FREE with all our holidays, this super sociable and fun activity is offered in all our hotels and chalets and will have you grinning from ear to ear!

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Guided Walks & Hikes

New for 2017 and free with our Active Packs is the exciting opportunity to go on a guided walk, which is run by our own professional mountain guides. This very popular activity offers the perfect half day walk or hike in the mountains, utilising your free lift pass to make it all the more exciting!

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Kayaking

Free for all guests, in all resorts (except Val D'Isere) is a session of kayaking or Paddleboarding on our beautiful mountain lakes. Explore these tranquil lakes with their breath taking scenery - an activity ideally suited to all ages with our easy to use and stable ‘sit-on-top’ kayaks.

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Paddle Boarding

Free for all guests, in all resorts (except Val D'Isere) is a session of Paddleboarding or kayaking. Discover why Paddleboarding is the UK's fastest growing sport...This 'soulful art of walking on water' is fantastic in our alpine lakes and easy to get started.

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Nordic Walking

Grab a set of nordic walking poles from hotel reception (free to use) and take your free pedestrian lift pass to walk any one of the many high altitude trails. Walking with poles is a great core body work out as they work upper body muscles and propel you along faster!

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Adventure Parks

Move between the trees on zip wires, rope bridges, tunnels, rope steps and aerial steps. Kids level parks and adult level park available. Small local cost from €15

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Aquatic Centres

Enjoy FREE access on our Multi pass to the outdoor pools and/or leisure centres in all resorts. Expect giant slides, kids games, bouncy castles, and even a beach area for sunbathing!

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Cable Cars and Chair Lifts

Use your FREE lift pass (all resorts) for walking, sight seeing or maybe taking lunch at a mountain restaurant. Reach high vantage points easily and quickly cover miles of alpine scenery.

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Mountain Bike Guiding

Guided Mountain bike rides (professional guides) are now free with all holidays to Morzine, Les Gets and Val D’Isere. Guided rides are run in sociable groups for half day sessions and will give you an insight into the REAL mountain. Groups will run for 3 levels.

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Lake Activities

All our resorts have FREE access to lakes for wild swimming and kids games with sunbathing beaches and activities, like kayaking, paddleboarding, pedalo and kids games.

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Dinghy or Catamaran Sailing

A FREE activity for guests in Tignes. Val D'isere guests will need to pay for the 'Tignes day trip'. (from €20). Beginners can get on the water and start sailing a catamaran solo… immediately! The learning curve is made easy with light winds.

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Climbing

Climbing Walls are a great place to start climbing, or to hone your skills in safety with crash mats below. Designed for all levels: beginner to expert. Entry is FREE in Val D'isere with our Active Pack, or low cost in other resorts (from €5-8)

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Golf

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

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Bike Pump Tracks

Pump tracks and bike facilities are FREE to use, most resorts have Pump Tracks for bikers wanting to practice in a safe environment by pumping around banked corners, humps and flowing obstacles. Great for getting the hang of one of our Pro Bikes.

Road Biking

The Alps are just as famous for their road cycling routes as for their mountain bike trails. We have a fleet of Specialized road bikes which are offered as a free upgrade to your complimentary mountain bike hire.

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Acroland

Acroland has many adrenaline activities like giant water slide, blob jump, acro bungee and hot jump. Make use of your FREE access to Acroland (all week) on our Active Packs for guests in Tignes. Val D'isere guests will need to pay for the 'Tignes day trip'. (from €20).

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Canyoning

A seriously ADDICTIVE sport! Available fin all resorts, this is the art of hiking, climbing, scrambling or rappelling oneself to the bottom of a river canyon, with water falls, slides and big rock pools along the way. Kind of like Coasteering, but much better! From €50. Allow half a day.

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Paragliding

Rather like Paragliding, this is one of our most popular ‘add-on activities’ which guests choose to upgrade to. Flights are with an instructor and the feeling is sensational! From €70. Allow half a day.

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Hydro Speeding

An alternative to White Water rafting, but riders descend the rapids on a beefed up body board, rather like a floating toboggan! You can learn to surf the swells, ride the rocks and perform 360 spins! From €35. Allow half a day.

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing with an instructor is also popular. Kids and adults absolutely love it and you can even learn abseiling techniques. Climbing is very addictive. Most resorts have FREE Climbing walls. From €35. Allow half a day.

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Waterski & Wakeboard

Not just skiing and boarding but a fantastic day out on Lake Geneva in a big speed boat! Our Water ski and Wakeboard activity are very popular. Available in Morzine & Les Gets, beginners are welcome. From €50 p/per. Allow half a day +

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Via Ferrata

A popular variation on climbing, Via Ferrata are high mountain routes with fixed climbing aids: wire ropes, rungs, pegs, ladders, and bridges. Led by an instructor this is a very unique way to experience the Alps! From €45. Allow half a day.

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Summer Ski & Snowboard

Tignes has Europe's highest and best summer glacier for skiing and boarding - open from June to mid August. Beginner lessons are available. Plus FREE ski/board hire for our Tignes guests only, for 1 day. Liftpass fr €29 p/day. Val D'Isere guests will need to get a taxi (from €10-20)

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Horse & Pony Riding

Tignes has Europe's highest and best summer glacier for skiing and boarding - open from June to mid August. Beginner lessons are available. Plus FREE ski/board hire for our Tignes guests only, for 1 day. Liftpass fr €29 p/day. Val D'Isere guests will need to get a taxi (from €10-20)

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River Duckies

Take to the waters on an inflatable river Ducky! A cross between rafting and kayaking.

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Day Trip: Chamonix

Our popular day trips are organised locally. A trip to Chamonix, Home to Europe's highest mountain (Mont Blanc) and famous mountain town. Try a trip up the Aguile Midi (highest cable car) and the Glacier Train and Ice caves. From Morzine & Les Gets, from €15p/per

Segway

Segway are stand-up electric bikes and rented locally for adults and children age 8+ to cruise around the valley floor trails, town centre and roads. Lots of fun, especially in a family or small group. From €55 p/hr

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GPS Treasure Hunting

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. Great social half day activity for all ages!

Crazy Airbag

FREE for Tignes and Val'disere* guests. The Crazy Airbag is another off beat but high octane activity for all ages 10 +. Immense fun watching friends jump from hgh places onto this giant inflatable bag. *Val d'isere requires our 'Tignes day trip' (€20)

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Blob Jumping

FREE for Tignes and Val'disere* guests. The “Jumper” jumps from a platform on a giant air cushion and hurls the “Blobber” up into the air and down into the Lake! *Val d'isere requires our 'Tignes day trip' (€20)

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Giant Waterslide

FREE for Tignes and Val'disere* guests. This fast-paced water slide really scores high on the silliness scale! Hurtle down a steep slide and fly off the lip, into the air and down into the lake. *Val d'isere requires our 'Tignes day trip' (€20)

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Pedalo

Our resort lakes offer Pedalos for FREE use which are great for messing around in the sun. And for all ages. Free for Tignes and small cost for morzine and Les Gets. Val d'isere requires our 'Tignes day trip' (€20)

Quad Biking

Offered from Val d'siere and Tignes and set around a course for juniors and adults. 30min to 1hr 30 min run-time, dep on course booked. From €20-30 p/per

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The Luge

The Luge is lots of fun for all ages! It can be as fast, (or slow), as you dare to go…. Each Luge has a hand brake to control the speed of the car as it rides down a pipe-line track. From €3-4 per go

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Waterball/WoW Balls

Walk on water (WoW) balls allow you to do the impossible...walking on water. These giant sized Water balls are akin to Zorbing on the lake…great fun! In Tignes and Val'd only. From €20 p/per.

Trampolines

Full size tramps' are FREE to use in Tignes & Val d'isere and a small charge in Morzine and Les Gets. It doesn't matter what age you are, Trampolining on full size tramps is a buzz! That sudden moment of weightlessness, quickly performing tricks you never thought possible…

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Soft Play Toys

All resorts have excellent out door soft play areas with lots of wierd and wonderful obstacles such as bouncy castle and an array of inflatables, including a giraffe, panda and ball pool. And all under a beautiful mountain back drop. From €5 for 30 mins

Biker Airbag

Most resorts have a FREE to use bikers airbag, and is great for learning new trick. Now everyone can practice those front flips, spins and rockets with a feeling of...urr... safety!

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Worlds Longest Zipline

The Fantasticable in Morzine (Les Gets) 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! From €22 p/per

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Skate Parks

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

Model Racing

Model racing provides a fun and family-friendy activity for all to enjoy! From very low cost, Tigne sonly €5-7 per go

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Paintball

Sociable and great fun! Shoot your friends and your family as you career around an assault course! From €25 p/per

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Mountain Boarding

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.

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Electric Mountain Biking

Imagine mountain biking where going uphill is just as fun as going down! E-bikes are designed for everyone, not just competent riders!

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Your FREE Bike- Specialized Pitch 650b or Hardrock

  • Free for 3 days of your holiday
  • Free for 6 days of your holiday (Hotel Gelinotte)
  • Free 3 day hire can be upgraded to 6 days for £59.
  • To Book: ask our sales team or book on-line

Front fork: 100mm | 27.5" wheels | Mechanical Disc Brakes | Suited: Light use on Green trails & Valley Floor trails

The perfect complimentary bike that'll take you off-road or around the resort to seek out all the great activities on offer.

For all resorts, we offer 3 days of hire for free but you can upgrade to 6 days from only £59. Val D'isere is free for 6 days.

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Pro Mountain Bike Hire - Specialized Camber (fr £24 per day*!)

  • Exceptional Cross country & Freeride bike
  • Mechanic support & wear/tear parts
  • Available in all resorts
  • To Book: ask our sales team or book on-line

Front fork: 110mm | Rear Shock | | 29" wheels | Hydraulic Disc Brakes | Suited: Green & Blue trails (lift-assisted)

If you want to use the lifts and high altitude trails to get the most out of the local bike terrain, then we recommend hiring a full suspension bike like the Camber. This speed loving trail bike will comfortably soak up the bumps, berms, banks and small jumps on our Green and Blue trails. Its independent full suspension frame will have you riding smoothly and improving your skills in double quick time.

Please Note

For Morzine and Les Gets we recommend upgrading to a full sus’ bike if you are intending on riding lift-assisted mountain trails. Only some of the easy Green trails are suitable to our hard-tail bikes. 

For Tignes and Val d’isere a full suspension bike is essential to use ALL lift-assisted mountain trails, Green level or otherwise 

For this reason our Specialised Camber’s are offered at a guest-only low price. Availability is limited, so please pre-book.

Mechanic Support:

Whether you're renting for one day or a whole week, our mechanics will keep your bike rolling and ensure she comes to you fully tuned and serviced for your first day, (after arrivals). You may bring SPD pedals and any special saddles for our mechanics to fit for you. Refer to our hire bike terms.

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 *£24 is based on 6 days hire

Pro Mountain Bike Hire - Specialized Enduro Evo 650 (fr £38 per day!)

  • Versatile Cross-country and Downhill machine
  • Mechanic support & wear/tear parts
  • Available in all resorts
  • To Book: ask our sales team or book on-line

Front fork: 180mm | Rear coil shock | 27.5" wheels | Hydraulic Disc Brakes | Suited: All trails Green to Black and Downhill trails 

This is a great bike for all levels, intermediate and up and offers the perfect all-round trail riding or Downhill machine which is equally at home climbing up a technical trail as it is bombing down one. Whether you're intending to ride the backcountry or hitting the Cross Country or Downhill trails, you need a bike that's capable, nimble and efficient. The Enduro Evo has a smooth and usable frame for progressing riders, and the agility an expert may need when tearing up the trails!

Please Note

For all resorts, we recommend a full suspension bike if you are intending on riding lift-assisted mountain trails on anything except easy Green trails.

These bikes are offered at a low guest-only price, and up to €150 cheaper than in resort. Availability is limited, so please pre-book.

Mechanic Support:

Whether you're renting for one day or a whole week, our mechanics will keep your bike rolling and ensure she comes to you fully tuned and serviced for your first day, (after arrivals). You may bring SPD pedals and any special saddles for our mechanics to fit for you. Refer to our hire bike terms.

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  *£38 is based on 6 days hire

Pro Mountain Bike Hire - Saracen Myst Pro (fr £44 per day*!)

  • Highest pedigree Downhill bike
  • Mechanic support & wear/tear parts
  • Available in Morzine & Les Gets only
  • To Book: ask our sales team or book on-line

Front fork: 203mm | Rear coil shock | 27.5" wheels | Hydraulic Disc Brakes | Suited: Green, Blue, Red, Black trails (lift-assisted)

Whether you are a progressive intermediate or expert rider looking for the ultimate Downhill thrill this summer, then take our Saracen Myst for a burn. This out-and-out Downhill machine, with a chassis that has a proven race pedigree on the fastest DH courses in the World, has scooped numerous wins on the World Cup circuit.

Please Note

For all resorts, we recommend a full suspension bike if you are intending on riding lift-assisted mountain trails on anything except easy Green trails.

These bikes are more suited to Blue, Red and Black trails and are offered at a low guest-only price, and up to €200 cheaper than in resort. Availability is limited, so please pre-book..

Mechanic Support:

Whether you're renting for one day or a whole week, our mechanics will keep your bike rolling and ensure she comes to you fully tuned and serviced for your first day, (after arrivals). You may bring SPD pedals and any special saddles for our mechanics to fit for you. Refer to our hire bike terms.

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  *£44 is based on 6 days hire

Kids Upgrade Bike (8-13yrs) - Specialized Riprock (fr £9.80 per day*!)

  • Kids love these bikes!
  • We recommend you pre-book before you travel!
  • Available in Morzine and Les Gets
  • To Book: ask our sales team or book on-line

Fat bikes are all the rage at the moment and with over-sized wheels and tyres they are perfect for kids to build confidence on trails. Purpose-built for fun, no matter how your little one decides to ride it, the Riprock features a pair of Specialized's new ultra-wide, 2.8-inch tyres and comfortable, confident geometry, smiles are going to be guaranteed. That’s because the big tyres and 24-inch wheels provide heaps of traction, control and confidence.

Due to availability we recommend booking in good time before departure

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   *£9.80 is based on 6 days hire

Try a road bike instead- Specialized Allez E5 

Free road bike upgrade instead of a free mountain bike
Available in Morzine, Les Gets, Tignes & Val D'Isere
Must be pre-booked due to availability

If you're just finding your road cycling legs, this is the best place to start. The Allez's premium alloy frame is built for versatility, combining sturdy, confident handling with the rocket-like feeling of a race bike. And for durability, it includes a FACT carbon fork and a reliable Claris groupset.

To Book a bike, or for advice 

Call or email us for more information: 0844 770 4070 or Email us here

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