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Summer Activities: French Alps

All of our holidays come with a selection of free resort activities. You can try additional activities (which cost anything from €3 to €70) and our Active Team will be on hand to help you plan your week, book any extra activities and decide on the best ones for your age and taste.

Over 50 Activities To Try

Our holidays come with a selection of free activities for your week (or two) away. If you reckon you can handle even more, then you can book even more activities with our Active Team, once in resort. .

Mountain Biking

The Alps were made for biking and whatever your level or taste - downhill, cross country or family cruising - we’ve got it covered! We offer FREE bike hire, route cards, workshops and even free lift passes in Tignes.

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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

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Downhill Mountain Biking

The rush of riding a full suspension bike on REAL terrain can't be beaten. Let us help you get started!

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White Water Rafting

A free excursion for all our guests in Morzine and a great way to break the ice with your fellow guests

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Walking & Hiking

Spectacular walks & hikes with 850Km + of trails and a free lift pass to boot!

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There’s no better way to explore a mountain lake! Kayaking is offered in all resorts, free or low cost.

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Stand up Paddle Boarding

Paddle boarding is offered in all of our resorts, free or low cost.

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Nordic Walking

Ask reception for a set of Nordic poles; & with your free lift pass hit the trails. Poles propel you along & offer a core workout.

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Adventure Parks

Move between the trees on zip wires, rope bridges, cargo nets & more. Adult & child courses, all resorts.

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Aquatic Centres

Free access on our Multi pass to the outdoor pools and leisure centres in all resorts.

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Cable Cars and Chair Lifts

Walkers & bikers can reach high vantage points and cover miles of terrain. We include a free walking lift pass in all resorts and a free biking pass in Tignes!

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Lake Activities

Lakes for swimming, kids games, sunbathing, pedalo, kayak & more. Ask our reps for a great day-out, or itinerary to the lakes.

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Worlds Longest Zipline

The Fantasticable is a 2Km zip wire and you reach speeds of 100kmph. As our reps for a great day out (itinerary) that includes this activity.

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Artificial walls are free to use and a great place to test your skills. And real rock climbing excursions are bookable with us.

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Guided mountainbiking and social rides

If you are new to biking or you want to hone your skills, we’ll help you hire an instructor for 2 hrs, half a day or more.

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Bike Pump Tracks

In all resorts, bike obstacle courses and pump tracks are free to use.

Road Biking

The Alps are famous for cycling and we have itineraries for all abilities. Free-use road bikes at our hotels.

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Giant Waterslide

This fast-paced water slide really scores high on the silliness scale! Available on Tignes’ lake.

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Canyoning - It's addictive

The art of rappelling oneself down a river canyon, jumping off rocks, sliding down chutes. Best enjoyed with fellow guests.

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One of our most popular add-on activities. Fly with an instructor, the feeling is sensational!

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Hydro Speeding

Descend Whitewater rapids on a beefed up body board., surf the swells, ride over rocks and perform 360 spins.

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Rock Climbing

Climbing in the Alps is magical and everyone loves abseiling! Best enjoyed with fellow guests.

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Electric Mountain Biking

Rent an E-bike from €60 per half day and explore the trails no one else can reach!

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Via Ferrata

High mountain routes with fixed climbing aids, led by an instructor. A great excursion with fellow guests.

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Summer Ski & Snowboard

Tignes is home to Europe's best glacier for skiing & boarding. Open from June to August. Up to 25 Km of piste.

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Horse & Pony Riding

Guided rides or hacks, with or without instruction. Pony treks for kids. All resorts have excellent equestrian centres.

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River Duckies

Take to the rapids on an inflatable river kayak! A cross between rafting and kayaking.

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Day Trip: Chamonix

Home to Europe's highest mountain (Mont Blanc) and famous mountain town. Try a trip up the Aiguille Midi (highest cable car) and the Glacier Train and Ice caves.

Mountain Boarding

Awesome fun! The lifts help you ascend the trails & beginner courses are available.

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GPS Treasure Hunting

Go in search of hidden treasures on the hiking trails, in caves, on summits, and spot wildlife using your iphone to follow geocache routes. Our reps will show you how.


A pedalo is a relaxing way to view the lake. All of our resorts offer them for free, or very low cost.

Crazy Airbag

The Crazy Airbag is another off-beat, high octane activity for ages 10+.

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Waterski & Wakeboard

A fantastic day out on Lake Geneva. Available in Morzine from €90 p/per. Allow half a day +.

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Giant Waterslide

This fast-paced water slide really scores high on the silliness scale! Hurtle down a steep slide and fly off the lip and into the lake. Free for TIgnes. Low cost for Val d'Isère

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Quad Biking

Set around a course for juniors and adults.

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Offered in all resorts, free or low cost. Our Active Team will show you how you can try it!

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Waterball/WoW Balls

WoW balls allow you to do the impossible...Walk On Water! These giant sized balls are akin to Zorbing on the lake Great fun!

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All resorts have full size tramps' (free or low cost). That sudden moment of weightlessness, performing tricks you never thought possible…

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Soft Play Toys

Weird and wonderful inflatable obstacles and play parks for ages 4+. And all under a beautiful mountain backdrop. From €5.

Biker Airbag

The bikers airbag is either free-to-use or low cost. Now everyone can practice those front flips, spins and rockets!


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

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Skate Parks

Open for bikers, scooters and skateboards. Quarter pipes, ramps, fun boxes and rails. Free to use.

Model Racing

Model car driving (offroad crawlers) provide a fun and family-friendly activity near the lake in Tignes.

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Yoga Classes

Free yoga classes enjoyed by the lake in Tignes.

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Fly Fishing

Fly fishing instructors can teach you the art of angling. One that will quickly become a passion! Tignes is a prime spot!

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Excellent 18 hole and 9 hole courses in Tignes and Morzine (Les Gets) offer stunning views and great golf.

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