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Mountain Biking Holidays

The Alps were made for mountain biking and the terrain suits all abilities. Whether you’re mad about biking or just curious to ‘give it a go’ then one thing’s for sure, whatever your level, whatever your taste - we’ve got it covered!

Discover hundreds of miles of trails, all wrapped up in the most amazing scenery and served by a huge network of bike lifts. You can cover many miles of terrain without ever needing to ride uphill, unless of course you want to! Also try road biking.
  • Free-use of Specialized bikes*
  • Free use of E-bikes (Les Gets)
  • Rent full-sus Pro bikes
  • Beginner & Family trails
  • 25 lifts for biking
  • 850km of tracks & trails
  • Alpine Elements mechanics (all hotels)
  • Try our MTB Centre at Hotel Christiania

Beginner & Family Biking

Free Use Bikes & Pro Bike hire

Downhill Mountain Biking

Our MTB Centre - Hotel Christiania

Mountain Bike Facilities

We specialise in bikes and have full workshops, with mechanics & bike hire.

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Guided Bike Rides

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New to biking? We’ll get you started…

Biking in the French Alps is a fantastic adventure for all ages and abilities with hundreds of miles of tracks and trails all served by a lift system that’ll whisk you to the top in no time. All of our resorts have easy-cruising trails and family routes for all ages. Then, as you progress - you can move on to more technical trails at altitude that grade from green to black.

Why not rent a full suspension bike during your week? If you’re a confident trail rider, then a ‘full-suss’ bike will allow you to explore the higher terrain using the lift system

Intermediate & Advanced riders

If you're a confident rider then  grab your lift pass and head for the hills! Try from an exciting array of specially made Freeride and Downhill courses just waiting to be ridden. There’s lots of variety for all levels, from easy routes for beginner downhillers to moderate trails and steeper courses like the famous Avalanche Cup.

You might enjoy taking a guide for the day. At reception, our team can help organise a group of likeminded guests to share the cost (from €35pp for a group of 6-8)

Top Tip: For Tignes the bike lift pass is free! Try an E-bike from €60 per half day.


Our Bike Hosts & Guided Bike Rides

Our Bike hosts are important members of our team. Their role is to help you make the most of the area (on two wheels) and to ensure your bike is professionally maintained and rolling smoothly all week. They will help get you orientated, find the best trails and give you route cards with ride suggestions. 

We can organise professionally guided bike rides for all levels, beginner to expert. It’s a great way to do the Portes du Soleil tour taking in all 12 villages on a day-long 78 Km ride using the lifts. It’s also a great way to get an introduction to using the lifts and trails at altitude if you’re new to riding.


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Free-use bike fleet - Specialized

We have a large range of bikes from leading brand Specialized which are free to use with all our holidays, so you can grab a bike from our racks and go for an adventure. There’s plenty of bikes to go around and we have bikes of all sizes and kids bikes too. 

Our bikes are Specialized hardtails with front suspension and disc brakes. They will soak up the valley floor trails and the gentler high altitude runs with ease. With light-weight frames and performance-driven parts - our bikes are well set up and maintained by our own team of mechanics. 

In our Les Gets hotel we even offer free-use of our Electric mountain bikes which are a real blast and will have you hooked from the first pedal stoke!


Free-use bikes

Family and Beginner Rides

Families are in for a real treat! Explore an array of alpine tracks and trails that lead through forests, alongside rivers and up at altitude…family trails that use the lifts and take in the beautiful scenery along the way.

The local biking routes offer a spectacular day out, with lake-side stopovers for lunch and paddle sports or sunbathing to break up the day. Families with minimal off-road riding experience can use some of the local lifts to explore the easier ’family bike routes’ at altitude. You can also try using a mountain guide, (which our reps can organise), who can show you where to go and give you tips and knowledge along the way. We have a selection of bikes for all ages, 4 and up.


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The finest biking resorts in the Alps

The French Alps have the best biking recipe, bar none: extraordinary terrain, extensive lift systems, together with serious investment in high-quality bike tracks, trails and parks - all wrapped up in the most amazing scenery!

Our hand-picked resorts attract all abilities of rider; each destination offering an unforgettable biking experience using ski lifts specially adapted for bikes, thus allowing you to cover many miles of terrain with consummate ease, whatever your fitness.

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Thrilling Downhill courses!

The adrenaline surges as you swoop round banked corners and over whoops and humps following the flow of the bike trail down the mountain. Then get the lift back up and do it all over again! Experts can try more challenging Red or Black trails and you can follow the signposts and pick the trail that suits your ability.


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* Excludes Chalet Marilyn, Tignes. And other non-inclusive holidays.

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