Summer Alpine holidays

If you enjoy outdoor activities such as walkingor mountain biking, have older children or are simply looking for something different to do this summer such as a multi-activity holiday, then you should take a look at what the mountains have to offer the family in the summer .

The main pull to the mountains in the summer is the wide range of sporting activities on offer, from golf, tennis and swimming (open water and pool) to more energetic activities such as white-water rafting, paragliding, mountain biking, hiking and climbing or why not try a multi-activity holiday.

The Portes du Soleil region is one of outstanding beauty, encompassing both French and Swiss Alpine villages tucked away in the mountains, with a nature reserve at its heart and Europe's largest lake at its feet. 

It is ideally situated for short breaks (75 mins from Geneva), offers a wide range of walks for the novice to the experienced hill walker and has the reputation of being the best region for mountain biking in Europe. Plus it is 40 minutes from lake Geneva and all of its sporting and cultural activities, 1hr 30 mins from Chamonix and Mont Blanc with the stunning Mer de Glace glacier and the Aosta valley in Italy via the Grand St Bernard pass is also only 1hr 30 mins away by car.

Whether you are looking for an action packed few days or some R&R in the fresh clean air, this region has plenty to offer
This valley offers some of the best walking and mountain biking in the Alps, catering for all levels of competence. It also offers many other activities for you to try: 
  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Water Sports
  • White Water Rafting
  • Paragliding
  • Tennis 
  • Adventure Parks
And the unique FANTASTICABLE – a zip wire which zips you across the valley at Plaine Dranse giving you a birds eye (literally) view of this wonderful region.
Why not try an activity weekend and sample a range of things to do, or if peace and quiet is more your thing - come and spend some time with us in the wonderful clean air of the Alps.
Whether you want a summer holiday for all the family, an activity weekend or to just escape to the mountains for a few days, we have something to offer you. 
See for yourself


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