French Alps Travel Information
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Enjoy yourself up and down the mountain in the French Alps
Breath taking mountain runs, gorgeous sunshine: there’s not much more you could ask for on a holiday to the French Alps. Luckily for you then that the French Alps have so many other activities to excite and delight on your lastminute.com holiday!
Summer in the French Alps
If you're looking for summer fun, the Alps turn into a haven for hikers and walkers looking to trek through the Alps' famous walking routes. Some of the best activities take place when the snow melts so you have an active family you can immerse yourself in a spot of rock climbing, mountain biking, white water rafting or even paragliding. Great for extreme sports fans!
Skiing in winter
Whether you’re looking for a relaxed family holiday or a plenty of après-ski fun lastminute.com have got it covered. When it comes to choice there are lots of resorts for you to pick from.
For an action packed time choose the popular resort of Alpe d’Huez. Boasting 258km of slopes, this large resort is suitable for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. Fill your days with all the snow sports you can think of, and then make more time for ice skating, mountain biking and even helicopter rides. In the evening get ready for lots of joie de vivre as there’s plenty of bustling entertainment and live music at the Sphere bar and Smithy’s Tavern.
Get your head in the clouds at the highest resort in the French Alps, Val Thorens. Sitting proudly at 2,230m this modern resort is known for its excellent snow and staggering ski routes. Val Thorens is also great for families with a crèche for younger children and a Kindergarten ski school for those over the age of four. With a magic carpet ski lift and purpose built ski gardens the kids will be kept safe and happy while you enjoy time with the adults!
Find a holiday deal to suit you at lastminute.com
The French Alps really do offer everything you could want and more. With lots of great value deals to grab at lastminute.com you’re certain to find that perfect holiday you’ve been looking for at a great price.
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