Take a Family Trip to Val d’Isère this Summer

STORY BY Debbie 5th July 2024

Discover the Summer Magic of Val d’Isère

This summer, trade in your typical beach holiday for an exhilarating adventure in the awe-inspiring mountains of Val d’Isère. Famous for its stunning winter scenery, Val d’Isère transforms into a vibrant summer haven, inviting you to explore its majestic peaks and pristine lakes. As a proud holder of the Family Plus certification, this destination offers a plethora of family-friendly activities such as thrilling adventure courses, scenic bike rides, local farm visits, and even camping excursions in the picturesque Vanoise National Park.

Special Summer Offers

Val d’Isère is offering an irresistible 10% discount on the Val Pass for stays booked through Val d’Isère Reservation. The Val Pass, which can also be purchased separately, unlocks a world of exciting activities including golf, archery, climbing, and e-biking.

Mini Olympians

Prepare for an active holiday with a myriad of outdoor sports in Val d’Isère. The Manchet Sports Park, nestled in a protected valley, provides outdoor yoga and fitness sessions, horse-riding, tennis, and more. Families can also visit the Central Sports Park, featuring mini-golf, trampolines, an electric driving circuit for kids, and e-bike taster sessions. For a unique experience, venture to the Village Perdu, an enchanting play area 2,000 meters up in the Etroits forest, designed sustainably to let visitors roam among treehouses connected by suspended walkways.

New Kids Clubs

Parents seeking some tranquility will love the new kids’ clubs in Val d’Isère. Chalet des Aiglons welcomes children and teens for a day or a week, offering activities like archery, horse riding, and motor skills courses led by enthusiastic professionals. Club Med Val d’Isère, which opened last year, now features two new programs: the Teens Programme (11-13 years) focused on social sports and entertainment, and the Chill Pass (14-17 years) promoting social interaction and independence. Additionally, the five-star Le Blizzard hotel has introduced a Kids Club with arts, crafts, and outdoor exploration for younger guests.

A Night Under the Stars

For a unique and budget-friendly stay, spend a night in the great outdoors. The Prariond Refuge, renovated in 2019, offers comfortable accommodations with 36 beds spread across four dormitories at an altitude of 2,324 meters. Alternatively, enjoy breathtaking views from Ouillette Lake at 2,400 meters. The renovated L’Ouillette restaurant serves delicious Alpine brasserie dishes, including Savoyard Fondue and summer barbecues. Families can also try fishing with equipment available for young anglers, or participate in one of the fishing competitions organised by the Angling Association on July 14th and August 15th.

For more information on Val d’Isère and upcoming events, plan your visit here

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