Families can enjoy hiking together, mountain biking, e-biking, climbing, swimming, paragliding and more, in the mountain resorts of Savoie Mont Blanc. Savoie Mont Blanc also has 4 great lakes (Lake Geneva, Lake Annecy, Lake Bourget, and Lake Aiguebelette). With an average water temperature of 25 degrees in the summer, they are perfect for swimming and all types of watersport.
New: An Izyfoil is a new type of board; it is a mix between a surfboard and a wakeboard with an electric engine that allows users to surf or fly just above the water. Speed and direction are controlled by a wireless remote control. This eco-friendly board was invented by four friends from Annecy and it can be tried on the lake. The E-Foil school offers lessons at €69 per person for one hour, with all equipment included.
When the temperature cools down and the sky is clear, summer nights can be magical. There are more and more activities available at night.
In Morillon, families can push their limits together by trying canyoning by night! By the light of the moon – and head torches – you can slide, jump, and abseil, accompanied by a guide.
Combloux and La Clusaz are among the many resorts that organise mountain biking and e-bike outings by night.
NEW: Lumina Night Walks in Les Gets
Lumina night walks are immersive experiences. In the forest, at night, participants enter an imaginative world thanks to the magic of multimedia. The site’s natural beauty is enhanced by the use of light, video projections and music. Designed and produced by Moment Factory, the Lumina Night Walks are already present in a dozen destinations around the world, but Les Gets Lumina Night Walks is the first in Europe.
The Bauges Natural Regional Park is famous for caving. Discover its underground caves with a guide and get used to this unique environment. After a warm Savoyard dinner, spend the night in a tent specifically designed for sleeping underground. Children over seven years old can take part. It costs €150 per person.
Flainival is a festival dedicated to astronomy in Flaine. From 2 to 7 August, visitors can view exhibitions, listen to talks (some in English), take part in sessions at the Planetarium and observe the sun and sky during the day and night. There are also activities for children, such as workshops to learn how to build a rocket.
Every Wednesday in Sainte Foy, visitors can enjoy an evening picnic with local cheeses, cold meats and Savoie wines. Once night falls, put your head torch on and walk down to the resort. It costs €25 for an adult and €20 for a child (minimum five years old). Book with Evolution 2 (email@example.com).