The Tarentaise valley in the Rhone-Alps region of France is a beautiful place for a perfect summer holiday, with warm temperatures throughout July and August in the mid 70’s. The valley offers spectacular and lush scenery, with wild flowers, fresh mountain air and a multitude of leisure activities for all tastes and age groups.
Our speciality is providing your family or group with a tailor-made holiday which can be based on guided walking tours across the region, including the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe at 4,807 metres and/or activities including white-water rafting, mountain biking, adventure parks and much more. In addition there some fantastic touring routes for motorcycle enthusiasts. Tell us what you want from your holiday and we can organise a memorable summer in the Alps.
Our luxury ski chalets are located in a secluded area which is the perfect rest place in which to base yourself for a few days and plan some exciting activities to keep you entertained. With our local knowledge we will be only too happy to help and keep you advised of local activties, walks and events. It´s a great opportunity to combine your summer holiday with some of many exciting activities the area has to offer.
There are some amazing places of interest to visit in the area.
The Petit St. Bernard Pass:
Situated on the old Roman road from Milan to Vienna, the pass links France to Italy and is full of historical significance dating from the 17th century. Things to see:
This ancient mining town is dominated by the Ruitor Glacier (3485m) and is linked to La Rosière in both summer and winter and known as the Espace San Bernardo. Things to see: The waterfalls of the Ruitor Glacier and Lake Arpy.
Courmayeur is a very popular ski resort in Italy and is world famous for its walks in summer. Things to see: Helbronner point at 3462m altitude with a spectacular 360 degree view of the Italian, French and Swiss Alps, the Aguille du Midi (3842m) accessible by cable car.
- Petit St.Bernard Hospice...built in the Middle Ages to shelter the numerous travellers from the wind, cold, altitude and snow.
- Chanousia...Alpine garden with over 1200 species of mountain flora
- Mont Blanc..panoramic views of the north face
- Lake Verney
- Redoute Fort...ruined during the Second World War
Annecy, picnic by the lake
The Museum for Fauna and Nature, Seez
Beaufort Cheese Factory in Bourg St-Maurice or in the Beaufortain mountains