If you are searching for a different winter experience, these following four activities will be the perfect addition to your ski vacation in France. For the entire familly or for extreme sport lovers, dive into the faboulous world of the French Mountains and enjoy your winter holidays a new way.
DOG SLED RIDING
Discover winter in France with sled dogs.
If you love nature, the snow, contact with animals, and adventure, dogsledding is made for you. No need to go to Canada, Alaska or Scandinavia for this incomparable experience. Vast snowy landscapes, bordered by forests as far as the eye can see, makes France the perfect place for this special experience.
Like the great explorers who, at the start of the 20th century, set out to explore the poles, you too can travel the snow-covered expanses in sled dogs.
While browsing the snow-capped mountains, breathe the pure air of the nature world and let yourself be carried away by the atmosphere of serenity.
Carefully follow the instructions of the musher, the driver of the team, who will guide you. Make yourself comfortable and embark for a magical moment in the heart of the snowy forest.
A new way under water
Diving in an icy lake, sliding under the thickness of ice, forgetting time, being hypnotized by the air bubbles that brush against the surface, this is the promise of a somewhat unreal dive!
Beginners or experienced, let yourself be guided by a group of experienced instructors who will allow you discover this unforgettable atmosphere.
The activity is also practiced at night, in a natural and unspoiled setting. On the program: ice ceiling in boreal colors, crystal clear water, ice funnel, lake plants …
Whilst impressive, this activity is also safe. Equipped with a suit specially designed to fight against the cold (the water is around 2 ° C) and connected to the surface by a breadcrumb trail, the diver discovers a world of silence, all in transparency, under a thick layer of ice. Just Magical.
Have you ever dreamed about flying?
In the mountains it is almost possible thanks to giant zip lines.
This winter, get to the skies with a zip line. Between heaven and earth, this activity provides thrills in complete safety. A way to enjoy mountain landscapes while filling up with strong emotions. For smaller and bigger, solo or duo; hanging on a rope, suspended in the air, you descend almost 2,000 m of slope 65 m above the skiers. Depending on your weight and position, you can easily reach 70 or 80 km / h. We wish you a pleasant flight!
Ready for take off ?
There are several activities to gain height in French ski resorts.
The French Alps is home to some of the best flying sites in Europe. The high mountain terrain and reliable weather create ideal flying conditions suitable for all pilots from beginner to pro. Explore the landscape while flying ; below a thick layer of snow covers everything. It’s a truly magical feeling.
Experience the thrill of a tandem paragliding flight and see the French Alps from above, or take part in a course and learn to pilot your own wing. This is a amazing way to experience the thrill of free-flight, and it’s hard to beat the French Alps for jaw-dropping mountain scenery.