Activities

Hotel Les Aravis is a perfect base for all activities, summer and winter, in the beautiful French Aravis mountains.

Summer

Road cycling: Tackle the famous tour de france cols including Col de Colombiere, Col des Aravis and the Col de Forclaz, or replicate the time trial of 2009 around lake Annecy. There are hundreds of kilometres of riding on offer in the Aravis.

Mountain Biking: Choose from miles of cross country trails and alpine firetracks or steep challenging downhills in both resorts of Grand Bornand and La Clusaz.

Walking: Offering something for everyone - gentle alpine meadow walks, open hill walking or challenging peaks and scrambles. The walking is fabulous with stunning views over the mountains and even over to Mont Blanc.

Multi-Activities: Get some thrills on a high ropes course in Grand Bornand, be led by a guide round the various via ferattas, enjoy the quiet of lake Annecy whilst kayaking or brave a river canyon with a guide, and much more!

Leisure activities: The villages of Grand Bornand and La Clusaz have lovely swimming pools, local markets, tennis courts, mini golf and various other activities to be enjoyed as a family or with friends.

Events: Bonheur de Momes kids festival - last week in August. A wonderful festival held in Grand Bornand, specifically for children. Puppetry, face painting, street theatre and free activities culminate in a spectacular end of festival event with fireworks and theatre. A wonderful event for the whole family

Winter

Skiing and Snowboarding: The Aravis Mountains are perfect for winter breaks skiing or snowboarding, with the traditional resorts of La Clusaz and Grand Bornand offering over 220km of ski piste between them, as well as plenty of off piste, a highly ranking snow park and several boarder cross courses.

We only offer packages in Hotel Les Aravis during winter for skiing and snowboarding, specialising in short weekend or midweek breaks. For more information about our winter ski and snowboard holidays and packages, visit our specific website www.skiweekender.com

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