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Activities

With its 300 days of sunshine each year, being outdoors is definitely the place to be in Southern French Alps!

The choice of activities in the Alps is endless and is continuously evolving as people come up with new ideas. We've chosen some of the most popular activities to tell you about, but there are more to add to the list so feel free to ask.

All the activity providers we use are fully qualified professionals and are friendly, helpful and experts in their field. They'll ensure your safety and make sure you have a good time!

You can use our activity points system to combine a range of activities to create the perfect winter or summer multi activity holiday or choose to specialise in one and become an expert!

Escape from civilisation walking in the Alps with an overnight stop in one of the many alpine refuges where you will be welcomed with a hot meal, a bed for the night and breakfast!

Canyoning is great fun - jump, slide and abseil down spectacular waterfalls or narrow gorges, and plunge into cool, natural pools. It's a great way to cool off and have lots of fun on a hot summer day in the French Alps...

Explore the underground labyrinth of caves in Devoluy - crawl through secret passages, abseil down vertical drops and discover the underworld universe of tunnels, rivers and lakes!

Trail, fell or mountain running is the perfect sport for runners who love the mountains, nature and endurance sports!

Hurtle down a zip wire, climb up a spider net, negotiate the wobbly log staircase, tip toe across the tightrope wire.... High Ropes Adventure Courses are designed to challenge you vertically, horizontally and personally!...

Horse riding hacks and rides for all levels off the beaten track through alpine meadows and forests in the French Alps.

With your specially adapted river hydrospeed board and flippers, hold on and surf your way down the white water rapids of the Alps.

Kayaking in the Southern Alps is the perfect way to explore the coves and creeks of the big alpine lakes. Or why not go for a gentle paddle down an easy river in a sit on top kayak!

Navigate the fast flowing white water rapids of the rivers of the Southern Alps in a closed top kayak with paddle. A paddlers dream!

Mountain biking in the Southern Alps is a dream.. a huge variety of way marked and graded trails to suit all levels.. from technical single track to easier forests trails, all with stunning alpine scenery... what more co...

The Southern Alps has some excellent mountaineering opportunities for beginners through to experienced mountaineers. With famous 4000m + summits like the Barre des Ecrins through to lesser known but equally majestic mou...

Paragliding is the best way to get a birds eye view of the stunning mountains and glaciers of the Southern French Alps! Try a tandem or learn to fly yourself!

For those mad about road cycling, the Southern Alps is a must! With a choice of big Tour de France cols as well as some lesser known but equally spectacular alpine roads, there is something for everyone.

Rock climbing in the Southern Alps - sunny crags, warm rock, beautiful views and great routes.... a perfect vertical challenge for all! Learn the basics on top ropes, practice your moves bouldering, have a go at leading ...

We've all climbed trees! Well now you can do it with the security of a rope and climbing techniques so you can take those risks you never dared to in your back garden!

Invented by the Italians to negotiate inaccessible mountain ranges, Via Ferratas have become a sport in their own right. They consist of metal ladders and thick wires positioned strategically over rock faces which you fo...