Val d’Isère is the perfect resort for skiing with children with lots of different activities on offer to keep everyone entertained. The tourist office of the village organise free events and entertainments on a daily basis to ensure that our little holiday makers enjoy a holiday to remember. The itinerary stays the same each week with music concerts held outside the tourist office, new revolutionary sledges to test and competitions such as cross country skiing.
Val d’Isère really have taken their holiday makers into account when thinking of a fun packed activity week. With free hot chocolate and mulled wine for the adults this winter wonderland has something for every member of the family. Should guests wish to join they simply have to either sign up or head down to the specific location to join in!
Alongside the freebies that are on offer in this beautiful and well thought out resort there is also the opportunity to take part in numerous other excursions or events that offer a more adrenaline filled element or simply a once in a life time
SAF Helicopter Tours
Fancy getting the best view of the mountains? SAF carry out scenic tours and Heli-Ski trips which offer a breath-taking birds eye view of the mountain range.
The local dairy farm “La Ferme de l’Adroit” in Val d’Isère lets children meet alpine farm animals and indulge in some freshly made cheeses in the restaurant next door. Running as part of the “zero kilometre” campaign means that it produces all of its dairy products on site and distributes them to their own shops situated in and
around Val d’Isere, reducing the farm’s carbon footprint and creating a more eco-friendly environment.
Husky Dog Rides
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Whip through some powder and see all the sites of Val d’Isère or you can head over to Tignes! Each resort offers a slightly different experience, both as amazing as one-another, and really offer your children a once in a lifetime opportunity on their ski holiday!
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In Val d’Isère the whole family can enjoy taking their skillsto the local ice skating rink. The rink offers the beautiful scenery and a lovely family vibe which is outdoors ensuring you can enjoy the fresh air and the children will burn off their extra energy (if they have any!)
Situated in the centre aquasportif which has numerous amounts of activities for the family is the indoor climbing wall for the more adventurous families. Climbing equipment is normally provided for all ages however you can also take your own should you have it with you. It is advised that all climbers check that they are covered by their insurance.
Geo-Caching In Val D’Isère
Around the world there is a reported 2.5million people involved in an activity called geo-caching. By using GPS coordinates all the family can have fun finding a hidden treasure that another visitor to Val d’isere has left behind. Once you have found the treasure you simply write your name in a log book and replace the treasure with something of your own belongings. It is great and exciting fun for all of the family and means that you can all enjoy an adventure together.
Nature Reserves And National Parks
We are very lucky in Val d’Isère to be situated within the Vanoise National Park in the heart of the Savoie Region. The park was created in 1963, it was the first ever national park in France and it covers a vast territory where the stunning mountain landscapes with lakes and beautiful vegetation can be seen. The area is well-known for its population of the Alpine ibex and lots of many other animals such as Marmots, Chamois plus over 100 species of birds including the famous Val d’Isère eagle.
With loads of things to do in Val d’Isère, the whole family are sure to have a ball of a time both on and off the slopes! Chat to your rep when in resort and they will be happy to help you out with any recommendations and arrangements.