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Summer 2021 in the mountains: where to spend your holidays?

May 31, 2021
Summer 2021 in the mountains: where to spend your holidays?

The mountains in summer are synonymous with fresh air and relaxation, but also with activities that allow you to get away from it all. Mountain biking, hiking, trail running, via ferrata, the resorts offer you the chance to discover natural terrain. Looking for nature and authenticity? Ski Republic reveals the opening dates of the summer resorts to prepare your stay in the mountains!

June - Summer skiing

Because you can't wait for the winter season to put your skis back on, some resorts offer the possibility to ski in summer! From May 29th, head for Les 2 Alpes and its large high altitude domain. Board the ski lifts which will take you up to more than 3,200 metres in altitude! The 2 Alpes glacier is currently the largest ski area in Europe. The resort guarantees you a unique mountain holiday, between trail riding, hiking, mountain biking and summer skiing. 

From June 12th, the Pisaillas Glacier in Val d'Isère will be accessible for ski schools and individuals. Then from 19 June, all ski enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the Glacier de la Grande Motte. Overlooking the Lac du Chenil, the resort of Tignes offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding peaks. And for the bike park, a little patience! The mountain bike trails in Tignes will be accessible from June 26th.

July and August - Mountain biking, hiking and trail running

Ideas for your summer holidays in Savoie? Located near the Italian border, the resort of La Rosière benefits from exceptional sunshine and a breathtaking view over the Tarentaise valley. From the 3rd of July, you will be able to take advantage of the mountain bike tracks and the trail paths. Moreover, from the Petit Saint Bernard pass, beautiful hikes are accessible to all levels, in a rich and preserved nature. 

La Rosière

At the foot of the Aiguille Rouge, the villages of Arc 2000 and Arc 1950 offer numerous outdoor activities. Discover all the destinations in the resort of Les Arcs for a unique mountain holiday. On weekends from 5 to 20 June, the ski lifts give you access to the ridges to ride down the mountain bike trails and go for a walk with a privileged view of Mont Blanc. 

This summer, the La Plagne area is transformed into a real playground. Mountain Karting, hiking, via ferrata, trail, mountain biking, it's an over-vitamin cocktail that awaits you for your summer holidays! From July 3rd, fill up on energy and outdoor adventures in an exceptional environment for the whole family.

La Plagne Bike Park

A typical and authentic Savoie destination, Les Saisies is a resort where nature and Man are one. Built in harmony with its environment, this village with its traditional architecture will dazzle you from the moment you arrive with its diversity of landscapes. Its large mountain bike area, its walks and hikes around Bisanne as well as its trail will seduce all outdoor enthusiasts in search of adrenaline. In addition, children can try their hand at the Mountain Twister, a summer sledge with sharp turns and maximum acceleration! Open at weekends from 18 June to 4 July, then every day from 9 July. 

Les Saisies

For your summer holidays in Haute-Savoie, several destinations are available. From Morzine to Le Grand Bornand, your summer mountain holidays will be unforgettable! Enjoy the fresh air and let your adventurous soul express itself. 

Resort Summer Skiing Bike
Les 2 Alpes 29th May 5th June (week-end)
Val d'Isère 12th June 26th June
Tignes 19th June 26th June
Les Gets   28th May
Les Arcs   5th June (week-end)
Le Grand Bornand   19th June
La Rosière   3rd July
La Plagne   3rd July
Morzine   26th June