10 good reasons to go to the mountains this summer
Vacations are a time to recharge your batteries after a busy year. Clean air, family reunions, magnificent landscapes, relaxation, activities… so many benefits that make the mountains a choice destination for your summer vacation !
Take a breath of fresh air
In the heart of a peaceful nature, the mountain offers calm, serenity and a fresh and pure air. Escape the heat wave on the beach and enjoy beautiful sunny days and mild nights thanks to the ideal temperatures of the mountains: not too hot, not too cold.
Go with your family
The mountain is the perfect family destination to come back to with memories in your head. With your family, you can swim in the calm and clear waters of the mountain lakes or walk along the easy paths of the mountains’access for children, introduce your children to nature and maybe even meet the animals in their natural environment. Far from the daily stress, you will rediscover the pleasure of being together.
Discover breathtaking landscapes
With an omnipresent nature adorned with valleys, summits, natural reserves, plateaus, waterfalls, flowery clearings, lakes and rivers, the mountain offers a diversity of landscapes more exceptional than the others. It’s the assurance of an exotic stay between surprise and wonder.
Enjoy a cheaper stay
Unlike vacations by the sea where the price of rentals explodes in high season, summer rentals in the mountains are half the price because they are less crowded. Spend a wonderful vacation in the mountains and live great experiences for less.
Take advantage of a multiple accommodation offer
In the mountains, you will find rentals for all desires: residences, vacation villages, aparthotels, chalets … find yourself according to your desires. On site, you will be able to benefit from leisure and well-being areas (swimming pool, spa, gym…) and even free hiking guides to discover the valleys and their history with a specialist.
Have an active vacation
In the mountains, it is impossible to get bored ! On water, on land or in the air, it is a real playground allowing you, every day, to vary the pleasures and emotions: rafting, canyoning, pedal boat, fishing, hiking, biking, mountain biking, Via Ferrata, climbing, archery, adventure course, horseback riding, zip line, paragliding… the possibilities are endless !
Good to know : Some resorts offer multi-activity cards at reduced rates allowing you to access the season’s sports activities at a lower cost.
Avoid the mass tourism
The pleasure of vacations is often spoiled by a too dense population. Less frequented in summer, the mountains are synonymous with tranquility and fulfillment.
The mountains are famous for their natural environment as well as for their cultural richness. Explore the surroundings of your mountain resort to discover an intense and authentic heritage.
The mountainous regions enjoy a succulent gastronomy. Your stay in the mountains will be the opportunity to live a gustatory adventure of the most pleasant: cheeses, cold cuts, desserts, typical dishes, wines of altitude, herbal teas and aperitifs with mountain plants … As they say, eating is the beginning of happiness !
Experience the thrill of the ride
Desire for a little adrenaline ? Try your hand at extreme sports ! Bungee jumping, snowboarding, base jumping, wingsuit flying, wakeboarding, trekking, kayaking… if you have an adventurous soul, the mountains are for you !