Holidays activities in the French Alps
The Grand Domaine ski area has 85 ski runs and 165 km of pistes. Around Valmorel and Saint François de Longchamp, skiers and snowboarders will love the diverse slopes, the good snow quality and the beauty of the scenery, all the way to the Mont Blanc. Beginners and or experienced skiers will find terrain adapted to their level.
The ski lifts are directly accessible from the hotel and give access to the whole ski resort. You will be able to test all the different types of slopes, easy or medium around the cheval Noir, hard at the col du Mottet or the Col du Gollet, or off pistes at the massif de la Lauziere. Downhill skiing at it’s best.
There is also lots to satisfy powder skiers and free riders. The resort is famous Ski touring with tours organized at the resort.
Cross country skiing lovers will alsobe able to access an important domain. In Valmorel; there is 20 km of tracks, and Saint Francois de Longchamps has 60 Km of tracks, and a 15 km long altitude track.
Finally boarders will meet at the snowpark, which is fully equipped with a 120 m half pipe and funboxes
Piou Piou Club
In front of the Hotel du Bourg, you will be able to entrust your children to the Piou-Piou club. The French Ski school ESF welcomes all children from 18 month to 6 years old. There are games, a snow garden, lots of smiles and laughs.
English speaking specialized ski instructors will teach children the basics of skiing… During that time, parents will be able to enjoy the ski runs of the Grand Domaine serenely.
Summer in Valmorel
In summer, discover the Grand domaine while trekking. Hiking is one of the must do activities during your stay. Several marked trails will take you from the forests to the high mountain pastures. If you want to reach the summit faster, you can ride the ski lifts, some of them will take your mountain bike.
Rock climbing and Via Ferrata trailsare also possible nearby, for all levels. Climbing enthusiasts, will be able to jump from tree to tree in the “Accrobranche” situated opposite the Hotel du Bourg.
The mountains are also the playground of whitewater enthusiasts, one of the best canyoning spot in France is situated next to Valmorel, Rafting, kayaking are also possible in the rivers below.
Spa and swimming pools
Dive in the swimming pool of Valmorel! It’s open air 25 m basin and it’s kid pool are a stone’s throw to the hotel, close to the centre of the village.
20 mn from Valmorel is the biggest water park of the Tarentaise area, in Bellecombe. At the “centre nautique du Morel”, you will find several swimming pools water cannons and water slides.
Relax and Unwind, the Spa des cimes, situated under the Hotel du Bourg, is open 7 days a week. It is dedicated to your well being : You will find a Hammam, Sauna, hydro massage, Power plate, massage specialities from around the world, body and facial treatments. Find more information here (PDF).
The Léchère grand thermal spa
Only 15 Km away from Valmorel, the Léchère grand thermal spa is fed with natural thermal water. Running underground, the water is collected at a depth of about 205m, preserving its purity and a constant mineralization.
The water of La Léchère comes naturally at 61°; in the different pools, it will be served at 32°, which allows to use the remaining energy for heating purpose of our buildings.
The mineral and trace elements virtues, combined with the know-how of expert teams will enable guests to improve their overall wellbeing. Hydro massage, jacuzzi, saunas, hammam are also accessible.
Within walking distance to the hôtel du Bourg, you will be able to access a host of activities.