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A must in Val d'Isère

This summer

The call of summer is felt, the sun comes to warm the atmosphere and restore our hearts. The desire is to hike in the wilderness, escape in complete freedom, discover hidden trails and contemplate the green peaks…

This summer, come and recharge your batteries in the fresh air and discover the art of mountain living.

1- Hiking in the Vanoise National Park

Open all year round, the Vanoise National Park, offers a multitude of trails to discover the beauty of the landscape, fauna and flora.

Located at the gates of Val d’Isère, it offers a variety of itineraries with great viewpoints on Italy and the surrounding peaks. Accessible to all types of hikers, the routes crisscross the mountain amidst rich vegetation (more than 1,200 plant species), cross typical villages with slate roofs and take us to the top of the highest peaks in Savoie. The strict standards that govern the Park benefit the animals, which cohabit in peace and quiet. It is not uncommon, therefore, to come across ibex, chamois, marmots, black grouse, ptarmigan at the bend of its hike.

Find the itineraries of the Trek Nature Grand Paradis Vanoise, which connect the Vanoise National Park and the Grand Paradis National Park, in Italy.

Discover the day hikes on our pedestrian map.

To go further, a topo guide is available at the Tourist Office (8€) oron our online store.

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One night in a refuge

At the bend of your hiking itinerary, you can combine the useful with the pleasant, by stopping to spend the night in one of the guarded refuges of Haute Tarentaise. The Prariond Refuge, completely rebuilt has been redesigned in an eco-responsible and sustainable way. This charming refuge all dressed in wood offers a splendid view of the Prariond valley. From there, it is possible to leave on one of the Trek Nature Grand Paradis Vanoise.

At night, astrology enthusiasts will be able to contemplate the stars at their ease, away from all light pollution.

Go up

The Iseran pass by bike

Considered to be the highest road mountain pass in the Alps, the Iseran Pass, at an altitude of 2770 m, is one of the legendary stages of the Tour de France. Starting from Val d’Isère or Bourg-Saint-Maurice, take up the challenge of the Route des Grandes Alpes to discover a territory with an exceptional natural and cultural heritage.

The most seasoned riders will get on their road bike for a sporty ascent, while the others will be able to access the pass smoothly thanks to the electric bike or E-Bike. At the top, a breathtaking panorama of the Maurienne glaciers. From there, it is possible to descend to Bonneval-sur-Arc, a charming village listed as a Unesco heritage site.

Climbing the Col de l’Iseran: rather by road bike or e-bike?

Start mountain biking

on the dedicated trails

With a Bike Park of 200 km of trails open throughout the summer, the shared Val d’Isère and Tignes mountain biking area is a real playground. Like skiing, the trails are classified by difficulty level and there are green, blue, red, black and even double black, in enduro, downhill and uphill trails dedicated to VTTAE.

Before tackling the Bellev’hard, a black trail that literally plunges down to the village for one of the most vertiginous descents, you’ll slowly discover the practice on the long greens and the new circuits dedicated to the village. In the learning zone at the foot of Bellevarde, you can learn about the different types of trails before moving on to the mountain bike domain. These portions of trails are thought to learn to better apprehend the techniques necessary for the descent.

The Bike-Park: Is it right for me?

Discover it!

Everything you need to know about the Val d’Isère-Tignes Bike-Park

Bike-Park info

Everything has changed, except the essentials

Living in Val d'Isère this summer

Try new sensations by riding down the slopes on a mountain bike and enjoy the view differently! Climb the highest road pass in Europe, hike in a National Park, sleep in the heart of the mountain, taste the local specialties…

Val d'Isère

embarks you in its art of living

Everything has changed, except the essentials. Experience Val d’Isere in summer.

☀️ Summer season : 1 July to 3 September 2023