Summer Activities

Summer Activities

Whether you want to keep cool at the many beautiful lakes and rivers, soar high into the clear azure skies or work up a sweat in the mountains, the choice of activities is enormous during the summer. Soak up the same rays as the Med, but without all the noise and expense.

Learn More
Winter Activities

Winter Activities

The Hautes-Alpes has some of the highest peaks in the Alps and the 31 ski resorts offer plenty to captivate all levels of skiers and boarders. Enjoy limitless backcountry conditions for Snowkiting, Ski Touring and Mountaineering…

Learn More

Gallery

Video and photo gallery of the Hautes-Alpes. Highlighting the natural beauty, wildlife and adventurous activities available. Including many personal video accounts of the outdoor activities.

Learn More

"Breath the Cleanest Mountain Air, Soak up the Longest Sun, Experience the Purest Nature.

No large cities, motorways or industry, 300 days of sunshine a year, 40% of the land is protected habitat (National Park, Natural Regional Park and Natura 2000).

TOP 20 ACTIVITIES

Our recommended top 20 activities to sample in the Hautes-Alpes.

Husky Sledding from £40.

Husky Sledding from £40.

Posted by voyagerextreme on Jan 21, 2013

Explore the snowy wilderness, wrapped up warm in the back of a husky propelled sledge. The perfect family activity. Guided short or extended excursions for complete novices. Either sit back and enjoy the ride or have a go at the ‘mushing’.

Learn More
Self-Guided Snowshoe hikes (Free).

Self-Guided Snowshoe hikes (Free).

Posted by voyagerextreme on Jan 21, 2013

You may catch a glimpse of rare wildlife (Golden Eagle, Eagle Owl, Ibex, Chamois, Lynx, Wolf etc) snowshoeing in the Queyras and Ecins protected parks. Leave civilisation behind and let the pure air and untracked snow cleanse your mind body and spirit. Explore hundreds of stunningly beautiful, safe and well marked trails and pistes.

Learn More
Backcountry Snowkiting and Freeriding from £25.

Backcountry Snowkiting and Freeriding from £25.

Posted by voyagerextreme on Dec 7, 2012

Endless fresh powder, regular winds, zero crowds and unbeatable freeriding in some of the world’s most spectacular snowkiting zones. Independent self-guided for the price of a lift pass or fully guided and supervised excursions with professional coaching in over 12 different backcountry spots.

Learn More

TOP 20 PLACES TO STAY

Our recommended top 20 places to stay in the Hautes-Alpes.

Our personal favourites, based on value for money, unique location and levels of service and comfort.

View Plans and Pricing