SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN VALMEINIER 1800

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Take a picnic up to one of the lakes, go for a swim or simply lie back and enjoy the breathtaking scenery and fresh mountain air. 

Fishing and riding the chair lifts outside the hotel followed by a leisurely walk down the mountains are also popular activities in the summer months. 

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

Hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing are very popular activities in the area with many famous cycling events hosted in the region each year (see our events listed below for more details).  

 

JULY 2019 (TBC):

Mototrail Festival

This festival includes trail bike hikes, workshops, exhibitors, trial area with instructors, stunt shows and evening entertainment. You can find out more about this event by visiting www.mototrail-festival.com.

16 - 18 AUGUST 2019:

Trial Du Galibier

An 46 KM trail walking and running event. 

To book your place or for more information click here.

2 - 7 JULY 2019:

HAY SCULPTURE SHOW

Already known for its snow and ice sculptures contests, Valloire propose a brand new activity ! Valloire organise a unique contest both festive and linked with the mountains. The aim was to choose materials as original and symbolic as snow during winter Sculpture contest. These materials are straw and hay. Come and discover Art works made by sculptors from all over the world ! You can admire those sculptures all summer long in “les Verneys” Valloire.

For more information click here.

24 -26 JULY 2019:

Tour de France

This 18th stage of the Tour de France 2019 is 207 km long. Leaving from Embrun, the highlight is the ascent of the Galibier pass, a true icon! 
Experience the arrival of this legendary stage in Valloire!

For more information click here.

7 AUGUST 2019:

Montagnards sont là - Acte 5

An opportunity to discover the trades of the mountain including:
* Demonstration of an evacuation from a chairlift 
* Demonstration of a rescue of an accident

* Search for people and objects by avalanche dogs
* Goat herding by dogs
* Preparation of cockles (traditional donuts)
* Manufacture of goat cheese

 

 Click here for more information.

AUGUST 2019 (TBC):

Trial Du Mont Thabor

An 11 KM or 23 KM trail walking and running event. This trail is an opportunity to discover this beautiful area including the wild fauna and flora nesting in the Natura 2000 Zone in the Mont Thabor! The trail is part of the Challenge Galibier Thabor with ski passes to win and challenge Trail in Maurienne's Country in partnership with Maurienne Tourisme.

To book your place or for more information click here.

21 - 25 AUGUST 2019:

4 x 4 Show

For more information click here.

1-2 SEPTEMBER 2019:

La Maurienne Galibier

To find out more about this world renowned cycling event click here.

73450 Valmeinier 1800 France

Tel: +33 (0) 479 05 33 45

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