More and more holidaymakers choose to go to the mountains in the summer. It is true that between its beautiful landscapes, its tranquility and the many activities offered, the mountain does not lack assets. If you are still hesitating to book an apartment in La Clusaz or elsewhere, here is something to finish convincing you.
Why leave summer in the mountains?
Looking for a relaxing place to spend the summer while enjoying many activities? Why not choose the mountain? There is no excitement of winter sports or overpopulation of seaside resorts. The accommodations are more accessible than by the sea and you can enjoy a chalet in La Clusaz or a hotel with pool in Serre Chevalier. In France, you can discover the joys of the summer mountain in the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Vosges or the Massif Central. In addition to the many sports activities available, you can take a look at the mountain culture, visit the villages, farms, meet locals or cross the border for trips to neighboring countries (Switzerland, Italy, Spain).
The mountain, the dream place to rest
When the mountain loses its white winter coat, it finds its green forests and vast pastures. In this unrecognizable landscape, one can discover rivers, lakes and valleys that seemed frozen during the winter. In the mountains, the air is less polluted than in the city: industries are almost non-existent and cars are much less numerous. Far from the noise and bustle of crowded beaches, the mountains offer vast unspoilt areas where you can recharge.
Summer in the mountains: what activities?
The mountain offers a wide choice of activities for nature lovers and thrills. Skiers can extend the pleasure of skiing by accessing the highest resorts in the Alps. Rivers and lakes give the opportunity to practice many water sports: rafting, canyoning, kayaking, sailing,. The mountainous terrain allows you to indulge in paragliding, zipline or bungee jumping . Finally, those who prefer to stay on the ground can practice hiking, climbing, via ferrata, caving, mountain biking or horseback riding.