Are you thinking about heading somewhere completely different for your next incredible vacation? If so, then you might want to consider visiting the French Alps. Every year, millions of people head over to France to explore this fascinating, breathtaking environment. There are countless places to explore beyond what you might typically expect. In fact, I think no matter what type of traveler you are there’s going to be something everyone can enjoy deep in the French Alps. If you are ready to discover it for yourself, take a look at the list below, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.
If you are planning on taking a trip to the Alps we definitely think you should explore the luxury standard ski chalets. While luxury suggests complete comfort, standard makes you think that maybe the price won’t be that high and you’re right on both accounts. These chalets will fit into the typical holiday budget and you’re certain to love what you discover when you stay. For instance, it’s possible to spend one evening enjoying a relaxing spa treatment. This is just what you need after a long day on the slopes. Even if you haven’t been skiing at all, you’ll still love spending time in the spa, that’s for sure. Another evening, you can enjoy your own private cinema room! Yes, there’s plenty to do, even if you decide that you don’t actually want to leave your chalet and instead want to lavish in luxury.
Take To The Slopes
You probably are expecting snowy slopes for skiing if you head to the Alps and you won’t be disappointed. What you might not be aware of if that these are accessible to everyone. You might have never skied before in your life or you could be an expert. Either way, you’re sure to have great fun on these slopes with incredible opportunities to enjoy the powder. If you don’t believe that, then prepare to have your mind changed. There are even different slopes that offer various levels of difficulty for you to enjoy and explore. If you’re still not convinced you might want to check in with one of the teachers onsite ready to show you the ropes
Grotte de Glace
If you’re looking to be dazzled and delighted while spending time in the Alps, then we certainly recommend that you explore this labyrinth of ice caves and passages. You can spend at least an hour wandering through gazing at the beautiful and remarkable walls. The cave is actually altered every year due to the shifts in the glacial landscape. Even the experience of getting to the cave is quite incredible. You have to take a small train before heading high up in a cable car to reach this beautiful and completely unique tourist attraction. You won’t have to spend a fortune to enter either, making it perfect for anyone visiting the Alps on a budget. It’s regularly at the top of the list of things to do for people who don’t want to spend their time skiing.
Do you love the idea of being suspended thousands of feet in the air above beautiful icy landscapes? If so, then we definitely think you’re going to like the Alps. There are cable cars here that will take you high into the mountains and provide you with the perfect photo opportunities, sure to take your breath away. Slow moving, these provide a gentle ride and plenty of opportunities to see the Alps like never before.
Finally, you might want to consider biking through the Alps. After all, there’s a reason why these mountains are home to the Tour de France. The views are incredible, the scenery is exquisite and while some of the paths can be quite challenging, they also provide a fantastic reward any biker will surely adore. Again, this is certainly an option suitable for those who are still finding their feet on the pedals.
As you can see there are countless incredible experiences awaiting you in the Alps. You might think that a vacation like this is going to be beyond your budget, but don’t be so sure. While it might be true that the French Alps used to be for the rich and the one percent, times have changed. They are more accessible than ever and it’s quite possible that you will be able to fit this holiday into your budget. Particularly, if you choose to head over during the off-peak season where the land is just as beautiful and the slopes are less crowded.
Will the Alps be added to your travel bucket list in the offseason? If you have visited before did you enjoy yourself? Tell me about it in the comments below, I am waiting to hear all about it.
Until our next rendezvous …