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Winter Activity Holidays in France

One of the most iconic destinations for winter sports, France is blessed with magnificent mountain ranges including The Alps and The Pyrenees. The winter season begins in early December and stretches through to early April with temperatures from Christmas to early February ranging from +4° C to -10° C. For those who prefer warmer climes March and April can reach an enjoyable +15°C, perfect for a lunchtime break and to enjoy a picnic in the sun. Regions such as the Queyras in the Pyrenees are famed for their unique micro climate which helps to ensure snowsure winters, offering perfect terrain for snowshoe exploration.

A destination, famed for its wine and cuisine you will enjoy delicious meals including local winter specialties such as the cheese specialties of fondue, raclette and tartiflette not to mention the lunchtime stops for cakes and hot chocolate!

Just short flight time of 1-2 hours it is a destination that is very accessible from the UK. With several low cost carriers flying to both Geneva and Toulouse you can travel easily by plane or for those who prefer there is always the option of travel by train. With fantastic high speed links from London St Pancras right through the south of France it couldn’t be easier.

France Winter Activity Holidays

Transjurassienne Skate Race

 Transjurassienne Skate Race

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $3,625.00

Tackle a 48km skate skiing race

  • Tackle a 48km skate ski race
  • Experience a world famous event
  • Discover France's top cross-country skiing region
Mont Blanc Snowshoe Week

Mont Blanc Snowshoe Week

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $2,585.00

Snowshoe in classic Alpine scenery in France

  • Snowshoe in the shadow of Mont Blanc
  • Stay in a comfortable family-run hotel
  • Explore Chamonix on the free day
Pyrenees Winter Walk & Snowshoe

Pyrenees Winter Walk & Snowshoe

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $2,005.00

Snowshoe through spectacular Pyrenean peaks, on the borders of Spain and France

  • Challenge yourself in dramatic scenery
  • Walk in a small group of 10
  • Relax in a comfortable mountain lodge with log fire
Three Valleys Snowshoe

 Three Valleys Snowshoe

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $2,635.00

Discover a beautiful world away from the pistes

  • Snowshoe the famous 3 Valleys
  • Enjoy fabulous scenery
  • Sample Savoyarde Cuisine
Cross-country Skiing in the Pyrenees

Cross-country Skiing in the Pyrenees

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $2,415.00

Enjoy a wealth of tracks and Pyrenean views

  • Advance your skiing with 2 grades each week
  • Admire stunning Pyrenean scenery
Mont Blanc Winter Activity Week

 Mont Blanc Winter Activity Week

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $2,415.00

Enjoy a range of activities in the Mont Blanc region

  • Try a range of exciting activities
  • See the Mer de Glace
  • Stay in charming Les Contamines
  • Explore Chamonix
Southern Alps Snowshoe Trek

Southern Alps Snowshoe Trek

8 days Excl. flights From
NZD $2,100.00

Discover pristine winter landscapes in the southern French Alps

  • Discover remote and uncrowded Queyras Regional Park
  • Snowshoe from 3 charming mountain gites
  • Try challenging and rewarding routes

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