Vacanceole: holiday accommodation for your mountain holidays in France
The advantage of going on holiday to the mountains is that you can get away in any season! In winter, skiing, winter sports, trips to the spa and delicious cuisine will delight you. Summer holidays in the mountain are all about white water sports, walks to the summits or the waterfalls, nature walks discovering the wonders of the flora and fauna, swimming in the pure waters of the lakes, and the activities held by the resorts and the villages for the summer holidaymakers: you’ll love trying out paragliding for the first time there!
When you book your holiday accommodation in the mountains in a Vacanceole residence, whatever the time of year, you’re sure to enjoy finding activities to please everyone. Aside from the mountain, there are also villages with protected heritage, anchored in regions with strong identities. There’s nothing like feeling as if you’re travelling back in time while walking in a village in the mountains. So, what are you waiting for? Discover our Vacanceole destinations and book your holiday accommodation in the mountains!
Holiday accommodation in the mountains, from Jura to the Pyrenees
Vacanceole has selected the most beautiful mountain destinations for you: you’ll be spoiled for choice for your holidays in the mountains, whatever the time of year.
Head south, for the Pyrenees, with its wild untouched mountain landscapes. Discover a region rich in local cultural heritage and wonderful scenery, where you might be lucky enough to spot a bear in the distance. Between Loudenvielle, in the land of art and history of the valleys of Aure and Louron, Pyrenees 2000 in the resort of Font Romeu, Seix, Les Angles, Peyragudes, and Luchon Superbagneres, all that’s left to do is choose where to book your holiday accommodation in the mountains with Vacanceole!
If you prefer more of a family friendly resort, the Southern Alps are perfect for you. Having specialised in green tourism for decades, they offer travellers a friendly and down to earth atmosphere you won’t find anywhere else, summer and winter alike. In the Southern Alps, Vacanceole offers holiday accommodation in the mountains in La Foux d’Allos, Guillaumes in the Nice back country, and Risoul.
Further north, head for Jura to discover Uxelles, where you’ll find your holiday accommodation in the mountains nearby sublime scenery, between waterfalls, lakes and mountains.
Holidays in the mountains at the peak
Summer holidays in the mountains are just full of surprises. The good news is that the majority of them are free or inexpensive, and bring an incomparable wealth of emotions and memories.
Via ferrata along the cliffs;
Canyoning in the river’s crystal waters;
Trips to the cheese monger to learn how local specialities are made (and tasting them, of course!);
Swimming in the mountain’s rivers and lakes...
To see it all, you’ll need to extend your stay at your holiday accommodation in the mountains.
In winter, opt for an “all inclusive” holiday in the mountains in Vacanceole’s residences, which offer online booking for equipment and ski passes when renting your accommodation. Additionally, everything is prepared for your arrival to your apartment or chalet in the mountains: all you need to do is unpack, put on your ski suit and head at full speed straight for the slopes. After skiing, set off for a walk in snow shoes, treat yourself to a ride on a dog sledge, or try out some snowboarding.
Optional extras for made to measure holidays in the mountains
You’d prefer an apartment with a patio or balcony? Head for the 2 Alpes at the residence Au Cœur des Ours***, where you’re guaranteed luxury and delight... With Vacanceole, some of our holiday accommodation in the mountains with a pool also have a steam room and/or sauna: so many opportunities to take care of yourself and relax - let go of everything on holiday. What’s more, to free yourself entirely from the mental load, some of our holiday accommodation in the mountains have kids’ clubs or activities on offer for the little ones, so the adults can relax or enjoy activities of their choice. Perfect for unwinding before being reunited in the evening.
Sounds too good to be true? Certainly not! Eco friendly holidays are what Vacanceole does best. Our work has been recognised with the Green Key label, which certifies holiday accommodation that favour sustainable tourism. For responsible holidays in the mountains, you can also get outdoors at the residence Le Hameau de Valloire*** in Valloire, or the residence Les Chalets du Verdon*** in La Foux d'Allos.
If you feel like getting back to nature, you should know that some of our Vacanceole residences have had the opportunity to become bird sanctuaries with the French League for the Protection of Birds: enjoy the soothing sounds of birdcall at the residence Les Gorges Rouges** in Guillaumes for eco-friendly holidays in the mountains.