3 original walks : barefoot, aquatic, geocaching

Mountain activities are more and more fun, to attract participants looking for new experiences and sensations.Here are three types of summer walks that are part of this trend:barefoot, aquatic and...

- the 4 April 2016


If you are looking for new sensations, a different contact with the snow and want to challenge your balance,then snowboarding is for you!

- the 24 October 2015

Discover the fun ski-play zones in cross-country skiing areas in France!

To make learning cross-country skiing more entertaining, fun spaces have been created in the French Nordic skiing areas, with moguls, modules, figurines… and even sometimes a ski lift!

- the 3 March 2014

Ski or snowboard, how to choose?

Can’t choose between skiing and snowboarding? Not sure what are the advantages and difficulties of learning these two activities? Two ESF (French ski school) instructors who teach both provide some...

- the 16 January 2014

Nordic skiing

Whether you are sporty or more contemplative, Nordic skiing is the outdoor leisure sports activity for you!  Put on your skis and discover the magnificent mountain scenery at your rhythm. Originall...

- the 24 October 2013

Alpine skiing

Speed, the pleasure of sliding, sensation of freedom… if winter sports resorts make you think of skiing, don’t hesitate and launch yourself down the snowy slopes at the first sight of snowflakes! T...

- the 23 October 2013

Snowmobile, snowscoot and mountain biking on snow: three activities for a change from skiing this winter

Although it remains the number one activity in resorts, there isn’t only skiing in the life of a winter visitor! The snow is perfect for numerous different experiences. Some examples are snowmobile...

- the 18 October 2013

The 8 most beautiful viewpoints in the French Mountains

The mountains are stunning when they put on their white coats! With mythical or not so well known panoramas, here is our selection of the most remarkable viewpoints in the French mountains. Accessi...

- the 17 September 2013

In Spring, good ideas blossom in the resorts!

The month of March is ideal for skiing, with good quality snow and the sunlight at its peak.France Montagnes shares with you the secret of 10 good ideas to make the most of it... 1- Simply enjoy th...

- the 11 February 2013

Ski with a gallop!

Originally from Scandinavia and popularised at the beginning of the 20th century by the English staying in Saint-Moritz, ski-joering was re-launched in the Alps around twenty years ago. This fun an...

- the 4 February 2013

Discover 5 snow parks in France

Most French resorts now have a more or less extensive snow park.We have selected 5 of the most prestigious in Europe. Tignes

- the 25 January 2013