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Enjoy a sizzling holiday this summer

With only 4 weeks left of the season, perhaps like us you’re already thinking of your summer holiday?! The past summers in France have been balmy with temperatures hitting 30 degrees and higher. The sun drenched mountains are perfect for hiking and mountain biking (Petit Mont Blanc has so many biking trails right on its door step). Our chalets in Serre Chevalier and catered chalets Vallandry are set in the most picturesque locations, with plenty of outdoor activities on offer. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline packed holiday with kayaking, rock climbing, zip lining and paragliding (the list is endless!), or simply want to relax with mountain views while taking a dip in one of the many open-air bio pools, there’s something for everyone in the French Alps.

This summer, B&B breaks will be back throughout July and August in Vallandry and Serre Chevalier. Julie, Dave and Christine are looking forward to giving you all a warm welcome. Escape for a long weekend (3 nights) for just £49 per person, or stay a little longer for 7 nights for £99 per person (based on 2 sharing).

Le Tour de France route passes through Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Alpe d’Huez, which isn't far from our lodge in Serre Chevalier. Avoid the crowds and stay with us during the race. You'll only be a short drive from the track, or if you bring your bike, a challenging but beautiful ride away.

Adventure Week in Serre Chevalier

Our Adventure Weeks will be back with rock climbing, hiking, white water rafting and mountain biking. Last summer, we took our guests out exploring in the tree tops at Serre Che Adventure’s amazing high ropes adventure course. We rounded off each day with a delicious 2-course dinner. Keep an eye out for more details coming soon!

Adventure Week in Serre Chevalier

August Bank Holiday Weekend in Vallandry

This year we’ve got a Summer Reunion Trip planned for the August Bank Holiday Weekend (24th-27th). What better opportunity to catch up with friends and family? Soak up some French sunshine in this amazing alpine landscape. Enjoy 3/4 nights Bed & Breakfast (inc. airport transfer) at our lodge, Petit Mont Blanc. We’ve got some fantastic outdoor activities planned including:

  • White Water Rafting – Set off in Landry on Grade 3 water along the Isère River, a fun but challenging experience with waves and obstacles to navigate around.
  • Savoie Wine Tasting Tour - Explore the heart of the Savoie vineyards near the city of Chambéry. These vineyards produce over 25 different grape varieties and the most amazing white and red wines.
  • Mountain Walk – We’ll be hiking through the local national park (Vanoise) to the beautiful mountain lake below Mount Poirier. A perfect pit stop for a picnic.

All this wouldn’t be complete without a glass of chilled Vin Blanc at sunset.

All for £199 per person!

August Bank Holiday Weekend in Vallandry

We have a variety of accommodation available including double, twin and triple rooms at Petit Mont Blanc and Le Petit Sporting. All bedrooms are en-suite. Half board package available as an optional extra. We also have self-catered apartments available with full use of our chalet kitchen.

Want to find out more? Send us an email or give us a ring 07740 062796.

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A Photographer's Guide to Serre Chevalier

The slopes of Serre Chevalier are amazing locations to photograph, even when the snow has melted at summer arrives. The luscious alpine scenery is filled with photo opportunities, and when staying at one of our catered chalets, Vallandry, you will have plenty of opportunities to head out and explore.

Customer Reviews

Just wanted to let you know I had a great holiday last week thanks and wanted to say that the staff were all really friendly & helpful. Wouldn't hesitate to return.

M.H.

The staff were more like friends than employees and knew the area very well. Can't fault them. They sorted an issue with my wife's ski pass with as little stress as was possible. To start your day of skiing one had only to walk about 20m from the door, pop your skis on and off you go. You could eit...

S.K.

By dispensing with things such as towels and complimentary toiletries (bring your own) and guaranteed en suite bathrooms, Hucksters has managed to create accommodation that is definitely communal and cheap but in that no-frills way that makes you feel pretty smug at the money you are saving. It has ...

The Guardian - Top 10 Affordable Ski Lodges

This is the 4th year we have stayed at Mont Blanc, we have opted for the en suite accommodation in PMB. If you are looking for 5 star luxury look else where as you will be disappointed, if however, you are looking for a fun friendly atmosphere where you can wear slippers or ski boots for a week then...

H.W.

Just back from a fabulous week in Vallandry. The lodge was great and the location to the lifts perfect. I wanted to say thank you for all your help and the wonderful staff, they are all good bunch and made us feel very welcome. Please let them know we did appreciate their hard work, and smiles every...

P.L.