Why You Should Choose Sainte Foy as a Summer holiday destination!!

Spending time in the mountains doesn’t just have to be confined to the winter months. In fact, the Alps are arguably at their most spectacular during the summer.  Snow-capped peaks, lush green meadows and crystal-clear mountain lakes provide a stunning backdrop that simply takes your breath away! Summer in the Alps means fewer crowds, better deals and amazing activities in the sun. Here are just a few of the reasons why Sainte Foy is the perfect spot to spend your summer holiday….

 1. Huge choice of summer mountain activities

Choose between the traditional holiday activities the French Alps can offer or the more challenging ones sure to get your adrenalin pumping! From walking and biking for the explorer’s to paragliding and white-water rafting for the thrill seekers!

The French Alps are made for family adventuring too. With aerial assault courses, horse riding, swimming and rock climbing nearby, you’ll find you can entertain the kids from dawn until dusk (and even in the middle of the night – stargazing, anyone?).  There are plenty of alpine rivers and lakes that provide an endless playground for those of you who love water too. There really is a mountain of activities on air, land and water at your fingertips. Each day holds something new….  Your only problem will be trying to fit it all in!

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2. Quiet & relaxing summer vibe

Inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale… pure, fresh air is everywhere. There’s a wonderfully relaxed vibe in Sainte Foy during the summer months, ideal for escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life. You can admire the stunning mountain views, appreciate the ambient temperatures and discover the diverse flora and fauna right on your doorstep! With the option to enjoy a relaxing pamper session, a dip in your private balcony hot tub or read a book in the glorious sunshine, you’ll be spoilt for choice on the many ways to “sit back and relax!”

There’s no need to break a sweat, it suffices just to be there. Lose yourself in the beautiful scenery, the peace and quiet, the smells … you’re on holiday!

3. Day trips near by

If that’s not enough, there are some fantastic day trip opportunities close-by. Treat yourself to a day of treatments and pampering at the thermal baths in Italy.  Visit the picturesque town of Annecy and walk alongside the lake or shop in the old town markets and shops. Or sample authentic pizza and gelato in Italy? Maybe you’d like to visit a local Fromagerie, after all, our area is famous for cheese – Beaufort, Tomme and many more, see this link for more details.  There’s always something enjoyable and unexpected happening nearby! Visit our summer website to find out more

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4. Luxurious and affordable accommodation

Whether you are looking for Bed & Breakfast (from £45pp/pn), Half Board (from £95pp/pn) or Self-catered (from £20pp/pn), we have something to suit every group size and budget! Visit our summer accommodation pages to find out more.

Do you have a special occasion to celebrate this summer?  Whether you’re celebrating a special birthday, sharing a romantic anniversary with your partner or even organizing a yoga trip for a group of friends. Whatever the reason for your Alpine getaway, Sainte Foy ticks all the boxes!

5. Tour de France cycle routes

Did we mention that many of the most famous Tour de France routes are right on our doorstep?  The tour regularly passes through the Tarentaise area and 2018 is no exception. The race is coming to our area, with Stage 11 and Stage 12 nearby on the 18th and 19th July 2018 respectively. It’s a spectacular opportunity to really get into the thick of the excitement!

We have a range of holiday properties available during the visit of the Tour de France, but accommodation is naturally being booked up quickly so don’t delay!  Visit our dedicated cycle website premiere-velo.com for more details

The atmosphere will be electric; avid fans and residents come together to witness this awe-inspiring race and show their support.  What better opportunity to tick this off your bucket list – Go on, you know you want to. Don’t forget though, that you can still enjoy these amazing routes either as exciting training days, or to tick off on your bucket list, even when the tour is not passing through!

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6. Foodie heaven

France is a culinary heaven for foodie lovers. So, loosen up your belt and prepare to taste some fabulous food! There are plenty of beautiful restaurants to try, in and around the surrounding areas. Chez Merie, just down the road, offers a superb menu with a chance to relax and cool down in the pool straight after lunch.   If you’re staying in our flagship Catered chalet, The Peak in Summer, you can also enjoy a beautifully prepared 3 course evening meal by one of our professional chefs.

With the option to do as much or as little as your heart desires, Sainte Foy really does have something for everyone! What are you waiting for? Contact our Sales Team today!

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