France has always been an extremely popular holiday destination (besides Spain). This is not so surprising when you consider that this country is home to a great diversity of landscapes. With a holiday home in one of the beautiful regions, the French Alps, you can experience on your own or with several people what a holiday in France means. Of course, the Belvilla holiday homes range also includes a holiday home where you can actually stay with a large or small group of people. The French Alps are suitable for a holiday in the warmer periods and, because of the presence of mountains, also for a super winter sports holiday. The Alpine Mountains extend across as many as eight European states. The largest share is found in Austria, Italy and France. In addition, part of it is located in Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia, Lichtenstein and finally Monaco. The highest peak of the Alps is the Mont Blanc with its more than 4,800 meters. The mountain lies on the border of France and Italy. Both countries are very popular for many people for skiing and snowboarding. The highest mountain in the Alps in Austria is the famous Grossglockner. With a holiday home in the French Alps, you are in the middle of a fantastic area in winter and you can also fully enjoy tobogganing, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.
Where the mountains in the cold months of the year provides a lot of fun for those who love winter sports, nature lovers will have a great holiday in summer. Holiday homes in spectacular locations will ensure you wake up every morning with a fantastic view. Whether you choose a holiday home in the valley or a holiday home in the mountains, you are sure to enjoy it in France. Mont Blanc in the French Alps is a great challenge for experienced climbers. The summit was first reached in 1786. Many people then followed along the most used Goûter route. Less experienced hikers can enjoy all the beauty that the French Alps have to offer over many paths. From your holiday home you can walk straight into nature and experience your favourite mountain sport at your own level. And if you don't want to be active for a day, you can relax around the beautifully situated holiday homes and experience the benefits of the healthy mountain air.
Belvilla's holiday homes are located in great places in this beloved region of France. So it is always easy to explore the French Alps. One of the ways to be surprised by all the beauty of the region is to drive on the Route des Grandes Alpes. This road leads you from Thonon-les-Baines to Menton, a city on the Mediterranean Sea. While driving, you will enjoy the many panoramas and you will come across all the famous mountain passes. You will also find holiday homes near this route in the French Alps for an unforgettable holiday in France. You can choose between different zones in the mountains, each with its own climate and matching nature. In the north, the French Alps are much lower in temperature than the Mediterranean southern regions. From the south of France, a trip to Spain is also within the possibilities.
From your holiday home you will be on an impressive cycling track in no time, at a river for kayaking or in the mountains for hiking or climbing. In winter, the French Alps also offer new forms of winter sports, such as kite sledding (with a kite) and hybrid bikes (with the use of skis). Do you have a holiday home in the Alps near Italy? Then you can have fun in a number of famous lakes in this country (for example Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore). Holiday homes close to Austria are loved by people who like to come to Tyrol. The capital Innsbruck is a real attraction, both in summer and during winter sports.
A very well-known tradition in the Alps are the special village festivals. Each municipality gives its own interpretation to this entertainment, where the local population often dresses up in traditional costumes for the tourists. A colourful spectacle of costumes, which vary according to the place in the Alps. Attending such a celebration provides beautiful photos of an unforgettable holiday in France, both in summer and in winter. The French Alps are an ideal destination for holiday homes with a large group of people or a holiday home with a smaller group.
There are 700+ Belvilla houses in the French Alps area.
Some of the most important places to visit in the French Alps area are Chamonix, Mont Blanc, and the Grand Capucin.
Some of the must-try activities in the French Alps area are-
Some of the recommended dishes in the French Alps area are Raclette, Fondue Savoyarde, Diots, and Tartiflette.
Travelers from the UK can reach the French Alps area by train. They can also opt for a combination of car and car ferry. Another option is to fly to Geneva and then take a shuttle.