Family Info

Non-Skiing Activities in Val d’Isere

We have lots of alternative activities for any non skiers, as follows:

1. Leisure centre
We have a spectacular leisure complex thanks to the World Championships in 2009. A swimming, climbing, gym, work out rooms, squash, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam rooms are all available under one roof.  The facility is located under the Face on the Route de Balme and open daily for all activities.     
        
2. Snowmobile/quads
Available through Alaska Mononeige from 1-5 pm daily on the mountains. Call +33 (0) 6 15 19 46 29.     
        
3. Ice driving
We have a circuit in the lower sector of town offering ice driving in vehicles, snowmobiles, karting. Call +33 (0)4 79 06 21 40 OR +33 (0)6 11 05 42 77.     
        
4. Ice skating
At the foot of the Solaise skiing area is an ice-rink open throughout the winter until March from 2pm-7pm (10pm on Wednesdays). Cost is 5.50€ per adult, 4.30€ for under 12s. There are price offers for 7 day entry and a discount if you have your own skates.     
        
5. Husky sleighs
The company Tarentaise Traineau Mushing run this in resort weekly for a whole or half day excursion. Call for details and cost, tel: +33 (0)4 79 06 18 68 or +33 (0) 6 16 48 60 47.     
6. Parapente
Accompanied flights for beginners, or intermediate and solo for the more professional glider. Call for availability and cost: tel +33 (0)6 09 46 64 78     
        
7. Paragliding
Take a bird's eye view of the Espace Killy with Philippe de Villenoisy. Call +33(0)6 07 22 43 97. Costs are €80 for Val D’Isere or for Val and Tignes its €100.     
        
8. Snow shoe outings
A great way to see the mountains, Pascal Bertres offers outings for all levels, 1 or half day excursions. Call +33 (0)4 79 06 05 14 or +33 (0) 6 13 85 64 77.     
        
9. Yoga
Charlotte Saint Jean offers yoga classes throughout the week.
Tel: +33 (0)6 03 10 63 95     
        
10. Beauty treatments & hairdresser
The Carita L'eden institute is now in its own premises in Val Village,  offering a relaxing environment with a full range of treatments including facials, body treatments, massages and waxing.  They also have a full service Redken hairdresser with ample staff to cut, blow dry, dye, highlight....whatever you need. 
They are open daily from 10 am - 8pm.
If you would like us to book you a treatment, please don't hesitate to let us know in resort.

Their website is http://www.eden-institut-carita-valdisere.com/en/
The telephone number is: 04 79 06 55 30
       
11. Steam/saunas/swimming and hotel Spa's
Several hotels offer Spa facilities for non residents as well as residents. The Mourra, Hotel Christiania, Tsanteleina, Blizzard and Barmes de L'Ours all have facilities that are payable on entry. Appointments necessary for treatments. These can be booked on arrival to resort so don't hesitate to ask for help. 

Hotel Mourra +33 (0)4 79  40 28 70                                                                            Hotel Christiana +33 (0) 4 79 06 02 90
Tsantelieina +33 (0) 4 79 03 12 13
Blizzard +33(0) 4 79 06 02 07
Barmes de L’Ours +33 (0) 4 79 06 37 00

photo credit : JP Noisillier - nuts.fr

Child Care

Val d'Isere caters for children from the age of four in créche facilities. For children under this age, we can help find a qualified, registered nanny working in resort. Please contact us for help.