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Les Menuires Activities

There has been a lot of investment in Les Menuires over the past few years, especially in non-skiing activities. Although the architecture may grind some down, if you want a day away from the slopes Les Menuires has enough to keep most people busy for at least a day or two.

Les Menuires is quite a big resort, with many sections that boast their own character. There is quite a lot to do in resort and the sports centre is first rate.  To keep in touch with all the resort developments, ski lift information and other activities, the resort has a radio station sponsored by Virgin radio (101 and 92.3 FM). Activities for non-skiers in Les Menuires include the following:

Cross-country skiing in Les Menuires

Les Menuires is not the most committed resort to cross-country skiing but there are 28km of marked trails in the Belleville valley. The trails start from Plan de l’Eau in Les Menuires and traverse through the village of Chatelard and Saint Martin de Belleville. There are also snowshoeing expeditions from the Plan de l’Eau area. Tel:  +33 4 79 00 73 00

Parapenting in Les Menuires

One of the non-skiing activities that is currently finding favour throughout resorts in the Alps, parapenting is a perfect way to enjoy the majestic views of the Three Valleys. Tel: +33 6 80 10 79 20

Snowscooter, quad or buggy in Les Menuires

Val Thorens may have its ice racetrack but Les Menuires has a 1,800m circuit for all sorts of snow mobiles.

Scoot Evasion provides 1 hour guided snowmobile outings every evening from its base in La Croisette. Tel +33 6 46 10 88 93.

Altana Bikes offers instruction on the use of each of their vehicles and also have two-seater buggies for children. The firm also provide free transport from the Reberty and La Croisette cable cars. Tel: +33 6 11 38 37 96.

Roc n Bike /Fat Bike Sur Niege (Cycling on the Snow) in Les Menuires

Bicycles with fat, studded tyres which can go up and down a dediacted snow-covered track underneath the Roc 1 lift, giving what is described as an ‘unforgettable glide sensation’. Rent them from the Roc n Bob office at the foot of the Roc 1 bubble lift in la Croisette, giving at least one day’s notice. 

Snowshoeing in Le Menuires

Every day except Saturdays the French ski school organises two different itineraries accessible on snowshoes. A half day is around €30 and six half days cost in the region of €150. Equipment hire is included in the price. Tel: +33 4 79 00 61 43

Swimming and wellbeing in Les Menuires

Les Menuires sports centre measures 4,500m2 and features a large indoor swimming pool, saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzis, solariums, Turkish baths and a wellbeing area for facials and other beauty treatments. There are also other activities such as squash and badminton as well as a large fun park for children. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool at Les Bruyeres, where costumes and towels can be hired. Tel: +33 4 79 01 08 83

Roc n Bob /Sledging andTobogganing in Les Menuires

The toboggan run in Les Menuires is an impressive 4km long and features 22 bends. There is a vertical of 450m, which makes for breakneck speeds. The Roc ‘n Bob is only open in the afternoons. Tel: +33 4 79 00 62 75. Or just turn up at the Roc n Bob office at the bottom of the Roc 1 Bubble in La Croisette.

Speed Mountain / Bobsleigh on rails in Les Menuires

A family oriented bobsleigh track that does not require any snow or ice because the sledges are fixed to a steel rail. Based in Les Bruyeres. +33 4 79 00 62 75.

 Club des Sports / Sports Centre in Les Menuires

For all kinds of indoor sports such as badminton, table tennis and basketball.. Based in La Croisette. tel + 33 4 79 01 08 83.

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