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Luxury Holidays In the Clouds: French Alps in the Summer

If you are looking for luxury and don’t mind splashing the cash then you’ll find your dream summer holiday in the French Alps.

By Tim Baker.

Photo credit: Pixabay


From luxurious apartments to fine dining you can have it all in your Alpine paradise. Even if you are bringing the whole family along you will find a place just right for you here.

Take a look at these beautiful destinations where you’ll be pampered, entertained and everything in between.


Not only is Chamonix a beautiful luxurious place to stay, it is also the French capital of outdoor activities. If you want to find family activity holidays with all the added extras, then Chamonix is the place to choose. Five star hotels and comfortable catered chalets will make you feel well prepared for your outdoor pursuits and provide a retreat to unwind and relax at the end of the day. Try mountain biking, hiking and adventure parks with swimming and water slides for the children.   Wearing out the kids and keeping the parents happy, that’s the perfect combination for your luxury break.

Courchevel 1850

As one of the world’s largest ski resorts you’ll find Courchevel a glamorous and indulgent holiday location. It is the place to be seen, with celebrities and the rich and famous making it their go to ski haunt. Find extra luxurious chalets complete with the likes of oysters and champagne to enjoy. There’s a selection of high end hotels and restaurants to choose from, as well as some exciting nightlife. Expect high prices as this resort does not come cheap!


This farming village was transformed into a luxury holiday destination in the hope it would be the French answer to St Mortiz. You’ll find a choice of seven five-star hotels, Michelin starred restaurants and access to many great ski slopes too. You’ll be looked after properly here. The quaint cobbled streets of this town are lined with boutiques for those who love to shop and up market restaurants and bars to unwind in.


A great family destination, Tignes can provide all of the home comforts you need, plus entertainment for the kids too. Keep the family busy with summer skiing and mountain biking during the day, then relax and unwind in your boutique hotel or luxury catered chalet. You can bring your family along without having to worry about cooking or cleaning up after them as this luxury destination can have it all taken care of. Spend your precious time as a family enjoying all the outdoor fun a summer in the Alps has to offer.


Offering a cultural break as well as luxury travel, Chambery is full of sights to see, museums to visit and Alpine traditions to enjoy.  Find boutique hotels offering everything you need as a base to explore the beautiful town. Couple that with fine restaurants, great shopping and rich Savoyard history and you have the perfect luxurious break. It’s a great place to stay if you don’t want to spend all of your time exploring the great outdoors.  The top sights not to miss are the Chateau de Chambery and la Fontaine des elephants.

As you can see there are so many options in the French Alps for travelling in style. Continue your luxury lifestyle on holiday or enjoy a taste of opulence and pampering on your break. However, you wish to spend your time you are sure to live the high life for the duration of your stay. Have you enjoyed a stay in the French Alps during summer? Which is your favourite destination for a sumptuous stay?

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