The summer months provide plenty of activities and places to explore, here are just a few suggestions of what the area has to offer.
In the world of mountain biking, Chatel really excels. There are trails for all grades of rider and the Portes du Soleil region has more than 20 lifts that remain open during the summer to transport the bikes up the mountain.
Aerial ride on cable
Via Ferranta – on the doorstep in the centre of the Abondance valley.
“They are always landing in the field opposite! It’s my dream ~ winter or summer” – Ask for details
Here golf buffs can play over two 27 hole greens, twelve 18 hole, four 9 hole, one 6 hole as well as golf school courses.
There are plenty of walks from the doorstep of Chalet Piplin.
“Go Ape in the forest” Discover the forest via aerial trekking. See website for more details »
White Water Rafting
Pre la Joux Activities
Bobsleigh, go-carts, face painting, Kids (& Adults!) outdoor activity centre
and more.. Quad biking, Horse riding…
There are plenty of places to explore, here are just a few suggestions of what the area has to offer.
Abondance, Chatel, Chappelle d’Abondance
There is nothing quite so enjoyable as market day in Abondance, Chatel or Chapelle d’Abondance. Sample the wares at the local market and then relax in one of the bars with a glass of wine or cup of coffee and just watch the world go by.
Lake Geneva (Lac Leman)
On your doorstep: The beauty and attractions of Lake Geneva and all things Swiss and French!!
Medieval ville fleurie on Lake Geneva.
The closest town on Lac Leman, ideal for shopping or visit Port Rive or Chateau de la Ripaille.
Montriond le Lac
Nestled in mountains, the lake offers walks, resturants and children’s play areas. At Ardent there is a ‘goat’ village then on to Avoriaz for walks.
Where the water comes from!!!
Beautiful town on Lac Leman with Casino.
Spend the day at this natural mountain lake where you can swim, go boating and ‘Barbecue’.
After a hard day participating in the many activities in the area, come back to Chalet Piplin and relax as you watch the paragliders land in the valley.