Val d’Isere Non Ski Acivities

Posted by George Biffen

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 05:34 pm

Val d’Isere, like all other ski resorts, is mainly about skiing, but Val d’Isere does have plenty of alternatives for those non-skiers or those looking for something extra.

If you fancy a day off the slopes, here is a great selection of activities for you.

Walking or Snow Shoeing

Pascal Bertres will take you on the most amazing walks, as he knows the Espace Killy area like the back of his hand. You will be able to discover the untouched snow and experience the solitude of the hidden valleys.+33 (0) 613 856477

Walking or Snow Shoeing












Ice Skating 

The natural skating rink is located at the bottom of the nursery ski slopes.

There are hot drinks and a host of entertainment for everyone to enjoy, especially the children.

Adult entry is €6, child entry is €5, or a child week pass is €20.

The ice rink opens daily from 14:30 – 18:30.

+33 (0) 479 220996


val d'isere ice skating

val d’isere ice skating

Husky Sledging 

Learn to be a “musher” driving a pack of husky dogs, for a full or half day.

Evolution 2 organises the mini trips in Val d’Isere, the price for a half day is approximately €110 per person.

Husky-drawn sleigh rides have between 6 and 12 huskies drawing the sleigh, and they can cover from 30 to 60 km a day at 10km an hour.

Some rides even include dinner in a typical alpine restaurant.  +33 (0) 479 063576


Husky Sledging

Torch Lit Descent

Watch the Val d’Isere ski instructors at night on a torch lit descent down La Face.

This spectacular can be enjoyed with a vin chaud, especially on a cold night.

Not only will you see the torch lit descent but they will be followed by a stunning firework display.

It can vary which day this takes place so make sure you check with your chalet host.


Patisserie Classes

Patrick Chevallot, the patissier of Val d’Isere gives inspiring lessons in Patisserie, if you are looking to try your hand at something new.  +33 (0) 479 061609


Oxygen Centre 

The new activity centre opened in Val d’Isere in the 09/10 season at the foot of the Bellevarde ski slope.

Equipped with a 450m2 swimming pool, along with sauna and jacuzzi (payable locally) your ski pass entitles you to one free entry.

The centre also includes a climbing wall, fitness suite, squash courts, multi activity sports hall and spa.

It is a perfect place to relax for those non-skiers or simply if the weather’s bad and you want to rest your tired limbs!

Adult admission to the wellness centre starts from  €14. +33 (0) 479 042601


Experience the nearest feeling to flying you can get; ski off from the top of the Solaise summit you can tandem paraglide down to the bottom of the valley, enjoying all the breath taking views.

Make sure you go on a sunny day in order to ensure you get the best out of your experience. +33 (0) 680 118677


 val d'isere Paragliding  

val d’isere Paragliding


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