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The most extraordinary highlights of the French Alps

Discover the beauty of the French Alps

The French Alps is a stunning area characterised by impressive mountains, vast forests and deep lakes. In winter, this is a very popular holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, but in addition to the countless winter sports opportunities, there are many other attractions here so you can have an unforgettable holiday all year round. Discover cosy villages, beautiful natural areas and extraordinary architecture during your stay in the French Alps.


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Mont Blanc

At 4808 metres, Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the French Alps. Experienced climbers can attempt the climb to the summit, accompanied if necessary. Here you will be rewarded with impressive views over the Alps and can enjoy the peace and quiet that this unspoilt nature has to offer. Hikers with less experience can take beautiful walks around the mountain and explore the beautiful area this way.


At the foot of Mont Blanc lies the charming village of Chamonix. This authentic French ski village has cosy shopping streets and delicious catering establishments. There is even a cable car going to the mountain peak Aiguille du Midi! Here you can enjoy stunning views and walk straight up an impressive slope. So this is also an ideal destination for ski lovers!

Route des Grandes Alpes

This stunning route stretches no less than 700 kilometres through the French Alps. Whether you discover this area by car, motorbike or bicycle; you are guaranteed to be enchanted by the breathtaking beauty of the Alps. Enjoy the impressive cliffs, green valleys and imposing mountain peaks during this route.

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Lac Blanc

The clear mountain lake Lac Blanc looks straight out of a painting. This beautiful lake is surrounded by high peaks and green alpine meadows. Many hiking trails lead to this beautiful landscape where hikers will find peace and quiet thanks to the tranquillity and beauty of this area.

Parc National du Mercantour

This is a natural national park in the southern French Alps. In winter, this is a popular holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts and in summer you can enjoy hiking along the various trails. Among others, the impressive mountain pass Col de la Bonette can be found here at a whopping 2715 metres.


Grenoble is also known as the capital of the French Alps. This historic city is the ideal base to discover the Alps. Admire the interesting museums, stroll through the idyllic shopping streets or take a nature walk along one of the many routes. You won't be bored for a single moment in Grenoble!

Your holidays in the French Alps

Enjoy the French Alps on a Villa Parcs holiday park! Parc Madeleine and Vallandry are located in the middle of the impressive nature of the French Alps. At our parks, you will stay in a comfortable chalet or a modern flat with all modern conveniences. We also offer pleasant park facilities such as ski rental, opportunities for sports and games and cosy catering establishments. From our attractive holiday parks, you can be on the slopes or in one of the surrounding nature reserves in no time. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday in beautiful surroundings at Villa Parcs!


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