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Les Carroz summer activities: our Top 5

Located less than an hour from Geneva airport, Les Carroz is a great choice for summer holidays and quick breaks alike. Though the resort is typically known for its skiing facilities, there are plenty of activities to try in Les Carroz during summer. Read on to discover our top 5 summer activities in Les Carroz

Les Carroz Summer Activities

1. Via ferrata

A combination of climbing and hiking, this summer activity is a great option for families with older children. Via ferrata is a fun way to embrace the mountains when there’s no snow, so it’s perfect for your summer holiday!

While you will be clipped on to the trail at all times for your safety, be ready to test your tolerance for heights! There are a variety of packages near Les Carroz; head over to the Guides Office website to find out more.

Don’t look down! Those looking for a new adventure will love trying Via Ferrata this summer in Les Carroz!
Photo credit: Maja Kochanowska

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2. Paragliding adventure

Get a totally different perspective of Les Carroz and its surrounding mountains from above! When paragliding, you’ll be able to take in the summer views whilst free floating past the mountain peaks with an experienced instructor.

Various packages are available, with special rates for groups – even children as young as seven can enjoy a tandem flight! We would advise booking early in your summer holiday so that you have time to reschedule if the weather isn’t good. 

Take in the views from above this summer in Les Carroz on a breathtaking paragliding experience!
Photo credit: Juliette G.

3. Speed Dragoz

Whether you’re visiting Les Carroz during winter or summer, a trip on the Speed Dragoz is always a great family-friendly option, especially if you’re looking for a less physically demanding activity. It takes just six minutes to get down the hill on this Alpine coaster at the foot of the Kedeuze gondola, which is open to children as young as four (accompanied by an adult). There are some tight turns, steep banks and forest runs to add to the fun; but if you’re riding tandem, one of you can use a VR headset which will transport you into the land of Dragoz monsters, or a Wild West bank robbery!

4. Canyoning

Families looking for adventure will find it by canyoning this summer in Les Carroz! This activity includes scrambling, climbing, jumping and swimming down mountain streams, rivers and waterfalls. An experienced mountain guide will ensure your safety at all times along your adventure. This thrilling experience is open to children over the age of 10, as long as they can swim and are not afraid of a 4 metre jump. It’s the perfect way to cool off and try a new water sport on a hot summer’s day!

Les Carroz Summer Activities: Canyoning
Families looking for summer activities in Les Carroz will have great fun exploring the rocky terrain together whilst canyoning!

5. Treetop adventures

Swing through the trees at this adventure park in the Arve valley. There are a range of courses for differing ages and abilities, so no one will be left out! Nearby facilities include:

  • Tennis courts
  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Swimming pool
  • Basketball courts
  • Skatepark

If you’re heading to Les Carroz in summer, be sure to check out our fantastic range of properties in the region!

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