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Saint-Martin-de-Belleville: what to do in summer

The all year round resort of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville has plenty on offer in both summer and winter months alike. From paragliding to watersports, there’s a Saint-Martin-de-Belleville summer activity for every member of the family! Read on to discover our top recommendations…

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville summer activities

1. Paragliding

Whether you’re visiting in winter or in summer, paragliding is an unforgettable experience. Get a totally different perspective from the mountains whilst soaring above the peaks with a professional instructor. There are a variety of packages available, but we usually recommend booking towards the beginning of your holiday, to stay flexible in case of bad weather.

St-Martin-de-Belleville summer activities: Paragliding
Paragliding is one of the best Saint-Martin-de-Belleville summer activities you can try! Soar through the skies and take in the views from above.

2. White water sports

The Isere river is home to a variety of white water sports including white water rafting, hydrospeed, canyoning and canorafting. Suited to families with older children, or groups of friends, there is plenty of fun to be had in the water this summer in St-Martin-de-Belleville! Have a look at some of the guides available here.

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3. Via ferrata

With no previous experience required, via ferrata is a great St-Martin-de-Belleville summer activity for those wanting to try climbing. Whilst safely attached to the trails, you can explore the surrounding mountains via one of the two trails- which vary in difficulty. If you would like a guided introduction to this sport, you can find useful links here.

St-Martin-de-Belleville summer activities: Via ferrata
Via ferrata is a great summer activity for the whole family- as long as they’re not afraid of heights! Combining hiking and climbing, this is a must try on your next summer trip to Saint-Martin-de-Belleville.

4. Take a heritage walk

If you want to discover the history of St-Martin-de-Belleville and the nearby town of Villarenger, why not follow the historical trails to explore more of the area? You can take the trails without a guide, all you need to do is pick up a map or ask for more information at the Tourist Office.

5. Visit the museum

Families looking to delve a little deeper into the 150 years of St-Martin-de-Belleville’s history can find out more at the museum. Set in an old farmhouse, visitors can learn about how this traditional village transformed into the popular resort it is today. Entry costs 5€, or it’s free for under 16s.

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With all these activities and more, you won’t struggle to fill your summer itinerary in St-Martin-de-Belleville!

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