By the presence of the largest lake of Europe, the valley of Abondance benefits from a privileged climate which is characterized by important falls of snow in winter, summer temperatures appreciably hotter and milder late autumn.
These advantages has allowed a tourist development, thus everyone can find their happiness there today : sport, leisure, change of scene, time to relax.
We wish to invite you to discover our valley;
to invite you in winter : skiing for all the levels on the 750 kilometres of runs in the second skiable field of Europe.
But also to invite you in summer : walk or hike, mountain bike without forgetting lots of activities developed around the leisure.
…and finally to invite you to discover deeply this country of mountain which offers you more than its beautiful ski runs or its countless paths. It is a territory to decode through time, relief and climate prints that built the characters, the know-how of the natives. You will understand their deep attachment to this land sometimes nourishing sometimes hostile and this strong identity that allow the valley of Abondance to be an exceptional land in the Alps and to be the inhabitants’ pride and joy.
Sincerely we hope that you will desire to know more about our valley of Abondance and that when you come back, it will appears to you more fascinating.
It will be a fantastic reward for us.
“ I was alone, I walked through these mountains, I stopped in a chalet and I stayed there three days among a family of shepherds, I would have stayed there three years.”
Lamartine, in 1815, in the Valley.