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Grand Massif Mountain activities in winter and summer

Les Carroz d'Araches in the Grand Massif region of the French Alps is a perfect location for skiing and snowboarding holidays in the mountains of the Haute Savoie, Rhone Alps. The Grand Massif has a huge range of outdoor activities, beautiful mountain scenery, invigorating air, entertainment, relaxation and friendliness: Les Carroz d'Araches has the charm and authenticity of what was once, and still remains, a traditional Haute-Savoyard French alpine village which means that Les Carroz d'Araches is ideally equipped to offer you a wonderful skiing or summer mountain holiday.

Special discounts on skis, boards, ski boots and tennis lessons with all bookings.

Grand Massif Winter Activites

  • alpine skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snow mobiling
  • ice-skating
  • Spa and swimming
  • dog-sledding
  • paragliding with skis
  • snow scooters
  • sledding – sleds available for use
  • Fitness centre

There are two ski schools in Les Carroz: ESI and ESF.

Grand Massif Summer Activites

Les Carroz d'Araches is ideal for walking, paragliding or mountain biking, VTT holidays and golf. Alternatively, spend some time in the recnetly opened Les Carroz spa and indoor-outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre, with turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzi, gym, herbal tea room and pools heated to 30 degrees C. Please visit our summer website for great ideas for things to do in this area outside the ski season.

Les Carroz has introduced 5 new downhill trails for VTT, mountain biking, in 2015. These are graded according to difficulty, the green circuit is in the woods of Mont Favy and 3 km length; the blue circuits which are more difficult are up to 10km length, for example Le Lac de l'Airon circuit descends a few hundred metres and is 10km long. More details of the trail gradients, altitudes decended and links available here.. Mountain Bikes and road biles are avilable to hire in the village.


Useful links


Skilimandjaro - ski Hire

Lez Carroz Tourist Information

Grand Massif Piste Map


Airport Transfers
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