Top 10 winter activities in ChamrousseChamrousse is the mountain and ski destination for winter (in addition to hiking and biking in summer).
What to do in Chamrousse in winter? Come and discover the joys of the snow and enjoy outdoor activities and wide open spaces: for your family holidays with children or grandchildren, for a quiet stay or an unusual weekend for a couple, but also for a sports day with your family or a more festive day with friends.
In short, discover Chamrousse's must-sees in winter!
Family holidaysTo discover the mountains and rediscover yourself
On the programme: multi-activities, sharing and first playful experiences!
1) SnowshoeingNature & contemplation: discover the Chamrousse forest with the most enchanting hike, the Clairières loop. A mountain walk starting from Chamrousse 1600 - Arselle plateau (1 hour and 30 minutes with only 80 metres of difference in altitude). Trees, stream, snow... this is the perfect family outing!
❤ Must-see: hire a mountain guide to go on a wildlife discovery tour
★ To vary the pleasures: a version of the walk or ski touring
2) DogsledgingAnimal & nature: don't miss the meeting with the sled dogs and a unique moment of sliding to share with the family. An unforgettable sled dog baptism in an exceptional setting.
❤ Favorite: the magnificent landscape of the Arselle plateau like a little Canada!
★ Don't miss your chance: an activity to be booked well in advance, as it is very popular with Chamrousse adventurers
3) Swimming pool and ice rinkConviviality & sharing: discover winter activities with sessions specifically dedicated to families, accompany your child for a family slot at the spa pool or the ice rink in Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin.
❤ Discovery: the joys of sliding outdoor or the benefits of water indoor, there is something for everyone!
★ To vary the pleasures: ice rink entertainment like musical evenings...
4) SnowtubingGlide & fun: guaranteed sliding sensations with this new activity without skiing, but with a snow buoy. The Tube Park is an easy ascent thanks to the snow wire and a sensational and fun descent on a dedicated track. Alone, side by side, or with several people in single file, ... go for it!
❤ Little extra: baby park, a sliding area for children from 2 years old
★ To vary the pleasures: jumping area with an air bag for older children
5) Heritage and Environment centreEnvironment & culture: visit the emblematic mountain place for the family, the Environment centre. Awaken your child's curiosity and thirst for discovery about the exceptional environment around them with an outdoor educational itinerary and route or an indoor exhibition.
❤ Must-see: special family animation and awareness workshop for the holidays
★ To vary the pleasures: a bit of culture with films in the cinema and library activities
For unforgettable memories or to enjoy the effortless escape
On the programme: discovery and unusual experience
6) Spa> Discovery version: come and relax in the swimming pool, the whirlpool and the sauna of the spa les Bains de Chamrousse... or take care of yourself.
> Unusual version: in an après-ski version, enjoy a romantic "spa by night" evening at the Chamrousse spa.
❤ Unmissable: a bubble of relaxation and well-being with a view
★ To vary the pleasures: aquasophrology, aquagym sessions (and aquaponey, no, it's a joke)
7) Trail games> Discovery version: a fun and free game on the resort's heritage, the photo rally in the heart of the village of Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin.
> Unusual version: an innovative and educational game, the Explor games® from the resort at 1650 m to the summit at 2250 m by the Croix gondola.
❤ Favorite: the cable car ride up and the panoramic view over the valley at the top of Chamrousse
★ To vary the pleasures: a mountain of fun games to try out at all ages
Experience great sporting moments and enjoy the fresh air
Sports day with your family
On the programme: wide open spaces and first sensations!
8) Ice divingUnusual activity: go under the ice and experience strong emotions in total immersion... Ice diving is an extreme sporting experience to be enjoyed in complete safety supervised by a professional in an exceptional landscape.
❤ Point of interest: underwater in the Robert lakes, but also above at the gates of the high mountains
★ To vary the pleasures: climbing version with the ice fall
9) Escape game / outdoor city gameGo on an adventure: another way to discover Chamrousse with the "Aventure perchée" game, a sporting challenge like an orienteering race on a smartphone. Go in search of clues to find Léo (brother of Téo, the resort mascot) who has disappeared, making the best time of the adventure to reach the prize list!
❤ Favourite: a thrilling experience using the codes of the escape game to be experienced in the open air at an altitude of over 1650 metres.
★ Don't miss your chance: an activity to discover and buy at the Tourist Offices
Festive adventure for young peopleShare thrills with friends
On the programme: first urban experiences in the mountains!
10) SnowmobileSensations & wide open spaces: experience a snowmobile ride with friends, an unusual adventure in the heart of the forest and on the closed trails to the top of the resort. Sensation and fun guaranteed for an unforgettable moment.
❤ Unmissable: at sunset with beautiful panoramic photos and videos
★ To vary the pleasures: four-wheel version with ice driving
(Bonus) Night time skiing or sledding / snoocUnusual experience & sensations: experience an unusual adventure, night skiing, night sledging or snooc (new hybrid machine between ski and sled) on the lit slopes of Chamrousse. Unusual thrills for your greatest pleasure!
❤ A must: use the Chamrousse mobile app to record your best runs and challenge yourself with geolocation
★ To vary the pleasures: yooner version at the closing of the slopes for the biggest descent of the resort
In conclusion, activities and leisure activities for all ages and tastes in Chamrousse: gentle or sporting adventures, unusual and festive!
As a bonus to guide you during your stay, discover the top free mobile applications for Chamrousse:
- "Chamrousse" official application for your holidays,
- "Chamrousse Explor games" mobile application in the form of a game,
- "On Piste" > destination Chamrousse app and website with sports routes,
- "Météo Villes" > Chamrousse city weather app and website (caution only in French).
Book now your accommodation and activities for your winter holidays: