Summer in Megève

Megève is an iconic summer destination near Mont Blanc in the French Alps. If you are looking for a blend of rustic chic and authentic beauty from your luxury chalet, Megève may just leave a lasting impression.

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Walks in Megève vary in difficulty from casual strolls to challenging treks and everything in between, but all offering up stunning views. Lac de Javen is a beautiful spot for families to spend a hot summer’s day! Situated just outside of Megève, you can choose to take a 4km walk, or drive and park at the site for a laidback day trip.

For the adventurous thrill-seekers, Via Cavo del Mey is a new via ferrata route which opened in June 2022. With an altitude of 2,700m, the mountain top panoramas of Vanoise ice cap, the Grande Casse and the Aiguille du Fruit are truly jaw-dropping. 

For a long day of hiking in the sunshine, depart from Courchevel Moriond, and enjoy a three to four hour hike through the valley of the Avals which will lead you to the beautiful Vanoise National Park – one of the largest preserved spaces in Europe, home to a variety of Alpine mammals, birds, and amphibians.


The Mont-d’Arbois golf course sits on a plateau and stretches out over 50 hectares of woodland. Offering 18-holes and 21 driving ranges, this is top-notch golfing at an ideal altitude.


Despite its location in the heart of the Alps, Megève offers a myriad of aquatic activities for the whole family all year round. Swimming pools, lakes and rivers, crystal-clear waterfalls or balneotherapy, Megève offers you endless possibilities to enjoy the pleasures and benefits of water in the heart of the Alpine mountains. From a gentle gym session to extreme sensations and from the outdoor Olympic swimming pool to turbulent torrents, Megève guarantees you great outings with family or friends where you will be like a fish in water!

The Aquatic centre is an engaging and fun day out for all of the family, as the largest aquatic centre in all of Europe it offers a variety of indoor and outdoor pools, fun water slides, and spa facilities for some well-deserved rest & relaxation.


Discover Megève’s hidden ethereal beauty as you board a hot air balloon or a panoramic helicopter ride at an astonishing 2,500 metres up in the sky. On an exhilarating helicopter flight of 30 or 50 minutes, draw close to Mont-Blanc, giant of the Alps. Or, soak up views of the breath-taking mountainscape as you take to the skies in a hot air balloon.

Megève is also the perfect playground for paragliding, as you can simultaneously gaze down at chalet-sprinkled pastures and admire the staggering peaks, with a healthy dose of adrenaline.


If you consider yourself a gastronome, then you’re in luck. Megève is a true gourmet hotspot where you can indulge in a plethora of Michelin-starred experiences. 

In the warmer weather, the sea meets the mountains at Restaurant Le Saint Nicolas. Head Chef Marvin Lance’s passion for seafood is evident, for he brings a refreshing twist to the menu which celebrates the region’s Alpine flavours. Or, at elegant La Table de l’Alpaga, sample Anthony Bisquerra’s inventive, modern take on local cuisine. 

Then there’s the renowned Flocons de Sel. Holding the accolade of three Michelin stars, your tastebuds will be tickled here as parsnip and beetroot gnocchi finds its perfect pairing with horseradish consomme; blackberries, blackcurrant, and fir accompany fillet of venison; and vinegar sabayon and truffles are matched with veal. This is your point-of-call for a genius culinary exploration of the very best ingredients from the Savoie.

With many more incredible restaurants in Megève to choose from, our pre-arrival team can help you pick the best of the bunch and reserve you the most sought-after tables in town, ahead of your stay.


Le Palais Megève is an enormous entertainment complex. The facilities include but are not limited to a climbing wall, a heated outdoor thermal pool, an Olympic sized outdoor pool, an ice hockey rink, a curling rink, an indoor kids pool, saunas, hammams, tennis courts, table tennis, and even a parkour street running course.

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