The resort of Les Saisies is situated within the Rhone-Alpes region of south-eastern France. This is a very popular winter skiing resort and an especially beautiful part of Europe. Holidays in Les Saisies actually prove to be popular at all times of the year and this is because the entire area is transformed completely between the winter and summer seasons. The self catering chalets and apartments in Les Saisies are extremely comfortable and cosy and all properties offer you the chance to live life from a local perspective and totally come and go as you please.
One of the main reasons for having taken your holidays in Les Saisies will be to make the most of the winter skiing resort that exists here. This means that there are great facilities for skiers of all abilities to rely upon here and, of course, plenty of après ski entertainment to enjoy as well. Once the winter snows have cleared, Les Saisies hardly falls asleep, as there are plenty of activities to get involved in during the summer. These include numerous walking trails through the hills and valleys of the region, white-water rafting, canoeing, horse riding, cycling and mountain biking, lake and river fishing and golf.
There are two museums located very close to your self catering accommodation in Les Saisies and these will be ideal places for you to visit if you’re keen to learn more about the history of this part of the Rhone-Alpes. The names to look out for are The Lac D’Annency Eco Museum and The Hauteluce Eco Museum. Some of the cities that are within a short driving distance of Les Saisies include Grenoble, Annecy, Thonon les Bains and Bonneville. If you fancy experiencing the culture of a new country, the Swiss city of Geneva is above the Savoie department and definitely well worth a visit.
The weather that you can expect during your holidays in Les Saisies will depend greatly on your elevation above sea level. Winters are generally cold and snowy in this part of France and this will especially be the case when you are up in the mountains. Average temperatures will usually be around zero degrees Celsius and will fall well below during the hours of darkness. The summers are a different world, with temperatures in the valleys often venturing into the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius.
The best bet for flights on your holidays in Les Saisies will be Geneva International (GVA), across the border in Switzerland. This airport offers services through many companies to the UK and the winter season always has the best choice. Airlines include BMI Baby, Jet2.com, British Airways, easyJet and Thomson Airways. From airports such as Manchester (MAN), East Midlands (EMA), London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR) and Edinburgh (EDI).