The resort of Les Allues lies in the Alps mountains, in Savoie, which is in the Rhone-Alpes region of France. This is towards the far east of the country, close to the borders with both Italy and Switzerland. Should you choose to take your holidays in Les Allues, you will likely find that there is a good range of activities to get involved in no matter what time of year you decide to visit. The village is also extremely convenient for you to visit a good number of interesting attractions. Self catering accommodation in Les Allues usually comes in the form of a well equipped and cosy chalet; always offering all of the modern conveniences you would ever be looking for.
If you decide to spend your holidays in Les Allues during the winter months, you really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to the number of great skiing resorts to be found within this part of the Rhone-Alpes. There are slopes and cross-country skiing trails which will appeal to any level of ability. You might even like to try your hand at snowboarding at certain resorts. The summer sees other activities becoming available to you and these include hiking and nature walks, golf, lake and river fishing, canoeing and kayaking, horse riding and mountain biking.
As the self catering accommodation in Les Allues is quite isolated, it would definitely be wise to arrange to collect a car from the airport. This way you will have a means of transfer to and from the airport, as well as the perfect transport to explore this most beautiful part of France. The scenery in the area is simply idyllic and there are many pretty little towns and villages just waiting for you to visit. These include Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Aiguebelle, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and the world-famous Val d’Isere. You might also like to consider a couple of day trips further afield and some suggestions here include Geneva (in Switzerland) and historic Turin (in Italy).
A continental/alpine climate awaits you for your holidays in Les Allues and this will largely depend upon your height above sea level. In either case, you can expect to experience warm summers and cold and snowy winters - with the highest mountains often receiving very heavy falls. Average temperatures range from around the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius during July and will fall back to the low single digits in January. Night time values will often be well below freezing.
The nearest airport to the self catering accommodation in Les Allues is located at Chambery (CMF). There are a few airlines which fly to this destination (mainly during the winter skiing season, however) and these are Flybe, BA Cityflyer, Titan Airways and Jet2.com. Many airports offer flights to Chambery from the UK and these include London City (LCY), East Midlands (EMA), Exeter (EXT), Southampton (SOU), Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle (NCL).