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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Albertville area, France your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a scenic getaway filled with fun may like to try the Albertville area of eastern France. It is a beautiful area with lots to do and see within the Rhone-Alps region of the country and is close to the border with Switzerland. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages, chalets and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Albertville area, France

The Albertville area hosted the 1992 Winter Olympics and sits by some wonderful mountain ranges perfect for skiing holidays in the winter and hiking in the summer. There is downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowboarding and snowshoeing. The mountains and lakes provide great marked scenic trails for walking, cycling and horse riding. Holidaymakers can take on several other exciting activities here such as mountain biking, mountaineering and paragliding. There are several golf courses in the region just a short drive from the Albertville as well as numerous tennis courts. The lakes and other waterways in the region provide good opportunities for fishing, swimming, canoeing and rafting. In the Albertville area visitors will find a number of bars, cafes and restaurants offering traditional French fare as well as hot snacks a the ski resorts. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drink from the food stores here and there are a few places to buy gifts and souvenirs.

Places to visit on holiday to Albertville area, France

There are a number of interesting places to visit in and around the Albertville area including old churches and buildings. The Musee d’art et d’histoire d’Albertville is a great place to visit. The medieval village of Conflans is also well worth visiting and has interesting buildings such as a baroque church and a castle. Geneva is approximately an hour and a half away by car and has many interesting museums, parks and historic buildings. Lake Geneva is a very popular tourist destination. Holidaymakers could take a day trip to Lyon as well, which is about 150 kilometres away and is wonderful city with lots of museums and old churches.

Weather in Albertville area, France

The warmest time of the year to visit this part of France is generally July and August when the average daily maximum temperature is approximately 22.5 degrees centigrade. January is the coldest month with average highs of 3 degrees centigrade, although the temperature can fall below zero with plenty of snowfall on higher ground during winter. The wettest month tends to be September with an average rainfall of 400mm.

Travel to Albertville area, France

Across the border in Switzerland, Geneva International Airport (GVA) is an hour and a half drive from Albertville. A large number of airlines have flights to Geneva International Airport from various destinations across the world. Easyjet covers the most cities including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Orly (ORY), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) and Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) as well as many others. Car hire firms such as Alamo, Avis, Budget Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt are all represented at the airport, with desks in the Arrivals level.

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                                                                                                      Nous avons eu une très bonne semaine à La C au début du mois d'avril (2 adultes et un chien) C'est un appartement charmant avec un salon spacieux et des vues superbes. Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques et serviables. L'appartement est très bien équipé.C'est un bon emplacement pour la marche, le ski et la détente. Vous pouvez facilement rejoindre plusieurs stations de ski différentes en voiture. Merci Nicole et Daniel.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Excellent getaway

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                                                                                                      Very well equipped Chalet in the middle of the mountain. 5 mins away from the ski slopes (Les Contamines). Amazing welcome upon arrival and very helpful family. Recommended ++++
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017