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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Praz de Lys also enquired about apartments in Chamonix, chalets in Samoens and chalets in Les Gets

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Praz de Lys, France your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a beautiful destination offering lots of activities may like to try Praz de Lys on the eastern side of France. This is a beautiful area close to the Swiss border with lots of fun things to do and see within the Rhone-Alps region of the country. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages and chalets.

Things to do on holiday to Praz de Lys, France

Praz de Lys is a great resort for skiing holidays in the winter and hiking in the summer and is located in the heart of the Mont Blanc mountain range. Here holidaymakers can enjoy downhill and Nordic skiing with ski schools available for people of all ages and skiing ability. In the summertime walking, cycling and horse riding are very popular activities here with spectacular views available of the mountains, countryside and lakes. Tourists can try several other exciting activities in Praz de Lys such as mountain biking, climbing, canyoning and paragliding. Within 45 minute’s drive of Praz de Lys there are some 18-hole golf courses as well as several tennis courts. Various watersports can be done in the area such as freshwater fishing, swimming, canoeing and rafting. Visitors will find a number of bars, cafes and restaurants in and around Praz de Lys, where they can try some traditional French cooking. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from a mini-market in Praz de Lys and there are a few stores to buy gifts and souvenirs from.

Places to visit on holiday to Praz de Lys, France

There are a number of interesting places to visit in and around Praz de Lys including several old churches and buildings in nearby Taninges. Les Gets is just 15 minutes away and has fruit and goat farms, The Museum of Mechanical Music and guided heritage tours. Chamonix is about an hour away and has some interesting museums to visit as well as being home to Europe’s largest mountain, Mont Blanc. Geneva in Switzerland is approximately an hour’s drive away and has many interesting historic buildings, museums and places of natural beauty such as Lake Geneva, which is very popular with holidaymakers.

Weather in Praz de Lys, 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 Praz de Lys, France

Across the border in Switzerland, Geneva International Airport (GVA) is just over an hour’s drive from Praz de Lys. 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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    • 6 BR
    • 2 BA
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    Chalet #871652a
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      Excellent! 4.7/5
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          Chalet #1480461a
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            Chalet #948775a
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              Chalet #667136a
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                Apartment #1480470a
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                  Apartment #1370570a
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                      Chalet #951551a
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                        Apartment #98406
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                            Chalet #1317733a
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                                Multiple rentals Apartment #1483684a
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                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #1483684a
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                                    Apartment #8048422
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                                      Recent Reviews

                                      Great value!

                                      4 of 5
                                      We (myself, husband, 5yo daughter) had 10 days at the Apartment during the summer holiday and had a fantastic time. The apartment is well located in a quiet village and is a good base for exploring the area - you will need a car. Apartment itself is basic but this is reflected in the price and is good value for money. Only slight negative is I would avoid the linen hire from the estate agency - it was poor quality and didn't fit the beds. It would be better value to buy some cheap duvet covers out there or pay for extra baggage on the flight if needs be. Otherwise a great holiday and would recommend to others.
                                      • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2014
                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2014

                                      spending new year in the alps

                                      5 of 5
                                      We stayed here with another family at New Year. It was wonderful being able to simply walk across the road to the button lift. The views from the chalet of Mont Blanc were magnificent. We enjoyed the peace and quiet of the place. The skiing was fantastic. We hired a local private moniteur who took us to all the places most people don't get to! We would definitely go again. Praz de Lys has some lovely restaurants too, notably Jean de la Pipe.
                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2009
                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2008