Things to do in Megève in the summer

Enjoy your summer holiday in the French Alps with our adventurous suggestions of things to do with friends and family.

When the snow melts and the skiing stops, the range of exhilarating outdoor activities in Megève keeps on going, all year round.

In the summer, the mountainsides become a playground for mountain bikers and climbers of all ages and abilities.

Megève is home to a range of expert companies who can help you make the most of the stunning natural surroundings in summer.

Our favourites are below, and many more summer activities can be found using the links at the bottom of this section.

Best for rock climbing

Whether for half a day or a personalised full day climbing expedition, Les Guides de Megève will take you to the best natural climbing arena for your ability and requirements. The sense of achievement upon completing a climb is hard to beat, and the stunning natural surroundings will only add to your experience.


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Best for mountain biking

Offering a variety of descents to suit all riders from age 6 and up, specialist company Bike Addict Megève is the resort’s premium mountain biking company. Make the most of the natural surroundings to zoom down the mountainside at high speeds, or take things easier and enjoy the view – the choice is yours.


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Best for short and long mountain hikes

In summertime, the best way to get up close and personal with the mountains, and really learn about the flora and fauna that make them so beautiful, is on foot. Offering a range of mountain hikes, from half day to longer 4 or even 7 day treks, Les Guides de Megève are the perfect companions for the mountain hike of a lifetime. Take to the mountains on foot and you’re sure to have memories to savour.


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Best for canyoning

Climb, abseil, dive and swim: canyoning really does offer an all-around summer experience for ages 10 and older. With various routes following some of the region’s many cascading rivers, you’re sure to find something to suit you, from beginner right through to expert under the close supervision of the specialists from Les Guides de Megève.


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Best for summer luge

With 2 exciting, twisting tracks laid out for thrillseekers of all ages, this downhill luge track is a great activity for the whole family. Descending 100m in the space of 520m, everyone is sure to have an adrenaline packed experience with the specialists at Les Portes du Mont Blanc.


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Find out more about summer in Megève


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Categories

  • hotels
    • Le Chalet du Mont d’Arbois +

      From 299 € per night

      Exclusive five star hotel in the French Alps near golf course and ski

    • Le Chalet Zannier +

      From 349 € per night

      Family friendly five star hotel in the French Alps with gourmet dining

    • Alpaga +

      From 320 € per night

      Five star hotel in Megève ideal for ski holidays in the French Alps

    • Les Granges d’en Haut +

      From 320 € per night

      Exclusive five star gourmet hotel in Les Houches France near ski lifts

  • spa
    • Le Chalet du Mont d'Arbois +

      From 300 € per night

      French Alps luxury spa hotel with Michelin star – Le Chalet du Mont d'Arbois

    • Le Chalet Zannier +

      From 450 € per night

      French Alps luxury spa hotel with pool – Le Chalet Zannier

    • Alpaga +

      From 320 € per night

      5 star family friendly spa hotel in Megève with pool - Alpaga

  • Other
    • ESF de Megève

      If you’ve come to skiing later in life and want to learn with adults in the same boat, then the long-established ESF de Megève offers the perfect course for you.

    • Les Guides de Megève

      Whether for half a day or a personalised full day climbing expedition, Les Guides de Megève will take you to the best natural climbing arena for your ability and requirements.

    • Freeride School Megève

      For personalised lessons that will help you explore as much of the Megève area as possible, Freeride School Megève offers personal lessons for everyone from 4 years old and up.

    • Ski Pros Megève

      A full team of dedicated bi-lingual professional ski guides are on hand at Ski Pros Megève to help you and your family enjoy all of the wonders that the Espace Mont Blanc area has to offer.

    • Les Portes du Mont Blanc

      With 2 exciting, twisting tracks laid out for thrillseekers of all ages, this downhill luge track is a great activity for the whole family.

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