Ideas for summer activities at very low prices

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Do you know of some good ideas of free things to do in the valley? Treasure hunts for young and old, entertainment, guided tours or orienteering, there is plenty to keep you busy while taking care of the pennies.

The great classic: hiking

Classic but still effective, hikes are a feast for the eyes with spectacular views, all in the fresh mountain air. Whatever your level, you will find the path that suits you, whether it’s for a walk of less than an hour to the Bruyères lake or a climb to the top of the Cochet.

Cost: Free

Check out the waymarked summer routes

The heritage walk

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In Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, heritage is the theme with a walk through the village that takes you on a discovery of life in the past. You can get the map from the tourist offices. There is also a variant to discover the hamlet of Villarenger.

Cost: Free 

Check out the heritage walk 

Treasure hunts

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Even more fun, there are several treasure hunts to discover the local area while having fun:

Cost: Free

Pumptrack, Skatepark, balance bike area and Ludizone

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With free access, these areas allow you to ride in your own way and with your own style. Scooters, bikes and skateboards, you choose your own ride! The Ludizone is reserved for mountain biking to improve your skills.

Cost: Free

Check out mountain bike areas

Free tours

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There are several different tours, depending on your key interests:

Mountain pasture farms

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Goats, cows and sheep, ponies, pigs or rabbits... farm animals are a delight for children of all ages! You can go and see the farm animals at any time. Milking at the Chez Pépé Nicolas farm takes place between 4pm and 5.30pm, around 5.30pm at Ferme des Boyes, and from 3pm at the Combes mountain pasture.

Check out the farms and mountain pastures

Free entertainment

On Tuesdays, come and visit the Bruyères festival, with entertainment during the day and fireworks in the evening. Don't forget Saint-Martin Tout Azimut, a free event in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, which takes you on a tour to discover the village.

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Finally, go to the summit every Wednesday for a special show at the top of the Roc 1 ski lift or at the top of Pointe de la Masse. The show is free, you just need a ticket for the lifts. And to end the day in style with a firework display, head to Chez Pépé Nicolas in the evening.

Playgrounds for sportsmen

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The beach volleyball, badminton and petanque courts as well as the Preyerand multi-sports court (football, basketball, handball) are accessible free of charge outside of tournaments. The equipment is provided by the resort:

But also

And that’s not all, there’s lots of other activities and entertainment on offer: nature activities, the Ronde des Hameaux des Belleville, children’s shows, the Spot United in Val Thorens, concerts, discovery of the lakes, treasure hunts and astronomy evenings. Information available at the tourist offices.

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