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Great group holidays in France

  • One of the best places we have for groups is the Chalet Hotel des Deux Domaines, Belle Plagne in the heart of the French Alps. Belle Plagne village is made up of various stone and wood buildings, with a pedestrianised village and plenty of paths leading walkers through the pine forests up into the mountains. There are ample of activities available and a weekly itinerary is available for any Lakes and Mountains guests who want to make the most of their holiday in the Savoie region.

    The Chalet Hotel offers guests a daily breakfast buffet with hot option, free packed lunch, free afternoon tea with freshly baked cakes, 5 course evening meals and a weekly barbecue or al fresco meal. Even better, Inghams offer guests ‘in chalet peace of mind’ by having a representative based in resort.
    Chalet Hotel facilities include a spa with an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a bar and a large terrace to enjoy sun-filled afternoons. In the Chalet Hotel there are Paradiski suites which sleep 4-5 people and are made up of a Belle Plagne room which interconnects to a second room, perfect for small groups.

    Activities available in resort

    There are many outdoor activities available in Belle Plagne including white water rafting. Groups can enjoy this exhilarating activity, negotiating the rapids of the River Isère with a professional guide. (£63 per person). For anyone seeking an adventurous team day out, canyoning is the perfect activity. Whether you are sliding, jumping or climbing through waterfalls or gorges caved out of the river it will be a great experience for all (price £52 per person). From the ground to the air the best way to see the breathtaking beauty in Belle Plagne is by paragliding. This is a great activity to take a thrilling flight over the beautiful scenery of La Plagne (cost £52 per person).
    Other activities in and around Belle Plagne include: 15 mountain bike trails, forest adventure course and zipwire, volleyball, rock climbing with an instructor, basketball, circus skills (for children), tennis, archery, mini golf and an open-air swimming pool.

    The numerous walks available in Belle Plagne are easily accessible from Chalet Hotel des Deux Domaines by foot or by the Roche de Mio cable-car. On the well signposted paths there are lakes, streams as well as incredible viewing points including those over Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest peak.
    Activities included in the price of the holiday (subject to date)

    Bridge- guests can experience more with Inghams through our bridge evenings. This is very popular activity where guests can master the skill of Bridge from our expert Bridge Union instructors Margaret and Phillip Thomas. The guests’ skills are then put to the test in a bridge competition on the final night. This is a great activity for groups and the chance for everyone to show their competitive nature at the end of the week. This runs from 27th July - 7th August, duration 2 hrs every night for improvers and two, two hour sessions for beginners. Register on arrival. (Free of charge).

    Beaufort cheese- On Thursdays guests can discover the meadows and pastures around Belle Plagne with our morning guided walks which includes a visit to a local dairy farm to see to see how the local beaufort cheese is made. (Free of charge).

    Cookery demonstration- On Thursday evenings there is a cookery demonstration at the hotel. Here guests learn how to make a traditional dish which the guests can sample later. (Free of charge).

    Visit Lake Annecy- On a Friday, guests have the opportunity to take a full day trip to Annecy, the home of France’s third largest lake also known as the ‘Venice of the Alps’ due to the many beautiful canals. Guests have the chance to visit the market, explore the medieval streets and spend time on the shores of the picturesque lakes. (Free of charge).

    In search of Edelweiss- this is a half day, botanical themed, guided walk entitled ‘In Search of Edelweiss’, either on Sunday morning or afternoon. The walk lasts about 3 hours with two hours of walking starting and finishing at the hotel. This is followed in the evening by a talk on the local area. This touches on traditions of the Savoie region including the rich cultural life of the region with its long and chequered history from the first human settlement to the development of winter sports and the modern era. (Free of charge).

    Ice Caves- on Monday you could visit the Bellecôte Glacier where there is the chance to try out paragliding or mountain biking or guests can hike up into the Vanoise National park. (Free of charge).

    One of our Inghams team, Adam Appleton, Digital Marketing Executive visited Belle Plagne and said:
    “The white-water rafting was definitely the highlight as we had great weather for it on the day.”
    “We also visited the wonderful Lake Annecy on a day-trip, allowing us to explore the markets and the beaches.”

    One week staying at the five diamond Chalet Hotel des Deux Domaines, 7 nights, half board plus from £499 per person. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Geneva (regional airports available) and resort transfers. For more information visit or contact 01483 791 114. All activities are subject to date and availability.

    For further information please contact

    Rachel Gaston, PR executive
    Tel: +44 (0)1483 79 1045

    Daniela Resenterra , Senior PR Account Manager
    Tel: +44 (0) 20 7593 1771

    Josie Self, Senior PR Account Executive
    Tel: +44 (0)207 593 1758

  • 14 May 15