Fill up on outdoor activities

during the Christmas vacations

Only a few hours to go before the start of the Christmas vacations. Skiing won’t be possible, but there will be plenty of other activities on offer to help you discover the mountains in a different way. We know you can’t wait to come and breathe the fresh mountain air, so we’re going to (re)discover the best things to do in non-ski resorts! Are you up for it?

Published on 16 December 2020

Outdoor activities

Christmas vacations!

There’s a lot more to the mountains than just skiing, and thankfully so! Take advantage of the Christmas vacations to discover the main activities to be enjoyed in the mountains, or repeat the pleasure for the most enthusiastic among you. While skiing may be impossible for the time being (at least until January 7, 2021), this is a golden opportunity to discover the many things to do in winter resorts when you can’t, or don’t know how to, ski. Enough said, Les 7 Laux has put together a list of the best things to do, with family, friends, partners or on your own. On your notepads!

Wiz Luge at Le Pleynet

A whirlwind of pleasure

During the Christmas vacations, get your thrills on board the Wiz Luge at Le Pleynet! Mounted on rails, this bobsleigh-like sled will provide you with a unique moment of pleasure during a descent and a few winding turns. It’s one of the resort’s flagship attractions, ideal for the whole family to enjoy over the festive season, so you can come home with plenty of memories. Totally safe, the Wiz Luge will be one of Les 7 Laux’s winter stars. An activity to be enjoyed at Le Pleynet from December 20!

Open from Sunday 20/12/20 and every day thereafter until the end of the vacations, from 1pm to 5pm.
Subject to weather conditions.

NEW FOR 2020-2021

Taupi Camp

in Prapoutel

Ideal for taking your first steps in the snow and experiencing your first thrills, Taupi Camp is coming to Les 7 Laux this winter! This “mini” playground will delight your children in a fun, offbeat world. Toboggans and other surprise activities are waiting to be discovered, so you can start enjoying the pleasures of the mountains this winter.

Open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Accessible to children aged 2 to 12. Day rate: €5. Free for the accompanying adult.

Children and adults

Beginner ski lessons

Prapoutel and Le Pleynet

The French Ski School’s kindergarten at PRAPOUTEL will be open for beginners (since there’s no need for an RM) during the Christmas vacations, aswill the Pleynet kindergarten from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.For adults, the French Ski School will be offering privatelessons for beginners.
The perfect opportunity to take your first steps on skis!


in Prapoutel, Pipay and Le Pleynet

A timeless classic, snowshoe trekking is more popular than ever this year. A genuine outdoor sport accessible to all, this activity allows you to stroll among the snow-covered fir trees and discover the resort like you’ve never seen it before. In the heart of the forest, snowshoeing in Les 7 Laux lets you take a deep breath of fresh air and admire the scenery before your eyes. The 7 Laux ski area is fortunate to offer you a number of beautiful trails to explore with friends, family or as a couple, and share some unforgettable moments this winter. Departing from the resort’s 3 sites (Prapoutel, Pipay and le Pleynet), there are numerous itineraries to explore in the heart of the Belledonne massif:

– Crêt du bœuf from Le Pleynet
– Prapoutel – Pipay link
– Loops from the Beldina cross-country skiing center

Not sure who to snowshoe with? Don’t worry, there are plenty of snowshoe outings organized for young and old, accompanied by a guide. Don’t have any equipment? No problem! You can easily rent your equipment from the various winter sports equipment rental stores on site and at Chalet Nordique.

Nordic Skiing

in Prapoutel

Generally referred to as “cross-country skiing”, Nordic skiing is a winter activity not to be ignored – quite the contrary! If you love wide open spaces and panoramic views lulled by the fresh mountain air, you’ll love the 7 Laux marked trails, dedicated to this sport. The 7 Laux Nordic ski area gives you the opportunity to overlook the Massif de Belledonne or the Massif du Grésivaudan. A real endurance activity, cross-country skiing is for lovers of the sport as well as the less initiated, and seems like an opportunity served up on a platter to discover it this winter. With friends, in couples or even on your own. The 7 Laux resort offers several cross-country skiing areas: the Beldina Nordic area in Prapoutel.

Sleigh dogs

Au Pleynet

A truly unusual experience, immerse yourself in the life of a “Musher” to understand his way of life, his job and discover the pleasure of dog sledding. Ideal for families this winter, this activity offers you the chance to experience an unforgettable moment in the company of polar dogs like you’ve never seen before! In the heart of the Massif de Belledonne, we’re sure you’ll love this activity this winter.

A moment of well-being

in Prapoutel and Le Pleynet

Coming to the mountains also means being able to relax, escape and let go of the pressures of everyday life to capture a moment of well-being. Modelling and wellness sessions, by appointment, everything for your comfort and to give you a wellness break. If you’re on the Prapoutel side, head for Bedina Spa, if you’re on the Pleynet side, head for Pleyn’itude for a wellness break.

Archery, axe throwing and laser biathlon

feet in the snow

Have you always wanted to be an Indian or a ninja? Do you love doing fun, unusual activities in a snowy setting? Arc et Flèches brings your dreams to life during the Christmas vacations. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., you’ll be able to shoot a bow and arrow and aim for the bull’s-eye in a fun and entertaining way. You can also try your hand at axe-throwing, all in a friendly, fun atmosphere. Are you a budding ninja or just looking to discover new things? Try your hand at shuriken throwing with Arc et Flèches and become an ace thrower! Last but not least, a trip to Les 7 Laux during the Christmas vacations will give you the chance to put yourself in the shoes of a real biathlon athlete, by trying out an activity that’s still making a name for itself: laser biathlon. It’s a safe, harmless activity that will make you feel like you’re at the Olympics, while enjoying the 7 Laux setting. Ain’t life grand?

Tree climbing park

in Prapoutel

Whether in winter or summer,accrobranche is always a fun way to spend time with family, friends or partners. This winter, take to the heights and discover the Belledonne Outdoor adventure park on the Prapoutel site to enjoy a great time.

The park will be open two days a week, subject to booking, for those who would like to try it out.

Snowboarding fun

in Prapoutel

The Burton Riglet Park is a playground inspired by snowparks, designed to enable children aged 2 to 9 to discover snowboarding at their own pace, while having fun on a synthetic sliding structure.

Accompanied by a supervisor, everything is designed to enable children to glide over miniature obstacles, acquiring the reflexes needed for good stability and making their first turns.

Equipment is provided (snowboard, boots).

Price: 5 euros for 1/2h – Book on 06 60 08 08 88

From 20 to 23/12 and from 26 to 30/12 on the Prapoutel snow front (weather permitting)

Electric mountain bikes on snow

in Prapoutel

Experience snow in a new way: instead of sliding, you’ll be riding on it!
For 1h30, with a supervisor, discover new sensations by pedaling on a material that varies according to weather conditions and temperature. Riding an electric bike on snow will give you a new perspective on the discipline, and you’ll be back for more!

Every morning by reservation on 06 44 93 93 65.
(bikes for adults and children from 1.30 m)
Price: 35 euros/person

Activities to enjoy

made in Les 7 Laux