France is one of the most popular tourist destinations on earth, with millions of visitors each year exploring its cities, towns, villages and countryside to sample its cultural and gastronomical delights. The world-famous Pyrenees Mountains and French Alps tower majestically in the East and Southwest of the country, and nestled within these mountains are some of the most breathtakingly gorgeous and beautiful ice climbing locale’s in Europe, with unbeatable views out over the tranquil French countryside. Take a pick from our selection of ice climbing trips in France, and see why so many people fall in love with this amazing country!
Ice Climbing in the Tarentaise Valley
Aiguille du Midi Ice Climbing
Ice Climbing in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur
Ice Climbing in the French Alps
Ice Climbing in Cirque de Gavarnie
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Vallée Blanche Ice Climbing
What should I know about Ice Climbing France?
France is quite a large country, with a diversity of cultures, traditions and customs in different areas. The best big cities to arrive and leave from when not ice climbing include Paris, Lyon, Nice, Marseille and Toulouse.
Why should I choose France for my Ice Climbing adventure?
What can I expect from the weather in France?
Weather varies greatly between regions: the northern cities and mountain towns have very cold winters (with heavy snowfalls on the mountains) and warm summers; while the coastal cities by the Mediterranean enjoy mild temperatures almost all year and very hot days during the summer season.
Which language is predominantly spoken in France?
What currency is accepted in France?
How can I get to France?
Flights to Paris from all major international hubs, with Lyon, Marseille and Nice also well-served. Easy access to most of the country via car, bus or train from the rest of Europe.
What’s the country code of France?
What’s the high season for Ice Climbing in France?
December-March, when the weather is coldest and therefore most ideal for ice climbing.
Amazing trip, great hotel and the food was unbelievable. The guiding was very thorough and professional and I took a lot away from it. Conditions weren't great but we definitely made the most of it
Enrico is very friendly and professional, and likes to teach. I went ice climbing in Cogne with him.
I went Ice Climbing in Cogne with Enrico. He is very competent, friendly and enthusiastic.
Gained skills and confidence in ice climbing, as well as some mountaineering skills. Guide was extremely knowledgeable and supportive. Look forward to working with Seb again.
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