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Snowshoeing in France: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Explore France’s stunning snowy landscapes in a unique way.

Home to both the fantastic Alps and the Pyrenees, France has some fantastic mountainous terrain with great snow coverage. Snowshoeing in this region allows you to reach areas you wouldn’t be able to reach on a hike giving you better access to exceptional nature and sights.

Snowshoeing in France

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FAQs: Snowshoeing in France

What should I know about Snowshoeing France?

For great snowshoeing experiences, base yourself in Chamonix in the heart of the French Alps. From there you can access great trips around the Mont Blanc area. You can take a multi-day trip that will take you around Italy, France and Switzerland. The Vosges Mountains in eastern France are another great spot for the stunning wilderness found there. Finally, the Préalpes d’Azur in the south is an excellent snowshoeing location offering lots of nature.

Why should I choose France for my Snowshoeing adventure?

**Stunning Scenery **

Whether it’s jaw-dropping views of the majestic Mont Blanc, the striking Aiguille du Midi or beautiful Chamonix, Snowshoeing in France gets you close to some of the most beautiful Alpine scenery on earth.

**Awesome Exercise **

Snowshoeing is not technically difficult but physically it’s an excellent workout. Walking on snow provides much more resistance than hiking and as such is more difficult. You can guarantee a raised heart-rate practicing this spot.

**Culinary Delights **

While you’re on your snowshoeing adventure, take time to enjoy all things French food and wine. From delicious cheese and wine to simple but excellent alpine cooking, you won’t go hungry here.

What can I expect from the weather in France?

In the best snowshoeing areas winter temperatures sit around a minimum average temperature of -8°C and a maximum average temperature of 4°C.

Which language is predominantly spoken in France?


What currency is accepted in France?

Euro (EUR)

How can I get to France?

Fly to Paris then connect onwards with internal flights or trains.

What’s the country code of France?


What’s the high season for Snowshoeing in France?

For snowshoeing January and February are great months to visit.

What people are saying about Snowshoeing | France



Marc was a wonderful guide! His trip into the alps introduced me to snowshoeing and the amazing scenery!



Our six days with Marc was a highlight of our 8 weeks in Europe. Marc is very knowledgeable of the greater Ecrins area. We snowshoed locations we could have never visited without local know-how and Marc's expertise. Very flexible with the itinerary to match conditions and client capability and preferences.



Super activité! Aurélie a su intéresser tant les enfants que les parents en se mettant au niveau de chacun. Merci et à bientôt.



test bu Gauthier



Excellent start for us in snow shoeing with Phil our guide who kept things nice and easy - an enjoyable activity to redo.

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