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There’s simply so much magic behind summer activities in the Italian Alps. With its breathtaking views and distinct culture, the Italian Alps offer a unique experience - one that will remain in your memories for years to come.

From exploring quaint vineyards and villages to adrenaline-pumping adventures, there's an abundance of activities to enjoy, and Club Med resorts provide the perfect base for your Alps adventure during this wonderful time of year.

Summer Activities in the Italian Alps

1. Tour Into Vineyards and Villages

The Alps in summer are dotted with charming vineyards and picturesque villages. Exploring these local spots offers a taste of the region's rich culture and history. Sample exquisite wines and chat with friendly locals for an authentic Alpine experience. Strolling through these vibrant locales, you'll encounter traditional Alpine architecture and artisanal crafts that further enrich your journey through this enchanting region.

2. Sensational Summer Scenery

The Italian Alps in summer are renowned for their stunning landscapes. Make sure you visit the Marguerite and Aimé Maeght Foundation as part of your summer activities in the Alps. It is an exceptional art museum and cultural hub nestled in the hills, surrounded by beautiful gardens and sculptures. Indulge in a distinct cultural experience you cannot get anywhere else - ties in perfectly with a stay at Club Med Pragelato Sestriere Resort, where the natural beauty and artistic spirit of the area are at your doorstep.

3. Paragliding

For thrill seekers, paragliding in the Alps during the summer can give you an unparalleled view of the stunning terrain. Soar through the skies and enjoy a bird's-eye view of the verdant landscapes and rugged mountain peaks. This exhilarating adventure offers a rush of adrenaline and a unique perspective to appreciate the breathtaking beauty and vastness of the Alpine region.

4. Via Ferrata

Embark on a Via Ferrata adventure, it is a mix of hiking and climbing, a unique summer activity that can be experienced in the Italian Alps. These protected climbing routes, complete with steel cables and ladders, offer a safe, exciting journey through the mountains. Navigate these routes to connect with the raw beauty of nature and let the sheer magnificence of this geographical wonder take your breath away.

5. Journey to Fenestrelle

Embark on a journey to Fenestrelle, the unparalleled fortress nestled between the Alps, standing proudly as the largest in Europe and second only to China's Great Wall. Built with precision by Duke Vittorio Amedeo of Savoy in the 18th century, this historical marvel at altitudes between 1,800 and 2,435 meters is a testament to military ingenuity. Preserved in its grandeur, Fenestrelle Fortress beckons visitors to explore its rich history, offering a unique glimpse into the strategic past of northern Italy. Immerse yourself in this timeless gem, standing resilient in the heart of a national park.

Club Med offers 1-day group tours at additional cost for 7 to 50 participants. Enquire with us when you reach the resort!

Unforgettable Alpine Summer

The Italian Alps is a playground of diverse experiences, from peaceful village visits to exciting outdoor adventures. Each activity offers a unique way to connect with the region's natural beauty and cultural richness. Book with us today for a summer holiday in the Italian Alps that you'll cherish forever.

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