In addition to the character of an unspoilt village, Aussois offers the advantage of significant sun and a wonderful view. In this charming resort you will find all the shops and services, numerous bars and restaurants and a regional produce market.
Overlooked by the Dent Parrachée, one of the highest summits of Vanoise, Aussois is located on a vast sunny plateau offering a wonderful view of the surrounding massifs and direct access to the Vanoise National Park. Aussois is a real Savoy village, lively all year round.
Sports and Leisure activities: in Aussois and throughout the canton of Modane, the mountain biking site of Esseillon brings together 200km of varied , signposted and maintained routes. A ski-lift is accessible in July-August to the mountain bikers.
Hikes : In the heart of the Vanoise National Park, there are numerous hikes of all levels: from walking with pushchairs or young children to trekking for several days with a night in a shelter, starting from Aussois, discover numerous summits at over 3000 metres high. Every Sunday in July-August, a guide (guide office) invites you on a free welcome hike, that is easy and open to all, on the discovery trail of the Plateau d'Aussois.
Climbing: numerous cliffs are within a radius of 10km around Aussois with over 550 routes. Moreover, an artificial climbing structure of 64 m² has been developed on the ground floor of the Aussois Festival Hall.
Via ferrata: the via ferrata allows novices to experience the thrills of experienced mountaineers and to practice this activity easily with competent supervision. The Via ferrata du Diable combines 7 independent sections. It is the longest in France, the length of the course varies from 2 to 8 hours.
Canyoning: sliding on sleds, jumps in the turquoise water basins and rappelling down waterfalls.
But also: paragliding, asinerie (accompanied rides and hiring of pack donkeys - http://www.aneetrando.com our partner welcomes you so you can discover the region on donkey back), fishing (trout await you in the two water reservoirs of Plan d'Aval and Plan d'Amont or in the river of the Arc and the streams of Fond d'Aussois and Saint Benoît) archery , tennis, mini golf, etc. Detachable 4-seater chairlift , operates in July and August for pedestrians and mountain bikers.