Relaxing yes, potatoe-couch no !
During your holidays, you have to take one thing at a time. It is very important to relax, but it is also important to take care of yourself by staying active in order to evacuate your daily stress by participating in a fun and unusual sport! It is also a good way to take full advantage of this time to get a fresh start! Turns out, Guillestre is the ideal destination to unwind and enjoy the benefits of nature.
So, ready to take a breather ?!
Let’s start with hiking ! On your own or accompanied by a guide, hiking is the best way to be active all the time admiring the beautiful scenery… and of course with a well deserved panoramic view at the top !
It is also an eco-friendly activity, allowing to be out and about and to help clear your mind ! Here, you have ample choice of hiking routes, whether it is in the Natural Regional Park of the Queyras or National Park of the Ecrins. Find all the information you need about hiking routes on : Hiking
There is nothing better than to go biking to help you unwind and to take care of yourself in a magical setting ! It is not only goo for your heart and your endurance level, but it is also an excellent way to keep your body in shape, to feel good, take a breather and have fun !
And what would you know? Guillestre is the kingdom of biking ! You have the choice between mountain biking, road biking, cyclotourim, and let’s not forget of course, our sensational new activity: electrical biking ! (even and easy biking circuit can be invigorating depending on how you use it!)
Discover biking in Guillestre on : Paradis for two wheels
Like Pocahontas, go on an adventure down the rapids of the river Guil or the river Durance, which are renown its whitewater sports ! travel down the river bends in a canoe, kayak or even in a raft and experience exhilarating sensations ! Due to the popularity of this sport in our region, many of our lodgings have taken on the Kayak-friendly label in order to facilitate your excursions !
Find yourself a whitewater guide and learn about all our water activities on : Whitewater
Guillestre is surrounded by ski stations, making it your perfect base camp for your winter holidays ! Enjoy skiing on long stretches of white in the heart of snow coated forest ! On the slops of the nearby ski stations, you can practice cross country skiing or better yet, you can try out a more modern version called skating ! You can also take a look at our all inclusive holidays, put in place by our mountain guides and leaders. Located the cross roads of the ski stations of Vars, Risoul and those of the Queyras, Guillestre is the best place to enjoy your winter holidays, regardless of your level !
you will find here all our winter activities such as ski, snowboard, skating, snowshoeing… here : Winter activities