La Tania is widely renowned for its extensive mountain bike trails; boasting 256km of marked paths, split up into 16 downhill circuits (accessible via a lifts system) and 13 round trip circuits, making it a mountain biker’s paradise.
Mountain bikes are available to hire in the village, as are lessons and repair shops for those planning a more challenging ride!
Try out the golf course in Courchevel 1850. It is situated at the foot of the Saulire mountains, overlooking the lake and offers a nine hole par three course, ideal for those new to golf.
Alternatively, the course in Méribel boasts an eighteen hole par seventy course, accompanied by panoramic views of the valley.
White water raft the rapids of the Doron de Bozel river which runs to the foot of the Bozel valley in Courchevel or try Canyoning, and battle rapids and waterfalls and climb rocky canyons. The fast flowing Doron de Bozel river runs amidst treelined canyons and staggering snow capped mountains, and combined with the glorious blue sky and soaring temperatures, it guarantees a truly spectacular experience! Their centre is located close to La Tania village, (on the left as you start the road ascent up from Moutiers) or you can book the directly at the tourist office.
Or attempt hydrospeed and brave the rapids on a polystyrene body board, whilst desperately attempting not to swallow too much water! (Recommended for confident swimmers only). Or alternatively take on the rapids from the relative safety and comfort of a kayak. Both kayaking and hydrospeed are available in Orbassy, a short journey from the foot of the Alps.
Additional information and details about booking can be found in the tourist office in La Tania.
If however, this is too energetic for you, there is also an outdoor pool in La Tania village.
Via ferrata are climbing tracks lying amidst the mountains, supported by steel cables and ladders for steeper sections. They offer some seriously breathtaking alpine views and the opportunity to take on some tough adrenaline inducing climbs!
The closest via ferrata are at the Lac de la Rosiere near Courcheval, and it is ideal for beginners. There are many other via ferratasthroughout the Savoie region of varying difficulty, with some offering waterfalls, monkey bridges or zip lines.
Further information can be found in the tourist office.
Nearby in Courchevel 1850 is an ice skating rink, bowling alley and climbing wall. Across the valley (ten minutes by car) lies Méribel which offers an ice skating rink, swimming pool and a similar range of activities as La Tania.
For the more adventurous, summon up your courage and leave the comfort of the ground behind to paraglide down the valley or race around the mountains tracks in the forest by quadbike. (Driving licence necessary!) However, if this is too energetic for your liking, simply visit the local horse riding school and trail around the mountains on horseback or walk the endless mountainsides, and delight in the breathtaking beauty of the landscape and soak up the glorious sunshine.
Or take a trip to Annecy (just over an hour by car) and sail across the lake, or luxuriate on the beaches.
Alternatively, stay nice and dry and explore the numerous department stores, restaurants and bars in the historic town or catch one of the annual summer festivals.