Rock Climbing And Via Ferrata Holidays in the Alps

Rock Climbing And Via Ferrata Holidays in the Alps

In the Alps, rock climbing and via ferrata are a way of life, making it the perfect destination for rock climbing holidays in Europe. There simply is no better activity for seeing the wonder of the mountains in a whole new light. For beginner climbers and children, learning to climb during a summer holiday in the Alps is an experience to treasure. More experienced climbers choose the Alps for rock climbing holidays to experience iconic adventures and exciting new challenges.

Many resorts across the Alps are renowned amongst the most famous climbing holiday destinations in the world, with guides and instructors who will help enthusiasts make the most of their time in the mountains. Climbing in the Alps is a fully-rounded experience, where visitors can enjoy ‘real’ rock-faces, beautiful surroundings, and natural locations. On a family activity holiday in the Alps, children from 8 years can typically join in climbing lessons, building confidence, and developing a love for the great outdoors!

For something a little different, visitors can also try out via ferrata holidays in the Alps and the Dolomites. Invented by the Italians, via ferrata routes are a variation on rock climbing, but with the assistance of man-made supports including ladders, cables and bridges. Via ferrata in the Alps is an awesome family activity suitable for children from 8 years. Some alpine via ferrata routes even include zip wires for more excitement!

Best Via Ferrata Holiday for Beginners and Families

Near the lovely Italian resort of Selva Val Gardena in the Dolomites is the Gran Cir via ferrata route. With incredible views over one of the most photogenic mountain passes in the world, this beginner friendly route is simply the best for a via ferrata holiday in Europe.  

Top Rock Climbing Holiday Destination

Chamonix is Europe’s home of rock-climbing, and it’s an incredible destination for rock climbing holidays for every skill level. World-class climbs and iconic routes combine with beautiful, accessible climbs where beginners can improve their skills during a luxury summer holiday to the Alps.

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