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Unusual activities in winter: my swimming pool is closed, so what?

Brrrr … Winter is coming, and to add to my misfortune, almost all Swim Stars pools close during the holidays. But how am I going to survive without my swimming lessons? We have therefore found 5 unusual activities to do during the winter to remedy this!

Our 5 unusual activities in winter!

1. Diving under the ice

You no longer go scuba diving in the overseas departments and territories for Christmas, so you can stay on the mainland. Indeed, pfor a budget of around 80 euros, dive under the ice in two-degree water with a combination perfectly waterproof protecting you from the cold, and observe magnificent light effects if the sun is there.

The good addresses:

  • Tignes (lake)
  • Montriond (lac)
  • Vonnes (lake)
  • Robert (lake)
  • Ski resort from the Angles
  • Piau Angaly (lac)
  • Genin (lac)
Unusual activities in winter


2. Bathing in thermal waters

Are you worried about catching a cold and prefer hot water? Bathe in French thermal waters! Indeed, the temperature varies from 28 to 44 degrees! It is therefore even better than the outdoor pools where you take your swimming lessons throughout the winter … It’s also almost always free.

So remember to bring your swimsuit!

The good addresses:

  • Map of Phazy, in Guillestre
  • The source of Soft Baths in Rennes-les-Bains
  • The hot springs of Prats-Balaguer
  • The Baths of Canaveilles
  • Les Bains de Dorres (5 euros)
  • The hot spring of Mérens-les-Vals

3. Build an igloo in the garden

The snowman is a tradition but the building an igloo in the garden is even better ! Indeed, you can house your child’s favorite toys, like the last penguin in the Advent calendar that he discovered in the first boxes.

4. Ice rink on a frozen lake

Would you like to be as graceful on the ice as you already are in swimming? But you don’t like the hustle and bustle on the ice of the public ice rink and all those minutes going around in circles?

See you in the Jura to skate in the great outdoors!

To carry out this romantic activity, however, it is essential that the ice be thick enough to cover the lake. Indeed, the winter must be beautiful, cold and dry to avoid any accident! Furthermore, the tourist office recommends inquire about local regulations for access to these natural ice rinks.

The good addresses:

  • Abbey d’Etival
  • Lamoura and Redheads
  • Genin to Charix
  • Malpas, from Saint-Point
  • Doubs to Villers-le-Lac.

5. Make a homemade hot chocolate, the best unusual winter activity to avoid catching a cold

After so many emotions and freshness, return home under the duvet with a hot chocolate … But not just any, your hot chocolate!

Viennese chocolate, Italian chocolate, or hot chocolate with spread, Cosmopolitan magazine offers 3 delicious recipes.

So, plan squares of dark chocolate, whole milk, cocoa powder, liquid crème fraîche, icing sugar, sugar, a box of cornflower and the spread. Hum !

Unusual activities in winter

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Unusual Activities In Winter: My Swimming Pool Is Closed, So What?
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