UCPA Non-Profit Holiday Company Launch New Summer Program With Early Bird Offers

Great value for money summer holidays in the mountains and coast now more affordable with early bird offers before February 20, 2018.

Action Outdoors, the UK arm of French non-profit organisation, the UCPA, has launched its new summer program for 2018 with several new holidays on offer including an exclusive family program.

There’s 10% off all holidays (with the exception of the family trips) by using the code: EarlyBird10 – valid until February 20, 2018.

Here’s some key examples from the 100’s of holidays on offer this summer with dates starting in May and running through until September:


Summit Mont Blanc, Chamonix – spend two weeks training and climbing Western Europe’s highest mountain. £1485 per person including accommodation in Chamonix and in mountain huts, breakfast, lunch and evening meals, instruction and guiding, all technical equipment, lift passes.

Mountain Bike Tour of Mont Blanc, Argentiere – travel around Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland on a mountain bike or e-bike during a week of guided adventure. £652 per person (e-bike option, from £542), including 7 nights accommodation, breakfast, lunch and evening meals, bike hire, guiding, lift passes when required.

Introduction to Trail Running, Argentiere – ideal for runners who would like to try mountain trail running for the first time. From £305 per person, including 6 nights full-board accommodation, 5 days guiding and instruction, all technical equipment, lift passes.


Multi Activity Water Sports, Hyères – try out a variety of different water sports including sailing, kite surfing and windsurfing for all levels. From £435 per person, including 7 nights full board accommodation, equipment, instruction.

Kitesurfing, Lacanau – from beginners to experts, experience kitesurfing on the Atlantic coast of France. From £748 per person, including 6 nights full-board accommodation, instruction, kite surfing equipment.


New Water Sports week, Bombannes – a multi activity water sports week based at the UCPA centre, Bombannes, in the Medoc area close to Bordeaux. From £494 per person, including 7 nights full-board accommodation in a family cabin with meals taken in a nearby buffet restaurant. Extras can then be added: kids club from 5 to 9 years of age (£102), catamaran sailing and instruction (£102), dingy sailing and instruction (£86), windsurfing and instruction (£86), surfing and instruction (£148), weekly bike rental (£44), adventure park access, beach club and Aqua Park access (£93).

    Company Information

    UCPA was set up over 50 years ago to encourage young people to take part in outdoors sports. It has since developed into a not for profit organisation that provides sport holidays for a wide range of ages with a huge range of accommodation options. Each year over 240,000 people enjoy a sport holiday with UCPA, enjoying accessibility to outdoor sports regardless of social background, income or culture. UCPA also offers trips and tours to some of the best destinations for outdoor sports in 75 countries including Vietnam, Portugal and Brazil.

    A total of 80 different sports activities are offered in UCPA centres all year round, including, skiing, surfing, mountaineering, diving, sailing and horse riding. During winter, UCPA centres operate in some of the top resorts in the Alps such as Val Thorens, Tignes, Val d’Isère and Chamonix. The holidays are always All Inclusive – lift passes, ski hire, all meals and guiding is included in the price. UCPA is the largest ski school in France and have their own instructor development program which allows young people to develop their career in sport instruction, whilst providing a strong base of instructors and guides to work within each center for the whole season.

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