This summer, the Lake Geneva region is offering stay deals that include accommodation and access to different outdoor activities. The Swiss Alps may have built their reputation on great skiing, but they also offer a variety of summer activities for everyone.

The hotels of Diablerets and Villars propose a deal starting at CHF140 per person. The offer includes two nights' accommodation with access to 500 kilometres of hiking trails with views of the Mont Blanc and a Free Access card which lets guests enjoy all of the resorts' infrastructures.

This offer is valid May 30 to Oct. 30. To reserve, contact Diablerets tourism at or Villars tourism at

SwissTrails organise treks starting from three days through Switzerland over a variety of itinerairies. For example, a three day/two night excursion includes accommodation and hiking from Aigle to Les Diablerets then to Villars and back to Aigle.

This offer starts at CHF262 per person and includes accommodation, breakfast, baggage transfer, documentation, and a helpline. SwissTrails offer many excursions, so check their Web site for what's available.

Bicycle enthusiasts can discover Avenches by bike with a CHF155 deal that includes one night's accommodation in a three star hotel, breakfast, bike hire, admission to the Roman museum of Avenches, and plenty of brochures and maps. This offer is valid May 1 to Oct. 30. Contact Avenches tourism at to reserve.

More information on the Free Access Card; More information on SwissTrails; More information on Avenches