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5 Luxury Events in the Alps this Summer

The breathtaking beauty of the mountains in summer is hard to beat, and with warm temperatures and the plethora of world-famous festivals and events on offer, this is the perfect time of year to visit.

Plan your flight with ZUUM this summer: we’ve collected the must-visit events for this July and August in the scenic Alps.

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Omega European Masters (Switzerland, 29 August – 9 September)

The Omega European Masters is considered one of the most prestigious golf competitions in Europe. This year marks a once-in-a-lifetime event, where Matthew Fitzpatrick will compete to be the first ever to win three consecutive Omega European Masters titles.

Verbier Festival (Switzerland, 18 July – 3 August)

Every Summer, the Verbier Festival gathers musicians and music enthusiasts from across the globe to participate in a shared appreciation and exchange between classical music masters and rising talents. Known for its captivating musical performances, this three-week event offers visitors a direct line to classical music's most cherished figures and a fresh approach on a beloved genre.

Jumping International de Verbier (Switzerland, 15 – 25 August)

Known across the globe, this prestigious equestrian event features participants from 20 different countries, ranging from novice to expert. The Verbier National competition will be hosted in the initial three days, and the International competition will take place during the last five.

Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (France, Italy, Switzerland, 26 August – 1 September)

With over 10,000 participants, this year's Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc promises to provide a spectacle of fierce competition spread amongst seven events. Once a year, this single-stage ultramarathon draws in an elite calibre of trail-runners to overcome what is widely known to be one of the most difficult foot races in the world. Unlike other events, the UTMB has a strict entry and qualification requirements for participants.

Tour de France Stage 19 and 20 (France, 26 – 27 July)

For two days, stages 19 and 20 of the Tour de France are coming to the Alps this summer, and even better, they are moving through luxury locations brimming with their own unique intrigue. On the 26th, the race intersects with Lac Chevril, heading all the way to the Tignes resort. During the 27th, riders will cross through Saint Martin de Belleville and Les Menuires.

Fly private charter to the Alps

For those looking for an extraordinary summer destination, the Alps acts as the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable getaway, and a private charter flight with ZUUM is the ideal launching point to start your luxury trip.

To begin planning your trip, select your preferred travel dates on our booking page.

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