Magazine Haute-Savoie

  • The Pas in the Void, '' attraction to sensation of the Aiguille du Midi

    L'Aiguille du Midi

    The Aiguille du Midi, the iconic peak of Chamonix in the Mont Blanc Massif, an already spectacular site, was develop a new attraction dizzying. This is a kind of box in a fully transparent glass, suspended in the void. The view of the Alps mountains is breathtaking! Below our feet, sheer emptiness, because the Aiguille du Midi peaks still to 3842 meters and the cage is suspended to 1035 meters ... feeling assured and a small thrill probably before climbing in vacuo. This cab suspension can withstand a load of 1500 kg (it leaves room for the size), winds at 220 km / h max heat 60 & deg; C [...]

  • UNUSUAL. Playing golf in the snow ...

    snow golf , this is not entirely new, but this practice has long remained very confidential, reserved for true fans. Not surprisingly, it is in Megève that this sport has grown, but today other ski resorts are getting into, anxious to diversify. Snowshoe walking, snow golf differs otherwise not a classic golf. The question remains ... how is called green when covered with snow? Interested in snow golf? Find information on the Megève . Two competitions are also planned for this winter, Vacheron Constantin now Golf Cup and the BMW Megève Winter Golf.

  • Skiing in Haute-Savoie: the best resorts


    The cradle of skiing in France, Haute-Savoie has the oldest resorts in the French Alps: many of them have had time to build a reputation far beyond the French borders! The Mont Blanc, the alpine scenery breathtaking, the vast ski areas, animation Full season ... Haute-Savoie, is skiing in full measure. The winter sports resorts are of course many in the department, but some stand out, like the top 10 following: 1.Chamonix Chamonix combines the charm and ambience of the village to the outstanding quality of its ski area, set at the foot of Mont Blanc! legendary resort, Chamonix is ​​renowned [...]

  • A campsite in Chamonix: our best addresses

    L'Aiguille du Midi

    Chamonix, in the Savoy Alps, remains undoubtedly the most famous ski resort in France. But Chamonix town perched high, lives all year round and when the snow disappears from the slopes, the ski lifts close and the tourist crowds are divided, the mountain takes a different look and offer new pleasures. Because in Chamonix, plethora of activities are available from the spring, with a slogan: the outdoors! Cycling and mountain biking, beautiful hikes, paragliding, tree climbing ... Alpine scenery revived, and Mont Blanc is still there, overlooking Chamonix and its valley. As a bonus, much less [...]

  • Find a hotel in Annecy.

    La vieille ville d'Annecy

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Annecy. Cheap hotels are not numerous in Annecy, remember to book in advance to get the best rates, especially in summer. As against the charms of hotels abound, you can find a middle or upper class hotel in a beautiful house of the old town or in a cottage nearby. For more information about Annecy head to the official website of the tourist office of Lake Annecy, you will find all the information necessary to the success of your stay in the Annecy region: Where to stay? Where to eat ? Or out? Have to do ? Getting around maps and tourist itineraries, weather, [...]

  • See Lake Annecy in Talloires


    Summer in Talloires, Annecy enjoy the lake and its beaches monitored in the summer; the rest of the time, go for a boat cruise. As for sports, the town of Talloires has a remarkable paragliding site which has hosted several World Championships in this discipline. You will find some hotels in Talloires and more choices outside the city. The price of a night in Talloires and its periphery is available from 60 euros. La Villa du Lac in Veyrier-du-Lac offers very attractive rates and rooms of all categories for comfort two stars. As an added attraction, the windows overlook the lake or the surrounding [...]

  • Thonon-Les-Bains, the capital of Chablais Savoyard


    Tourism Thonon-Les-Bains is focused around the spa that flows from the Versoie, proximity of Lake Geneva and the Chablais massif. The city also has a great historical heritage not to be missed such as Castle Ripailles the 15th century and the Church of St. Hypolite, 12th century. Generally, you will find rather quite simple and affordable hotels. Besides, you can find accommodation from 35 euros. Among the more accessible you the Comte Rouge Hotel on Canal Boulevard. This hotel is interesting for its proximity to the lake and free internet access. Offering the same amenities, Les Balladines is [...]

  • A stay at Yvoires, surrounded by flowers and monuments


    In the flower town, historical and tourist Yvoire, you will spend a vacation nice touches. Yvoire is perfect if you are looking quite varied housing outside the city. A room at the hotel is 35 euros at least. For competitive rates, choose the Le Comte Rouge Thonon-Les-Bains. Enjoy comfortable two star rooms available. Admire the beautiful scenery of Lake Geneva that offers this hotel. A nod to the Old Logis, which stood on the High Street. This hotel enjoys a privileged location in the historic heart of the city. Try to see the Hotel-Restaurant du Port, which is located on the rue du Port. You [...]

  • Avoriaz, the largest vacation club


    Avoriaz is both a city, a pedestrian ski resort, a large playground and adventure and a space of freedom for children. To make your moments of holiday dreams, no better than Avoriaz. Located at 25 km from the station, the 5-star Chalet RoyAlp Hotel & Spa is the first hotel in the Swiss Alps at the foot of the slopes providing you with direct and exclusive access to the slopes and to the Villars Golf Club for CHF 243 approximately. Hilton Evian is a 4 star hotel on the shores of Lake Geneva offering air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony overlooking the lake for a minimum price of € 82. The [...]

  • Staying at Clusaz Haute Savoie.

    La Clusaz

    As a ski resort, boasting the Paccaly Caves, La Clusaz and tobogganing to Confins Clusaz attracts many tourists and visitors. You find a range of hotels in the area, it is primarily comfortable superior hotel. For one night at about 115euros, the Carlina hotels and cottages of the Serraz give you a panoramic view of the mountain, with pool and jacuzzi. With a price a little lower, Beauregard with panoramic resort of La Clusaz or over the Aravis offers an unforgettable stay in the nature at the foot of the Alps. boutique hotels do not fail, you have the Alpen Roc near the Spinner offering an indoor [...]

  • A warm atmosphere in the ski resort of Le Grand-Bornand

    In addition to the many activities related to winter sports, the ski resort of Le Grand-Bornand for her picturesque appearance of the village with its houses with roofing shingles, the proximity of the forest Dodes, the Maroly lakes and the Court and its important religious heritage. To stay in this town, the hotel in the heart of the village La Clusaz is a must with its five stars, prestigious services and its location at the foot of the ski slopes. The area of ​​La Sapinière Thorens Glières is rather original with its buildings that were once the stables. This three-star hotel has the advantage [...]

  • Les Gets, winter resort Portes du Soleil

    Despite the name, the Portes du Soleil which the town of Les Gets is a part is a snow sports resort. You can also discover the organ of the church, the only example of its kind in Europe or the curious robot museum. For one night in the hotel establishments of the city, there must be between 55 and 200 euros. As the most prominent hotels, you can opt for the luxurious Labrador and four stars, offering guests the water with Jacuzzi, steam room and indoor pool. La Marmotte on Oak Street is a very luxurious hotel that has the typical Savoyard chalet decor. Travelers may opt for the Bel Alpe with [...]

  • Skiing honored in the town of Les Houches

    Natural Station conducive to indulge in the joys of winter sports, Les Houches is a town that is best known for 'La Verte des Houches' theater of trials for the World Cup Alpine skiing. As sights of the city, do not forget the railway viaduct St. Mary and mountain museum. To find a hotel room in Les Houches and its surroundings, it takes at least 70 euros. Three-star Hotel du Bois on the Avenue des Alpages is popular: the amenities include several swimming pools and saunas, single rooms to triple with a beautiful view of the Mont Blanc. In the same area, you also have the Chris-tal with swimming [...]

  • And dive in Morzine-Avoriaz.

    The area is full of hotel establishments 4étoiles extending to the The Lodge Morzine residence for an average price of 135euros. In the district of the cliff, near the Portes du Soleil, the residence the Balconies sun promises a perfect stay. But at the top of the cliff, with a beautiful panorama, Pierre et Vacances warmth. In this region, the 3étoiles hotels compete to offer you an unforgettable stay, there is the Chalets Dahu hotel tradition, the Hotel des Dromonts, the Neige et Roc hotel, a large Savoyard chalet. But in this pedestrian resort, the Maeva residences, Club Med Avoriaz, Residence [...]

  • A background on the ski Les Contamines-Montjoie


    Staying in the small town of Les Contamines-Montjoie, you are near a ski area that includes a little less than fifty tracks. In summer you can practice ski jumping or visit the house of the nature reserve and the two baroque churches. A one night stay in a hotel in Les Contamines-Montjoie is between 60 and 200 euros for a double room. Nemea Residence Le Nevez is a three stars near the ski slopes. Its strengths spa and relaxation center and a fitness area. Not far away, you also have the Chemenaz offering nights in typical chalets with stunning mountain views. In the outskirts of the town, it should [...]

  • Getaway high altitude in Chamonix

    L'Aiguille du Midi

    In Chamonix, you have all the benefits of a stay in the pure mountain air and the opportunity to practice several types of winter sports. One can admire the sea of ​​ice and the white valley, but Chamonix is ​​also a city flowered. Tourist city par excellence, hotels are numerous. The most exclusive accommodation is in 'The caskets of La Soulane' and five stars. There is there a more direct view of the Mont Blanc massif. Hotel Eco label, the Eaglets Resorts and Spa promotes tourism with respect for nature and the economy of energy resources. In the center of Chamonix, you have the Mercure and [...]

  • Megève, the luxury hotel near the ski resorts

    Located near the ski slopes, the town of Megève is an ideal destination for lovers of winter sports. She has a few hotel establishments whose majority is not within the reach of small budgets. Start with the 5 star establishments: the Mont d'Arbois is about 2 km from the center of Megève and 500 meters from the ski tracks of Mont d'Arbois. Occupying three cottages, it features a spa center and swimming pools. Popular with surfers, Les Fermes de Marie, is also within walking distance of the center and gives easy access to the ski slopes. These institutions show rates from 400 up to 1000 euros. [...]

  • A special stay in the flower town of Annemasse


    How to resist the charms of this city flowered with three flowers? Annemasse, canton capital of the Haute-Savoie is home to the hotels where the words "comfort, luxury, unique experience and satisfaction" are the currency of each institution. If you are passing through this town and you are looking for accommodation, you will easily find resorts, whose services were considered unrivaled by its guests. As an example, we can mention the Comfort Hotel welcomes its guests in a pleasant setting close to Lake Geneva. For its part, Hotel La Place provides comfort with imprénable view of City Hall and [...]

  • So Wild Day in Sallanches


    Sunday, November 23, an animation Day Day So Wild will be organized as part of the 8th Alpine Dating & reg; the Château des Rubins at Sallanches. This day is free for all. Children can discover the teeming life of a dead tree, play a giant game of goose and participate in numerous nature activities! For parents, lectures will be offered on large extinct animals and the return of the lynx. And for all, an exhibition on the bearded vulture and a theater performance enliven this exciting Day So Wild. The opening conference of the 8th Alpine Dating & reg ;, given by the sponsor of this edition, will [...]