- Tourism in Savoy: the tourist offices with all the local resources.
- Sports and outdoor activities: outdoor entertainment, walks, hiking, climbing, gliding…
- Skiing: nearest resorts
- Adapted activities: Some ideas for activities for people with reduced mobility.
Tourism in Savoy
Chambéry Tourist Office: tourist information about the city and Savoy
Challes les Eaux Tourist Office: spa 6 km from the cottage.
Tourist Office of les Aillons: Les Aillons: small village in the heart of the Bauges, departure of many hikes. Family winter sports resort
Savoie Mont Blanc: all about tourism in Savoie and Haute-Savoie.
Parc des Bauges: discover the Bauges mountain range: the environment, hiking, outdoor activities, local products, gastronomy and “tutti quanti” !
Sports and outdoor activities
Mountain bike rides: mountain biking in Savoy. Search page: Choose your criteria; lot of mountain biking routes in the region for all levels.
Hook-branch: an activity for all ages and all levels. You will find several nearby sites:
- “D’un arbre à l’autre” in La Féclaz, in the shade of the forest (24 km from the cottage),
- Accro’lac Aiguebelette,from the beach of Sougey on the edge of Lake Aiguebelette (29 km from the cottage),
- and also “acro-aventures” in Talloires (80 km from the cottage) with many other activities, most of them wheelchair accessible: Laserbattle, Forest of the Senses, Treasure Hunt, Orientation Course and Velopark.
Savoy Alpine Club: Walking, climbing: the mountain in all the ways to enjoy it.
Flying over Savoy site of the CSVVA, one of the largest glider clubs in France, located in Challes les Eaux. Baptisms by appointment
Ski touring: Ski touring site. The latest releases published on this reference site.
Nearest ski resorts
Les Aillons-Margeriaz: Aillon le Jeune (downhill and cross-country skiing), 18 km from the cottage, 25 minutes; The Margeriaz (downhill and cross-country skiing), 26 km from the cottage, 35 minutes; the best compromise travel time/service for the downhill skiing.
Le Revard: 3 connected stations form the domain “Savoie Grand Revard” -La Feclaz (downhill and cross-country skiing) 22 km from the cottage, 30 minutes; -Le Revard (downhill and cross-country skiing) 27 km from the cottage, 35 minutes; -St François de Sales (cross-country skiing) 27 km from the cottage, 30 mn.
The 7 laux: 55 minutes from Curienne by the motorway to Grenoble (49 km), the 2nd “large” and close resort for downhill skiing: vast ski area 1400-2300m, about forty slopes oriented West / North-West.
Le collet d’Allevard: located 48 km (1 hour) from Curienne, a large and close alpine ski resort: 1400-2100m, 27 slopes.
St François Longchamp: a little further, but the closest to the major resorts of SAVOIE: 77 km by motorway (1 hour); 1400-2500m; Valmorel related domain.
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Belvedere du Revard: A breathtaking landscape. View over the cliff on a window! Remarkable, with the equivalent of an orientation table in the form of vertical windows to identify the peaks. 28 km from the cottage.
Mandrin’s lair: Many activities; an original, fun and educational visit: 6 rooms, mysterious and disturbing atmospheres to discover Mandrin. Accessible in a wheelchair. A route to discover the region of the Savoy foreland. (42 km from the cottage).
“Acro-aventures” Near Lake Annecy in Talloires, a magnificent adventure field that has not forgotten the PRM with its forest of the senses very pleasant and playful. To do with your family. (80 km from the cottage).
“Live-loisirs-nature-adaptés”“: This non-profit organization offers in the country of Thônes (82 km from the cottage), all formulas of walks in machines adapted to any kind of disability for PRM. Surprising: anything becomes possible! Go to their website, you’ll be confused.
Handitourism: And what you have not yet found, you will find it from this very complete portal. Search, take the time …