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Paragliding Annecy
We meet at the Doussard landing, you will be taken care of by a team of professionals, all state certified. Direction the Col de la Forclaz with its breathtaking view of the entire lake. We will fly in a majestic setting above the lake and the Annecy terrain, initiation to piloting and for the more intrepid a few aerobatic figures to then land gently, an essential activity in the region, good flight. *** IMPORTANT SAFETY RULES *** Paragliding is an activity in the great outdoors, dependent on climatic and meteorological conditions: DESCRIPTION OF FLIGHTS: - Discovery flight - practiced in the mornings - exclusively reserved for people weighing between 20 and 65 kg (rules cannot be circumvented). This flight lasts 12 to 15 minutes. (95euros) - Ascension flight - practiced in the afternoons - intended for people weighing 50 to 85 kilos. The duration of this flight is between 20 and 25 minutes which depends on the breeze conditions. (110 euros) - Prestige flight - practiced on an afternoon slot where the breezes are the most generous and allow you to fly higher and further. Flight time between 35 and 40 minutes. (140 euros) two slots only, 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Consult me - tandem qualification for disabled person. PHOTO AND VIDEO OPTION not included in flight fares. contact us for more details
Fly over Chamonix with a paraglider!
WE FLY IN THE WINTER! We can fly together and enjoy the majesty of the mountains and glaciers! From 5yo to 90+yo. The flight duration is around 20mn. We will go and fly together from the Planpraz or Plan de l'Aiguille station. I will explain you everything about the mountains and how to fly in Chamonix. If you want, you can pilot the wing over the valley, and learn the basic of flying. For more adventurous people, we can do accrobatics and have a big adrenaline rush! Under a paraglider there is no fear of height (yes that is true! It is like looking through the window of a plane). No skills are required except running a few steps at the take off. And the landing in the center of Chamonix is very smooth. You can add the option for photos and videos of the flight if you want to keep a great souvenir. Other things to note Please be there 15mn before the timing we define. In case you already have a lift pass, please let me know! The experience is accessible to wheelchair users. We have special gears to make the flight available. Please contact me if you would like to do it, so we can organize your dream :) Great for groups, great for families and great for teams and team-building !
Paragliding tandem flight Chamonix
Soar over breathtaking mountain landscapes on this paragliding tandem flight in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Feel the thrill of flying through the air with views of the highest mountain in the Alps ! Important: we need to know your weight and size to decide the best slot. Advise us if your weight isn't in the range 50/85kg. the flight duration is around 15/25 min, according to th eweather condition and your wishes. We can provide a video recording of the flight. We'll meet at the departure of the ski lift and then, reach the launch site together. If the weather permit, you'll be proposed to take the controls or finishing the flight with acrobatic manouvers !
Off the beaten track by snowshoeing
Far from the hustle and bustle of the world, surrounded by nature and equipped with our snowshoes, we will walk to seek fulfillment and disconnection. Adapted to the level and expectations of participants, I will try to guide you in the most beautiful remote corners of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc valley. Objective: (re) discover this wonderful means of locomotion that are snowshoes which will certainly allow us to leave the paths and make our own "trail" or to follow those left by chamois, hinds, stoats and other tetra-lyres .
Nordic fondue bath snowshoe evening at the foot of Mont Blanc
Découvrez les alpages du Mont Blanc lors d’une soirée de folie composée d’une randonnée en raquettes ,puis on prends le temps de se relaxer dans un bain nordique face au Mont Blanc chauffé à 40deg pour prendre l’apéritif ,nous dégusterons ensuite une délicieuse fondue traditionnelle dans un authentique chalet d’alpage face aux glaciers mais près du poêle ! Une soirée authentique parfois festive de détente et de bonne humeur ! Compris dans la prestation : Prêt des raquettes et bâtons Randonnée guidée en raquettes Bain nordique avec un apéritif Dîner avec fondue,salade, dessert. Thèmes :Bien être ;nature ;sport Possibilité de couchage sur place en option 75Eur/pers petit dej inclus paiement sur place.

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Off the beaten track by snowshoeing
Far from the hustle and bustle of the world, surrounded by nature and equipped with our snowshoes, we will walk to seek fulfillment and disconnection. Adapted to the level and expectations of participants, I will try to guide you in the most beautiful remote corners of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc valley. Objective: (re) discover this wonderful means of locomotion that are snowshoes which will certainly allow us to leave the paths and make our own "trail" or to follow those left by chamois, hinds, stoats and other tetra-lyres .
Canyoning on Annecy Lake
The Angon Canyon is the must-see canyon of Haute-Savoie! I welcome you down the canyon to explain the operation of the exit and equip you with the appropriate equipment. From there we will make a short walk to go to start and start the canyon, you will descend waterfalls up to 40 meters and well watered, all with a breathtaking view of the mythical Lake Annecy! The second part of the course is more fun with some surprising slides. This canyon is dotted with reminders and aquatic passages, it's a real pleasure. Take a trip to Angon Canyon for a thrilling ride! The forest around makes the setting fantastic and the atmosphere unique. The water is calm and clean. Other things to note You will perform an activity in an exceptional setting! The canyoning will allow you to have fun and to surpass you, in the program jumps, toboggans and reminder.
Nordic fondue bath snowshoe evening at the foot of Mont Blanc
Découvrez les alpages du Mont Blanc lors d’une soirée de folie composée d’une randonnée en raquettes ,puis on prends le temps de se relaxer dans un bain nordique face au Mont Blanc chauffé à 40deg pour prendre l’apéritif ,nous dégusterons ensuite une délicieuse fondue traditionnelle dans un authentique chalet d’alpage face aux glaciers mais près du poêle ! Une soirée authentique parfois festive de détente et de bonne humeur ! Compris dans la prestation : Prêt des raquettes et bâtons Randonnée guidée en raquettes Bain nordique avec un apéritif Dîner avec fondue,salade, dessert. Thèmes :Bien être ;nature ;sport Possibilité de couchage sur place en option 75Eur/pers petit dej inclus paiement sur place.
Vol en parapente au-dessus du lac d'Annecy
Venez découvrir le baptême en parapente au dessus du lac d’Annecy! Un baptême de parapente (vol en biplace) est accessible à tous, petits et grands. Ce n’est qu’une question d’envie ! Nous décollons du Col de la Forclaz pendant la période estivale d’avril à octobre pour un vol magique, dans un paysage unique, entre lac et montagne. Choisissez votre vol en fonction de vos envies: un baptême en parapente, un vol sur les hauteurs, un vol avec des sensations fortes ou un vol itinérant entre massifs des Bornes et Aravis.
Randonnées à cheval sur Cruseilles
Venez découvrir les sentiers perdus des bains de la caille ancien site historique recevant jadis les voyageurs de la france entière pour les bienfaits thérapeutique des sources thermales ... Au programme des paysages inoubliables et des sensations incroyables sur des chevaux adorables.
Balade en raquettes et fondue en igloo
Encadré par un accompagnateur en montagne diplômé, partez au moment du coucher du soleil pour une magnifique balade en raquettes dans une forêt enneigée. Après une petite heure de marche aux dernières lueurs du jour, vous rejoignez l’igloo. Vous n’avez plus qu’à vous glisser à l’intérieur où vous attendent des couvertures chaudes. Après l’effort, le réconfort. Le moment est venu de déguster un délicieux apéro savoyard suivi de la fameuse fondue de Chartreuse dans une ambiance chaleureuse, un moment inoubliable ! Après le repas et le digestif local, vous rechaussez les raquettes pour revenir au point de départ à la lumière des lampes frontales. Un moment magique !
Paragliding Annecy
We meet at the Doussard landing, you will be taken care of by a team of professionals, all state certified. Direction the Col de la Forclaz with its breathtaking view of the entire lake. We will fly in a majestic setting above the lake and the Annecy terrain, initiation to piloting and for the more intrepid a few aerobatic figures to then land gently, an essential activity in the region, good flight. *** IMPORTANT SAFETY RULES *** Paragliding is an activity in the great outdoors, dependent on climatic and meteorological conditions: DESCRIPTION OF FLIGHTS: - Discovery flight - practiced in the mornings - exclusively reserved for people weighing between 20 and 65 kg (rules cannot be circumvented). This flight lasts 12 to 15 minutes. (95euros) - Ascension flight - practiced in the afternoons - intended for people weighing 50 to 85 kilos. The duration of this flight is between 20 and 25 minutes which depends on the breeze conditions. (110 euros) - Prestige flight - practiced on an afternoon slot where the breezes are the most generous and allow you to fly higher and further. Flight time between 35 and 40 minutes. (140 euros) two slots only, 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Consult me - tandem qualification for disabled person. PHOTO AND VIDEO OPTION not included in flight fares. contact us for more details
Amazing Chamonix snowshoeing by night
Suitable for kids from 4yo to 90yo! I need a minimum of two persons to go hiking. We will start by getting ready with the gears I am providing you (Snowshoes, poles, lights) and dress for a hike in the frozen mountains. Then I will guide you through the snowy forest and mountains following unique paths to discover the area. Or even creating our way safely through deep powder snow. Together we might spots wild animals and their tracks. I will explain you how the mountains and plants are living through the winter. You will discover how the valley was created and the history of Chamonix' mountains and people. The stary sky and white landscape will be unforgettable souvenirs. You can take unique pictures of the experience. The hike will last for 1hr to 2hrs. Then we will be back to the meeting point for a warm tea! Depending on the weather and snow conditions, the meeting location might be higher in the valley. In this case you can come by train (it is free with the "host card") or car. The ride is about 20mn. I will notify you on the days before. Other things to note We will walk for 1hr to 2hr in frosty mountains. Please bring enough clothes to be warm. Great for groups, great for families and great for teams and team-building !
Construction d'Igloo et balade en raquettes à neige
Apprendre à construire un igloo entre amis ou en famille ! Je vous emmène pour une balade en raquettes en nature pour aller apprendre à construire un igloo. Découvrir les différentes méthodes de construction et construire le plus beau !
Angon Canyon Discovery
This descent which travels the bottom of the canyon of Angon is ideal for a first experience in canyoning and accessible to children from 10 years old. I welcome you at its base of canyon situated in quoted by the canyon of Angon, by the lake of Annecy. Angon is a small village at 30 minutes of Annecy located at the water’s edge just after Talloires. You can take advantage of it to make a small bathing in the lake with a free access for the beach of the Espace Lac. Once equipped with a wetsuit in neoprene, a helmet and a harness, we will go for a little hike with in the direction of the canyon. A small walking of 20 minutes later, we will be at the start of the canyon. Before beginning the descent, I will make you a briefing to explain you the safety instructions and techniques to go well : abseil, jump, walk, swim or slide. The descent of the canyon lasts for an hour and a half punctuated by short portions of walking and swimming and three abseiling (the largest is 18 meters high) where you descend in autonomy or belayed by myself ... The Angon canyon also has many beautiful slides and some jumps (maximum 5 meters depending on the conditions) Other things to note It is necessary to have a minimum of physical condition, to know to swim and not to be afraid to have the head under water. I guide you and help you along the way.
Ski, you're on camera at Courchevel, Meribel & Val Thorens
Join me to discover the secrets of the 3 valleys ski area (Courchevel, Méribel, Val Thorens) Trail: We will discover the mythical summits of the 3 valleys ski area (from the Saulire to the Cimes de Caron and the Mont de la Chambre). Breathtaking views await us. Then, we'll go down the slopes to your level. I would catch all those moments with my professional cameras and drones. Then you will be able to relive all those moments with the documentary film I would have made of you. You can share it on your social media to amaze your friends and family.
Snowshoe Mountain Fairytale Tour
I invite you to come and discover snowshoeing with a mountain guide, a state graduate. You will get in the cool off-the-beaten-path snow meeting wild and pristine landscapes. You will discover the traces of animals in the snow on secret routes through the forest. You will also have the opportunity to travel back in time discovering the old alpine cottages where our ancestors lived and raised their herds. Using my long view, you can also observe mountain animals such as chamois or ibexes. Snowshoeing is accessible to all including young children. I provide snowshoes and poles and can also drive you if needed. Confirmed departure with a minimum of 4 people
Wild dining - fondue and wine in the French Alps
Meet me at a secret outdoor dining spot just 10mins walk from the centre of Chamonix. There, waiting for you will be a beautiful outdoor dining set-up where we will make a hot cheese fondue (Savoyarde style) and enjoy local Savoie white wine. Yes - this will be set in the snowy outdoors with a unique view of the world famous French Alps. At the outdoor dining experience, you will watch us prepare a traditional cheese fondue. This will be served in the classic Savoyard stye: with traditional french bread, pickles and local white wine. Dress warm (it's outdoors), blankets and hot water bottles will be provided for comfort. The minimum group size is 2 people, with a maximum of 6. Photos: If you want to book for a special occasion (marriage proposal, etc) and have a photographer capture some amazing photos, I know a local photographer who is able to help [additional fee].
Enjoy Chamonix with Private Chef Fiona
Enjoy your very own private chef experience at your place! Learn the secrets hidden within each dish, and enjoy a delicious multi-course meal. Get ready to discover the taste of Chamonix without leaving your own dining room! I will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working my magic. I won't arrive empty-handed! No-no, I will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with me! I am eager to share with you the secrets behind my recipes and Chamonix local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well then lay down, relax, enjoy a few appetizers and allow me and my team to take care of you. Eat, share, drink, laugh, and explore Chamonix dining scene from your own table. Oh and don’t worry about tidying up, everything will be left spotless for you to continue to enjoy! To have a closer look at my menus, send me a direct message and I will send them your way! Take advantage of our group discounts! ★ 20% OFF — groups from 4 to 5 guests ★ 30% OFF — groups of +6 guests Please note that to book an experience there is a minimum of 2 guests required.
Balade nature en famille
Nous découvrirons à votre rythme, dans un cadre luxuriant, la richesse et la diversité que nous offre la nature Haut Jurassienne. C'est à travers un parcours accessible à tous que vous pourrez vous immerger dans la forêt à la découverte des traces d'animaux, des champignons, des plantes et des animaux sauvages (chamois, chevreuils, renards, rapaces...) Durant cette balade naturaliste, tous vos sens seront sollicités et en éveil. Mon expertise en tant que guide naturaliste vous fera profiter de la connaissance du lieu afin que cette expérience soit riche et profitable pour toute la famille. L'objectif de cette balade sera aussi de sensibiliser les grands comme les petits aux enjeux écologiques et à la protection de ces milieux sensibles. Une infusion issue de la forêt vous sera proposée à l'issue de cette sortie naturaliste. Autres remarques : Pour que l'expérience soit profitable il est impératif de s'habiller en fonction du temps. Le port de chaussures de sport ou randonnée est également recommandé.