Yes, we can arrange for a professional driver to pick you up at the airport. The shortest drive is from Geneva, which is about an hour away from the Chamonix valley. The Lyon airport is a two hour drive.
- By car: take the A 40 motorway towards Chamonix (exit 21).
- By train: Saint-Gervais les Bains – le Fayet station. Buses run between the station and the center of Saint-Gervais or you can order a taxi.
- By plane: the nearest international airport is Geneva. Buses or private transfers can be booked to reach Saint-Gervais les Bains.
The Alps cross eight countries including Italy, Switzerland and France. The tallest summit is the Mont-Blanc in France.
Vacations in the Alps are wonderful in every season. But, depending on your interests you should consider to come in:
Winter for skiing, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, snowshoeing, dogsledding, all the winter mountain sports in general
Spring and spring for mountaineering, hiking, cycling, climbing and much more
Fall for hiking, cycling, climbing….
First of all, enjoy the natural heritage: the Mont-Blanc massif, the Nid d’Aigle, the Gorges du Bonnant and de la Gruvaz,
Then, benefit from the cultural heritage: the Baroque art sites (churches, chapels), the Maison Forte de Hautetour, the sites dedicated to contemporary art, temporary exhibitions.
And finally, visit the cities nearby: Chamonix, Megève and a little further Annecy or Yvoire.
Saint Gervais is a city inhabited all year round and there is a reason for that!
There are a lot of sports activities for all tastes: hiking, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering, ice skating, bungee jumping, skiing, snowshoeing, swimming in the pool and in the lake, canyoning, …. we are here to help you choose.
There are also leisure activities: train du Mont-Blanc, thermal baths, natural heritage tours, Baroque heritage tours, … let us organize them for you.
There are plenty of lodging options either in Saint-Gervais or in the villages around.
You can stay in hotels rating from 2 to 5 stars hotels, campgrounds or rent a house or an apartment. Visit our ressources page https://alpsyourway.com/ressources to get some ideas and contact us, we have plenty of other options.