What to see and do in June – Praz sur Arly, Pays du Mont Blanc and Val d’Arly

ACTIVITIES IN PRAZ SUR ARLY and the area to do and see in June 2018 (FR only)


WHAT TO DO


 

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

 

In Praz sur Arly:

  • Accompanied hikes, contact the Mountain Guides’ Office, 04 50 21 55 11.
  • Accompanied themed hikes (marmots, mountain goats, glaciers or Mont Blanc panoramas) for half-days, full-days or 2 days with an overnight in a mountain refuge. Contact Altitude Nature: 06 61 86 90 63.
  • Initiation flights in a hot air balloon, contact Alpes Montgolfière: 04 50 55 50 60.

In the area:

  • Cote 2000 Adventure in Megève: accro-branch course (from 5 years). Open daily on reservation:
    06 76 29 71 04 – Paint Ball Experience: 06 09 81 31 17
  • Paragliding, contact Megève Parapente: 06 62 13 27 71.
  • Bowling in Sallanches with laser-game: 04 50 18 00 00.
  • Mont-Blanc Thermal Baths in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains. Open Monday and Tuesday: 9.30 to 19.30; from Wednesday to Saturday: 9.30 to 21.00 (evenings from 18.00); and Sunday: 13.30 to 19.30.
  • Megève: LUGE 4S at the Jaillet: open Saturday, Sunday and public holidays (depending on the weather) from 14.00 to 18.00.

PALAIS DES SPORTS in MEGEVE (5km)

  • Indoor Swimming Pool:  From 14 May to 22 June 2018, daily. Closed on public holidays.  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 12.00 to 19.30; Wednesday, 14.00 to 21.30; Saturday and Sunday: 11.00 to 18.00.  From 23 June to 2 September 2018, daily from 11.00 to 19.30. Open Wednesday evening till 21.30.
  • Outdoor Pool: From 23 June to 2 September 2018, daily from 10.00 to 19.30. Open Wednesday evening till 21.30.
  • Skating Rink: From 23 June to 6 July 2018, open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 15.00 to 17.00.
  • Fitness: Daily till 9 September 2018. Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 21.00; Saturday, 9.00 to 18.00; Sunday and public holidays, 9.00 to 13.00.
  • Covered tennis courts, climbing wall, gym, saunas and multimedia library also available in the Palais des Sports.


LEISURE AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

 

In Praz sur Arly:

  • Rides in a horse-drawn carriage with Gilles, reservations: 06 82 52 52 59.
  • Visit to Louis Chabaud’s art studio, paintings and sculptures at the Meurets Farm.

In the area:

  • The Fairytale House in Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, daily from 10.00-19.00.
  • The mountain nature centre in Sallanches, visiting hours available at the Tourist Office
  • Val d’Arly Fruit Cooperative: open daily from 8.30 to 19.30.

 


WHAT TO SEE


 

EVENTS

  • PRAZ SUR ARLY: Exhibition of Richard Brouard’s monumental fish sculptures (map at the Tourist Office reception). – 3 June: pre-school dance from 15.00 to 18.00 in the Maison de la Montagne. – Sunday 10 June 2018, the 70th Dauphiné Criterium will pass through the village at 14.00.  – 14 June: the Pratz Choir at 21.00 in the Essertets.
  • St GERVAIS:  From 1 to 30 June 2018: exhibition “Erratiques”, sculptures by Denis Monfleur. – Weekend of 3 June around the theme of Latin American music. – 9 June: Spring Concert. – 10 June: Bettex climb and arrival of the Dauphiné Critérium.
  • MEGEVE: Market on Friday mornings – 2 and 3 June: 15th Time Megève. – 23 and 24 June: La Megevanne. – Inter Alpine Salon from 28 June to 1 July.
  • SALLANCHES: Market on Saturdays – 2 June:  pétanques competition – 7 June: summer concert –  9 June: Sallanches-Cordon climb – 16 June: choir concert and guitar concert, World Cup – 17 June: schools’ jumble – 21 June: Music Festival – 23 June: St Jean fireworks ; 24 June: Mountain Festival – 23 June: fair and jumble sale – from 24 to 28 June: Mont-Joly Rally.
  • COMBLOUX: Market on Wednesday mornings –  3 June: jumble sale – 9 June: Térresens Challenge – 16 and 17 June: 23rd edition of the Comblorane.
  • VAL D’ARLY: ND de Bellecombe: 9 June, ND de Bellecombe VVA Loto – Flumet: 22 June, Music Festival.

 

WHAT TO VISIT IN THE AREA

  • MEGEVE : Old Megève, the Calvary, the Upper Val d’Arly Museum.
  • LES HOUCHES: Visit to St. Bernard dog kennels (open from 10.00 to 11.30 and from 14.00 to 17.00. Closed on Sunday and Monday morning).
  • CHAMONIX : The Aiguille du Midi – Montenvers Mer de Glace (timetable available at the Tourist Office).
  • THE VAL D’ARLY AND THE BEAUFORTAIN: Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, Col des Saisies, Hauteluce (Baroque church), Beaufort (cheese factory), Arêches, return via Conflans (medieval city) and Albertville. The Aravis via the Aravis Pass.
54 Route du Val d'Arly, 74120 Praz-sur-Arly, Haute-Savoie, France Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:00 pm and from 14:00 to 17:30