Other activities

Rock climbing

Praz sur Arly has a climbing tower in the Belles Leisure Park. It is 7 metres high and is suitable for initiation to rock climbing and training for beginners up to level 6c.

It’s also possible to discover one of the numerous climbing spots in cliffs around the foot of the Mont Blanc, either with or without a guide.

Rock climbing spots:

Rochebrune rock climbing.  Natural rock with many climbing possibilities of different levels from 2 to 7.

The Aravis rock climbing. The Aravis rock climbing is situated between 1,420m and 1,600m on the Aravis Pass road.

Initiation: In the summer, the Tourist Office offers rock climbing initiation in partnership with the Megève Mountain Guides Office.

 

Accrobranch and Via Ferrata

Accrobranch: Get up into the treetops in the middle of the pines! Discover the accrobranch circuit, a fun activity for all the family. Strong sensations guaranteed!

 

Via ferrata : The closest via ferrata is about twenty minutes away by car, at the Aravis Pass. But others also await you in the region.

Via ferrata spots:

Via ferrata de Curalla (Passy): The only via ferrata facing the Mont-Blanc range.

Via Ferrata du Roc du Vent (Beaufort): Accessible to most climbers, it winds between outcrops and vertical rock faces, offering unforgettable views of lakes, pastures and the Mont Blanc.

The Roche à l’Agathe Via Ferrata (Thônes): The via ferrata in Thônes is a perfect example of the  French style of via ferrata: close to an inhabited area, very aerial, well equipped and secure. Concentrate, the whole town is watching you! Proper equipment is obligatory.

Paragliding 

Discover the unique sensation of a flight from the summits of Praz sur Arly or Megève. Your initiation flight will take you over the foothills of the Mont Blanc and Aravis ranges in magnificent scenery.

Take-off point: Crêt du Midi/Ban Rouge, accessible in summer and winter with the Crêt du Midi chairlift.

Landing point:  Cassioz Plain.

 

Fishing

The Pays du Mont-Blanc is a magnificent place for fishing. Mountain lakes, rivers, torrents, line or fly fishing, everything is possible in this activity !

Fishing spots: the Arly, Arve, Javen artificial lake (private)

Initiation: In summer, the Tourist Office organizes fishing workshops for children.

Permits: Fishing permits are on sale at the Tourist Office reception desk.

Buy your permit online: www.Cartedepeche.fr

Haute-Savoie Fishing Federation : www.pechehautesavoie.com

 

White Water Sports

What better to cool off in the height of the summer than a rafting, canyoning or hydro-speed outing!  Numerous mountain torrents, like the Arve and the Giffre, offer the possibility of discovering these activities very close to Praz sur Arly.

Remontées mécaniques / téléphériques

Aiguille du midi cable car

This famous needle, which is one of the highest in Chamonix, has been...

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Sporting activities

Alpine Mountaineering - Megève Mountain Guides' Office

Ever higher! From the glacier hike to Mont Blanc, let's share the team...

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Prestataires d'activités

Baptême Megève Parapente

Expert in fisrt flight since 1990. A dream possible from 7 y.o, without...

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Service providers

Baptême Parapente Fabien Jambon Megève Aventure Parapente

Megève Aventure Parapente Fabien, Christian et Bernard, moniteurs...

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Bureau des Guides

Ideally located at the foot of the Mont Blanc Massif, Megève Guides’...

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Sporting activities

Canoe raft - Mini Raft - Kayak Raft

First base white water sports and outdoor activities of the Mont Blanc....

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Sporting activities

Canyoning la Belle aux Bois

Sliding down natural rock canyons, jumping into pools of clear water...

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Prestataires d'activités

Cote 2000 Aventure

Adventures among the trees, as you tackle Tarzan jumps, nets, footbridges,...

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Sporting activities

Discovery hydrospeed

Equipped with flippers, a full body wet suit, life jacket and an exaggerated...

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Sporting activities

Escaladventure

The only one of its kind in the Rhône-Alpes! A tree climbing park that...

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Prestataires d'activités

Haute-Savoie Quad

Chez Haute Savoie Quad on aime la Nature! Nous vous proposons exclusivement...

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Prestataires d'activités

Les Volatiles

Paragliding school (tandem flights, initiation, improvement ...).

 +33 (0)4 79 38 95 54

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Sporting activities

Mountaineering and glacier trekking

Discover the glacier environment with a professionnal mountain guide....

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Paintball

Paintball

Families or friends, dare the experience! Come and have a ball in the...

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Sporting activities

Paragliding baptism

Specialising in maiden flights since 1990. An accessible dream, from...

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Trains touristiques

The Montenvers-Mer de Glace train

Hop on the famous rack-and-pinion railway, which takes passengers from...

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54 Route du Val d'Arly, 74120 Praz-sur-Arly, Haute-Savoie, France
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