What to see and do in October

WHAT TO DO


SPORTS ACTIVITIES

 

In Praz sur Arly:

 

  • Tennis, outsider art mini-golf, children’s playground at the Belles Leisure Park. Information: Les Belles: 06 79 58 52 31. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10.00 to 18.30 until end October.
  • 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.

 

PALAIS DES SPORTS in MEGEVE (5km)

 

  • Indoor Swimming PoolTill 19/10/2018: open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 12.00 to 14.00 and from 18.00 to 20.00; Wednesday, from 14.00 to 21.30; Saturday and Sunday: 11.00 to 18.00. From 20/10 till 04/11/2018: open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 14.00 to 19.30. Wednesday from 14.00 to 21,30. Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00.
  • Skating Rink: Till 19/10/2018, open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 15.00 to 17.00.  From 20/10 to 04/11/2018, open daily from 15.00 to 17.30. Closed on 01/11, 02/11 and 03/11.
  • Saunas: Till 19/10/2018: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 12.00 to 14.00 and from 18.00 to 20.00.  Wednesday from 14.00 to 21.30Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 to 18.00. From 20/10 to 04/11/2018:  open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 14.00 to 19.30. Wednesday from 14.00 to 21.30. Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00.
  • 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.
  • Val d’Arly Cheese Cooperative: open daily from 8.30 to 19.30.
  • Flumet: Visit to Two Savoys Sheep Pen.

 

 


WHAT TO SEE


 

EVENTS

  • PRAZ SUR ARLY:  Firemen’s Halloween ball 31/10, Belambra Club.
  • St GERVAIS:   14/10 “La diagonale du Mt Joly” – 28/10, Halloween party.
  • MEGEVE: Market on Friday mornings – guided tours – 6/19, Beer Festival.
  • COMBLOUX: Market on Wednesday mornings –  13/10, Open House Geneaology Day
  • VAL D’ARLY:  Flumet: Guided tour of the Millers’ House –  13/10 Belote competition – Crest-Voland: 7/10, Abondance Cow competition – Albertville: 14/10, Big Jumble Sale – Ugine: 14/10, concert.

 

WHAT TO VISIT IN THE AREA

  • MEGEVE : Old Megève, the Calvary, the Upper Val d’Arly Museum. .
  • LES HOUCHES: Parc de Merlet. 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).
  • SERVOZ: The Diosaz Gorges.
  • 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 every day from 9.00 am to 12.00 am and 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm