What to see and do in November

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 4 November.
  • 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 PoolFrom 5/11 to 14/12/2018: 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: 10.00 to 18.00. Closed exceptionally on public holidays (11/11) and on 17-18/11 for local swimming championships.
  • Skating Rink: From 5/11 to 14/12/2018, open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 15.00 to 17.00. Closed exceptionally on public holidays (11/11) and on 10/11 for regional skating championships.
  • Saunas: open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 12.00 to 14.00 and from 19.00 to 20.00. Wednesday from 14.00 to 21.30. Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00. Closed exceptionally on public holidays (11/11).
  • 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 the “Bergerie des deux Savoie” (Two Savoys Sheep Fold).

 


WHAT TO SEE


 

EVENTS

  • PRAZ SUR ARLY:  11 November ceremony.
  • St GERVAIS:   1914-1918 Exhibition, Remembering the Great War from 11/10 to 11/11.
  • MEGEVE: Market on Friday mornings – 1/11 commercial days – “Les Petits Princes de l’Automne” till 4/11 – 10/11, jumble sale – 11 November ceremony – 16/11 theatre: “L’huissier sonne toujours 3 fois”.
  • COMBLOUX: Guided tour of “Laurenzio, Mont-Blanc Granite” –  10-11/11 Clothes Fair – 17-18/11 Toy Fair  – Visit of “GAEC Val Mont-Blanc” Farm, – 25/11 Family Loto.
  • SALLANCHES: 3/11 Super LOTO – from 6 to 10/11, exhibitions in memory of WWI soldiers – 10/11 exhibition and sale of world artisans – from 10 to 11/11, ski fair – 24 and 25/11, ski fair – 30/11 Pockemon Crew,  break dance group.
  • VAL D’ARLY:  Flumet: 11/11 ceremony, pastry sale – Crest-Voland: 11 November ceremony.

 

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