New activities and events in Summer 2015
The Pays du Mont-Blanc is THE place to spend your summer holidays! Praz-sur-Arly has lots of new things on offer in terms of activities and events to make your holidays very special.
Trail Training Camps
Alpe Performance will be happy to accompany you in your triathlon, running, trail or cycling training. Training programmes and camps leaving from Praz sur Arly: Women’s Cycling Camp from 23 to 25 May 2015; Mixed trail camp from 13 to 15 June and from 1 to 3 August. Trail excursions every Saturday morning on reservation. For more information see www.alpe-performance.com or call 06.14.44.37.14.
Mountain bike tour of the Val d’Arly
Do the Val d’Arly tour in 2 or 3 days on an electric mountain bike. Using the chairlifts that are open, the 83 km circuit is possible in 2 days and one night. Without the chairlifts, a 104 km circuit of 3 days and 2 nights includes Praz, Flumet, la Giettaz, les Saisies and Crest Voland. Places to recharge your bike batteries are foreseen.
Treks on foot or mountian bike in the Pays du Mont-Blanc
Praz-sur-Arly is the arrival point of this trek of 6 days and 5 nights, reserved for accomplished hikers. The Trans’alpes trek covers the Espace Diamant with breathtaking views of the Mont-Blanc. Accommodation is in traditional chalet-hotels and they take care of meals and baggage transfer. A trek leaving from Praz to La Clusaz via the Aravis Pass is also available.
Holidays for people with reduced mobility at the Griyotire with Altitude Nature
The Griyotire and Altitude Nature offer holidays for people with reduced mobility. The Petite Griotte chalet and the Residence are adapted for the needs of handicapped people, with accessible accommodation and access to the indoor swimming pool. Altitude Nature offers excursions in a Cimgo or an all-terrain wheelchair to explore the pathways and the mountain environment, accompanied by a qualified handisport and mountain bike guide.
“Les Guinguettes du Pratz” – Open air dancing
Every Monday, come and join us in the Church Square and relive the golden-olden times in a fun atmosphere! On the programme: a bar to lift your spirits, songs to make you dream, a quiz to keep you amused, and dancing to finish off the evening in style!
Try out archery in complete safety and in a unique environment with Montagn’arc every Wednesday morning in the Belles Leisure Park! (Awaiting approval)
From 17 to 31 July, discover lots of place in Praz where you can escape from reality with themed books in different forms!
Throughout the season
15 marked walks, hiking stars awarded to young walkers, themed pathways accessible to all the family like the smugglers’ trail, pushchair circuits, the Crêt du Midi chairlift open 5 days a week. A leisure area with snack bar, children’s games and a sports field (Beach volley, pétanque, city stadium), an outsider art mini-golf. There’s also a small beach beside the Arly River for picnics and sunbathing. The Ludik-Park and trial mountain bike area and paths leaving from the top of the chairlift. Excursions with guides. Visit and afternoon tea at the farm, rides in a horse-drawn carriage or flights in a hot air baloon for magnificent views of the village and the Mont Blanc range. And of course lots of events and recurring activities like fishing, rock-climbing initiation, creative workshops, carpentry workshops, Family Party dancing evenings, archery, make-up and balloon sculptures, and open air dancing.
Don’t forget to reserve you holiday straight away!