Welcome to French Alps & the Jura Mountains

It took something as monumental as the collision of Africa and Europe to produce the Alps. Inconceivable forces buckled the land, driving it high into the sky, creating a place of enchantment and danger. And further north, where those forces finally reached their limit, the lower, lushly wooded ridges of the Jura mountains grew. What the geological millennia produced is a place where superlatives fail: colossal... Read More

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$130.47 Outdoor Activities

Paragliding Tandem Flight over the Alps in Chamonix

Meet your professional pilot either in the morning or in the afternoon in Chamonix. Then, board the minivan that will take you to the cable car (ticket not included), which will lift you up to 2100m/3900ft where the takeoff spot is located. (for discovery flight: Brevent Plan Praz or Plan de l'Aiguille).You will have a very short walk (around 5 minutes) to reach the takeoff place. Once arrived, your pilot instructor will prepare the paragliding equipment, and set up your harness. Just before takeoff, he will give you a short briefing including important information regarding safety for takeoff and flight. Now it is time to fly...  Ready ? One ... Two .... Three ... Go go go!Run few meters and you will be in the air, for a 20 to 30 min ride over the Chamonix valley. Observe the Alps mountain range and its most famous summit: the Mont Blanc.While in the air, you can ask your pilot to let you fly, to make some acrobatics tricks, or just to enjoy a peaceful flight to gaze at the breathtaking views.  Do not worry, landing will be very soft. In order to immortalize this unique experience, you can get a video recording of your flight (not included). The total time for the activity should be around 1h20.

$94.86 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Geneva from Chamonix

Board your coach in central Chamonix to start your day tour to Geneva, where you'll be welcomed by the tour staff when you arrive. If you select the 10:30am departure when booking, you'll receive recommendations for lunch when you arrive and then have free time to eat in the city center (own expense) before your 2-hour city tour by bus begins. Alternatively, on the 12:30pm departure, you'll start your guided city tour immediately after arrival in Geneva.On the guided tour, visit the international section of the city to see organizations such as the United Nations Office and the Red Cross. Continue to top attractions like the Jet d'Eau (water fountain) and the Flower Clock (L'Horloge Fleurie), and then get a taste of Geneva history with a mini-train ride (aka tramway tour) or a walking tour in Old Town with your guide (depending on the season). You also have the chance to admire the Cathedrale de St-Pierre.At the end of the tour, you have about 45 minutes of shopping time if you wish to browse for gifts and souvenirs before making the return trip to Chamonix.

$189.77 Transfers & Ground Transport

Low Cost Private Transfer From Chambéry-Savoie Airport to Grenoble City - One Way

Make sure everything for your trip is organized. Our driver will be there when you arrive and ensure your safe and fast transfer to Grenoble without you having to worry. Do not worry about finding your way to the taxi’s while carrying a big luggage as your private driver will be waiting for you in the arrival terminal holding  a sign with your name on it. The driver will monitor your flight in case of delay. Once you arrived he will assist with your luggage and lead you to the car. After you and the driver double-checked the destination you provided us with he will take you straight to your destination in Grenoble. While driving you can enjoy the rural and urban areas of Grenoble and might pass by the famous Bastille of Grenoble or through the Musée Dauphinois area. When you book, please provide us with your flight number and full address of your centrally located destination in Grenoble. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to your private driver. Enjoy your organized transfer to Grenoble!

$41.51 Transfers & Ground Transport

Low Cost Private Transfer From Chambéry-Savoie Airport to Chambéry City - One Way

Enjoy a relaxed piece of mind knowing that the last part of your journey to Chambéry will go smoothly without having the fear of overpaying for taxi’s or getting lost because of language barriers. After a long and dreading flight, we want you not to have to deal with language barriers and all other kinds of struggles you can endure in a foreign country. Therefore we will make sure that your private driver is awaiting you in the arrival terminal of the airport. He will make contact with you, assist you and your luggage to the car and immediately take you to your final destination in Chambéry city. While you are relaxing don’t forget to look out the windows: you might even pass by the famous La Fontaine des Elephants or the beautiful Chateau des Ducs de Savoie. When you book, please provide us with your flight number and full address of your centrally located destination in Chambéry. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to your private driver. We are looking forward to see you in Chambéry!

$136.40 Transfers & Ground Transport

Low Cost Private Transfer From Grenoble-Isère Airport to Grenoble City - One Way

Don’t exhaust yourself with delays and problems in public transport. Our driver will be waiting for you at the airport and will bring you to your location in Grenoble quick and safe. Do not get confused or worried because of language barriers or other problems. Once arrived to the arrival terminal you will find your private driver awaiting you with a sign bearing your name on it. Once you made contact with your driver he will assist and direct you to the vehicle and make sure you arrive to your destination in Grenoble city in comfort and safety. Enjoy a piece of mind knowing that everything is organised and enjoy the views while passing by the famous Bastille Fortification or the Musée dauphinois. To guarantee that no problems will occur we ask you to provide us with your flight number and the address of destination in Grenoble. With these details your private driver will monitor your flight and make sure to be there when you arrive. We will supply you with a travel voucher that you can present to your private driver.

$258.56 Transfers & Ground Transport

Low Cost Private Transfer From Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport to Grenoble City - One Way

Sit back and relax while our driver leads you the way and assists you with your luggage. You will not have to worry about any details on how to get to your location in Grenoble. Do not get confused or worried because of language barriers or other problems. Once arrived to the arrival terminal you will find your private driver awaiting you with a sign bearing your name on it. Once you made contact with your driver he will assist and direct you to the vehicle and make sure you arrive to your destination in Grenoble city in comfort and safety. Enjoy a piece of mind knowing that everything is organised and enjoy the views while passing by the famous Grenoble Bastille or the iconic Grenoble Cathedral. To guarantee that no problems will occur we ask you to provide us with your flight number and the address of destination in Grenoble. With these details your private driver will monitor your flight and make sure to be there when you arrive. We will supply you with a travel voucher that you can present to your private driver.