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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$110.83 Water Sports

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.

$90.58 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.

$66.50 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer : Meribel, Courchevel or La Tania to Aix-Les-Bains Train Station

We use 4 wheel drive car fully equipped with snow tyres. This is not the most economical way to transfer people but it is the safest and the more comfortable with no waste of time putting snow chain.My driver share with me the value that driving you safely with comfort is our commitment.You will be travelling in Volkswagen W Caravelle with maximum 8 passengers per vehicle.

$48.49 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer Meribel Courchevel or La Tania to Annecy

We use 4 wheel drive car fully equipped with snow tyres. This is not the most economical way to transfer people but it is the safest and the more comfortable with no waste of time putting snow chain.My driver share with me the value that driving you safely with comfort is our commitment. You will be travelling in Volkswagen W Caravelle with maximum 8 passengers per vehicle.

$45.02 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer Meribel Courchevel or La Tania to Chambery Train Station

We use 4 wheel drive car fully equipped with snow tyres. This is not the most economical way to transfer people but it is the safest and the more comfortable with no waste of time putting snow chain.My driver share with me the value that driving you safely with comfort is our commitment.You will be travelling in Volkswagen W Caravelle with maximum 8 passengers per vehicle.

$64.41 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer Meribel Courchevel or La Tania to Grenoble Train Station

We use 4 wheel drive car fully equipped with snow tyres. This is not the most economical way to transfer people but it is the safest and the more comfortable with no waste of time putting snow chain.My driver share with me the value that driving you safely with comfort is our commitment.You will be travelling in Volkswagen W Caravelle with maximum 8 passengers per vehicle.