Cycling the Col de la Madeleine

Cycling the Col de la Madeleine

Col de la Madeleine, this iconic pass has been used more than 25 times in the Tour de France. From the valley floor at La Lechere, it’s a 26km long climb up to 2000 altitude with an average gradient of 8%. One of the hardest rides in Savoie but also one of the...
WHITE WATER RAFTING

WHITE WATER RAFTING

The Savoie region provides a perfect backdrop for rafting and other white water activities such as canyoning, canoeing, airboating, riverboarding and hydro speed. White water activities or sports d’eau vive as they’re called in French are becoming more and more...
NORDIC WALKING

NORDIC WALKING

Nordic walking (pole walking) has become hugely popular in the UK along with trail running. This sport attracts people who want to enjoy an energetic hobby in beautiful surroundings and in an eco friendly manner. Nordic walking enables walkers to use more of their...
TRAIL RUNNING

TRAIL RUNNING

Trail running is a fast growing sport both in the UK and France. If you have a passion for running off road and love to run and hike over challenging and beautiful terrain then the mountains, valleys and peaks surrounding Chalet Savoie Faire will leave you breathless!...
CLIMBING

CLIMBING

France is a great place for a mountaineering or climbing holiday and in particular the French Alps have much to offer keen climbers of all levels. The terrain surrounding Chalet Savoie Faire in the Tarentaise Valley provides a rich array of climbing opportunities....
HIKING

HIKING

Whether you call it hiking, trekking, walking or rambling there is plenty of scope to indulge your passion in the French Alps and particularly around the stunning Beaufortain Massif and the Tarentaise Valley in the Savoy region of France. Nestled in the heart of this...

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