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Excursions in the French Alps

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During your language stay, enjoy winter activities in the mountains  !

In collaboration with Skimania, the Alliance Française de Lyon proposes various excursions to discover winter sports (ski, snowshoe outing, rail sledding), taste mountain specialities in a +3,000m restaurant  or relax in a spa surrounded by mountains ? Book now your journey in the Alps !

spa skiing or snowshoe outing in the Alps ?

L’Alpe d’Huez

Also named “the island in the sun” for its yearly sunshine, l’Alpe d’Huez is located 2h30 from Lyon. 70 lifts machinery give way to 135 trails for all levels.

DATE : Saturday, January 18th 2020
DEPARTURES : 6.45am at Bellecour // at Villeurbanne
PEDESTRIAN OPTION: 26€ (round trip + breakfast snack)
SKIER OPTION: 51,50€ (round trip + breakfast snack + day ski pass)
SKI LESSON (ACADEMY) OPTION: 86.50€ (round trip + breakfast snack + day ski pass + 2 hour ski lesson with ESF)
REGISTER BEFORE : Tuesday, January 14th

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Courchevel is probably the most emblematic station of the Alps. Only 2h30 from Lyon, discover an historic Alpine town, enjoy its numerous and stunning panoramas (and even from the SPA!) or ski ! You will even see the majestic ski jump hills used during 1992 Albertville Winter Olympic Games !

DATE : Sunday, February 16th 2020
DEPARTURES : 6.30am at Vaise // 6.45am at Lyon-Gerland // 7am at Parilly
PEDESTRIAN OPTION : 26€ (round trip + breakfast snack)
SKIER OPTION : 51,50€ (round trip + breakfast snack + day ski pass)
DAY SPA OPTION : 62€ (round trip + breakfast snack + day SPA aquamotion)
REGISTER BEFORE : Tuesday, February 11th

Les Saisies

This traditionnal and human-scaled station is located 2h40 from Lyon. You will love Les Saisies domaine for the large range of possible activities : skiing, or snowshoe outing and rail sledding all day !

DATE : Sunday, March 22nd 2020
DEPARTURES : 6h30 at Bellecour // 6h45 at Lyon-Gerland 
PEDESTRIAN PRICE : 26€ (round trip + breakfast snack)
SKIER OPTION : 51,50€ (round trip + breakfast snack + day ski pass)
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES OPTION : 57,50 € (round trip + breakfast snack + snowshoe outing and rail sledding)
REGISTER BEFORE : Tuesday, March 17th

How to register ?

Fill in the application form located at the 1rst floor near the billboard, register and pay at the registration office during the opening hours.

Bring warm & waterproof ski clothes : jacket, pants, scarf, hat, gloves, sun cream, sunglass or ski mask. Dont’t forget your picnic & water… Please note that you can rent all your necessary equipment with competitive prices the day before the outing at LOCA-SKIS in Lyon!


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