Winter holidays in the alps
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Winter holidays in the alps


For your holidays «à la carte » : cross country ski, ski, snowshoe, sled (for the kids), dog sled…

Winter holidays in the Alps  « Le Bivouac », a small residence comprised of four apartments in the heart of Sixt Fer-à-cheval, a mountaineer village situated at the very end of the Giffre valley, nestleled between the Mont-Blanc and the Portes-du-Soleil domains.

Cross country skiing in Sixt Fer-à-cheval (Haut-giffre area) : 46 kms of trails between Samoëns and the Cirque du Fer-à-cheval (named after its horseshoe shape), for all levels and for both skating and classic technique lovers.

Beginners will find a 2 kms circuit 100 meters from the apartment. For the skilled skiers among you, the Fer-à-Cheval circuit (16 kms) and the Molliets circuit (9kms) await. Depending on snow conditions, both slopes are accessibles either by car or ski. The circuits offer slopes among picturesque hamlets, raging rivers, a variety of wild fauna, and beautiful landscapes. A sled track can also be found at the Fer-à-cheval.

Cross country skiing in Samöens (Joux-plane pass) : At 1700m, this 30 kms circuit offers a stunning panorama, overlooking the Giffre Valley to all levels. The slope is accessible by car or free shuttle bus from Samoëns Tourist Office (subject to weather conditions). Sled track available for kids and ski rental available on-site.


Winter holidays in the Alps  Skiing in Sixt Fer- à-Cheval : The smallest of the Grand Massif five ski resorts is connected to Samoëns by bus. It is also possible to ski down from Flaine through the 14kms Cascade slope. Choosing to ski in Sixt Fer-à-cheval or in Grand-Massif allows you the freedom to pick your destination for the ideal ski adventure.

Apartment rental in the Alps/Ski resort , 500 meters away the «Bivouac » apartment, you will find 2 chairlifts for skilled skiers (red and black pist) and 4 skilifts for all level with access from the car park (bars and restaurant). Ths ski lift sector is appreciated from parents and elders that drop the kids to their lessons. Easy access by car.

See also : Summer holidays in the alps

Winter holidays in the alps