St Gervais, Mont-Blanc, France - at the top of Europe
St Gervais is unique in the alps in combining a small, friendly and elegant spa town, dating from 1806, with modern thermal treatments; a modern ski resort with 420 kms of varied skiing with the dramatic scenery of the Mont Blanc mountain range and small traditional alpine villages.. It is within easy reach of the fabulous skiing and good nightlife of the stylish resort of Megeve and world famous Chamonix.
St Gervais Mont-Blanc actually consists of four villages; St Gervais; with its dramatic setting and elegant turn of the century architecture, indoor olympic size skating rink which hosts ice hockey matches and outdoor swimming pool in summer;
the ski ststion Bettex, just 10 mins from St Gervais by the fast telecabine and its links directly to the heart of the Evasion Mont Blanc ski domaine, which includes the Megeve and Columboux ski areas.
Activities in St Gervais
Skiing - the modern telecabine from the centre of the village whisks you to Le Bettex in the heart of the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area in just 10 minutes
Ice skating - there is an olympic size indoor ice rink which also hosts ice hockey matches.
Walks along snow covered mountain trails
-The Mont Blanc Tramway: lets you walk between Bellevue, Col de Voza and Bionnassay.
- The Cable Cars Saint Gervais/Le Bettex/Mont d'Arbois: lead to walks along the ridge of Mont d'Arbois, opposite Mont Blanc.
Curling - lessons available
Snow shoe hikes
Evening outing "Croq'Raquettes"
Every Wednesday evening. An evening climb with dinner in a mountain chalet restaurant.