Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm +334 50 02 31 12

One week in the mountains!

Nordic skiing for the blind

Stay

Spend a week in the Aravis! To begin cross-country skiing or to improve your technique, take advantage of a judicious mix of technical sessions and outings on marked trails
Individual lessons: one instructor for two visually impaired or blind people.

Included
Wellness & spa
Full board catering
Supervision of monitors
Ski bus
Evening events
Equipment for the activity
Level
Age
From 16 years old
Program

Sunday Morning: Welcome and lunch at the Auberge Nordique.
Afternoon: Introduction to your partner and instructor. Introduction or refresher session.
Evening: Presentation of the stay followed by a welcome drink.

Monday Morning : Technical and fun cross-country skiing session with confidence building.
Afternoon: Cross-country skiing, discovery of the mountain environment.

Tuesday Morning: Technical and fun cross-country skiing session with confidence building.
Afternoon: Cross-country skiing, discovery of the mountain environment.

Wednesday Morning: Free morning. Possibility to visit the reblochon market in Grand Bornand.
Afternoon: Cross-country skiing, descent of the Bouchet valley.

Thursday Day : Day hike " Le plateau des Confins ", an exceptional skiing site, nestled at the foot of the Aravis mountain range.

Friday Morning : Downhill, turns, braking, games...
Afternoon: Hike to discover a new site in the "Espace Nordique des Aravis".

Saturday Morning: Free, end of the stay after lunch.

Important : The programme is given as an indication only: The programme is given as an indication. In order to vary the pleasures, the instructors are free to use their imagination and to propose new itineraries. Situations beyond our control may also lead us to modify the itineraries and activities of the day (weather, level of participants, safety of the group...).

Important

In winter, in the mountains, the temperature differences can be significant. It is necessary to bring warm and waterproof clothing.

The price includes:
✓ Full board accommodation from Sunday for lunch to the following Saturday after lunch.
✓ Bathroom linen.
✓ Supervision of the chosen activities by state-qualified professionals (instructors or mountain guides), from Sunday 2.30 pm to Friday 5 pm (Wednesday morning free).
✓ Evening entertainment on certain days of the week.
✓ The ski-bus " Auberge Nordique - Le Grand Bornand ".
✓ Full cross-country ski equipment (Salomon SNS Pilot / Prolink standard).

The price does not include:
✓ The membership card of 6€.
✓ The tourist tax of 0.80€ (2022 rate - awaiting 2023 rate) per night and per adult over 18 years old.
✓ Drinks and extras.
✓ Transport from your place of residence.

Accomodation
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The Auberge Nordique

The Auberge Nordique, located in the Aravis mountains in the resort of Le Grand-Bornand, is a premium holiday village.
We offer all-inclusive holidays to suit all tastes and levels.

Full board, don't worry about anything, we organise your holiday!

Take advantage of professional quality supervision, tasty local cuisine, quality accommodation to enjoy sporting moments and moments of relaxation and well-being.
Friendliness, sharing and environmental and territorial commitments are our watchwords.

Discover the Auberge
Confort or Premium ?

Our rooms

Have you chosen an activity? Now choose your room to make the most of your full-board stay in the mountains! 

Our century-old chalet, typical of Le Grand-Bornand, has been completely renovated and we now offer top of the range rooms. Choose between Comfort and Premium roomq. 

Alone? You can also choose to share your room to reduce costs, just like in a real Auberge! 

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Equipement

During the daytime provide:
✓ Hat.
✓ 2 pairs of gloves or mittens.
✓ Ski suit, snow gear.
✓ Several pairs of socks.
✓ Waterproof rainwear, 1 Goretex-type windbreaker and 1 fleece jacket or 1 large jumper.
✓ Snow shoes.
✓ Identity card or 1 valid passport.
✓ Backpack for the day's belongings and picnic.
✓ Large plastic bag or 1 over-bag to protect your backpack.
✓ Water bottle holder, water bottle or CamelBak (minimum 1L container).
✓ Pocket knife, cutlery and reusable cup for picnics.
✓ A pair of highly protective sunglasses (CE rating 3 or 4 essential).
✓ Tube of sun cream and 1 lip stick, with a high sun protection factor.
✓ Camera and 1 pair of binoculars (optional).

In the evening bring:
✓ A change of clothes.
✓ Indoor shoes or a pair of slippers.
✓ Swimsuit and bath sheet - or bathrobe - compulsory to access the wellness area.

Don't forget your pharmacy!
✓ Your usual medicines.
✓ Painkillers, preferably paracetamol.
✓ Adhesive or elastic tape (Elastoplast type, 6cm wide).
✓ Sets of adhesive dressings and disinfectant pads.
✓ Double skin (anti-ampulla dressings).

Attendees
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From 1 192 € /pers (room of 2)
Price infos
December
from 19 December 2022 to24 December 2022
Available
1 192 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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from 25 December 2022 to31 December 2022
Available
1 285 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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January
from 1 January 2023 to 7 January 2023
Available
1 285 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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from 8 January 2023 to14 January 2023
Available
1 285 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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February
from 26 February 2023 to 4 March 2023
full
1 285 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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March
from 12 March 2023 to18 March 2023
Available
1 285 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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from 19 March 2023 to25 March 2023
Available
1 285 € /pers (room of 2)
7 days, 6 nights
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