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Taste the diversity of the Aravis !

Aravis Mountains

Stay

The Aravis Massif rolls out its green carpet for you to meet its fauna and magnificent flora.

Each day, you will discover new and varied landscapes, between small mountain lakes, rich mountain pastures and/or wild combes. Reach the surrounding peaks for exceptional panoramas with views of Mont Blanc!

Complete your experience with a sunset hike and a barbecue evening!

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

Sunday
Morning: Welcome and lunch at the Auberge Nordique.
Afternoon: Introduction hike in the "Bouchet Valley".
Evening: Presentation of the stay followed by a welcome drink.

Monday : Heading for the Col de la Colombière, in the territory of the ibex and the bearded vulture !
During this first day of hiking, test your mountain feet in the heart of the Bargy-Jalouvre massif. "Roc des Tours", "Lac de Lessy", "Lac de Peyre", "Petit Bargy" or why not "la pointe de l'Almet" for our first walk?
5h to 6h walk, altitude difference + 750 to 900 m depending on the route.

Tuesday: day hike from the Confins valley, a great classic of the Aravis with "La combe de Tardevant" and its lake. Or why not a wilder hike with "La combe de la Grande Forcle" and its large névé or "la porte des Aravis" with its large and spectacular breach which offers a magnificent panorama.
6 hours walking, altitude difference + 800 to 1000 m depending on the route.

Wednesday: free morning. Market in Grand Bornand village.
Afternoon and evening: sunset and barbecue at "Lac de la Cour" - 1440 m
2h30 walk, altitude difference + 400m

Thursday : " Panoramic hike on the Mont Blanc " day
Escapade via the Aravis pass, heading for the south side, with its unforgettable views of Mont Blanc! Petit or grand Croisse Baulet, combe aux mouflons... unless your guide prefers to make you discover another mountain, close to the Aravis!
6 hours walking, altitude difference + 900 to 1100m depending on the route.

Friday: starting from the col des Annes, the beautiful day hike "at the foot of the Pointe Percée" will lead us from the mountain pastures to the mineral world of the Pointe Percée. As a bonus, a nice experience: walking on Lapiaz!
6 hours walking, altitude difference + 800m to 1000m depending on the itinerary

Optional with supplement: discovery of the glacier hike on Friday.

Saturday: free morning, end of the stay after lunch.

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Important : The programme is given as an indication.
The Aravis region is full of trails, each one more beautiful than the next. In order to vary the pleasures, the guides are free to use their imagination and to propose other itineraries! Situations beyond our control may also lead us to modify the itineraries and activities of the day (weather, level of participants, group safety...).

Important

L'Auberge Nordique has several minibuses at its disposal to get to the starting point of the hikes, but some trips can be made with the participants' cars.

Level of participants: our guides are the best judges of the level of participants. If a participant does not meet the specified level criteria, he or she may be offered a more suitable course! The Auberge Nordique cannot be held responsible for any lack of level observed during the stay.

In the mountains, temperature differences can be significant if the wind picks up or if there is a thunderstorm. It is better to bring warm and waterproof clothes even in summer.

The price includes :
o Full board accommodation from Sunday for lunch to Saturday after lunch. Coffee at lunchtime and wine at the table included.
o Supervision by instructors and guides in the chosen activities, from Sunday afternoon to Friday evening according to the programmes.
o Access to the wellness area and fitness area from 18 years old.
o Entertainment on certain evenings.
o Shuttle service "Village - Auberge Nordique" during the summer season.
o Bed linen and towels.

The price does not include :
o The membership card to the association of 6€ (compulsory).
o Tourist tax of 0,80€ per night and per adult over 18 years old (rate 2023).
o Drinks and extras.
o 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.

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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

For hikes :
o Cap or hat.
o Pair of gloves.
o Trousers, shorts, t-shirts.
o Walking socks.
o Waterproof or windproof Goretex raincoat + fleece jacket or heavy jumper.
o Hiking shoes with treaded soles.
o Valid identity card or passport.
o Medium backpack (about 30 litres) for the day's belongings and picnic.
o Large plastic bag or 1 overbag to protect your backpack.
o The Auberge Nordique does not put plastic bottles in the picnic baskets! Bring a water bottle or a container for the hikes (1,5L minimum).
o Pocket knife, cup and reusable cutlery for picnics.
o A pair of very protective sunglasses (CE 3 or 4 index essential).
o Tube of sun cream and 1 lip stick, with a high sun protection factor.
o Camera and binoculars (optional).
o Pair of walking sticks (optional).

For the week :
o A change of clothes.
o Indoor shoes or a pair of slippers.
o Swimsuit and extra towel to access the wellness area or to go to the village swimming pool (possibility to rent at L'Auberge Nordique).

Pharmacy :
o Your usual medicines.
o Painkillers, preferably paracetamol.
o Adhesive or elastic bandages (Elastoplast type, 6cm wide).
o Sets of adhesive bandages and disinfectant pads.
o Double skin (anti-ampulla plasters)

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