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Sport & Leisure

For all your activities and leisure pursuits, the Evian Resort provides you with the services of its Sport & Culture Team, made up of professional state-qualified instructors. Passionate about their work, sports addicts and heritage experts, there is no one better to accompany you on all your outings.

 

They provide tailored activities to suit all desires and abilities, from beginners through to keen athletes. Services include return transportation in the hotel’s private shuttle along with the necessary equipment for the chosen activity (an additional charge is required for equipment hire for some activities). With over 15 years’ experience, the Sport & Culture team ensures that guests at the Evian Resort partake in unforgettable sports and cultural activities on the shores of Lake Geneva, at the foot of the Alps.

 

The Sport & Culture department is open every day from 8.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

DOWNHILL SKIING

The closest ski resorts of Thollon-les-Mémises and Bernex, with stunning views of the lake, are just 15 minutes from your hotel. Les Portes du Soleil – 12 resorts, 300 runs, the largest ski area in Europe – is 40 minutes away. Beginners or experienced skiers, green or black runs, powder snow or wide slopes, forest or glacier, we have something to suit everyone.

 

The Hôtel Royal has its own ski shop that provides high-end equipment. The Sport & Culture department’s qualified staff equips guests and ensures that comfort and safety checks are carried out. The team also deals with purchasing lift passes and organising transfers so guests are ready to hit the slopes.

 

BESPOKE SERVICES

Ski outings with a state-qualified instructor can also be arranged so that guests can progress, improve their technique or hire a guide to take them to the best slopes in the area or venture into secure off piste skiing terrain.

Also available: snowboarding, heliskiing

 

SNOW-SHOE WALKING

For nature lovers, for those who wish to enjoy, at their own pace, authentic, protected mountains where the only marks in the snow are animal tracks and those made by snow shoes…

 

DOG SLEDDING

The opportunity to live a family adventure in the snowy outdoors of the Abondance valley.

 

Discover the Sport & Culture Brochure

The Evian Resort’s Sport & Culture department is made up of professional state-qualified instructors, all fuelled by the same passion for sport. The Sport & Culture team knows how to cater to the desires and expectations of every Evian Resort guest and puts everything into place to make each moment unforgettable, all in a setting made magical by the snow-covered Alpine peaks and the splendour of Lake Geneva.

 

The Sport & Culture department proposes tailored services that include return transportation in the hotel’s private shuttle along with the necessary equipment for the chosen activity (an additional charge is required for equipment hire for some activities).

 

RAFTING

Rafting is great fun, an opportunity to discover new scenery and new sensations, with friends or family.

Using specially adapted equipment and with our guides’ experience, a descent down the Dranse rapids takes place in total safety.

Also available: hydrospeed, canyoning

 

BOAT RIDE

On the silvery waters of Lake Geneva, the largest lake in Europe, there is an array of incredible local sites to be discovered including Chillon Castle, Yvoire, Lausanne and Montreux, as well as the snow-capped Alps.

 

WATER SKIING

Beginners and experienced skiers can enjoy the refreshing feel of being out on Lake Geneva and the excitement of this activity. A unique experience in a friendly atmosphere suitable for all ages. The professionals at the Sport & Culture department are on hand to cater to the needs of every guest, in the incredible local setting.

Also available: sea kayaking, stand-up paddle, sailing, fishing on the lake.

 

Discover the Sport & Culture Brochure

The Evian Resort’s Sport & Culture department is made up of professional state-qualified instructors, all fuelled by the same passion for sport. The Sport & Culture team knows how to cater to the desires and expectations of every Evian Resort guest and puts everything into place to make each moment unforgettable, all in a setting made magical by the snow-covered Alpine peaks and the splendour of Lake Geneva.

 

The Sport & Culture department proposes tailored services that include return transportation in the hotel’s private shuttle along with the necessary equipment for the chosen activity (an additional charge is required for equipment hire for some activities).

 

PARAGLIDING

Take to the skies silently, with the wind in your sails, adrenaline the only fuel necessary.

A tandem flight is a safe way to discover unique sensations.

 

HELICOPTER RIDE

A spectacular trip over the Chamonix valley and Mont Blanc for magical moments to remember. The ride ends with lunch or afternoon tea at a mountain refuge at an altitude of 1500 metres.

Flight departs from the Hôtel Royal and returns after lunch.

Also available: Microlight, tandem freefall

 

Discover the Sport & Culture Brochure

The Evian Resort’s Sport & Culture department is made up of professional state-qualified instructors, all fuelled by the same passion for sport. The Sport & Culture team knows how to cater to the desires and expectations of every Evian Resort guest and puts everything into place to make each moment unforgettable, all in a setting made magical by the snow-covered Alpine peaks and the splendour of Lake Geneva.

 

The Sport & Culture department proposes tailored services that include return transportation in the hotel’s private shuttle along with the necessary equipment for the chosen activity (an additional charge is required for equipment hire for some activities).

 

MOUNTAIN HIKING

Mountain hiking is the way to discover exceptional sites out in the fresh mountain air. A time for sport or reflection, a trip on the wild-side or taking things slowly, different options cater to all. Hiking in the mountains is a unique opportunity to explore the region’s stunning natural surroundings and share the emotions they provoke with others.

 

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Mountain biking in an exceptional setting on trails and through undergrowth that overlook Lake Geneva. Great rides on mainly downhill terrain suit both technical expeditions and more tranquil excursions.

 

ADVENTURE COURSE

The tree-top adventure course is an original experience in the heart of a stunning forest. Participants test their agility in total safety, making their way from one tree to the next, linked to a security cable throughout.

Other activities to try out: horse-riding, fantasticable, via ferrata, pot-holing, rock climbing, mountain picnic.

 

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