Vacation Rental Description
Les Periades (apartment) & St Gervais (town) are a fantastic combination to enhance your enjoyment of the mountainous Mont Blanc region which is one of the most beautiful locations in France & Europe, visited by many in winter, summer & all the seasons, for sking, climbing, mountain hiking & other outdoor activities. Located within a few 100m of the Tramway du Montblanc, its your passport into the mountains stopping at the Les Houches ski domain in the winter & continuing to 2400m Nid d"Aigle after the snow melts.
This property is spacious and airy, with 2 sets of french doors leading onto a large balcony, perfect for a relaxing evening on the sofa with a glass of wine or dining outside with your family and friends & as the sun sets enjoy the fantastic mountain silhouette!
You are invited to experience the friendliness & quality of mountain life, including regional food-drink & and the many local events that run all year round.
The Rhone / French Alps / Haute-Savoie region
Saint Gervais "Mont Blanc" consists of charming savoyard market towns & villages, traditional building, beautiful hamlets, Baroque Style Churches & wonderful views throughout the seasons.
It offers a huge playground of mountain activities from 580 to 4810m, summit of montblanc and has been used as a base to explore the high mountains with local guides since1864.
St Gervais Les Bains area
Take the mont blanc tramway into the heart of the mountains alongside the Bionassey Glacier and to the "Voie Royale" the path to Mont Blanc; then maybe a cable car to le Bettex & Mont d'Arbois for exceptional panorama. Explore 180 km's of marked trails on foot, mountain bike the "Le Diamond Vert" circuit or horse riding.
Experience new sensations with local professional guides & instructors in Climbing, Paragliding, Canyoning, Rafting or Ice skating. Tree top adventures await you at the Park in Le Fayet. Rope ladders, monkey bridges, footbridges, nets..... For health, relaxation & personal advice from a team of beauty therapists visit the Alpine Beauty & Medical Spa - Les Thermes de St Gervais.
How to get there
Geneva Airport less than 1 hour drive, car hire, transfers & public transport available www.gva.ch (english)
Low cost airlines-book in advance-look out for special offers
www.bmibaby.com, www.britishairways.com, www.easyjet.com, www.flybe.com, www.jet2com, www.swiss.com
Car hire available from Europcar, Hertz, Avis, Budget, National
Local buses & trains run regularly between the airport and the town
Transport service between other airports to geneva & ski resorts
local taxis available - transfer services exist, please contact me for assistance
Nearest Travel Links
Airport: Geneva-75km: 75 km
Railway: Le fayet/st gervais-3km: 3 km
Ferry: Calais-883 km-8 hrs drive: 883 km
- Cable Satellite
- Cleaning Service
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Amenity Parking
Internet access-Wireless, Under floor heating,Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Rooms: Bedrooms + Cabin (4), Bathrooms (2), Ensuite (1), WCs (2)
Furniture:Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 6, Sleeps maximum of 8
Other: Please check with with the owner regarding linen and towels.
Outdoors-Balcony / Terrace, BBQ
Further details indoors:
Please note that this property is not finished yet but we can supply the information on the exterior and the interior upon request. The property will consist of 3 bedrooms + cabin (8 persons) final layout will be available in December when the property will then be fully furnished & equipped. Its only the furniture, beds & TV etc that needs to be installed.
Further details outdoors:
St Gervais is well placed for travel to both Chamonix (mountaineering capital of europe) & Megeve (one of the oldest ski resorts in the alps "french chic") and could be described as somewhere between the two!