Saint Gervais Mont Blanc
SKI HIRE IN SAINT GERVAIS
More than just a ski resort, Saint Gervais Mont Blanc embodies adventure and alpine emotions to be composed according to your desires. Vast territory to explore, the Haute Savoyard resort is home to 4 villages, a bicentenary spa resort, 2 ski areas with several hundred kilometres of ski slopes for all tastes and styles, as well as a historic tramway access route. So, think about Ski Rental in Saint Gervais to make up your stay and recharge your batteries in this land of emotion!
THE SKI AREA OF SAINT GERVAIS
The Saint Gervais ski resort offers two areas with exceptional ski slopes, freeride spots and snowpark, secured against avalanches. The best known remains the Evasion Mont Blanc domain, which is ranked third in France, with more than 1500 metres of vertical drop and 400 kilometres of ski slopes located in Saint-Gervais, Megève, Les Contamines, Saint-Nicolas de Véroce, Combloux, La Giettaz and Hauteluce. The second is the domain of Les Houches Saint Gervais, also known as Le Prarion. It is situated at the foot of Mont-Blanc and offers 55 kilometres of slopes and 900 metres of vertical drop. So, go to the ski shop in Saint Gervais to take advantage of the offers for snowboard hire or any other accessories, always at the best price! Experience unforgettable emotions thanks to the skicamp, boarder cross, ski touring, tobogganing and other hundreds of fun activities that Saint Gervais has to offer. To take advantage of this great ski area, discover all our offers on the Contamines Montjoie ski rental. On the other side of the valley, Les Saisies in the country of The Mont-Blanc plunges you into the heart of the Beaufortain region.
THE VILLAGE OF SAINT GERVAIS
Nestling at the foot of the majestic Mont-Blanc, the village of Saint Gervais has a style, character and history that is told by its mythical rack railway, which was put into service in 1909. The location has the undeniable advantage of offering an ideal starting point for exploring the mountains and alpine sports with the necessary equipment thanks to the ski rental in Saint Gervais. Indeed, the rental of snowboards, splitboards, snowshoes, boots or ski clothing remains advantageous, especially when they are offered at the best prices. But apart from skiing and mountaineering, Saint Gervais remains the summit of well-being thanks to its bicentenary thermal baths, renowned for their benefits since 1806. Around its historic centre, with its typical spa architecture, the village offers various tourist sites and an exceptional heritage to be discovered.
THE OTHER ACTIVITIES OF THE RESORT
Apart from snow sports, you can also admire the magnificent landscapes of the region during a paragliding descent, alone or in tandem. Similarly, climbing or hiking on skis, snowshoes or even on foot between Saint Gervais le Bettex and the Plateau de la Croix, allow you to discover the breathtaking beauty of nature. For an emotional experience, treat yourself to the crest of Mont d'Arbois, the Bionassay glacier or La Gruvaz. In Saint Gervais, the activities on offer are countless and varied, from winter mountaineering, joëring skiing, curling, ice skating, ski lifts, dog sledding, sledges or the Mont-Joux snowpark for snowtrotting, snowboarding and freestyle skiing. In addition, don't hesitate to take the various sacred art and architecture itineraries that take you to the heart of the region's cultural and historical heritage.
EATING, GOING OUT AND TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF IN SAINT GERVAIS
The Saint Gervais region boasts good restaurants and chefs who have mastered the art of refined, imaginative and traditional cuisine. The charcuterie and cheeses with a strong and powerful aroma are one of the specialities of Savoie. After an intense mountain activity, taking care of your body remains a must for a beneficial break at the foot of the slopes. To do this, relax in the naturally warm waters of Mont Blanc, which have anti-inflammatory, healing and soothing powers. As far as leisure and outings are concerned, several events enrich local life in Sain Gervais between festivals, shows and sporting events, such as the Mont-Blanc Festival of humour and the tournament of the 6 winter sports resorts in Savoie. For ski week, don't forget to get your equipment from a ski rental shop in Saint Gervais. Pleasure is guaranteed!
SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS IN THE SUMMER
In the summer, the hire of mountain bikes, scooters, climbing or hiking equipment replaces ski hire in Saint Gervais. Indeed, the resort is home to the best activities even in the summer period and the ski equipment rental shops adapt to the season. It is a region that attracts families looking for oxygenated walks and thermal baths as well as lovers of wide open spaces and mountain sports. In summer, the activities remain rich and varied: mountaineering, climbing, the Mont Blanc tramway, themed family walks from or to the Nid d'Aigle refuge, bungee jumping, ice skating, paragliding, white water sports and much more. Note that in summer, Saint Gervais also hosts an impressive series of musical, cultural and sporting shows and events.
ACCESS TO THE RESORT
Very close to the borders between France, Switzerland and Italy, Saint Gervais benefits from numerous means of transport to get there. The resort is 86 km from Geneva airport and 84 km from Annecy Mont-Blanc airport. Several bus companies connect these airports to the town of Saint Gervais. As far as trains are concerned, the nearest SNCF train station is called Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet, located 5 km from the centre of Saint Gervais. If you are in France and wish to come by car, take the A40 motorway in the direction of Chamonix, then exit n° 21 in the direction of Megève. From Switzerland, take the motorway to Martigny, passing the Col de la Forclaz and the Col des Montets in the direction of Chamonix. Coming from Italy, take the Mont Blanc tunnel 40 km from Courmayeur. Knowing that the ski hire shops in Saint Gervais offer everything you need, you can leave with peace of mind and don't worry about the equipment you need to take!