The APASSION Blog


All new in the Grand Massif!

You may already know that the Grand Massif, with its 265km of piste, is the 9th largest ski area in Europe and the 5th largest in France and that with 80% of the slopes being North facing it has one … Continue reading

Spring Yoga Retreat

In partnership with experienced yoga coach, Tess Klotz, we recently hosted our Spring Yoga Retreat, a long weekend devoted to total relaxation, superb food and plenty of yoga. We were blessed with a fantastic mix of people from the UK, … Continue reading

What a winter season!

From the serenity of empty pistes on blue-sky days, to the mad antics of skiing in fancy dress, from the adrenaline rush of creating fresh tracks in the off-piste, to relaxing in the mountain sunshine with a well deserved drink … Continue reading

Pointe de Miribel in the Vallée Verte

The Pointe de Miribel (Alt 1581m) in the Vallée Verte is perfect for those looking for a short walk to the top of a mountain Peak as you can park about a 10 minute walk from the summit!  The Pointe offers spectacular panoramic … Continue reading

Walk to the top of Le Môle

With beautiful colours and warm, blue sky days, autumn is a fantastic time to explore the Alps.  There are so many mountain peaks to explore and at this time of year you can pretty much have the path to yourself! … Continue reading

A beautiful hike in the Vallee Verte

Always keen to explore the area so we can in-part our local knowledge to our guests, we ventured in the direction of Geneva to the beautiful Vallee Verte on the recommendation of one of our neighbours. The walk commences about … Continue reading

An Unforgettable day-trip to the Aosta Valley

Fancy something a little Italian on a day trip out from Samoëns?  In just over an hour you can be sitting in the picturesque piazza in Courmayeur sipping an espresso with the majestic Monte Bianco as your backdrop.  Continue your … Continue reading

A ride on the Tramway du Mont-Blanc!

Wow!  What an incredible train ride that has to rate amongst the best in the world!  Having been on the Rocky Mountaineer through the Rockies in Canada we all agreed that this has to surpass even that!   The views were … Continue reading