The APASSION Blog: August 2012

Perfect night skies over Samoëns

One of our recent summer guests was a budding young photographer, Hannah Morris, who was so impressed with the views from the balcony of Chalet APASSION that she took time to compose some stunning nights shots overlooking Samoëns Continue reading

The Sound of Music and Heidi all in a days drive

With a couple of days between guests we took the opportunity to head south to Talloires on the shores of Lake Annecy.

Taking the longer, more scenic, route over the mountains we followed the D4 past the Chartreuse de Reposoir, a imposing old monastery with such a spectacular backdrop it could have featured in the Sound of Music!
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Refuge de Platé – Crazy Paving Walk!

With the Grand Massif ski lifts open for the summer we decided to drive round to Flaine and take the Grandes Platieres gondola up to 2,480m so that we could explore the Désert de Platé Continue reading

Relaxing in the Sun at the Refuge de Folly, Samoëns

Whilst we’d previously walked up to the refuges of Boston and Golese we’d never visited the Refuge de Folly which is set between the equally impressive Mountagne du Criou and the Pointe du Tuet Continue reading