The APASSION Blog: Summer


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

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

Guided Cycling – Days Out

Inspired by the stunning scenery and the classic mountain climbs including the Col de Joux Plane and the Col de la Colombière on the doorstep of Samoëns, we recently launched guided cycling breaks in conjunction with our hugely experienced cycle guide, … Continue reading

Fresh from the potager!

Just some of the crop of tomatoes and potatoes from the Chalet APASSION ‘potager’ plus some blueberries that we picked on the Col de Joux Plane with a little help from the family!  We’ve already enjoyed a blueberry tart and … Continue reading