French Alps Family Adventure

From$1799USD
8 days,Annecy to Annecy
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Kayak on the clear water of Lake Annecy, go whitewater rafting on the Isère, bike among Alpine peaks, wander around the town of Annecy

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Ever told the kids they ought to run around outside and “get some fresh air”? Time to back up your words, parents. Air doesn’t come much fresher than in Annecy, the charming centerpiece of this unique Alpine adventure. Active families will have the chance to soak it all in with a variety of outdoor activities, including mountain biking, waterfall-rappelling and a cruise around the glacial lake. But don’t worry, parents; you’ll have the chance to stroll the town and sample the local wines, too. See? Everybody wins!

What's Included

  • Kayaking on Lake Annecy. Mountain biking around Lake Annecy. Canyoning in the Alps. Whitewater rafting along the Isère. Day hike with picnic lunch.
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch (Allow EUR200-250 per person for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (7 nts)
  • Local transport, walking, biking, kayak, canoe
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max. 20, Avg. 12
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Itinerary Notes

This trip is designed for parents and children to enjoy together. You will be travelling as part of a group of families with other children. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. We have given this trip a minimum age for this trip to allow you to be sure that you have the right trip for you and your family. Minimum age of 12 years for this trip. Please see the activities for any specific minimum age requirements.

Day 1 Annecy

Arrive at any time. Evening welcome meeting.

Day 2 Annecy (1B)

Enjoy a kayaking trip on Lake Annecy. Free afternoon for day hikes, exploring the narrow, cobblestoned streets or just sit back and enjoy some local cuisine.

Day 3 Annecy (1B)

Go mountain-biking around the picturesque lakeside town and surrounding areas. Opt for a cooking class in the afternoon.

Day 4 Annecy (1B)

Embark on a canyoning adventure. Rappel down waterfalls, jump into natural pools and slide down smooth rock surfaces that have turned nature into an amazing playground.

Day 5 Annecy (1B)

Free day to explore. Opt to rent a sail boat and navigate the lake, stroll through the Old Town or take a day trip to Geneva, Switzerland. Enjoy an optional group dinner to dine on local fare, while possibly the country's fine wines (parents only).

Day 6 Annecy (1B)

A thrilling day of whitewater rafting along the Isère.

Day 7 Annecy (1B,1L)

Enjoy a full day of hiking, including a picnic lunch. Opt for a final group dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 8 Annecy (1B)

Depart at any time.

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