Enjoy winter in ways other than on skis
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Our selection of off-ski activities in Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc

Our selection of must-sees

Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc is a mountain destination in its own right. In addition to the 2 ski areas in the area, there are numerous non-skiing activities to discover, to suit all tastes and desires. For sports enthusiasts, children, families, culture lovers, bon-vivants, adventurers, nature lovers or thrill-seekers… Discover our selection of activities other than skiing, and enjoy a vacation filled with Alpine emotions, despite the snow that’s making itself scarce…

For exercise

A dynamic mountain village nestled in a natural setting at the foot of Mont Blanc, -Gervais Mont-Blanc is full of hiking trails to discover, as well as avariety of sports facilities that will delight young and old alike and ensure, at the same time, days well spent!

Saint-Gervais swimming pool and activities

An aquatic center with several pools, this swimming pool is equally well suited to families thanks to its fun pool, to children thanks to its paddling pool and water games, but also to seasoned swimmers thanks to a classic swimming pool. Many activities are also on offer, aquabike, aquagym, bébé plouf, swimming, aqua cardio and sculpt… For lovers of relaxing moments, the Saint-Gervais pool is even equipped with a sauna and hammam!

Accompanied hiking and climbing with guides

Let yourself be guided along the many hiking trails, which criss-cross the mountains of Saint-Gervais. Discover the secrets of the wildlife that inhabit these forests, the history behind that old mountain mazot or clear your mind during a yoga hike, all guided by passionate, our mid-mountain guides.

Today, our guides adapt and offer a wide range of off-ski activities: nature discovery hikes, wildlife observation days, panoramas, but also sclimbing sessions for kids, teens and adults & adventure courses!

Skating rink, skate park, bike park, pumptrack & non-skiing activities...

Saint-Gervais boasts a wide range of sports facilities: covered skating rink accessible to all, skate park with bowl module, pumptrack, bike park or fitness room… You’re bound to find a suitable venue for your sports practices!

Our tip: to accompany your children to the skating rink, during their first steps on the ice, you can use penguins or guiding chairs to help them on request. The rink also has a toboggan for people with reduced mobility.

Mountain biking and paragliding, two activities to discover!

Paragliding in Saint-Gervais will give you unforgettable sensations and an indescribable feeling of freedom. Forget everything and enjoy the moment! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned flyer, paragliding in the Alps is sure to amaze you. Vibrate to the sound of the wind and the birds.

In addition to the mountain bike trails, the resort provides ride and downhill enthusiasts with a set of VAE trails. Between 2 pedal strokes, these mountain bike routes in Saint-Gervais promise breathtaking scenery


For a good life

Living well is a very special concept at Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc. A blend of relaxing moments in the world’s only thermal spring water and evenings out at one of the many gourmet restaurants in our village, the “bien vivre” can be found in each of these moments shared with family and friends.

Treat your taste buds

What would Saint-Gervais be without its restaurants?! Traditional Savoyard restaurants where you’ll taste the best raclette you’ve ever had, world, Indian, Asian and fusion cuisine, gastronomic tables where you’ll enjoy great dishes prepared with all the know-how of the region’s best chefs, or bistronomic for lovers of good addresses full of charm and flavor… There are a multitude of addresses to discover or rediscover.

If you’re looking for an exceptional culinary experience, Saint-Gervais’ gastronomic tables are up to your expectations. Local chefs, inspired by the region’s fresh produce, create elaborate dishes with all the skill and passion that characterize them. Each bite is a symphony of flavors, a celebration of high-flying French cuisine.

For lovers of good addresses full of charm and flavor, bistronomy in Saint-Gervais is a real gem. These restaurants combine a warm atmosphere with exquisite dishes, showcasing local and seasonal produce.

Spend a relaxing moment

At the foot of Mont Blanc, the Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc thermal baths are set in the heart of a splendid 10-hectare wooded park, through which the Bonnant River flows. Protected from any outside infiltration, Saint Gervais thermal spring water is collected at an altitude of 600 m, and is loaded with all its exceptional properties.

An escape for body and mind

Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc is an ideal place to disconnect for a vacation or weekend, to enjoy unusual and authentic experiences. Handicrafts, culture and local heritage are an integral part of our Haute-Savoie village, whether it’s farming and producing farm produce, making wooden skis, promoting the historic Tramway du Mont-Blanc, Europe’s highest cog railway, or restoring typical cultural sites, Saint-Gervais is an inspiring territory, conducive to escape!

Enjoy a unique experience with the Tramway du Mont-Blanc

Europe’s highest cogwheel train, the mythical Tramway du Mont-Blanc takes hikers, mountaineers, nature lovers and the curious to the gates of the normal Mont-Blanc ascent route. Ideal for a getaway at the foot of Mont-Blanc and in the heart of a wild mountain, a trip to Bellevue will open the doors to an accessible mountain, with breathtaking views!

When you board the Tramway du Mont-Blanc bound for Bellevue, the Col de Voza or the Nid d’Aigle, you’re setting yourself up for an exceptional journey. The scenery before your eyes will take your breath away. The majestic peaks of the French Alps tower all around you, their snow-capped peaks glistening in the sunlight. It’s a truly visual journey through the mountains.

Having a good time at the foot of the Mont-Blanc Massif

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains can be discovered in winter through a variety of activities. Around a table or in your bathrobe, there’s something for everyone.

Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc, a cultural destination

Whether it’s the quality of its museums and cultural venues, the presence of its exhibitions, the boldness of its cultural events or the richness of its Baroque heritage, Saint-Gervais is a city of exceptional culture and heritage!

Saint-Gervais stands out for its dynamic cultural scene. The town is home to a variety of captivating museums, each offering a unique insight into the region’s history, art and culture. From contemporary art exhibitions to historical collections, there’s something for everyone. Saint-Gervais’ museums are cultural treasures that invite you to explore and appreciate human creativity through the ages.

Saint-Gervais is also renowned for its bold programming of cultural events. From music festivals to open-air theatrical performances, the town vibrates with an infectious cultural energy.