Annecy, its lake and its mountains are wonderful playgrounds for sports. But why limit yourself to just one sport? Sports packs allow you to try out 5 very different sports for an interesting price.
The bike, wakesurf, kayak and flight pack
This is a package that will leave you with memories of a beautiful summer day around Lake Annecy, the programme includes four sports activities to be followed.
VTC bike ride
From Annecy to Doussard, you will ride along the beautiful Voie Verte which is a cycle path built on an old railway line. It’s flat for less than 20 km to the beach in Doussard. One way to get the urge to cycle around the lake.
Wakesurfing: the summer glide
After the heat of the bike, you can follow up with 15 minutes of wakesurfing accompanied by an instructor to surf on Lake Annecy. Wakesurfing is a summer gliding discipline.
In a paddle or a kayak, depending on your choice, you will discover the shores of the lake in complete serenity. A short hour of calm to the rhythm of the lapping turquoise water. Then it’s time for a break to eat, rest and relax.
This is the highlight of the day, you meet your instructors at the landing site in Doussard. They will take you by shuttle to the take-off point at the Col de la Forclaz. Then it’s off for a 30 minute paragliding flight between the lake and the mountains, acrobatics are possible if you wish. The return to Annecy is by bike via Menthon-Saint-Bernard and Veyrier-du-Lac. A great programme that guarantees indelible memories! This package is sold at around 150 €.
The diving, sliding and winter spa pack
This pack is really atypical, it allows you to enjoy rare sports and relaxation moments in the middle of winter in the Savoie Alps.
Diving under the ice
You are accompanied by an instructor who makes the hole in the ice of a mountain lake. Once equipped with an adapted wetsuit, you will discover the unique sensations of swimming under the ice: lights and fish at the rendez-vous. Video of your dive can be provided.
After a good lunch in a Savoyard restaurant, you are ready for an Airboard descent just before the slopes close. Sensations guaranteed!
It’s time to relax in the sauna, Nordic bath and cold baths. The facilities are privatised for your use only. The calm and beauty of the place are ideal for enjoying a hot drink or a good beer. The return journey to Annecy is in the evening.
This package is available for less than 200 €, and around 150 € for 2 people or more.
The Lake Annecy discovery pack
This is a pack for the whole family, ideal for discovering great sporting sensations on the purest lake in Europe. Discover this beautiful programme:
What could be more pleasant than a pleasant cruise from Annecy to Doussard to discover the history of the lake, its fauna, its flora and the pretty harbours along its shores.
From Doussard, you take a shuttle bus to the take-off site at the Col de la Forclaz. A briefing from your state-qualified instructor and you are off for a 15-minute flight over the lake and mountains. A pure moment of pleasure, you are like a bird!
BBQ break, beach and deckchairs
After a dynamic morning, the sports pack offers a good moment to have lunch, relax and swim. The end of Lake Annecy is a particularly pleasant place to relax with the family.
To start the afternoon, a water-skiing lesson will introduce you to lake gliding for 15 minutes on the turquoise waters of the lake of the little Venice of the Alps.
Cooler and quieter, a one-hour paddle trip allows you to discover the lake’s fauna: ducks, coots and reed beds. The return trip is by boat from the Doussard pier, discovering the beautiful properties on the western shore of the lake.
The value of this package is around €150 and children are accepted. These activities are also available for companies or groups of friends and families. If you want to discover some incredible spots, with the help of local sportsmen’s advice, there are homestay offers for a sporting holiday.