Snowshoeing & relaxing weekend around Gap (Hautes-Alpes)

Duration : 2 days

France, Southern Alps

Level : intermediate

from 245 € / p. from 1 to 12 persons

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This weekend is a cocktail of snowshoeing and relaxation with outdoor Finnish bath in a water at 38° and sauna, with a family welcome to the cottage of the guide.

Our cottage enjoys a privileged area with 300 days of sunshine / year and a central location.

Far from the "ski factories" resorts for a more authentic stay! Transportation by minibus until the departure of snowshoe hikes. Thus, you will taste the diversity of landscape ambiences: the massif of Céüse resembling a disemboweled volcano and offering all along its cornice a panorama on the Hautes-Alpes, the wild valleys of the Gapençais hinterland ... Expect to discover a tasty family cooking. You will relax in the outdoor hot bath and warm up near the monumental tiled stove.

Welcome of the snowshoe hike weekend: Friday evening (after 6pm) for the aperitif to enjoy two entire days of snowshoeing.

Strong points:

  • 245€ for a 2 days / 2 nights
  • Group reduction up to -10%
  • Rquipment rental in supplement
  • Arrival on Friday 6.30pm / departure on Sunday around 5pm
  • Access by train, we pick you up and take you back from / to Gap train station
  • Welcome to the guest house, family home at Dominique and Etienne and their 3 daughters
  • A comfortable *** cottage, 900m above sea level in the Hautes-Alpes
  • 5 bedrooms from 2 to 3 places
  • A refined and creative cuisine based on local products and transformations of our vegetable gardens / orchards
  • Transport to the departures of the hikes with our minibus (15 to 20 minutes)
  • Relaxation: an outdoor Finnish bath and a large sauna / hammam barrel
  • Above Gap and its 300 days of sunshine / year


  • 2 entire days of snowshoeing, destination: Champsaur, Dévoluy, Gapençais... sunny ridges, wild valleys, large snow-covered dales, peaks, deep forests: a great diversity of landscapes
  • Finnish bath on Saturday evening: a large 2000 liter barrel with water at 38°, in the forest, under the starry sky

The price includes

  • Supervision by the hiking guide
  • Everything, except equipment rental (snowshoes, hiking poles)
  • Included: bed sheets, drinks, transport to the departure of the hikes, ...
  • Discount: -20€ if you register 3 monthes in advance, -15€ for 2 monthes, -10€ for one month

The price does not include

  • Equipment rental (snowshoes, hiking poles, transceiver, ...)


  • Lodging in a 18th century restored farmhouse, in a green mountain area. Terraced house near the owner's house with large vaulted living room of 60m². Outside large landscaped garden available. Sitting area, TV, large tiled wood stove of 2 tons.
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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