When Spring starts to blossom and the snow gently melts away:

There’s plenty of outdoor sporting activities to do in Abondance.

  • City Park

    On the Plaine d’Offaz play football, basketball and other ball sports.

    Free access.

     

     

     

  • Via Ferrata

    This wall, regularly visited by Pelegrine falcons (a protected species), is accessible to children over the height of 1.40m.

    3 sections: the 2nd and  3rd sections are reserved to expert via ferratists/rock climbers or if supervised by an expert.

    Some sections may be closed from 15/3 to 10/7 (contact Abondance Tourist Office for more details).

    Equipment for rent in the local sports shops.

    Free access.

     Saix de Miolène Via ferrata in Richebourg
    (on the RD22, between Abondance and La Chapelle)

  • Tennis

    As soon as the snow melts the tennis courts are set-up.

    Court rental price: €10 per hour
    Rackets and balls can be rented on-site.

    For more information:
    ▪ Tel.: +33 (0)4 50 73 06 65
    ▪ E-mail: tc.abondance@fft.fr
    ▪ Site: www.club.fft.fr/abondance-tc

     

  • Whitewater Sports

    ▪ Rafting: 6-8 pers. in an inflatable boat
    ▪ Cano-raft & Hot-dog: small inflatable boat (2 pers.)
    ▪ Hydrospeed: swim down the rapids with a streamlined float and fins
    ▪ Canyoning: descending waterfalls using mountaineering techniques

    AN Rafting:
    Tel.: +33 (0)4 50 71 89 15
    Web: https://an-rafting.com/

    Youcanyon:
    Tel.: +33 (0)6 65 70 11 76
    Web: http://youcanyon.fr/

     

     

     

  • Hikes

    Guides from the bureau de la montagne de la Vallée d’Abondance swap their snowshoes for hiking boots and offer a full programme of daily excursions.

    Registration: +33 (0)6 52 55 07 74

     

    Horse and Pony Treks

    The Ranch des Portes du Soleil offer treks on horses and ponies from one hour to a full day.

    More information: +33 (0)6 08 18 78 54

     

     

     

  • Rock climbing and high mountain

    The Vallée d’Abondance guides offer climbing schools, hikes, etc.

    Topo guide Chablais Grimpe:
    On sale at the Abondance Tourist Office
    More info: http://www.chablais-grimpe.com/

    Main rock climbing sites:
    ▪ Le Mont Chauffé (Abondance)
    ▪ Le Mont Brion (Abondance)
    ▪ Les Cornettes de Bise (La Chapelle d’Abondance)

    Free access.

    Equipment rental:
    Bouvet Sports: +33 (0)4 50 73 06 98
    ▪ Olympic Sports: +33 (0)4 50 81 60 43
    Arbr’Acadabra: +33 (0)6 34 67 16 13 ou +33 (0)6 62 00 92 19

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