Summer Days Out

Within striking distance of Les Carroz are some fantastic days out for all the family – from the medieval town of Samoen to the lake and canals of Annecy – a great day out is guaranteed.

If you are looking for family holidays in France set in beautiful mountain scenery, you can be assured that Les Carroz is the perfect base from which to explore.



Morillon Adventure parkAn adventure playground set amongst the trees and bordering the Lac Bleu for swiiming - suitable for all ages. This company have recently installed a similar adventure park here in Les Carroz.
L'Aiguille du Midi A cable car taking you up to 3,400m with stunning views of Mont Blanc and the Mer de Glace glacier
Montenvers RailwayA rack and pinion railway which winds its way up to the Montnevers Hotel with access to the Mer de Glace glacier and the ice cave cut into the glacier
Lac PassyA super day out by the lake where you can swim, sail, play on the sandy beaches, sunbathe and for lunch why not make your own BBQ from fallen wood? There is also an excellent little go-kart circuit including children's karts from 7 yrs old
Emosson DamOver-looking an azure-blue lake and where you can also find traces of fossilised dinasaur footprints
Chamonix A short drive away - an adventure park, an in-door pool, great shopping and awesome scenery
Tramway de Mont BlancThe highest train-ride in France takes you to the foothills of Mont Blanc
Samoëns and AnnecyTwo medieval towns to explore. Annecy has a wonderful lake where you can swim, hire pedalos or speed boats.
Local Markets and FetesA true taste of France at these local events - an excellent opportunity to buy your cheeses and sausages to take home. Les Carroz has a weekly market and it is always worth checking with the tourist office to see what events are happening whilst you are here.



Glacier walk from Chamonix across the Mer de Glace Adventure park in Chamonix Summer Luge at Chamonix