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3 Days Snowshoe and Wine Tasting Meditation and Yoga Retreat in the French Alps, France

Breakaway Yoga Retreat France

Take your time out to rejuvenate from your busy lifestyle. This retreat will give a perfect break that you have been looking for. Live Breathe Hike designs by focusing their attention to detail with every aspect of the holiday, so that you can relax and have maximum enjoyment from the trip. Join Tanya Perret for feeling better, healthier, leaner, and stronger in body and mind.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Hiking with meditation incorporated
  • Snowshoeing in the majestic Alpine mountain
  • Services of an experienced international mountain leader
  • An evening of wine tasting sampling regional wines
  • French breakfasts, picnic lunches, and dinners
  • 2 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Yoga styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will be accommodated in private single room of charming two-star, classic family-run Savoie hotel, Hôtel les Moineaux. At the entrance of Bellevaux from the banks of Lac Léman, in the borders of the Vallée du Brevon and in the heart of Geopark Chablais, Les Moineaux Hotel offers well-being and relaxation to you.

Live Breathe Hike Meditation Retreat France Program

This retreat is a combination of yoga with snowshoeing in the majestic Alpine mountain location. You will have wonderful French food and wine throughout the weekend. There will be an evening of wine tasting where you will be sampling regional wines. You will experience the beauty of the Vallee Brevon, a unique and wonderful location in the French Alps.

Enjoy your days dedicated to daily yoga classes, including Hatha, Ashtanga, meditation, and mindfulness sessions, all held in beautiful surroundings. Finish off the trip feeling better, healthier, leaner, and stronger in body and mind. This trip is graded as moderate with all the hikes taking between three to five hours plus allowing time for the meditation practice. Your mountain leader is innately experienced and will ensure hikes are pitched and at enjoyable level for all individuals.

Some hiking experience are moderate preferable although not essential. It will require average to good levels of fitness. Moderate ascents and descents undertaken. All the trips are lead by experienced mountain leaders who use their breadth of experience to ensure the hikes are enjoyable, with plenty of time for rest breaks, snacks, time for photos and enjoying the mountain experience.

What is snowshoeing?

Snowshoes (raquettes) allow your body weight to be spread out across the surface of the snow preventing you from sinking. This along with poles (batons) means you are balanced and can easily hike in the snowy wilderness.

Instructors

Tanya Perret
Darjeeling, India Yoga Alliance International (Yoga)
Tanya Perret has had a passion for the mountains for as long as she can remember. A keen mountaineer, she has ascended both Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn and holds the UILMA International Mountain Leader guiding qualifications in addition to being a qualified yoga teacher. Since 1997, Tanya has led hiking trips in the European Alps and Nepal completing numerous classics and leading over 100 treks. Tanya is also yoga teacher and holds a masters degree in rural development.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in the beautiful Alpine village, Bellevaux, in France.

Nearby places

  • Geneva - 1 hour
  • Lac Leman - 30 minutes

Unique features

Activities

  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Tennis court
  • Wine tasting

General

  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Pet friendly

Services

  • Parking lot

Food

During this retreat, you will be served two breakfasts, two lunches, and two dinners. Live Breathe Hike also caters to other dietary requirements. You will experience the wonderful French food sampling throughout the weekend. Furthermore, as the highlight of this retreat, you will be able to enjoy an evening of wine tasting by sampling regional wines.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

In your free time, you can enjoy facilities and activities provided at the hotel, such as:

  • The reading and the TV rooms, billiard, and football tables
  • The sauna and the gym room
  • Warm swimming pool outside
  • Tennis court
  • Petanque field

Additionally, you can also enjoy strolls and visits around the hotel area, and discover the marks of ancestors with works such as covered bridges, statues, chapels, and chalets, which constitute not only all the wealth of the built and religious heritage, but also the places of numerous legends.

What's included

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Wine tasting session on Saturday evening
  • Hiking with meditation incorporated during the hikes
  • 2 breakfasts, two picnic lunches, and two dinners
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Services of an international mountain leader
  • Services of a talented yoga teacher

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Transfers

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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