A sporty and fun activity to enjoy with friends or family

Summer in Val Thorens means action! As well as all the activities on offer in our beautiful Vallée des Belleville, our service providers give you the chance to try your hand at canyoning in the magnificent canyons at the bottom of the valley.

What is canyoning?

It's a white-water sport that combines several disciplines: hiking, climbing, mountaineering and caving. In the Alps, it can be practised from mid-June (depending on when the snow melts) until the end of September.

It's an activity you can enjoy for a full or half day, with friends or family. Children aged 10 and over are welcome and must be able to swim.

Our canyoning spots

  • The Pussy canyon (less than 10 km from Moûtiers)
  • The Eaux-Rousses canyon (less than 10 km from Moûtiers)
  • The Bénétant canyon at La Bâthie
  • The Montmin canyon on the shores of Lake Annecy
  • The Angon canyon on the shores of Lake Annecy
  • The Groin canyon north of Lac du Bourget
  • The Chaley canyon north of Lac du Bourget

Prices and services

By La Maison des Guides et de La Montagne

  • Half-day trip (3h) to the Pussy, Eau Rousse or Bénétant canyons: from €70 per person
  • Day trip (5 hours) to the Montmin canyon or Italy: from €95 + transport
  • Groups are made up of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 9 people. Family prices are available for groups of 6 or more.
  • All equipment provided (wetsuit, harness, helmet, belayer, descender...)
  • Children aged 11 and over are welcome.
  • Allow 1 hour one way to reach the Pussy and Eau Rousse canyons. The journey is at your own expense, with your own vehicle. You'll meet up directly at the canyon.
  • It is possible to do two different canyons on the same day or in 2 half-days: €140 per person
  • You will be supervised by a UIAGM high mountain guide or a climbing instructor. The deliberately small number of participants means we can offer you a high-quality service.

For further information: 06 63 81 53 41 / [email protected] / ski-tour-guide.com

By Le Bureau des Guides des Belleville

  • Introductory canyoning: Eaux-Rousses canyon 55€ (from age 10)
  • Discovery canyoning: one day, 2 canyons €130
  • Advanced canyoning: Bénétant, Pussy, Montmin or Angon canyons from €70 to €90

For further information: 06 35 76 81 45 / guides-belleville.com

By Aventure Sensation

  • Information every day from 9am to 7pm
  • From age 10
  • From €30 to €70

For further information: 06 21 98 21 98 / 06 09 38 40 99 / [email protected] / [email protected]

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