Fleur Des Neiges
About the home
The best view in Thollon...
The apartment consists of an open plan lounge/kitchen diner with balcony...well equipped with electric hob, oven/microwave, fridge, Nespresso coffee machine, Sky TV, DVD & Video. Main bedroom with balcony, 2 full size bunk beds, luxury bathroom, showering bath with power shower. Bed linen can be provided...subject to a laundry charge. Towels and tea towels are NOT provided. Allocated parking space. In the village there are several excellent restaurants and bars, 2 supermarkets, an excellent bakers and fromagerie, and an Apres ski bar with wireless internet, TV screen...serving light snacks. A car is advisable in the summer...but not necessary for skiing in the winter unless you wish to visit the Portes du Soleil*. (Geneva Airport...55 mins)
Skiing in the village is ideal for all levels...for families and beginners there is an excellent ESF ski school with English speaking instructors next to the Telecabin which is 5 mins walk from the apartment. Skis and boots can be left at Meda Sports ski hire opposite the Telecabin. For the more adventurous the vast Portes Du Soleil* ski region including Chatel, Morzine, Les Gets and Avoriaz is only 40 minutes drive and well worth it. Thollon Les Memises is perfect in the summer for those who enjoy paragliding, walking, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, camping and tennis. There is open-air table tennis next to the Tourism office where you can also book the tennis courts and local trips. Evian is a 15 minute drive down the mountain where there is a weekly market, shops, cafes, Lido, Casino, Marina and paddle steamers cross the lake to the Swiss towns of Lausanne, Montreux and Vevey.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Evian, 12km|
|Will consider:||House swaps|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
Please note: 50 Euros to be paid direct to the keyholder for cleaning of the apartment.
If bed linen provided - laundry costs paid direct to keyholder. Towels/tea towels are not provided.
EXTRA ACCOMMODATION...is available in an adjacent apartment for up to 4 people, further details and price on request.
Payment of rental fee in full to secure booking.
Damage deposit of £100 to be paid at time of booking with rental fee....to be refunded within two weeks of your departure...subject to satisfactory inspection of the property.
30 Euros cleaning costs paid direct to keyholder.(see Rental Details/Conditions above).
The Rhone / French Alps / Haute-Savoie region
The French Alps is a very popular tourist region and is Europe’s largest mountain range. The Haute Savoie region gives its name to the Savoyard people and also the regional style of cooking, which includes Tartiflette, Fondue and Raclette – melted cheese with potatoes and cold meats – welcome fuel after a long days walking or skiing!
Thollon is is the perfect base to explore the region being only 20 mins from the Swiss border at St Gingolph...in the direction of Montreux. Thollon is on the edge of the Portes du Soleil* where you have one of the largest winter sport areas in the world. The region covers 14 valleys stretched out over France (Haute-Savoie) and Switzerland (The Valais). There are 650 kilometres of slopes, 200+ ski-lifts, 243 km of cross-country skiing and 9 snowparks.
In the summer there are lots of different outdoor activities, vineyards, shops and places of interest all around the Lake. If the weather breaks there is always the Swiss Water Park at Le Bouveret...35 mins. The Gruyere Cheese village, The Salt mines and Panoramic mountain train from Montreux to Gstaad...are not to be missed. Remember to take your passports!
The Thollon les Memises area
Thollon-les-Mémises is a traditional and friendly Savoyard village between 1000-2000m overlooking Lake Geneva...it is known as 'The Balcony of Lac Leman'. The views from Thollon-les-Mémises are so glorious that they are actually mentioned in the Michelin Guide, which is quite an accolade for such a small village!
At nearby Bernex (15 mins) there is The Dent Doche mountain to climb and The Blues Rock Cafe for bowling, pool tables and excellent live bands on Thursday evenings.
Evian Les Bains...the home of 'Evian' mineral water....is a 15 minute drive down the mountain where there is sailing, golf, swimming and scuba diving in the Lake plus a weekly market. Wherever you look there are water fountains and beautiful flowers...even the roundabouts are like formal gardens.
At the Lido there is a 50 metre pool...just one of three pools surrounded by immaculate lawns and gardens...including a fenced grassed area with toddlers pool. There is also a restaurant, showers, water skiing, table tennis, volley ball, water shute and swimming and diving boards into the Lake. Pedalos and crazy golf are adjacent. In Evian there are plenty of excellent restaurants, bars, shops, hairdressers, supermarkets and a Casino. The Marina has an area for live music and entertainment where fountains dance to the beat of the music. Paddle steamers cross the lake to the Swiss towns of Lausanne, Vevey...for the local wine tasting market - not to be missed, Montreux (for the famous Chateau Chillon and the Jazz Festival in July), and also the French medieval village of Yvoire, plus many more interesting places.
Closeby....is Thonon, a large town with a superb weekly market, Marina...with live bands on the Quay, Lido, White water rafting and Scuba diving is nearby. Yvoire...charming Medieval village on Lake with excellent places to eat, fabulous array of flowers and interesting jewellery and craft shops. Hotel Royal Evian and Spa...excellent 18 hole golf course and venue for the Evian Masters...women's professional golf tournament held in July...open to non-residents.
Across the Lake at Lausanne....visit The Olympic Museum, admire the stunning architecture, relax in the excellent bars and cafés, great for shopping, walking along the flower-decked promenade and enjoying breathtaking views from the Quayside of Lake Geneva and mountains.
Geneva 55mins, Montreux 40 mins.
How to get there
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Fly Easyjet, Swissair or Flybe into Geneva... Apartment 55 mins from airport, Eurotunnel from England, Airport transfers to village can be arranged through keyholder, recommended Car hire companies... Holiday Autos and Budget.
Activities near Thollon les Memises
Ski resort location
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Xmas/New Year||22 Dec 12||7 Jan 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|Ski Season||7 Jan 13||9 Feb 13||£ 325||£ 60||£ 70||4 Nights|
|Half term weeks||9 Feb 13||23 Feb 13||£ 495||-||-||1 Week|
|Ski Season||23 Feb 13||23 Mar 13||£ 325||£ 60||£ 70||4 Nights|
|Easter Holidays||23 Mar 13||13 Apr 13||£ 360||£ 70||£ 75||1 Week|
|Spring/Summer||13 Apr 13||28 Sep 13||£ 330||£ 50||£ 60||4 Nights|
|Autumn Season||28 Sep 13||14 Dec 13||£ 275||£ 45||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Ski Season||14 Dec 13||21 Dec 13||£ 325||£ 55||£ 65||4 Nights|
|Xmas/New Year||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|Ski Season||4 Jan 14||15 Feb 14||£ 350||£ 60||£ 70||4 Nights|
|Half Term Week||15 Feb 14||22 Feb 14||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|Ski Season||22 Feb 14||29 Mar 14||£ 350||£ 65||£ 75||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Cleaning of Apartment - 35 Euros (paid direct to keyholder)
Note:- Bed linen can be provided...subject to a laundry charge. Towels/tea towels are NOT provided.
EXTRA ACCOMMODATION...is available in an adjoining apartment for up to 4 people, further details and price on request.Enquire now
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