Nature Walk and Aperitif

Nature Walk and Aperitif

Astronomy walk

Astronomy walk

Healthy cookery workshop

Healthy cookery workshop

Craft bread-making workshop

Craft bread-making workshop

Health juice making workshop

Health juice making workshop

Wine tasting

Wine tasting

Walk and Oxtail tasting

Walk and Oxtail tasting

Gastronomic hike in Le Mayen

Gastronomic hike in Le Mayen

Wild plant collecting for cookery

Wild plant collecting for cookery

The deer's bray

The deer's bray

  • Nature Walk and Aperitif
  • Astronomy walk
  • Healthy cookery workshop
  • Craft bread-making workshop
  • Health juice making workshop
  • Wine tasting
  • Walk and Oxtail tasting
  • Gastronomic hike in Le Mayen
  • Wild plant collecting for cookery
  • The deer's bray
  • Nature Walk and Aperitif

    An activity accessible to all, which combines an accompanied walk with an aperitif in the heart of nature.
    Enjoy local produce served to you whilst admiring the highest peaks of the Mont Blanc mountain range and the Valais Alps.
    You will walk up one of the paths around the hotel to an exceptional, quiet spot to share some convivial and friendly moments.

    Details:
    For: companies, groups.
    Duration: 2 hours.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 6 to 25 persons.
    Spoken languages: French, English.
    Location: around our hotel.
    Level: easy.
    Equipment: walking shoes.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Astronomy walk

    During a nature walk, discover all about the sky and its marvels.
    Enjoy moments of contemplation amongst friends or during your seminar accompanied by our astronomer, who will share his knowledge of the universe with you.
    The sky above our hotel, which is extremely pure and benefits from scarcely any light pollution, is ideal for this activity.
    You can either take a daytime walk to observe the sun, or an evening walk to admire the moon, stars, planets and constellations.

    Details:
    For: companies, groups.
    Duration: from 2 to 3 hours.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 8 to 15 persons.
    Spoken languages: French, English.
    Location: around our hotel.
    Level: easy.
    Equipment: warm clothes and walking shoes.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Healthy cookery workshop

    Try an original cookery workshop based on healthy nutrition.
    Create your meal by producing original dishes, far away from the marked trails. The flavours will be surprising but enjoyable for all palates.
    Fresh fruit and vegetable juices, courgette spaghetti, energy balls, vegetal spreads...
    Health and gourmet desires will be combined to discover or rediscover a simple, vibrant, seed diet, full of tastes and flavours!
    The workshop will end with a tasting of all the dishes prepared together.

    Details:
    For: groups, companies.
    Duration: 4 hours.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 6 to 25 persons.
    Spocken languages: French, English.
    Location: in our hotel.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.

    This activity is done in partnership with Raw-Lab www.raw-lab.ch.
  • Craft bread-making workshop

    Under the expert guidance of our village baker, get to work and share relaxing, convivial moments with your friends or colleagues during your seminar.
    Discover the various stages of bread-making, from kneading to baking, during this authentic activity that combines both theory and practical work.
    Each participant will show off their skills by making their loaves as professionally as possible.
    Your efforts will be rewarded, as you will each take home your own loaf that you have baked.

    Details:
    For: groups, companies.
    Duration: 2 hours.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 5 to 15 persons.
    Spocken languages: French.
    Location: in our hotel.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.

    This activity is done in partnership with Commeire grocery www.lacombine-commeire.ch.
  • Health juice making workshop

    Look after your body by discovering the virtues of a health juice by making your own, according to your tastes and desires.
    You will prepare this essential element of healthy nutrition with the aid of an extractor, based on fresh, organic fruit, vegetables, plants and seasoning, partly from our own vegetable garden (seasonal produce).
    The principal of this preparation is to separate the juice from the pulp and therefore conserve almost all of the nutrients and vitamins.
    The workshop is partly theory and partly practical, ending with the tasting of the juices made by everyone.

    Details:
    For: groups, companies.
    Duration: 1 hour.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 5 to 15 persons.
    Spoken languages: French, English.
    Location: in our hotel.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Wine tasting

    Wine is one of our leading products in the Valais and benefits from an excellent reputation throughout the whole of Switzerland. Awaken your taste buds and be initiated into the fine aromas and flavours of our wines by a local wine maker who will help you discover the history and heritage of the specialties selected for you. Both experienced connoisseurs and amateurs will enjoy this experience.

    Details:
    For: companies, groups.
    Duration: from 1 to 2 hours.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 5 persons.
    Spoken languages: French, English, German.
    Location: in our hotel.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Walk and Oxtail tasting

    Discover this activity in the heart of nature combining an accompanied walk with the tasting of a traditional local dish, oxtail broth served with an aperitif.
    This dish, prepared and served by a local, will surprise your taste buds and let you enjoy warm moments of conviviality.
    You will walk up one of the paths surrounding our hotel whilst enjoying exceptional views of the Mont Blanc mountain range and the Valais Alps.

    Details:
    For: companies, groups.
    Duration: 2 hours.
    Period: all the year round.
    From 5 to 25 persons.
    Spoken languages: French.
    Level: easy.
    Location: around our hotel.
    Equipment: walking shoes.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Gastronomic hike in Le Mayen

    Try an unforgettable adventure in the mountains with a walk up to the Mayen combined with a tasting of various dishes according to your taste and desires.
    The "Mayen" is the common name in Valais for an alpine barn or stable. In the old days, this building would shelter the farmer, his family and his herd of cows under the same roof during their journey up to the high Alpine pastures in springtime, and down again in autumn. It is an integral part of regional architecture and welcomes you to share a choice of the following meals:
    Local Aperitif, raclette, fondue, cold buffet or picnic.
    This unique experience of conviviality and relaxation is ideal for corporate events, or with friends and family.
    This reconciliation with nature is enhanced by the magical panorama of the highest peaks of the Mont Blanc mountain range ahead of you.

    Details:
    For: companies, groups.
    Duration: 4 hours.
    Period: May to October.
    From 6 to 20 persons.
    Spoken languages: French, English.
    Location: in a pasture chalet (1,5 hour's walk from our hotel).
    Height difference: 350 m.
    Level: medium.
    Equipment: walking shoes.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Wild plant collecting for cookery

    Wild Alpine plants have been used for centuries in cookery for their medicinal properties and health virtues. Become a hunter/collector and concoct simple dishes and drinks from aromatic herbs, fruits, flowers and medicinal, tasty plant leaves. During your gentle walk, we will collect essences needed for preparing a dish that we will enjoy tasting together at the end of the day.

    Details:
    For: groups, companies, families, individuals.
    Duration: 4 hours.
    Period: May to September.
    Location: around our hotel or Pays du Saint-Bernard.
    From 5 to 12 persons.
    Level: easy.
    Equipment: walking clothes.

    Prices:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.

    This activity is done in partnership with Croque Nature www.croquenature.ch.
  • The deer's bray

    In between mid-September and mid-October, the deer's bray break nature's silence. This ritual corresponds to the mating season and offers a unique spectacle It's the ideal moment to observe the wild animals living in the surrounding forests. Their deep bray and impressive roar resonates and is echoed throughout the mountains.
    You can enjoy this experience in the neighbouring valley to our hotel, peaceful and favourable to deer mating observation.
    You can alternatively go there by your own means, in which case we will be more than happy to offer you the best advice.
    You also have the possibility of hiring a guide, by reservation only.

    Details:
    For: companies, groups, families, individuals.
    Period: September and October.
    Location: Combe de l'A (20 minutes drive from our hotel).
    Equipment: walking shoes, comfortable clothing, binoculars.

    Prices for a guided hike:
    On request, please contact us to get an offer.
  • Nature Walk and Aperitif
  • Astronomy walk
  • Healthy cookery workshop
  • Craft bread-making workshop
  • Health juice making workshop
  • Wine tasting
  • Walk and Oxtail tasting
  • Gastronomic hike in Le Mayen
  • Wild plant collecting for cookery
  • The deer's bray