Passy Playgrounds

Jardin des Cimes in Plateau d’Assy This is not a conventional playground – and neither is it free (as you have to pay an entrance fee to enter the gardens) . . . but I’ve included it in this Passy Playgrounds post, as you can’t find many playgrounds with such an incredible view of 🏔 the Mont-Blanc massif . . . These wooden structures at 🌷 Le … Continue reading Passy Playgrounds

BUGGY WALKS: a springtime stroll in Sallanches

🌸 Springtime has arrived . . . and while I dream of one day being in Japan for its famous 🌸 springtime cherry blossoms, for now I am excited to share this little 🏛 Sallanches town walk with you. While there is still snow on the higher altitude walks, why not take a leisurely amble through the streets of Sallanches, enjoy the 🌸 spring blossoms, and discover a little history as … Continue reading BUGGY WALKS: a springtime stroll in Sallanches

Base de Loisirs des Belles (PRAZ-sur-ARLY)

We discovered this outdoor leisure space and playground in Praz-sur-Arly, on a 🍁 sunny autumn day a few years ago now . . . our boys were delighted to be able to play in the vast open space surrounding the playgrounds, and we were able to lift our faces to the sun and relax (for a short period!). The leisure space is much more than just playgrounds, however, … Continue reading Base de Loisirs des Belles (PRAZ-sur-ARLY)

Le Parc Thermal (LE FAYET)

🌳 Le Parc Thermal in Le Fayet is by far one our favourite haunts 🏔 au Pays du Mont-Blanc in the spring and summertime, where we go to escape the ☀️ heat of the valley, to find shade and to appreciate the refreshing breeze from the 💦 Bonnant river! 🌳 Le Parc Thermal has an elegant entrance, with a pretty fountain, and there is a main path through the park that is … Continue reading Le Parc Thermal (LE FAYET)

Megève Playgrounds

Megève town centre has a couple of playgrounds to keep your little ones entertained, and a short walk during the summer months will take you take you to another play area located in the middle of 💦 nature . . . Aire d’Activités du Petit Arly This is a 🌈 NEW playground in Megève (the previous Aire de Jeux du Paddock playground was moved across the road, and was … Continue reading Megève Playgrounds

Domancy Playground

Domancy has a small playground for young children, nestled in between the Tour Carrée and the Mairie & Bibliothèque. It is very handy when there are events being held around the Tour Carrée, (🚵‍♀️ Dré dans le Darbon bike event, 🎉 the summer fête . . . ) or as a little stop-off after a visit to 💦 Lac de Passy or Grand Frais supermarket or Les Fruitières du Mont-Blanc! … Continue reading Domancy Playground

Les Contamines-Montjoie Playgrounds

Les Contamines-Montjoie has a great selection of playgrounds, all in the most beautiful mountain setting! Espace de Loisirs des Loyers Both a summer and winter destination (⛸ an outdoor ice-skating rink is constructed for the winter ski season here), the recently renovated 🌈 Espace de Loisirs des Loyers (1600 m2) is located close to the centre of town in Les Contamines-Montjoie. In addition to the playground, … Continue reading Les Contamines-Montjoie Playgrounds

Sallanches Playgrounds

Sallanches has 🌈 four fantastic playgrounds, and we visit them regularly! There is also a softplay centre in the industrial zone of Sallanches, called 🌈 Le Parc en Folie. There are 🌈 TWO playgrounds in the centre of town: Aire de Jeux des Quais This playground is next to 💦 the river (near the Mairie) and boasts a climbing frame for older children and, for the little ones, a … Continue reading Sallanches Playgrounds

Chamonix Playgrounds

As frequent visitors to 🏔 Chamonix, I think we can lay claim to having tested most of its playgrounds! Chamonix Centre Just across the road from 🍏 Chamonix’s Saturday market, and next to the MJC, we have spent many hours at this playground! There is something for all age-groups, and being next to the 💦 Arve river walkway, older children can safely ride back and forth on their … Continue reading Chamonix Playgrounds

Saint-Gervais-Mont-Blanc Playgrounds

There are several playgrounds in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (and its environs)to keep your little ones entertained: In Saint-Gervais-les-Bains Le Jardin du Mont-Blanc Saint-Gervais-les-Bains town centre has a delightful, recently renovated playground to keep your little ones active and happy.  Located in the 🌳 Jardin du Mont-Blanc, the landscaping around the playground is in itself lovely, with lots of grassy slopes, an old well and bandstand and some well-positioned benches to admire … Continue reading Saint-Gervais-Mont-Blanc Playgrounds