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Bespoke Guided Cycling Holidays at La Terrasse de Verchaix

‘La Terrasse’ is a small and friendly, owner-run, catered chalet, and apartment SC, ideally situated just one hour by road from Geneva, on the sunny slopes of the strikingly beautiful upper Giffre valley, 5 minutes drive from the cable car at Morillon

  • Catered chalet
  • French Alps —Verchaix
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Watch event + ride
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 18 in 9 bedrooms
  • Features
    • Bar
    • Bike stand
    • Bike tools
    • Cooking facilities
    • Covered bike maintenance area
    • Drying space
    • Emergency spares
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Music system
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Wifi


A warm relaxed and friendly atmosphere, comfortable rooms and superb food await you! Just take a look at our Trip Advisor reviews. You will be hosted by the owners Phil and Louise (who is a qualified chef) and between them have 40 years experience in travel and tourism industry - it has been 20 years since our first ski season.

Prices Include:

  • Accommodation with en-suite bathrooms based on 2 people sharing
  • Extensive buffet breakfast and cooked breakfast daily
  • Three-course evening meal, followed by coffee
  • Daily room servicing
  • Crisp white linen
  • Fluffy white towels changed midweek
  • Pre-booking service of equipment and activities prior to arrival
  • Board-games, pool table
  • Wi-Fi internet access throughout
  • UK free to air TV channels
  • Secure cycle store
  • Local daily tax (Taxe de Sejour) for half board rates
  • Accommodation available from 13.00hrs local time until 10.00hrs on day of departure
  • Subject to availability, rooms can be kept on until 6pm for a payment of 35 Euros

Bed and breakfast rates available on selected dates, adult only weeks

We can arrange transfers too!

The Haute Savoie has spectacular mountain scenery and many famous cols which feature in the Tour de France. Chalet Hotel La Terrasse de Verchaix is ideally located for you to experience mountain climbs such as the Col de Joux Plane, Col de Ramaz and Col de Colombiere from late spring into the autumn.

We can offer you week long cycling holidays for your group tailor made to suit your needs whatever your level. Full days, half days, mixed groups etc.

  • Nutrious meals

  • Secure bike storage

  • Back up vehicle

  • Tool kit and workstand

  • Guide and advice on routes

  • Hot Tub

  • Discounted transfers


Newly created in 2015 - 9 alpine-styled, en-suite rooms 4 with balcony or terrace and mountain views - Spacious 7-seater, outdoor hot-tub, from which to ‘drink-in’ the magnificent views - Free wireless internet access throughout - Licensed lounge-bar equipped with satelite television - Secure bike store - Quiet location next to the village school and church and one other restaurant - Further bars and restaurants are easily accessible by car in Verchaix en bas, and Morillon for those guests not taking our fully catered option.


Verchaix is just 2.5km from Morillon (5 minutes drive) and 5km to Samoens (10 minutes drive).

Route Suggestions:

  • Joux Plane from Samoens: 11.60km average 8.5% total assent 989 metres
  • Col de la Colombiere from Cluses: 16.30km average 6.8% total assent 1108 metres
  • La Mole from Marignier: 9.80km average 8.8% total assent 865 metres
  • Col de la Ramaz from Taninges: 13.42km average 7.1% total assent 960 metres
  • Romme sur Cluses from Cluses: 9.30km average 8.8% total assent 815 metres
  • Col de Joux Vert from Montriond: 15.20km average 5.8% total assent 876 metres
  • Col du Corbier from Saytroux: 6.00km average 8.6% total assent 517 metres
  • Col de la Pierre Carree from Flaine: 3.40km average 7.1% total assent 243 metres