Passy, Base Camp Nature Recreation in the Mont-Blanc. Vast territory, the municipality organized tourism activity according to its natural, around two major areas:
The resort winter / summer Plaine-Joux, Gateway Nature Reserve Passy, leaving many walks, including the Tour of Fiz (3 to 5 days walking), paragliding site renowned ski resort and Recreational Snow exceptional view of the chain of Mont Blanc and Fiz. The Tourism Office highlights this Tour through numerous communication activities including the Trail of the Tour of Fiz, every year at the end of July at the event: Day of Base Camp.
The leisure of the Islands around Lake Passy, facing Mont Blanc, is conducive to the sport and leisure opportunities: including the organization of the International Triathlon Mont Blanc, which has become one of the essential events of the Mont-Blanc. It attracts more and more numerous athletes and spectators (in 2010, 631 enrolled and 53% increase).
Passy has classified sites :
The nature of Green Lake (accessible on foot in winter, by car or on foot the rest of the year), the waterfall Chedde from the village of Chedde on the road in the hamlet of Joux.
Site Platé 2000 m : accessible by hiking ( shelter in place ), the largest karst desert in Europe, where flora and fauna abound mountain.
The sanatorium past the Assy Plateau during the first half of the 20th century led to the construction of a single church of Contemporary Sacred Art : works by Matisse, Chagall, Léger, Lurgat, Bonnard or Richier rub shoulders in a building designed by architect Novarina.
A second art project " Sculptures Mountain in 1973 " was originally the route of Contemporary Sculpture, along which you can admire today nine monumental sculptures including Feraud, Semser Calder...
Leisure Islands around Lake Passy : basics of white water sports, children's activities ( in the trees, miniature boats, swimming, quad... ).
Charming Nature Reserve Passy and activities : nature.
Grandfather Nature Trail for children and families, slideshows, films, transparent hive, stuffed animals, children's summer activities.
Tour des Fiz.
Sports activities : hiking, climbing, paragliding, white water rafting, canyoning, adventure course in the trees, horse riding, tennis, miniature electric boats, ATV, karting, paintball, swimming...
Discover the magnificent waterfall of heart Chedde.
End of January: Feast of Goblins in Plaine -Joux in 2015 combined with the 50th anniversary of the station.
End of February: The day of the Base Camp White Plaine -Joux.
Winter holidays : Thursdays Base Camp.
July: Day Lake Passy.
Late July: The day of the Base Camp trail : Quechua Tour Fiz.
In August, Book Fair Mountain Passy.
Late August: International Triathlon Mont Blanc at Lake Passy. In 2015 an additional half ironman race.
September: Association Forum at Parvis des Fiz and Sports Day at Lake Passy.
September: European Heritage Days.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Gorges Diozas Servoz - Cascade Arpenaz Magland - hiking in the mountains from multiple Assy Plaine Joux and chalets Curala, Varan refuge, refuge Platé, Anterne refuge Pormenaz Lake, Lake Anterne.
Visit the spa park and thermal baths of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains ; public sports center, rock climbing.
Ascent of the Eagle's Nest at 2600 m with Mont Blanc tramway rack from Saint- Gervais le Fayet ( station). We arrive at the edge of the glacier Bionassay, route of normal access route to Mont Blanc by shelters Tête Rousse and Taste.
In winter, outdoor rinks in Sallanches, Les Houches.
Activities endlessly varied, accessible quickly by joining the stations of Saint- Gervais, Combloux, Megève, Les Houches, Servoz and of course the world capital of mountaineering Chamonix which is only 20 km.