Yoga and Hiking, French Alps

Join Julia Gavin Yoga in Annecy, French Alps for a week retreat of yoga, meditation and hiking.  This retreat presents the ideal opportunity for an active week with heaps of time to relax and recharge in the French Alps.  With an energising morning practice of Vinyasa Flow Yoga, you will be ready for hiking in the surrounding area.  Guided hiking will be scheduled throughout the week and excursions will include lunch in Annecy.  You may want to simply enjoy the stunning views of the French Alps from the mountain chalet with a good book.  The day will end with a Restorative Yoga or Yin Yoga Class, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and ready for an evening of local French cuisine and wine.

Daily meditation classes will be scheduled throughout the week with beginners to meditation welcomed. A range of meditation techniques will be explored and will include Mantra Chanting, Breathwork and Vipasanna.

This is a small and exclusive retreat, hosting just 8 guests.

A Typical Daily Schedule

7am Morning Meditation
7.30am Vinyasa Flow
9am Breakfast
11am Day hike in Aravis with a picnic lunch
5pm Restorative Yoga/Myofascia Release Class/Yin Yoga
7.30pm Dinner

The mountain chalet boasts incredible mountain views of the French Alps and is a short walk from the village of St Jean de Sixt near La Clusaz ski resort.  The yoga retreat offers shared accommodation with private rooms available on request subject to availability.

Included in the price

7 nights chalet accommodation
2 Daily Yoga Classes with meditation
3 nutritious meals
Tea, coffee, juices and wine with dinner
Trip to Annecy with lunch in local restaurant (picture below)
Hiking trip in Aravis Mountains, French Alps
Smaller local afternoon hiking
Lunch in a mountain top restaurant, French Alps
Airport transfers



3 person shared accommodation, 950 euros.
2 person private double room, 1700 euros
1 person private single room with private bathroom, 1600 euros


18th to 25th August
1st to 8th September


Places are limited to this yoga retreat.  To secure a place, you will need to pay a non-refundable 250 euros deposit per person.  This will be paid directly to Julia Gavin Yoga.   The balance will be paid on arrival at the chalet, in cash or bank transfer.  
To make a reservation, please email for deposit payment details.
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