Golf in the French Alps
The Savoie and Haute-Savoie offer a diverse variety of golf courses offering an equally wide range of facilities, with peaceful un-crowded fairways and fresh clean mountain air.
The technical features vary with the diversity of the sites; they are all located at the heart of the Alps with magnificent scenery, panoramic views of the major Alpine lakes, green valleys and mountain streams, in top international resorts within a few hours drive from the international airports of Lyon and Geneva.
Grand Massif and Portes du Soleil
Golf de Flaine - Les Carroz
Tel. 00 33 4 50 90 85 44 (during the season)
18 holes, length 4026m, par 63. Open: July to September.
The Col de Pierre Carrée golf course boasts extraordinary Alpine panoramas.
Practice de Golf du Lac aux Dames, Samoëns
Tel : 00 33 4 50 34 40 28
Length 150m. Open July and August
Driving range over water plus 9 hole putting green.
Golf Les Gets, Les Gets
Tel: 00 33 4 50 75 87 63
18 holes, length 5264m, par 70. Open: June to October.
Mountain golf course with a superb panoramic view
Golf d’Avoriaz, Morzine
Tel: 00 33 4 50 74 17 08
9 holes, length 2923m, par 36. Open: July and August.
Mountain golf links at the entrance to the resort of Avoriaz. Superb panoramic view.
Golf des Arcs, Les Arcs
Tel: 00 33 4 79 07 43 95
Open: June to September.
Set on the mountainside overlooking the upper Tarentaise Valley, this Golf Club offers you the choice of 2 courses:
- the 18-hole par 70 le Chantel course of 5497 metres.
- the 9-hole par 27 le Beauchet course of 1045 metres.
Golf de Méribel, Méribel
Tel: 00 33 4 79 00 52 67
18 holes, length 5540m, par 71. Open: June to November.
All its fairways are bordered by woods and its greens are extremely well kept. A high level of play is required.
Golf de Courchevel, Courchevel
Tel: 00 33 4 79 08 17 00
9 holes, length 1020m, par 27. Open: July to October
A compact golf course located at the foot of the Saulire mountains at 1800m altitude. Mountain lovers can discover the combined pleasures of admiring nature and playing golf in a real training centre.
Golf Club de Lac d’Annecy, Lake Annecy
Tel: 00 33 4 50 60 12 89
18 holes, length 5008m, par 69. Open: All year except Christmas holiday.
Superb panoramic view in the immediate vicinity of Lake Annecy over a protected nature reserve.
Golf de Giez, Lake Annecy
Tel: 00 33 4 50 44 48 41
18 holes, length 5820m, par 72. 9 holes, length 2250m, par 33. Open: All year
Two play site, with panoramic views over the upper part of Lake Annecy. Flat course landscaped with stretches of water.
Golf Club d’Aix-les-Bains, near Annecy
Tel: 00 33 4 79 61 23 35
18 holes, length 5519m, par 70. Open: all summer
One of the oldest golf courses in France located in the outer reaches of the town, approx 30 minutes from Annecy.
Mont-Blanc & Chamonix Valley
Golf-Club de Chamonix, Chamonix
Tel: 00 33 4 50 53 06 28
18 holes, length 6076m, par 72. Open: June to September
At the foot of the famous Mont Blanc peaks.
Golf Club du Mont d’Arbois, Megève
Tel: 00 33 4 50 53 06 28
18 holes, length 6100m, par 72. Open: May to November.
On the Mont d’Arbois plateau, above the village of Megève.
Massif des Aravis
Golf Le Rocher Blanc, Le Grand-Bornand
Tel: 00 33 4 50 02 70 11
9 holes, length 1625m, par 30. Open: May to October.
Compact course ideal for beginners, in the heart of the Aravis valley also has a pitch and putt.
Practice des confines, La Clusaz
Tel: 00 33 4 50 02 47 43
10 holes. Open: May to August plus weekends in September and October
Driving range, practice holes, and putting green. Private or group lessons and courses are available.