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Finding and Contacting Us - locating the Alpine Flying Centre chalet
If you decide to fly, our closest airport is Geneva in Switzerland, only an hour's drive to Domancy. A number of low cost airlines fly into Geneva and renting a car or taking a minibus transfer is straightforward. Often renting a car is more economical than a private minibus if there are 3 or more persons.
For car rental: try an internet search: Geneva Airport car rentals.
Depending upon where you choose to fly from you can book low cost flights to Geneva;
Here's a good tip when thinking about low cost flights! Many airlines offer low cost flights either early or late in the day or night. However, unless you are hiring a car from the airport accessing us via an airport transfer company becomes difficult and expensive outside normal hours and public transport is near impossible. Try and plan your flights to arrive sometime between 09.00 - 19.00 hrs!
Airport Transfers from Geneva Aiport to Le Fayet and Domancy..
Le Fayet is where the main line railway station, St Gervais les Bains/Le Fayet (74) and le Deux Gare hotel are found, and just a few minutes drive from or base.
Airport Transfers:Geneva Airport Transfersoffer a private minibus door to door service.
You could try OuiBus who offer a very nice public bus service every two hours from the airport and will take you to 'Domancy Pallud' at the Intermarche supermarket only 200m from where we are based, but 2km from Le Fayet!
The train from Paris takes around 5 hours. Try the French network for details. www.sncf.fr. Please don't try and take a train from Geneva Airport, it's not worth the hassle...
However you travel we would be grateful to have your estimated time of arrival. Please note Domancy and Le Fayet are 20km from Chamonix town!
Our GPS coordinates are N45 54. 134 - E006 40. 829
With so many gadgets, GPS and internet map source programs available there many ways of finding us. If you go to www.multimap.com and put in our address; 799 Route de la Grangeat, Domancy, 74700 multi-map will supply you with a detailed map. Without this facility please follow these detailed instructions.
Domancy is around 900kms or 9 hours drive from the north coast of France when using the Peage, the Toll motorway system. Please follow these directions.
When approaching Chamonix from the west/northwest on the A40 turn off at exit (sortie) 21 at Passy, then turn right towards Domancy. Pass over the next roundabout then turn right at the second towards Sallanches on the N205. The Intermarche Supermarket and Mr Bricolage on your right. Take the next left, Rte de Lardins about 450m from the roundabout. After about 50m the road forks, follow around to the left then pretty much immediately you'll see a 50 sign above our Rte de la Grangeat road sign. Go left here and we are the fifth house on the right, number 799 and about 200m. Look for the chalet with a windsock on the roof!
If you are driving down from Chamonix on the A40 towards Geneva come off at exit (sortie) 21 and turn left. Pass over two roundabouts and turn right at the third one onto the N205 towards Sallanches. The Intermarche Supermarket and Mr Bricolage on your right. Take the next left, Rte de Lardins about 450m from the roundabout. After about 50m the road forks, follow around to the left then pretty much immediately you'll see a 50 sign above our Rte de la Grangeat road sign. Go left here and we are the fifth house on the right, number 799 and about 200m. Look for the chalet with a windsock on the roof!
See here on the map.