DISCOVERING GRAND MASSIF AND ITS AREA BY HELICOPTER
Savoie Hélicoptères assists you throughout your stay in Grand Massif and offers you to sight the scenery from above. Embark aboard one of our helicopters for a scenic flight and get ready to discover the marvels of the area.
Realize one of your dreams by learning the basics of flying a helicopter from our airbase in Marnaz.
Let yourself be tempted by a gourmet stopover during one of our gastronomic flights.
Our helicopter airline offers you the opportunity to live a memorable time over the highest peaks of Europe. Live an outstanding experience and enjoy a sightseeing flight guided and commented by a highly-trained helicopter pilot.
Our helicopter flights are your opportunity to explore Grand Massif from a unique perspective. We offer a vast array of helicopter tours which have been thoroughly designed to meet each and everyone’s needs and wishes.
PANORAMIC FLIGHT - GRAND MASSIF - VALLEY DU GIFFRE - PORTES DU SOLEIL
20 minutes - From 185€ TTC / pers.
Private helicopter tour: 1100€
Departing from Grand Massif, we'll take you on a memorable helicopter flight to share with family, friends or associates.
We’ll cruise over Flaine, Les Carroz d’Arâches, Morillon, Samoëns and the Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval, and fly over one of the largest ski resorts in the world, known as Portes du Soleil. Admire the Lake Leman aboard one of our aircraft and enjoy the views of Italian and Swiss landscapes.
SCENIC FLIGHT MONT-BLANC
30 minutes - From 235€ TTC/ pers.
Private helicopter tour: 1400€
Board for a discovery helicopter flight taking off from Grand Massif.
Heading towards Mont-Blanc, our helicopter will cruise over Les Carroz, Flaine, and the valley of Chamonix. This sightseeing helicopter flight will take you to a marvel of the Alps: The Glacier du Géant and its majestic seracs, main source of supply for the Mer de Glace. You’ll fly around the highest of the Chamonix peaks, the iconic Aiguille du Midi which peaks at an elevation of 3842 m asl. This tour will then take you to a spectacular series of summits stretching between Col des Montets and the Brévent and facing the Chamonix peaks, the glaciers of the Mont-Blanc massif, and the “roof of Europe”.
MONT-BLANC AND ARAVIS FLIGHT
50 minutes - From 335€ incl taxes / pers.
Private helicopter tour : 2000€
This flight will take you to Lake Lessy and the renowned Aiguilles Verte towering above it.
You'll be thrilled by scenic views of the Aravis range, a massif encompassing both parts of Savoie and Haute-Savoie, and its culminating peak the Pointe Percée... with, in the background, the mythical Mont-Blanc Massif.
This helicopter ride will then take you to a spectacular series of peaks stretching from Col des Montets to the the Brévent summit and facing the Chamonix peaks, the glaciers of Mont-Blanc and the "roof of Europe".
You'll marvel at the Glacier of Argentière, an impressive glacier sculpting the Mont-Blanc massif and rimmed by mighty summits such as Mont-Dolent (3800 m) or Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824).
You'll then cruise over a gem of the Alps: the Glacier du Géant, and the view from the helicopter will be peerless. You'll fly around Aiguille du Midi, highest of the Chamonix peaks, and brush past Aiguille du Gouter and its renowned Refuge du Gouter mountain hut, one of the highest guarded mountain huts in Western Europe. Cornerstone of this helicopter ride, you'll get to sight the "roof of Europe', Mont-Blanc and its 4809 m of elevation.
The Aiguilles de Warens, gorgeous mountain range overlooking the valley, will mark the end of this first flight on a helicopter.
HELICOPTER FLIGHT TRAINING - GRAND MASSIF
Dreaming of flying a helicopter for the first time above Grand Massif? Savoie Hélicoptères makes it possible. From our airbase located in Marnaz in the Arve Valley, take control of a helicopter Cabri G2. Our training center is eager to share its passion for helicopters through our discovery flights!
HELICOPTER FLIGHT AND GOURMET LUNCH
Flight + outdoor lunch - From 1200 € incl taxes
Take some time for a tailored helicopter flight taking off from Grand Massif, followed by lunch in a peerless restaurant. Whet your appetite while flying over Grand Massif, Mont-Blanc, and the Aravis range.
Our pilots offer you two options for this gourmet flight.
Flight and traditional gastronomy : after your flight, you’ll have lunch in a mountain hut and experience local cuisine from Haute-Savoie. A culinary journey in an incredible landscape and a unique setting.
Flight and Gourmet Restaurant: Have a seat at the table of a renowned Chef and experience the sensory discovery of his creativity.
AERIAL TRANSFER BY HELICOPTER FROM / TO GRAND MASSIF
15 minutes - From 1000€ incl taxes
Whether you wish to reach an international airport, a town or a ski resort, you can rely on Savoie Hélicoptères and our helicopter transfer services. Our team will handle each step of your journey, from your arrival in our altiport to your destination.
Enjoy comfortable and safe travel while saving time with our helicopter transfer flights.
Durée de Vol
Val d'Isère / Tignes
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GRAND MASSIF
Grand Massif is an association of ski resorts located in Haute Savoie (Auvergne Rhône Alpes) and situated between 680 m and 2500 m of elevation.
Grand massif gathers five ski resorts:
Flaine: high-altitude resort with a dazzling view of Mont-Blanc, Flaine is renowned for its mineral scenery and minimalist architecture. Flaine is the only ski resort listed on the French Historical Monuments Heritage.
Les Carroz d’Arâches: Established in the heart of Grand Massif between Geneva and Chamonix, the village-resort of Les Carroz offers a privileged family atmosphere much coveted by mountain lovers.
Morillon: Morillon is located in the heart of the Haut-Giffre valley. Among the marvels to absolutely see there: vast fir tree forests, an enchanted lake and a restless river. A deep nature immersion which will leave you invigorated and revitalized.
Samoëns: Traditional village listed in the Historical Heritage Sites, this typical mountain resort is a gem of a town, full of History and art.
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval: Sixt is nestled in the Haut-Giffre valley, and the daily life of this preserved village is steeped in alpine tradition. Surrounded by exceptional nature and untamed wilderness, discover this jewel listed as Grand Site de France.
SIGHTSEEING FLIGHTS - FAQ
Most frequently asked questions regarding scenic helicopter flights.
Important information: a helicopter requires a special focus on weight distribution for safety reasons. If your weight is over 110kg, we invite you to contact our staff. They'll make sure that you get all the comfort you deserve.
🚁 HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN EMBARK ON THE HELICOPTER
Our helicopters can carry 5 to 6 passengers depending on the profiles' distribution of the passengers (men, women, kids)
👨⚕️ WHAT'S THE MINIMUM AGE TO CLIMB ABOARD A HELICOPTER?
Scenic flights at high altitude are not recommended to children under 6 years old as their ears aren't developed enough to bear the quick variations of altitude on the helicopter. We recommend lower altitude flights. We are at your disposal should you need more information!
💰IS THERE A SPECIAL PRICE FOR CHILDREN?
Although we would be happy to offer lower prices to children to foster the dicovery of helicopter flights, there's no discount for them as they occupy a seat, as an adult would.
☀️ DO WE NEED TO BOOK OUR HELICOPTER FLIGHT A LONG WAY IN ADVANCE?
We encourage you to contact us at least a week in advance to book a flight, even though we'll check the weather conditions one day before the flight to confirm it.
🚁 CAN I CHOOSE MY SEAT IN THE HELICOPTER?
The distribution of passengers is arranged by the staff and the pilot. They will tell you where to seat. Don't worry: every seat has a great view. For your safety, we invite you to answer our questions will full transparency as this will help us distribute the weight equally in the aircraft.
♿ IS THE HELICOPTER ADAPTED TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?
If you can't climb aboard the helicopter on your own, we'll take the necessary measures to welcome you properly as soon as we have been informed about your situation. Our premises are adapted to people with reduced mobility.
👨⚕️ I AM PREGNANT - I AM AN ELDERLY PERSON, CAN A FLY ON A HELICOPTER?
It's all good for us! Nevertheless, if you have doubts, get a medical confirmation! 😊