Get a load of this ski resort in the French Alps that offers “Skiing With An Eagle” as an attraction to guests. Les Aigles du Léman is an animal park located between Lake Geneva and the Mont Blanc which opened a secondary location this winter smack dab in the middle of Morzine-Les Gets Ski Area (accessible on skis or by foot if you take the cable car and walk). Unfortunately the ski season was cut short at Morzine-Les Gets, so if you want to try your hand at ski falconry you’ll have to wait till next winter.
“The winter park is located above the Morzine ski resort, Nyon sector. This magnificent natural area is accessible by ski from the Morzine-Les Gets ski area or by foot (via Nyon cable car). Free parking place.
Nestled at an altitude of 1500 m, the imposing park chalet is a typically Savoyard architecture. It houses the bird aviaries, the dining room show, an educational trail to discover the birds of the region but also a snack bar and a gift shop.Our birds fly in an exceptional natural environment from the tip of Nyon at more than 2000 m. A unique space in the world to discover eagles, vultures and owls in the heart of nature.
At the exit of the cable car, take a short walk and discover the region’s birds of prey through an educational, playful and instructive trail. You will meet, in particular, “the baroness of Ressachaud “, ” the monchu of Nantaux ” or ” the lord of the gold mines .”