Discover Annecy

Discover Annecy

2 jours / 1 nuit

The essentials of Annecy and its region in 2 days

Exploring Chamonix

Exploring Chamonix

2 days / 1 night

Visit the essentials of Chamonix in 2 days

Alpine Gastronomy Getaway

Alpine Gastronomy Getaway

3 days / 2 nights

A getaway for food enthusiasts eager to explore local gastronomy while touring the region.

The Tour du Mont-Blanc : a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the heart of the Alps!

The Tour du Mont-Blanc : a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the heart of the Alps!

13 days / 12 nights

The experience of a lifetime - embark on the Tour du Mont Blanc accompanied by a guide!

Customize this travel with our experts
"Let the snow fall"
"Step by Step!"

You're in the midst of planning a journey in the Alps? Whether you need to recharge in the mountains, relax by alpine lakes, or discover the rich culture of Savoie, Agence 1786 is the receptive agency for you! We organize a tailor-made trip in the Alps that meets all your desires! Let us know your budget, desired duration, preferred travel period, and your expectations regarding accommodation and activities. We'll take care of crafting a meticulously planned itinerary for your Alpine vacation, in one or more of our favorite destinations like Chamonix, Annecy, or Courchevel! The possibilities are endless to create a memorable tour in the land of Mont Blanc... Find here everything we can offer you!

Landscape of the Aiguille du Midi in the middle of winter in front of a sunset reflected in the snow

The most beautiful places in the Alps to explore during your journey

Are you dreaming of one of our Alpine destinations? Or do you want to be surprised? With our on-the-ground expertise, we can offer you the ideal circuit that meets your desires for discovery and exploration!

If you're eager to admire the must-see sites of the Alps, we'll take you to discover Chamonix, the Mer de Glace, and the Aiguille du Midi on captivating guided tours. It's in these wild and icy landscapes that the adventure of high mountain climbing on Mont Blanc was written. Retrace this fascinating history through the streets of Chamonix, a charming little town that will enchant you!

After this step, cross the Aravis Massif aboard one of our private transfer vehicles to reach Annecy and its iconic Alpine lake. Along the way, we suggest making a stop to learn all about the making of our delicious Savoyard cheeses, such as reblochon. It's a whole aspect of our gastronomy that you'll discover!

Once you arrive in Annecy, venture into its old town, traversed by the Thiou river, and climb up to the castle for a sublime panorama of the city's rooftops! Want to set sail? Opt for a cruise, perfect for admiring the picturesque surroundings of Lake Annecy! Alternatively, continue your sensory journey with a Food Tour that should tantalize your taste buds with our local flavors!

A farmer feeding his cows on a farm in the Alps
Panorama of the Pont des Amours in Annecy
Two little girls contemplating the landscape of the Mer de Glace during summer
Two people tasting a Savoie white wine in a winegrower's cellar

Are you a gastronomy enthusiast? We'll take you to discover the vineyards of Savoie, near Chambéry, and the most iconic recipes of our region! The capital of Savoie also offers an exciting dive into the history of the duchy.

And what if you chose a tailor-made stay in the Alps focused on relaxation and well-being? Massages, spas, yoga amidst the mountains... The Alps are full of everything you need to take care of yourself and enjoy revitalizing holidays! For this, Aix-les-Bains is a prime destination, renowned for its thermal waters that even attracted Queen Victoria!

In winter, ski enthusiasts can explore Europe's main ski areas and visit the resorts of Courchevel, Méribel, Val d'Isère, and Les Gets. In summer, it's the hiking or mountain biking trails, at the foot of the peaks, in a wild and preserved environment, that await you! Are you fond of wide-open spaces and dreamy panoramas? Head to Megève, a picturesque village and an idyllic basecamp for adventures in the heart of the mountains!

You won't cease to be fascinated by all the natural and cultural facets that the Alps have to offer!

Panorama of a pontoon advancing above Lake Annecy with the mountains in the background

Your customized summer vacations in the Alps

Enjoy sunny days to embark on extraordinary hikes, discovering the most beautiful Alpine landscapes! With your guide, explore the Vanoise National Park, offering wild and pristine nature. Are you based in Chamonix? The Mont Blanc massif boasts breathtaking panoramas of the highest peak in the Alps! Don't miss the balcony hike connecting Plan de l'Aiguille, under the Aiguille du Midi, to the Mer de Glace for a breathtaking experience!

Depending on your base during your tailor-made stay in the Alps, also venture onto the trails of the Trois Valleys, the Chartreuse massif, or the Aravis and Bauges. Landscapes vary greatly from one area to another, but they are always sublime... Craving more adrenaline? You can also go on accompanied mountain biking hikes!

Enjoy these privileged moments in the midst of nature to observe the characteristic wildlife of the Alps. With a bit of luck, you'll hear the marmots whistle and may contemplate the ibexes and chamois descending the cliffs at a fearsome pace!

At the end of the day, return to your charming hotel for some rest, or indulge in an exceptional evening in the heart of the mountains! Near Megève, embark on a stroll leading you to an authentic mazot, these wooden cabins once used by shepherds, where you'll savor a delightful aperitif made of local products. Descend back in the gentle night, guided by the glow of headlamps.

And after all that, what could be better than refreshing yourself in one of our alpine lakes, whether on a cruise or by opting for one of the many water sports offered? Also, take the time to explore the lovely towns on their shores with a guided tour: Annecy, Talloires, and Yvoire, on the shores of Lake Geneva, will have no more secrets for you!

Lastly, don't leave the Alps without savoring our delicious local specialties, like Savoie wine, to be discovered during a tour of the Savoyard vineyards, and cheese, which you can even learn to make directly on the farm!

Want to learn more? Explore the experiences we offer in the Alps in the summer, which will be at the heart of your tailor-made stay in the Alps! To organize your personalized trip from A to Z, don't hesitate to contact our teams.

A group enjoying an unusual aperitif in an igloo in the middle of the Alpine mountains

Winter activities tailored to your taste in the French Alps mountains

The Alps are a paradise for skiers, who come to explore Europe's most beautiful slopes! To enhance your sessions with a unique and different experience, we take you on a delicious food tour on the slopes!

But that's not all! Everyone can come on winter vacation to enjoy a range of remarkable non-ski activities. Contemplate the snowy landscapes on a snowshoeing excursion, step out of your comfort zone and try cold yoga, or tackle an ice climbing adventure! Also, embark on a helicopter flight over Mont Blanc for an absolutely extraordinary experience above this white paradise!

Are you spending Christmas vacation in the Alps? Don't miss the charming village of Gruyères in Switzerland, or the wonderful Christmas markets of Montreux and Annecy!

Ski enthusiasts will enjoy new sensations during an initiation to biathlon and cross-country skiing, or during a fatbike and ski touring outing, amidst breathtaking landscapes!

What better way to end the day than by a fireplace for a tasting of Savoie wines and cheeses? And if you still want adventure, we offer you a creamy Savoyard fondue inside an igloo or even a snow groomer! This season is also the perfect time to experience a real Soirée Trappeur. After a snowshoe walk and a comforting meal, come back down under the shining stars, in the silence of cold nights: simply magical!

Come spend your winter vacation in the Alps, you will remember it for a long time! Share your slightest desires with us, we'll take care of your dream program for your tailor-made stay in the Alps!

Discover the experiences we offer in the Alps in winter. And of course, it's possible to travel all year round in our territory. Spring and autumn will offer you equally exceptional moments!

A hiking trip in the heart of the Alpine landscapes

The possibilities are endless for hiking in the Alps! As you've seen, we love to offer you privileged experiences on the trails of our mountains, whether on foot or snowshoeing in winter. Regardless of the destination you find yourself in, you'll have the chance to walk in always remarkable landscapes! Discover the paths overlooking the lakes of Annecy and Bourget or the peaceful valleys of the Vanoise National Park, or advance at the foot of Mont Blanc, closest to the eternal glaciers. Explore dense forests, panoramic passes, hidden waterfalls, and verdant meadows!

And what about embarking on the most famous trek in the Alps? The Tour du Mont-Blanc offers you a condensed version of the most remarkable and wildest landscapes of the region! Cross France, Italy, and Switzerland, in 5, 7, 10, or 12 days and explore some of its most renowned stages such as Les Contamines, Courmayeur, Orsières, and Chamonix. Our favorite spot on the trail? The Col de Balme and its panorama over the entire Mont Blanc massif!

Whether it's for your tailor-made Tour du Mont Blanc or for day trips amidst the mountains, our local guides accompany you to discover the most beautiful landscapes, fauna and flora, and the best Savoyard anecdotes!

A hiker contemplates the landscape of the Aiguilles Vertes and the Mer de Glace in the Mont-Blanc Massif
A hiker advances on a ridge trail with Alpine peaks in the background
Refreshments organized by Agence 1786, based on local products

The choice of accommodations and additional services for your tailor-made stay in the Alps

Our on-the-ground expertise enables us to organize a trip for you that meets your every expectation. We offer you a condensed version of the most beautiful places that the Alps have to offer! Thanks to our long-standing local partners, we suggest a range of charming, luxury, or even mountain refuge accommodations! In any case, your place of residence will be fully integrated into your memorable experience in the Alps.

We also take you to the best restaurants, where you can fully enjoy the most delicious Alpine recipes!

Additionally, with our private transfer service, we pick you up from the airport or train station, ensuring that your journey begins under ideal conditions. This provides you with peace of mind, comfort, serenity, and security! From one activity to another, or from one destination to another, we are here to accompany you.

Finally, our guides escort you in all your experiences, from hikes to guided tours, including food tours or wine and cheese tastings! Meeting them is often a memorable moment for our travelers, who can enjoy genuine sharing and immersion in our territory.

Do you want to share your desires for your future stay in the Alps with us? Don't hesitate any longer, and contact us!


A mid-mountain guide accompanies a family on the trails of the Alps
Three caravels from the 1786 Agency made available in front of a Savoy castle during a corporate evening
A guide on a guided tour with a group in one of the towns of Savoie
A sommelier accompanied by a Meilleur Ouvrier de France cheesemaker in front of a wine cellar


Always available and flexible, they adapt to all our requests, even to our last-minute setbacks and contingencies. The 1786 agency is a reliable and solid partner we can count on in all circumstances


I used the services of 1786 Experiences for a group of 27 people who were able to discover the center of Annecy during a Food Tour on 09/30/2023. The group was delighted, the 3 guides were highly appreciated, and the tastings were of high quality. A perfect experience! I highly recommend them.


Perfect organization without any issues. The creation of a WhatsApp group with all participants is highly appreciated.


Your Customized Trip in the French Alps

Travel like a local in the Mont Blanc area.
Turn every moment into an unforgettable experience.
Venture off the beaten path in a perfectly mastered territory.