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Getting to Argentiere

By Air: Argentiere is just over an hour’s drive from Geneva airport making it extremely accessible and the perfect location for your summer holiday. Easy Jet offers a regular and reasonably priced service to Geneva from a number of UK airports.


Airport Transfers: We are more than happy to remove the hassle and arrange your transfers for you either on one of our own minibuses or with one of partner companies. To book a transfer just add it under travel options on the booking screen.


By Train: It is possible to reach Argentiere by train, the TER and TGV train services go to St Gervais which is 28km from Argentiere. From there you can take a local SNCF connection through to Argentiere station which is next to the UCPA centre. 


By Car: Argentiere is easily accessible by road with the Autoroute Blanche (A40) coming directly to Chamonix then onwards to Argentiere. The drive from the UK takes about 10 hours and goes through some nice scenery along the way but don’t forget to budget for French toll roads!


If you don't have a clue what to do or where to go? Try our

 

Summer Resort Guide

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Testimonials

  • No matter how hard you try, when you book everything separately (especially with the Euro and price of food at the moment), you will never beat UCPA.
    Anna R
  • UCPA is a unique and brilliant experience, I would not describe it as a hotel but also not hostel it is somewhere in-between. Its a place where meeting people and making friends...
    Peter E
  • Lunch and dinner were epic. Buffet style with delicious and varied options each day and night. Not cheap foods either - Full roast chickens, ribs, roast beef, etc. Unreal!
    Ron H
  • The food offers great variety, choice (several options each night), quantity (as much as you want) and quality is decent (7/10). Cheese and yoghurts coming out of your ears, packed lunch option, afternoon...
    Anna R
  • The food is PHENOMENAL at UCPA – brilliant for those with eyes bigger than their belly. 
    Asim A
  • There is always a range of ages, nationalities, mixtures of solo travellers, couples, groups etc. We have booked as a group of 6, a group of 36 (no joke) and even just me and my boyfriend – it works for all.
    Anna R
  • We all appreciate that we are inside one of those perfect moments, heightened by the expectation of another afternoon riding the perfect, untracked powder that our instructor...
    Matt J