3 Day Wild Mountain Retreat with Yoga & Hiking in the French Alps

May 2024
Saint Jean de Sixt, Alps, France
Yoga and Hiking
from €465
Led by
Carrine Torres
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What awaits you on this holiday?

Escape to the natural paradise of Saint Jean de Sixt village, nestled in the heart of the French Alps.

Stay at a large traditional farmhouse on the edge of a pine forest with a sauna and jacuzzi, and savour delicious cuisine prepared by an in-house cook.

Enjoy a variety of yoga sessions and guided hikes, suitable for all levels and enriched with insights into the local fauna and flora.

Allow yourself a wonderful long weekend of rejuvenation and well-being in the heart of the mountains.

Fireplace in chalet Sixtine near La Clusaz in the French Alps
Yoga and hiking retreat in the Alps in France
Twin bedroom in Chalet Sixtine, traditional Alpine Farmhouse
yoga retreat food by Pixie Kitchen in La Clusaz
Hiking in Les Aravis
Carine Torres, yoga teacher in Grenoble
La Clusaz view in summer, French Alps
Yoga and hiking retreat in the Alps in France

The Comfort of a charming Alpine Farmhouse

Step into a world of luxury and relaxation at Chalet-Sixtine.

This entirely restored alpine farmhouse dating from the beginning of the 20th century is Nestled in the heart of a beautiful natural mountain setting.

Indulge in our spacious setting of 600m2, complete with large double bedrooms featuring private bathrooms and toilets.

Take in the breathtaking mountain views, relax and unwind next to a fireplace, on a terrace or in a spacious garden with comfortable furniture, surrounded by nature's beauty.

For ultimate relaxation try out the private sauna and jacuzzi.

Bedroom in Chalet Sixtine near Annecy
Dining table in retreat venue Chalet Sixtine near Annecy
Chalet Sixtine gardens in summer
Double bedroom in Chalet Sixtine, traditional Alpine Farmhouse
Twin bedroom in Chalet Sixtine, traditional Alpine Farmhouse
Sauna in chalet Sixtine near Annecy
Twin bedroom in Chalet Sixtine in Annecy in the Alps

Guided Hikes in the Alps

During the retreat, guests can anticipate two guided hikes led by a qualified local mountain guide, Cathie Pruvot.

These hikes will provide ample opportunities to learn about the local fauna and flora, and will take place in the Saint-Jean-de-Sixt area, with the stunning Aravis Range as the backdrop.

Guests will have the chance to explore the local forests, river streams, valleys, meadows with cows and seasonal wildflowers, mountain peaks, and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

These hikes are recommended for those who are capable of climbing 400 meters and walking for 3 hours.

Les Aravis summer Hiking Guide Cathie Pruvot
Cathie Pruvot mountain leader in La Clusaz
Mountain leader in La Cusaz - Cathie Pruvot
Seasonal foraging retreat in Europe
Yoga retreat in the Alps

Yoga and Meditation with Carine

During this retreat Carine will be offering a variety of techniques such as dynamic Vinyasa, Hatha and restorative Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra with Sound Bowls, Breath work Pranayama, Meditation, and yoga Philosophy.

The classes will be adapted to the each guest's needs and abilities and will be taking place outside, weather permitting, with an available indoor option.

Carine will also incorporate intuitive musical instruments, including her famous Tibetan bowl, to provide deep physical and mental relaxation.

Yoga Retreat in the Alps
Carine Torres - yoga teacher in Grenoble
Yoga Nidra with Carine Torres in Grenoble
Yoga with Carine Torres

Delicious meals from an in-house cook

Indulge in the vegetarian cuisine prepared by our very own chef poet Valy during the retreat.

Made of mainly seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, you can expect two meals a day - a rich brunch to kick-start your day and a gourmet dinner to end it on a high note.

Our talented chef will take your taste buds on a journey with every bite, infusing her dishes with a passion for good food and creativity.

Whether you're a vegetarian or simply enjoy flavourful and healthy cuisine, you'll be treated to a mouth-watering culinary experience that is sure to leave you satisfied and craving for more.

yoga retreat food by Pixie Kitchen in Annecy
Private Chef Pixie Kitchen in Annecy
Private Chef Pixie Kitchen in Annecy
Valy, private vegetarian chef in La Clusaz
Private Chef Pixie Kitchen in La Clusaz
Private Chef Pixie Kitchen in Annecy

Explore Chalet Sixtine

What's included?

3 night accommodation

all meals (brunch and dinner)

Yoga classes

Guided hikes

What's not included?


Travel insurance

How to get there?

The Chalet is located in Saint-Jean-de-Sixt village which is:

  • 1 hour driving away from international Geneva Airport
  • 37 minutes away from Annecy



  • Rte des Lombardes, 74450 Saint-Jean-de-Sixt

  • Book your taxi to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt with a local company:
    Ballanfat Autocars 
    For more information contact Carine (the retreat leader) via the form at the bottom of the page

Retreat Leader

Yoga Teacher - Carine Torres

A founder of Mont Aiguillee Yoga, Carine is a dynamic and motivated yoga teacher based in Monestier de Clermont, near Grenoble in the French Alps.

Since 2015 Carine has taught a varied audience, ranging from 3 to 99 years old.

Carine's approach to teaching emphasises postural well-being and restoring confidence for overall health in both the body and mind. She adapts her teaching to the individual needs of her students.

As a former high-level sportswoman in volleyball and a fan of ski touring, she integrates yoga as an essential complement for training, stretching and breathing.

Carine's training includes teachings from Béatrice Romeo, Dr. Bernadette de Gasquet, Karine Capdeveille, Cécile Roubaud, François Larcerte, Bernard Mack, Yoann Vitonn, Philippe Beer Gabel... And Carine continues to train every year, always seeking to improve her knowledge and skills.

Yoga teacher Carine Torres helping student
Carine Torres - yoga teacher in Grenoble
Yoga retreat with Carine Torres
Meditation with Carine Torres in Grenoble
yoga in snow Grenoble with Carine Torres
Carine Torres yoga teacher
Carine Torres - yoga in Grenoble

Retreat Booking & Details

  • 6 – 8 May 2023
  • From €465 per person
  • This retreat is led in French, some team members speak English

Want To Hear More?

Please use the contact form to enquire with Carrine Torres directly, it is free of charge and will not incur any fees from us or Carrine Torres.

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