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January 12, 2019
January 23, 2019
Sled dog race
ALPS. The Grande Odyssée (Great Odyssey) is a thousand km long international sled dog race that starts in Samoëns, finishes in Bonneval-sur-Arc and goes through the departments of Haute-Savoie and Savoie. The event also features three days long competitions. Forty-five mushers coming from eight countries and more than 400 dogs participate in this edition and spectators can watch them at the departures and arrivals of each stages as well as from specific spots set up along the track. Information :
January 17, 2019
January 20, 2019
Ice climbing
ARGENTIERE-LA-BESSEE. ALPS. Ice Climbing Ecrins is an event dedicated to ice climbing featuring world class competitions including a dry-tooling one as well as introductory workshops. It also includes snowshoe hikes, free ride demonstrations, live concerts, film screenings, conferences and a mountain equipment fair. Information :
January 2019
January 20, 2019 Ski and snow festival
FRANCE. Ski resorts from all over France host free introductory courses and events giving tourists the opportunity to discover winter sports and various snow activities such as skiing, telemark skiing, snowboarding, sledging, snowshoe trekking, ski touring, igloo building and so on. Information :
January 22, 2019
January 27, 2019
Monte-Carlo Rally
MONACO AND SOUTHEASTERN FRANCE. One of the oldest and most famous car races in the world, the Monte-Carlo Rally is run around Monaco, along the French Riviera and in the south of the French Alps. This 87th edition starts in the city of Gap that will host some special events. It features stages in the Hautes-Alpes, Alpes de Haute Provence, Isère and Drome departments as well as two loops of two stages in the mountainous hinterland of Nice, one by day and the other by night. Information : /edition/rallye-monte-carlo-edition-2019/
January 27, 2019 Prix d’Amérique
PARIS. Europe’s greatest trotting event, the Prix d’Amérique is held at the Paris Vincennes hippodrome. Eighteen trotters will compete in this 2700 m long harness race - one of the world’s most exciting and coveted - that many drivers consider as the world trotting championships. Hippodrome de Paris Vincennes. 2 route de la Ferme, 75012 Paris. Opening of the gates at 11am. The race meeting starts at 1.50pm with nine races on the card. Prix d’Amérique at 4.05pm. Entrance : €6.80, free for under 18s. Information :
February 2019
February 09, 2019
February 10, 2019
Cross country ski races
DOUBS AND JURA DEPARTMENTS. A not to be missed event for cross country ski enthusiasts, the Transjurassienne features several long distance races including the world second longest after the 90 km long Swedish Vasaloppet. Participants have the choice between 56 km or 25 km in classic style on Saturday and 68 km, 48 km or 25 km in skating style on Sunday. The best and toughest competitors can also participate in the Ultra Trans, a challenge combining the two styles and their longest distance: 56 km in classic style on Saturday and 68 km in skating style on Sunday. Depending on the distance, races start in Lamoura, Les Rousses or Chapelle des Bois but all finish in Mouthe. Registration fees range from €40 to €155. Information and registrations :
February 09, 2019
February 10, 2019
Judo tournament
PARIS. More than 600 judokas from over 60 countries participate in the Paris International Judo Tournament, one of the world largest and most prestigious judo competitions. All the world best judokas are expected to step on the mat. Accorhotels Arena. 8 boulevard de Bercy, 75012 Paris. Competitions from 9.30am. Admission : from €29 to €59. Information and bookings :
Mars 2019
Mars 21, 2019
Mars 31, 2019
Speed skiing
VARS.ALPS. From March 21st to 23rd, the 2019 speed skiing World Championship takes place in Vars, a ski resort located in the Haute-Alpes department. Competitors from all over the world show their skill on the mythic and impressive 1400 meters long Chabrières track that has a difference in heights of 435 m, an average slope angle of 52,5% and a maximum slope angle reaching 98%. Best skiers go over 230 km / h making it the fastest non motorized sport. Then, some competitors stay longer for the "Speed Masters" a meeting giving them the chance to try to break the World record, the current one being 254 km/h. Information :