KEY INFO – Stage 1: Megève presented by the Caisse d’Epargne Rhône-Alpes

On Sunday 8 January 2023, the first stage of La Grande Odyssée VVF 2023 presented by the Caisse d’Épargne Rhône-Alpes will start in Megève, for the first stage of the Trophy 1.

Practical information:

  • Departure: 11am – 11.30am
  • Starting point : Megève Côte 2000
  • Arrival : 13pm – 13.30pm
  • Finish : Megève Côte 2000

10 am. – 3 pm Activities in the La Grande Odyssée VVF village:

🧣 Leave with beautiful souvenirs thanks to the official shop of La Grande Odyssée VVF, scarf, hat, plush, magnet… and many other goodies will be on sale throughout the race.

❓ Want to know more about the 19th edition? Discover the MAG’ of La Grande Odyssée VVF distributed at the information tent. For the most curious, it will be the opportunity to discover more about this event (new ITV, mountain hospital, quizzes, games, official programme…).

📖 For the little ones, the YOUPI magazine with 6 pages dedicated to La Grande Odyssée VVF is also available at the information tent.

🐶  The Great North Animation will allow you to dive into this universe, two trappers and 6 beautiful dogs to pet will be present in the heart of La Grande Odyssée VVF village.

👀 Other stands run by our VVF partners will be set up, such as an introduction to biathlon and snowshoeing, a demonstration of board games and games of skill, the discovery of virtual reality with an immersive headset, awareness of soft mobility, an XXL deckchair and a competition to try to win a VVF holiday.

🧡 Try to win the ‘Super Fan’ chasuble of La Grande Odyssée VVF, by playing the competition at the information tent. Draw 30 minutes before departure.


More about Megeve resort :

In the heart of the Mont Blanc region and in an exceptional natural environment, Megève is a typical Haute-Savoie village. It is here that people live, come and go from generation to generation, letting themselves be rocked by the rhythm of the 4 seasons to create new memories with friends or family! To find out more about the resort, click here.


How can I follow the race from home?

📲 Follow the start live on our social networks (Facebook, Instagram) @GrandeOdyssee

📍 Follow your favourite mushers with GPS tracking:

💻 Tomorrow, follow La Grande Odyssée VVF 2023 on your screens. Many media are broadcasting this great adventure, find the broadcasting programme here.