Every four years, the RSCDS Paris Branch organises an international Easter dance weekend for 3 days for advanced dancers. Join us in 2020, from the 11th to 13th April, in Chambéry, in the French Alps, the historic capital of the Savoy.
Keith SMITH (fiddle)
James GRAY (piano)
Centre des Congrès Le Manège, 331 rue de la République, Chambéry
Classes, dances and meals will be in the Centre des Congrès, except for the gala dinner on Sunday evening which will be in the Domaine des Saints Pères, a 15‑minute coach trip from the Centre des Congrès.
A number of hotels are available within walking distance of the venue. A special deal has been arranged with the Hotel Kyriad, situated next to the Centre des Congrès.
Public parking is available next to the Centre des Congrès. Day tickets can purchased from the Hotel Kyriad or from the Centre de Congrès.
All events will be held in the Centre des Congrès, except for the gala dinner on Sunday evening which will be in the Domaine des Saints Pères, a 15-minute coach trip from the Centre des Congrès.
OPTIONAL for those arriving before the start of the Weekend
As an option, for those arriving before the start of the Weekend, a buffet meal and informal dance with the Paris Band will be held on the evening of Friday 10 April in the Centre des Congrès.
Fairly frequent train services link Chambéry to Paris (3h), Lyon (1h) and Geneva (2h)
and trains can also be taken directly from these airports.
See train company website: Oui.SNCF.
Driving time to Chambery from Paris is around 5h30m, from Lyon 1h and from Geneva 1h.
Chambéry offers numerous hotels within walking distance of the Centre des Congrès. Check the link below for information on nearby hotels, including an offer of special rates for those attending the Weekend.
Note that Easter marks the beginning of the tourist season, so it is strongly recommended that you reserve hotel accommodation sufficiently well in advance once your application for the Weekend has been accepted.nearby hotels
|Dancer weekend (classes, evening dances, meals and drinks) excluding Gala Dinner||265€|
|Dancer weekend without classes (evening dances, meals and drinks) excluding Gala Dinner||215€|
|Non-dancer weekend (meals and drinks) excluding Gala Dinner||165€|
|Option 1: Sunday evening gala dinner (dinner, drinks and coach transport)||65€|
|Option 2: Friday extra (buffet dinner, drinks and evening dance)||30€|
Cancellation policy for the Weekend excluding Options:
Cancellation policy for Options:
Participants are very strongly advised to make their own arrangements to insure against cancellation through illness, previous injury or other unavoidable circumstances.