Venue and Transport

The Venue

Voluntaria will take place at “Le Carlina, a vacation centre recognised by the Minitry of Social Cohesion and by the Ministry of Education.

The venue is located in the village La Chapelle d’Abondance, at the heart  of the valley of Abondance (French Alps), at 1100 meters of altitude.

The closest airport is Geneva’s airport (approximately 100 kms far from the venue).


  • 34 comfortable rooms equipped with showers, a fully renovated restaurant
  • 5 classrooms and 1 activity room of more than 100m²
  • A heated swimming pool in the summer, and a large outdoor terrace
  • A tennis court and a secure play area away from the road for children


Participants travelling by plane are requested to fly to and from Geneva International Airport, located 72 kms from the venue. We can ensure connections only with this airport.

On August 15th, you will have to take care of arranging your own travel from the airport to Thonon-les-bains, by using public transports. In Thonon-les-Bains, there will be private buses organised by EEE-YFU that will bring you to the venue.

On August 20th, EEE-YFU will organise private buses from the venue to Thonon-les-Bains. From Thonon-les-bains, you will have to take care of arranging your own travel to Genève Airport, by using public transports.

Check the Transportation Document for more details and indications.