FAQ | Camp WoodWings

International travel : how to get here?

We have hosted lots of riders coming from all over the world, or to be exact, 17 different nationalities so far! Plane or train? Needless to say that we can tell you all the best ways to get to the Woodwings camp. Still can't figure out how to get here? No worries! Write us a letter to info@campwoodwings.com or give us a call on +32 497 54 14 48 (phone call or WhatsApp voice call). We are happy to help you, every weekday between 10am and 6pm (CET or GMT+1).

During the planning of your trip, keep in mind that the camp starts each Saturday morning and ends on Friday evening next week. We kindly ask you to respect the days and times of arrival and departure, this way we can ensure a smooth progress and transition of our different camps. 

By plane

When coming from the other side of the globe, traveling by plane is always the best choice. When you book your trip on time and if you are a bit lucky to find a good flight, it is an economic way to travel. We are extremely proud to have hosted happy people coming from Australia, Hong Kong,  South Korea and the USA. Find a flight from your home city to one of the nearest airports, book your trip and join the Woodwings family. Our shuttle bus will be waiting for you and will bring you straight to the camp. Of course, we will make sure that you get back on time at the airport or station after your camp. You can book the shuttle service together with your longboard camp.

GENEVA, Switzerland

Geneva airport is the nearest airport to the Woodwings camp, approximately 45 minutes away. From there you can use our pick-up service for just €25 per person/way.

Pick-up shuttle Geneva airport: every Saturday at 12h00 (noon).
Return shuttle Geneva airport: every Friday

PARIS, France

From all around the world you can fly to Paris. From Paris you can easily get a direct bus or train to ANNECY. Once you have arrived in Paris, we recommend you to use the SNCF (national railway company) for trains or our partner FLIXBUS for a direct bus connection between Paris and Annecy. Our shuttle bus will be waiting for you at the central train / bus station of Annecy and will bring you straight to the camp. Of course, we will make sure that you get back on time at the train / bus station after your camp. You can use our pick-up service for just €25 per person (return trip).

Pick-up shuttle Annecy train/bus station : every Saturday at 13h00.
Return shuttle Annecy train/bus station : every Friday

By train

Traveling by train is a good option for mid-distance trips. The nearest train station to the longboard camp is ANNECY, located approx. 45 minutes from the camp. We will send a shuttle service to pick you up at the train station and bring you straight to the camp. Of course, we will make sure that you get back on time at the bus station after your camp. There are several websites that you can use to plan your journey, for instance, Rail Europe, and once you've arrived in France, we recommend you to use the SNCF (national railway company) website.

You can use our pick-up service for just €25 per person (return trip). You can book it together with your longboard camp. 

Pick-up shuttle Annecy train/bus station : every Saturday at 13h00.
Return shuttle Annecy train/bus station : every Friday

By camp bus

Our camp bus is an excellent option to travel to our camp. Whether you live in the Netherlands, Belgium or France: with different bus stops in AMSTERDAM, ANTWERP, LILLE and PARIS, it’s very easy to travel with us. The journey on the bus will be accompanied by our team. We leave on Friday around 13h00 in Amsterdam where the bus will start it's journey to Antwerp and Lille. We will gather in Paris with our fellow French travellers and continue our journey around midnight. Under normal circumstances we will arrive on our camp on Saturday morning 9h00. The trip back is planned on Friday evening and everyone will be back home Saturday noon. You can book your bus trip together with your longboard camp.

The round trip ticket price is :

Amsterdam : €130
Antwerp : €120
Lille : €110
Paris : €100  

* The departure details will be confirmed at the latest two weeks before your trip

By bus

Our partner FLIXBUS offers many bus connections to ANNECY, located approx. 45 minutes from the camp. We will send a shuttle service to pick you up at the bus station and bring you straight to the camp. Of course, we will make sure that you get back on time at the bus station after your camp. You can use our pick-up service for just €25 per person (return trip). You can book it together with your longboard camp.

Pick-up shuttle Annecy train/bus station : every Saturday at 13h00.
Return shuttle Annecy train/bus station : every Friday

By own transport

For the guests coming to WoodWings on their own-account, we kindly ask you to respect the days and times of arrival and departure. The camp will open its doors on Saturday morning 8h00 and we ask our guests to arrive before 14h00. The week will end the next week Friday evening between 15h00 and 20h00. This way we can ensure a smooth progress and transition of our different camps. 

The camp address can be found below.

Gîte La Galurine
Chef Lieu
73340 Aillon-Le-Vieux
FRANCE