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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Aillon-le-Jeune - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Origin of name: From Allius (Allius area) and then successively Allodi, Allio, come Allione, Aillion, rags, Aillons because of the many hamlets, finally Aillon-le-Jeune in 1863 when the parish has been replaced by 2 common after connecting of Savoy to France in 1860.

The station Aillons - Margeriaz, true mountain village is nestled in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional du Bauges.

Located near the city gates 4 of Savoy (25 km from Chambéry, 35 km from Aix-les-Bains and Annecy and 50 km from Albertville), the resort enjoys a privileged location that gives direct access from large cities. This is the station nearest Savoie Lyon and Paris!

Geographical information

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Latitude45.6184590 (N 45° 37’ 6”)
Longitude6.0808850 (E 6° 4’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 877m to 2040m
Surface area34.09 km²
Population450 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (24 km, 34 min)
Insee code73004
IntercommunalityCC du Coeur des Bauges

Nearest cities & towns

Aillon-le-Vieux4.4 km (6 min)
Lescheraines11.2 km (14 min)
Thoiry11.2 km (18 min)
Le Châtelard11.4 km (18 min)
Puygros13.3 km (19 min)
La Compôte13.4 km (20 min)
Arith14.4 km (20 min)
École14.9 km (20 min)
La Motte-en-Bauges14.9 km (20 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Arvey15.4 km (22 min)
Curienne15.7 km (25 min)
Le Noyer16.3 km (21 min)
Saint-François-de-Sales16.8 km (22 min)
Doucy-en-Bauges17 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


The village overlooked by the Dovecote of Aillon
The village overlooked by the Dovecote of Aillon
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View of the station from the subdivision of Mense
View of the station from the subdivision of Mense
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Fireworks during raids multi-gliding
Fireworks during raids multi-gliding
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Panorama Station Margeriaz
Panorama Station Margeriaz
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The Charterhouse - Heritage House
The Charterhouse - Heritage House
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Contests Lumberjack - childproof
Contests Lumberjack - childproof
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Cooking the stew at the Fair
Cooking the stew at the Fair
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Via ferrata Aillons
Via ferrata Aillons
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover oenology with a wine-grower
Local flavours10 € to 50 € Cruet (10.1 km)
Discovery of wine by the wine in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Les Marches (14.7 km)
Canyoning around Aix-les-Bains
Sports sensations40 € to 55 € Aix-les-Bains (15.7 km)
Chartreuse discovery hiking break
Nature and the great outdoors139 € Chapareillan (21 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (21 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (29 km)
Arpettaz Lake
Village visitIntermediate4h30Celliers (31 km)
Winter trail n°1 Chemin des Hameaux
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h45Montgellafrey (31 km)
Winter trail n°2 Sentier des Paquiers
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h30Saint-François-Longchamp (31 km)
Mountain bike tour n°3 : the "Sapin" route
Mountain bike itineraryEasy25 minSaint-François-Longchamp (31 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals