Aillon-le-Jeune

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TownAillon-le-Jeune
Insee code73004
Postcode73340
Latitude45.6184590
Longitude6.0808850
AltitudeFrom 877 to 2040 meters
Surface34.09 km²
Population451 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsAillon-le-Vieux at 3.9 km
Chief townChambéry (at 24 km, 34 min)Sainte-Reine at 4.6 km
DepartmentSavoieThoiry at 5.1 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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come Allione, Aillion, rags, Aillons because of the many hamlets, finally Aillon-le-Jeune in 1863 when the parish has been replaced by 2 common after connecting of Savoy to France in 1860.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!


SIGHTSEEING

  • Winter activities:
  • Children and adults enjoy a varied range of activities: skiing as a sport or "cool", surfing or relaxing more "spectacular" in the snowpark, Scandinavian routes, snowshoeing, dog sled rides, contemplative pauses on the vertices , farm tours, cheese tasting and other local products?? or just lazing around!
  • The Aillons-Margeriaz is the station of all skiers. It allows through its two ski areas and resort-Margeriaz to enjoy the pleasures of snow and the mountain in all its facets.
  • A Margeriaz: Point Lower track: 1400 m - Highest point of tracks: 1900 m - Number of lifts: 11 - Ski slopes: 24 to 22 km - Ski cross-country skiing: 5 to 22 km.
  • A Aillon Station: Point Lower track: 1000 m - Highest point of tracks: 1600 m - Number of lifts: 9 - Ski slopes: 16 to 18 km - Route Nordic 3-15 km.
  • The proposed activities: hiking snowshoes, ski disabled descent cliff rappelling, hiking and dog sledding initiations, night skiing.
  • For children: snowman contest, children's carnival, crafts workshops, screening of cartoons.
  • For Teens: snowpark, fly jump, performances, film screenings.
  • Summer:
  • The Aillons-Margeriaz offer all walks of your dreams: hiking on the trail of theme and Coolers Tannes or orchids in meadows or forests, sports and quiet, walking or biking. Your senses will enjoy the mountains of sight, streams.
  • The proposed activities: swimming, climbing, paragliding, open lifts, tennis, mini golf, canyoning, caving, hiking and themes, fishing.
  • Summer is also the village festivals like the Feast of Crest, Lez'Arts Scenes in the contest Loggers, the Fair and Vogue.
  • In winter and summer: A weekly program of animation "The Anim'Aillon is offered throughout the winter and summer, you can find on the website of the Office of Tourism Aillons -Margeriaz.
  • The Aillons-Margeriaz seduce you also by the discovery of his heritage, both historical and culinary:
  • Walk in the footsteps of Carthusians: At the end of the 12th century, the parish of Aillon increases with the installation of Carthusian monks in the valley of Lourdens. It remains today as relics: The Charterhouse since 1989 who knows a plan for safeguarding the heritage and is currently one of the houses thematic Heritage Regional Park Bauges. Come and visit the Chartreuse, a set of themed rooms that are dedicated to succeed in cultural heritage and rural life in the territory of the Wallows.
  • Chapel Correrie the steeple bulbous copper renovated around 1960, with a cross placed in the small graveyard is one of the most beautiful traces of the occupation of the Comba Lourdens by monks. The round pond at the Carthusian Correrie also represents a remarkable relic.
  • The hamlet of Penon was previously one of the Carthusian monks Grangerie??
  • Gastronomic baujue:
  • The Fruit of the Val d'Aillon will appeal to lovers. Founded in 1889, it is one of the few community facilities village of Savoy, it centralizes most of the dairy farms of the town and turns milk into cheese as the Tome of Wallows (AOC). The museum "Secrets of Fruit" will delight young and old. Playful and intelligent she initiated the whole family to the secret alchemy that allows, from milk to produce cheese tasting.
  • At the station, visit a farm producing different farmhouse cheeses (cow, goat) as the Tom Bauges the St. Bruno or Vacherin: The cheese ringed bark maple and cherry wood is manufactured at the time the first frost. Its preparation requires expertise that is no longer controlled by a few producers aillon.
  • Chevrier producing various goat cheeses including the famous Chevrotin, AOC; opportunity to visit his farm in winter and summer pastures.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Aillon-le-Jeune
Leisure centresSki Resort Aillons-Margeriaz
MonumentsCharterhouse of Aillon
Natural sitesMount Pelat,   Mount of Margeriaz,   Pass of Lindar

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Events:
  • World Day Snowaboard Bauju: in December.
  • Ludik Nordik in January. Initiation of public activities in northern Margeriaz. Nordic skiing, biathlon, dog sledding, snowshoeing, children's activities ... Friendly atmosphere guaranteed.
  • Gliss'Gourmande: late January.
  • The White Fairy: running on snow in February.
  • The appointment of the winter Aillon Station:
  • Torchlight Children: Thursdays during the school holidays to 19h. Children in ski lessons (2nd star level) may participate in the descent with their monitors.
  • Torchlight and fireworks: Thursdays during the school holidays at 20h. Multi-gliding demonstration given by the instructors of the French ski school and personnel lifts, entertainment, fireworks and mulled wine available!
  • Market tradition and craftsmanship: Thursdays during school holidays. Sale of local products and local handicrafts.
  • Children's Carnival: Every Tuesday during February vacation. Costumes, makeup, music and celebration. Free!
  • Snowman contest: every Wednesday from Dec. 24 to April 1.
  • The appointment of the summer:
  • The National Day: July 13. From 18h: rustic meal followed by a dance pavilion and a fireworks display. A Aillon Station.
  • The festival peaks: in July. Mounted lifts to reach the top of Mount Pelat where you expect meals and entertainment. Downhill ski lift, mountain bike or on foot. A Aillon Station.
  • The lumberjack competition: early August. Test mat and ax. Entertainment, craft market, wooden sculptures. Challenge Alain Perignon. A Aillon Station.
  • The popularity Aillons: August 15. Animations, games, wooden traditional meal followed by a dance pavilion. A Aillon Station.
  • Lez'Art in Scenes: August. Festival of arts.
  • The fair Aillon-le-Jeune: in September. Many exhibitors and at noon, traditional stew cooked in pots. In the village of Aillon-le-Jeune.
  • In summer, free weekly entertainment during holidays Aillon Station:
  • The football tournament.
  • The film and cartoons.
  • The tournament bowls.
  • The manual activities.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The Herbarium at the Walnut Clappe: Views from the exploitation of medicinal plants in July and August.
  • House Fauna-Flora to School: House theme park that reveals the relationship between man and nature.
  • Museum of Natural History in Gruffy: Discoveries entertaining and educational wildlife of the region through a collection of stuffed animals in their natural setting.
  • The water of Lescheraines: Base recreational tree climbing ... many activities await you.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Discover oenology with a wine-growerLocal flavoursFrom 10 € to 50 €Cruet (10 km)
Horse ride near Lake BourgetSports sensations25 €Voglans (15.4 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake AnnecySports sensations90 €Lathuile (21 km)
Karting on one of the most beautiful places in EuropeSports sensations24 €Rumilly (25 km)
Relaxation and treatment, sauna, Turkish bath, JacuzziWellbeing22 €Sévrier (26 km)

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PHOTOS

The village overlooked by the Dovecote of AillonThe village overlooked by the Dovecote of Aillon
 
View of the station from the subdivision of MenseView of the station from the subdivision of Mense
Fireworks during raids multi-glidingFireworks during raids multi-gliding
 
Panorama Station MargeriazPanorama Station Margeriaz
The Charterhouse - Heritage HouseThe Charterhouse - Heritage House
 
Contests Lumberjack - childproofContests Lumberjack - childproof
Cooking the stew at the FairCooking the stew at the Fair
 
Via ferrata AillonsVia ferrata Aillons

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WEATHER

Monday 21 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 22 April
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Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 14°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Panoramic  
9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Alban-Leysse
WITH A VIEW - It was in Saint-Alban-Leysse Savoy Le Panoramic that opens its doors. You'll love the rustic interior all wood clad typical mountain with its varnished attics and warm...
Located 10.4 km from Aillon-le-Jeune35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantBrasserie le Z  
8.5
Chambéry
The Brasserie le Z welcomes you in an urban atmosphere throughout your meal to offer original dishes, varied and seasonal. Sweets places, warm welcome and tasty cocktail realize a scientist...
Located 13.5 km from Aillon-le-Jeune30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantTaverne Maître Kanter Chambéry  
7.2
Chambéry
Located in the city center, the Taverne de Maitre Kanter will attract both its exterior as its pleasant environment. This restaurant will be modern and cozy, while focusing on your...
Located 13.6 km from Aillon-le-Jeune25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 4 bedroomsMaholyne Savoie    
9.6
Jarsy
Gisele, Patrick Killian and welcome you in their family home for you to discover with ease (in winter breakfast with local products and garden) and throughout the year made with delicious...
Located 10 km from Aillon-le-JeuneFrom 80 € to 90 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa jument verte chambres d'hôtes    
9.7
Aix-les-Bains
Old farm completely renovated stands on the top of Aix les Bains and Lake sing, in the natural park of massive bauges at the foot of Mount revard station and the large saoe revard....
Located 13.8 km from Aillon-le-JeuneFrom 70 € to 115 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsMaison d'hôtes les Irisynes    
9.5
Viviers-du-Lac
Between Aix les Bains, spa town with several spa centers where you can practice all water sports on Lake Bourget and Chambéry, historic capital of Savoy, we welcome you all year long...
Located 14.1 km from Aillon-le-Jeune105 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 11 personsGites le Moulin 'Rochette' Spa  
9.3
La Compôte
Mill Cottage, old renovated, 2 apartments of 90 m² garden with terrace, warm atmosphere with a Savoyard furniture, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms barn. The beds can be prepared in single or...
Located 7.7 km from Aillon-le-JeuneFrom 750 € to 1150 € per week 
Apartment for 11 personsGites le Moulin 'Lanchette' avec Spa  
9.4
La Compôte
Close to the station Aillons Margeriaz. Cottage very comfortable apartments of 90 sqm with 3 bedrooms, sleeping up to 11 people, fireplace with wood provided. Terrace for the summer...
Located 7.8 km from Aillon-le-JeuneFrom 750 € to 1150 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsLe Chalet de la Forêt  
9.2
Les Déserts
Rental of two lodgings in a cottage in The Féclaz, Nordic skiing, alpine heart of Parc Naturel Regional Bauges. Comfortable apartments, fully renovated to new, very well equipped, located...
Located 8 km from Aillon-le-JeuneFrom 380 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
195 places over 4,5 haCamping du Sierroz    
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Aix-les-Bains
Want to get away from it all? Choose Aix-les-Bains, a resort in Savoy between the lake and the mountains. The campsite is ideally located on the banks of Le Bourget Lake, a stone's...
Located 17.6 km from Aillon-le-Jeune 
100 places over 1,5 haLe verger fleuri    
10
Lathuile
Family camping near Lake Annecy. Panoramic views of the mountains. Rental mobile homes, caravans, chalets. Animation and restore summer.
Located 21 km from Aillon-le-JeuneFrom 16 € to 19 € per day 

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HOTELS

Bar Hotel Restaurant le Margeriaz - Hotel in Aillon-le-JeuneBar Hotel Restaurant le Margeriaz    
7.7
Les Déserts
Located just an 8-minute drive from La Feclaz Ski Station, Bar Hotel Restaurant le Margeriaz features a terrace, snack bar and ski shuttle service. It is just 30 km from Aix-les-Bains...
Located 5.5 km from Aillon-le-JeuneRoom from 46 €
Madame Vacances Les Chalets Du Berger - Hotel in Aillon-le-JeuneMadame Vacances Les Chalets Du Berger    
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Les Déserts
Madame Vacances Les Chalets Du Berger is located in the heart of La Féclaz, just 100 metres from the ski slopes and the tourist information centre. It offers free outdoor parking and...
Located 8 km from Aillon-le-JeuneRoom from 45 €
Les Balcons d'Aix - Hotel in Aillon-le-JeuneLes Balcons d'Aix    
7.7
Les Déserts
Les Balcons d'Aix is in the heart of the Alps and has quick access to the slopes and lifts. It offers an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, and a fitness centre. All apartments are equipped...
Located 8.2 km from Aillon-le-JeuneRoom from 41 €

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Hôtel l'Aigle des Neiges
L'Aigle des Neiges is a luxury hotel located 1800 metres high in the heart of the old village, very close to the slopes and Espace Killy Olympic downhill...
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