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come Allione, Aillion, rags, Aillons because of the many hamlets, finally Aillon-le-Jeune in 1863 when the parish has been replaced by 2 common after connecting of Savoy to France in 1860.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 :
  • Young and old enjoy a range of varied activities : Sports Ski or more "cool", surfing or relaxing more "spectacular" snowpark, cross-country trails, snowshoeing, dog sled rides, contemplative pauses on the tops, farm tours, tasting cheeses and other local products... or just relaxing !
  • The Aillons- Margériaz is the station of all skiers. It allows thanks to its two ski areas: Aillon Station and Margériaz, to enjoy the pleasures of snow and mountains in all their facets.
  • A Margériaz : Point Lower slopes: 1400 m - High Point to slopes: 1900 m - Number of lifts : 11 - Ski slopes : 24 - 22 km - Ski skiing : 5 - 22 km.
  • A Aillon Station : Point Bottom of slopes : 1000 m - High Point to slopes: 1600 m - Number of lifts : 9 - Ski slopes : 16 - 18 km - Nordic trails : 3-15 km.
  • Proposed activities : Snowshoeing trails, disabled skiing, downhill cliff rappelling, hiking and initiations dog sledding, night skiing.
  • For children : contest snowmen, children's carnival, crafts workshops, screening of cartoons.
  • For Teens : snowpark, fly jump, shows, films.
  • Summer :
  • The Aillons- Margériaz offer all walks you crave : themed walks on the trail of Tannes and Ice Orchids or in pastures or forests, sports or quiet, walking or biking. Your senses enjoy the mountains out of sight, streams.
  • Proposed activities : waterfall zipline, swimming, climbing, paragliding, open lifts, tennis, mini- golf, canyoning, caving, hiking and themes, fishing.
  • Summer is also the village festivals like the Festival of peaks, Lez'Arts in Scenes, Contest Loggers, Vogue and the Fair.
  • In winter and summer : A weekly entertainment program " The Anim'Aillon " is available throughout the winter season and summer, you can find on the website of the Tourist Office Aillons - Margériaz.
  • The Aillons- Margériaz also seduce you by the discovery of its heritage, both historical and culinary :
  • Go to track Carthusian : At the end of the 12th century, the parish Aillon increases with the installation of Carthusian monks in the valley of Lourdens. There are now only remains as : La Chartreuse which has since 1989 a plan for heritage conservation and is currently one of the thematic heritage houses the Regional Natural Park of the Bauges. Come and visit the Chartreuse, a themed rooms succession that is dedicated to cultural heritage and rural life territory bauges.
  • Chapel Correrie, the bell tower of copper, renovated around 1960, with a cross placed in the small adjoining cemetery is one of the most beautiful tracks of the occupation of the Combe de Lourdens by the monks. Round Basin Chartreux in Correrie also a remarkable relic.
  • The hamlet of Penon was previously one of grangeries of Carthusian monks...
  • Gastronomy baujue :
  • Fruitière Val d' Aillon will seduce lovers. Founded in 1889, it is one of the last village collective installations of Savoy, it centralizes most of the dairy farms in the town and turns the milk cheeses like Tome bauges (AOC). The museum " Secrets Fruitière " will delight young and old. Playful and intelligent she initiated the whole family to the secret alchemy which, from milk to produce tasty cheeses.
  • At the station, visit a farm producing various farm cheeses ( cow and goat ) as the Tome bauges, St. Bruno or Vacherin : The cheese Bound maple and birch bark is made at the time the first frost. Its preparation requires one that is no longer controlled by a few producers aillonnais expertise.
  • 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:
  • Ludik Nordik in January. Initiation of public awareness activities Nordic Margériaz. Nordic skiing, biathlon, dog sledding, snowshoeing, children's... Warm atmosphere guaranteed.
  • Gliss'Gourmande late January.
  • The White Fairy : running on snow in February.
  • The appointment of winter Aillon Station :
  • Torchlight children: Thursdays during school holidays to 19h. Children ski lessons ( level 2 star) can participate in the descent with their monitors.
  • Torchlight and Fireworks : Thursdays during school holidays to 20h. Given by the instructors of the French ski school and lift staff multi-sport demonstration, entertainment, fireworks and mulled wine !
  • Market and Crafts tradition : 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!
  • Contests Snowman : Every Wednesday from December 24 to April 1.
  • The appointment of the summer :
  • 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 summit of Mount Pelat where you expect meals and entertainment. Descent chairlift, mountain bike or on foot. A Aillon Station.
  • The lumberjack competition early August. Proof mat and ax. Entertainment, craft market, wooden sculptures. Challenge Alain Perignon. A Aillon Station.
  • The Feast of Mid-August: August 15. Animations, wooden toys, traditional meal followed by a ball outdoors. A Aillon Station.
  • Lez'Art in scenes in August. Live arts festival.
  • The fair Aillon-le-Jeune in September. Many exhibitors and at noon, traditional stew cooked in cauldrons. The village of Aillon-le-Jeune.
  • In summer, the weekly free entertainment during the holidays Aillon Station :
  • The soccer tournament.
  • The films and cartoons.
  • The petanque tournament.
  • 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 28 July
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Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Tuesday 29 July
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Min. 11°C - Max. 12°C
Wednesday 30 July
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Min. 11°C - Max. 18°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Panoramic  
9
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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
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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 1200 € 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 1200 € 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 300 € 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 16.50 € to 19.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Bar Hotel Restaurant le Margeriaz - Hotel in Aillon-le-JeuneBar Hotel Restaurant le Margeriaz    
7.9
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 54 €
Hôtel Notre Dame Des Neiges - Hotel in Aillon-le-JeuneHôtel Notre Dame Des Neiges     
7.5
Les Déserts
Hôtel Notre Dame Des Neiges is located in La Feclaz, 150 metres from the ski slopes. The hotel offers a traditional-style restaurant and a garden with terrace and a heated swimming...
Located 8 km from Aillon-le-JeuneRoom from 53 €
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 38 €

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