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Aillon-le-Vieux

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Aillon-le-Vieux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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Aillon-le-Vieux is a mountain village altitude (900 m) clinging to the sides of Colombier and dotting its small hamlets along the valley Aillon. Located near the station Aillons-Margeriaz, its economy is closely linked to tourism. But Aillon-le-Vieux asserts its identity primarily in their farming and lumbering.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAillon-le-Vieux
Postcode73340
Latitude45.6519100 (N 45° 39’ 7”)
Longitude6.0956930 (E 6° 5’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 673m to 2040m
Surface area21.63 km²
Population179 inhabitants
Density8 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (28 km, 39 min)
Insee code73005
IntercommunalityCC du Coeur des Bauges
DepartmentSavoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Aillon-le-Jeune4.4 km (6 min)
Le Châtelard8.5 km (12 min)
La Compôte9.2 km (13 min)
Lescheraines9.8 km (16 min)
École10.6 km (13 min)
La Motte-en-Bauges11.1 km (16 min)
Doucy-en-Bauges12.7 km (20 min)
Jarsy12.8 km (17 min)
Arith13.5 km (22 min)
Sainte-Reine15.4 km (18 min)
Saint-François-de-Sales15.4 km (25 min)
Thoiry15.4 km (21 min)
Le Noyer15.5 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

The administrative center of Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
The administrative center of Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
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Chief instead of Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
Chief instead of Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
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Aillon-le-Vieux as Mt Colombier (© C. Haas)
Aillon-le-Vieux as Mt Colombier (© C. Haas)
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Chief instead of Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
Chief instead of Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
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A path to Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
A path to Aillon-le-Vieux (© Christine Haas)
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At the foot of the mountain (© Christine Haas)
At the foot of the mountain (© Christine Haas)
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Hiking in autumn (© Christine Haas)
Hiking in autumn (© Christine Haas)
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Le Colombier (© Christine Haas)
Le Colombier (© Christine Haas)
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The Aillons-Margeriaz (OT Aillons ©)
The Aillons-Margeriaz (OT 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 (13.8 km)
Canyoning around Aix-les-Bains
Sports sensations40 € to 55 € Aix-les-Bains (15.3 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (17.7 km)
Discover wine through wine tourism in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Les Marches (18.6 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (21 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hiking trail : "Le Colombier via le Col de la Cochette"
HikeEasy4h10Aillon-le-Jeune (3.4 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Nant d'Aillon"
HikeEasy20 minAillon-le-Jeune (4.9 km)
Hiking trail : "Morbié to Mont Pelat"
HikeEasy2h35Aillon-le-Jeune (5 km)
Hiking trail : "Pointe de la Galoppaz"
HikeEasy2h50Aillon-le-Jeune (9.1 km)
The Grand Arc
HikeEasy6h20Montsapey (25 km)

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