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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

A dash of green between Lake Bourget and Lake Annecy.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.7856060 (N 45° 47’ 8”)
Longitude5.9439590 (E 5° 56’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 329m to 685m
Surface area15.30 km²
Population3595 inhabitants
Density234 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (30 km, 31 min)
Insee code73010
IntercommunalityCC du Canton d'Albens

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Girod2.2 km (5 min)
Saint-Félix2.8 km (4 min)
La Biolle4.1 km (7 min)
Bloye5.2 km (8 min)
Mognard6.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Ours6.7 km (14 min)
Chainaz-les-Frasses6.8 km (16 min)
Saint-Germain-la-Chambotte7.4 km (10 min)
Épersy7.4 km (14 min)
Marigny-Saint-Marcel7.8 km (11 min)
Massingy8.1 km (14 min)
Alby-sur-Chéran8.6 km (12 min)
Héry-sur-Alby9 km (11 min)
Grésy-sur-Aix9.2 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Fitness trail in the marsh, near the pond Crosagny.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

The round of late July ovens.

Christmas market in late November - early December, the church square.


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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning around Aix-les-Bains
Sports sensations40 € to 55 € Aix-les-Bains (10.8 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Annecy – 2 hours
Culture and education47 € Annecy (19.1 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment150 € to 240 € Annecy (19.3 km)
Bike hire in Annecy - 2 hours
Sports sensations9 € Annecy (19.3 km)
Bike hire in Annecy - 4 hours
Sports sensations12 € Annecy (19.3 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Séran and the Cerveyrieu waterfall
HikeEasy2h30Artemare (22 km)
The Evosges Memorial Trail
HikeEasy3h30Évosges (40 km)
Sentier de randonnée - Tour de la Grande Montagne
HikeAthletic5h45Lalleyriat (44 km)
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (46 km)
Sentier de randonnée - La Roche d'Au-Delà
HikeAthletic4h25Nantua (49 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals