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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 229m to 982m
Surface area51.90 km²
Population5863 inhabitants
Density113 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (30 km, 31 min)
Insee code73010
IntercommunalityCC du Canton d'Albens

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Félix2.8 km (4 min)
La Biolle4.1 km (7 min)
Bloye5.2 km (8 min)
Saint-Ours6.7 km (14 min)
Chainaz-les-Frasses6.8 km (16 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)
Rumilly9.7 km (14 min)
Saint-Offenge10.5 km (19 min)
Mûres10.6 km (14 min)
Aix-les-Bains11.4 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Fitness trail in the marsh, near the pond Crosagny.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Round late July ovens.

Village festival Cessens with dining and dancing the first Saturday of August.

Flea market, food and sale of bread baked in a wood oven 1st Sunday of August Cessens.

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 cruise on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors280 € to 340 € Annecy (19.2 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)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Séran and the Cerveyrieu waterfall
HikeEasy2h30Artemare (22 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Colombier via le Col de la Cochette"
HikeEasy4h10Aillon-le-Jeune (22 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Nant d'Aillon"
HikeEasy20 minAillon-le-Jeune (23 km)
Hiking trail : "Morbié to Mont Pelat"
HikeEasy2h35Aillon-le-Jeune (24 km)
Hiking trail : "Pointe de la Galoppaz"
HikeEasy2h50Aillon-le-Jeune (26 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals