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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Arâches-la-Frasse - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Gastronomic specialties: sausage Sallanches, Savoyard specialties such as raclette and tartiflettes, Savoie wine, cheese, honey, jam, liquor and liqueur, chocolate and confectionery.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.0557700 (N 46° 3’ 21”)
Longitude6.6302570 (E 6° 37’ 49”)
AltitudeFrom 560m to 2466m
Surface area37.69 km²
Population1897 inhabitants
Density50 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (71 km, 50 min)
Insee code74014
IntercommunalityCC Cluses-Arve et Montagnes

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Sigismond2.9 km (5 min)
Les Carroz-d'Arâches4.8 km (7 min)
Châtillon-sur-Cluses6.6 km (9 min)
Taninges9.9 km (12 min)
Magland10.8 km (17 min)
La Rivière-Enverse11.2 km (13 min)
Thyez11.6 km (17 min)
Cluses12.7 km (18 min)
Marignier13.8 km (19 min)
Morillon14.4 km (17 min)
Scionzier14.8 km (22 min)
Marnaz15.5 km (24 min)
Vougy16.2 km (24 min)
Mieussy16.5 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Gondola with the Kedeuze possible altitude trekking.

Rafting, hydro speed, canyoning, caving, mountain biking, shisterbike, cycling, riding, golf and paragliding.

Farmhouse Summer - Farm: visit possible winter.

Aquacîme, Spa and Wellness center - Swimming pool and summer leisure.

Cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, skijoring, carriage rides, dog sledding, ice.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Market every Tuesday morning. Tuesday and Tuesday full day of winter vacation.

In January: the Grande Odyssée.

Early April: Flakes Laughter.

Twice at the full moon hike under the stars.

Numerous activities for all: concert, makeup, torchlight, giant table football, JPP 9 Heart ...

July: Coupe de France VTT.

The first week of August: gathering of choirs France.

August 15th festivities with different animations.

Concerts in the auditorium of Flaine (displacement mandatory car, the bus being few).


The games on the site in August
The games on the site in August
See photo
Guided Molliets
Guided Molliets
See photo
The Montgolfiades
The Montgolfiades
See photo


Sunday 1 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 2 march
Min. -2°C - Max. 4°C
Tuesday 3 march
Min. -3°C - Max. 0°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Museum of cutting and to horological Cluses.

Château des Rubins Sallanches.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Adventure trail in the Dodes Forest
Sports sensations21 € Le Grand-Bornand (20 km)
Relaxation at a colourful, musical spa
Well-being25 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (20 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (24 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (28 km)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (29 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
'Go with the flow' themed trail
HikeEasy1h05Morillon (5.1 km)
Circuit du lac de Flérier et des villages
HikeEasy2h15Taninges (6.5 km)
Circuit des villages traditionnels
HikeIntermediate6h20Taninges (6.7 km)
Montée du Praz de Lys par les Pavés : du village à l'alpage
HikeAthletic7h05Taninges (6.7 km)
The Bourgeoise
HikeIntermediate2h30Samoëns (8.1 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals