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Arâches-la-Frasse

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Arâches-la-Frasse - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Gastronomic specialties: sausage Sallanches, Savoyard specialties such as raclette and tartiflettes, Savoie wine, cheese, honey, jam, liquor and liqueur, chocolate and confectionery.

Geographical information

MunicipalityArâches-la-Frasse
Postcode74300
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
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

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
Monuments

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).

Photos

The games on the site in August
The games on the site in August
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Guided Molliets
Guided Molliets
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The Montgolfiades
The Montgolfiades
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Weather

Friday 29 may
Min. 2°C - Max. 12°C
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Saturday 30 may
Min. 5°C - Max. 10°C
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Sunday 31 may
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Museum of cutting and to horological Cluses.

Château des Rubins Sallanches.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
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)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (37 km)
Bespoke sightseeing shuttle bus tour
Crafts25 € to 600 € Évian-les-Bains (38 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Montagne de Loëx : Chapelle de Jacquicourt
HikeAthletic5h55Taninges (5.1 km)
'Go with the flow' themed trail
HikeEasy1h05Morillon (5.1 km)
Circuit du lac de Flérier et des villages
HikeEasy1h45Taninges (6.5 km)
Circuit des villages traditionnels
HikeIntermediate4h45Taninges (6.7 km)
Montée du Praz de Lys par les Pavés : du village à l'alpage
HikeAthletic5h10Taninges (6.7 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels