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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Cluses - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

At the foot of one of the most beautiful forests in the Northern Alps, very close to Switzerland and Italy, Cluses enjoys a privileged location in the heart of one of the most touristy French departments. Nestled beneath the balcony of the Route des Grandes Alpes, the most beautiful of roaming Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean by the highest Alpine passes, Cluses is located at the crossroads of world famous tourist sites: 35 minutes from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc , 45 minutes from Annecy, 35 minutes from Geneva and Lake Geneva and contiguous Alpine peaks most illustrious ...

Placed in an exceptional environment, ideally Cluses advantage of the extreme beauty of the surrounding landscape and an economic boom in global reach. Halfway between Geneva and Mont Blanc, the former capital of Faucigny affirmed by the quality of its services and its infrastructure, including the city center of the valley of the Arve.

Surrounded by magnificent natural sites, Cluses offers all the attractions of a city altitude active and dynamic, benefiting from majestic mountains nearby ... In winter, your dreams of escape will enjoy a multitude of activities "snow" that may be available to you 15 minutes Cluses!

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude46.0603900 (N 46° 3’ 37”)
Longitude6.5805820 (E 6° 34’ 50”)
AltitudeFrom 469m to 1197m
Surface area10.46 km²
Population17958 inhabitants
Density1716 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (64 km, 43 min)
Insee code74081
IntercommunalityCC Cluses-Arve et Montagnes

Nearest cities & towns

Scionzier3.1 km (7 min)
Thyez4.6 km (8 min)
Marnaz5.5 km (9 min)
Châtillon-sur-Cluses6.1 km (8 min)
Magland6.4 km (9 min)
Nancy-sur-Cluses6.7 km (12 min)
Vougy7.6 km (9 min)
Marignier7.8 km (13 min)
Taninges9.8 km (13 min)
Mont-Saxonnex9.8 km (16 min)
Saint-Sigismond10.2 km (15 min)
La Rivière-Enverse11.1 km (14 min)
Le Reposoir12.2 km (18 min)
Arâches-la-Frasse12.7 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Musiques en Stock: the first week of July each year (information at the tourist office).


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City Council Cluses
City Council Cluses
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Jets of water Cluses
Jets of water Cluses
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Flowers - Cluses
Flowers - Cluses
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Paragliding baptism facing Mont Blanc
Sports sensations110 € Les Gets (12.5 km)
Guided walk in the Northern Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (19.7 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (25 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (27 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (36 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit du lac de Flérier et des villages
HikeEasy1h45Taninges (5.2 km)
Circuit des villages traditionnels
HikeIntermediate4h45Taninges (5.5 km)
Montée du Praz de Lys par les Pavés : du village à l'alpage
HikeAthletic5h10Taninges (5.5 km)
Montagne de Loëx : Chapelle de Jacquicourt
HikeAthletic5h55Taninges (7.4 km)
'Go with the flow' themed trail
HikeEasy1h05Morillon (8.2 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals