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Cluses

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

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

MunicipalityCluses
Postcode74300
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Latitude46.0603900 (N 46° 3’ 37”)
Longitude6.5805820 (E 6° 34’ 50”)
AltitudeFrom 469m to 1197m
Surface area10.46 km²
Population17859 inhabitants
Density1707 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (64 km, 43 min)
Insee code74081
IntercommunalityCC Cluses-Arve et Montagnes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

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
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

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

Photos

Cluses
Cluses
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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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Weather

Monday 2 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 4°C
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Tuesday 3 march
Min. -2°C - Max. 0°C
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. -6°C - Max. -2°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Adventure trail in the Dodes Forest
Sports sensations21 € Le Grand-Bornand (17.7 km)
Relaxation at a colourful, musical spa
Well-being25 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (22 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)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit du lac de Flérier et des villages
HikeEasy2h15Taninges (5.2 km)
Circuit des villages traditionnels
HikeIntermediate6h20Taninges (5.5 km)
Montée du Praz de Lys par les Pavés : du village à l'alpage
HikeAthletic7h05Taninges (5.5 km)
'Go with the flow' themed trail
HikeEasy1h05Morillon (8.2 km)
La Pointe du Haut Fleury depuis le Praz de Lys
HikeAthletic4h10Taninges (9.6 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels