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Combloux

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Combloux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Combloux is located in the Mont-Blanc, backed by the Aravis mountains, facing the Mont-Blanc and Fiz, with a 360 ° panorama.

Combloux is 32 km from Chamonix and Albertville, 5.5 km from Megève and Sallanches 8 km. Geneva to Annecy and 65 km to 84 km.

Traditions are very present, especially with the folk group; summer with traditional festivals, shows children and adults with the winter festival of regional gastronomy and heritage.

Since time immemorial, "Comblorans" (inhabitants of Combloux) are renowned for their greed, their nickname: "The Burners Fleu" (mouth spouts = - = fleu cream), in fact, they would steal the cream in the cellars of the neighboring . The cuisine is widely present in the station: farcement (grated potatoes, cream, eggs, raisins and prunes), the ladies cooked this dish on Sunday morning while they went to Mass fried potatoes; charcuterie; rissoles fruit, jams, cheese (Tomme and Reblochon cheese).

Geographical information

MunicipalityCombloux
Postcode74920
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Latitude45.8969370 (N 45° 53’ 49”)
Longitude6.6413060 (E 6° 38’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 720m to 1784m
Surface area17.27 km²
Population2186 inhabitants
Density126 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (84 km, 1h04)
Insee code74083
IntercommunalityCC Pays du Mont-Blanc
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Demi-Quartier3.5 km (7 min)
Cordon4.8 km (9 min)
Megève5.4 km (10 min)
Sallanches5.5 km (11 min)
Domancy6 km (11 min)
Saint-Nicolas-de-Véroce8.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains9.2 km (15 min)
Praz-sur-Arly10 km (16 min)
Passy11.1 km (19 min)
Flumet15.2 km (22 min)
Magland15.4 km (24 min)
Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe16.5 km (24 min)
Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle17.2 km (26 min)
Les Contamines-Montjoie17.4 km (25 min)
Servoz18.4 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

The ecological lake with a view of the Mont-Blanc (© Soren.Rickards)
The ecological lake with a view of the Mont-Blanc (© Soren.Rickards)
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Clocher of Combloux (© OT Combloux)
Clocher of Combloux (© OT Combloux)
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Combloux (© OT Combloux)
Combloux (© OT Combloux)
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Horse-drawn carriage rides (© OT Combloux / Nuts)
Horse-drawn carriage rides (© OT Combloux / Nuts)
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View on the Mont-Blanc
View on the Mont-Blanc
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Weather

Thursday 27 april
Min. -6°C - Max. 2°C
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Friday 28 april
Min. -7°C - Max. 3°C
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Saturday 29 april
Min. -13°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 210 € Domancy (2.8 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over the Mont-Blanc massif
Sports sensations50 € to 110 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (5.5 km)
The Fairy Tale House
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (13.6 km)
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (21 km)
Just for kids: your first paragliding flight in summer!
Sports sensations95 € Talloires-Montmin (32 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hiking "Boucle la petite Ravine- Fouettaz"
HikeEasy3h25Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Beauregard
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h10Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de la Ravine
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h50Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Prapacot
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h00Combloux
Outing at the Col of Jaillet
HikeEasy4h20Combloux

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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