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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
Population2184 inhabitants
Density126 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (84 km, 1h04)
Insee code74083
IntercommunalityCC Pays du Mont-Blanc
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

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)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Steeple Combloux (Combloux © OT)
Steeple Combloux (Combloux © OT)
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Combloux (Combloux © OT)
Combloux (Combloux © OT)
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Horse-drawn carriage (© OT Combloux / Nuts)
Horse-drawn carriage (© OT Combloux / Nuts)
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View of the Mont-Blanc
View of the Mont-Blanc
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Weather

Tuesday 3 march
Min. -3°C - Max. 4°C
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. -5°C - Max. 0°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. -8°C - Max. -5°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Relaxation at a colourful, musical spa
Well-being25 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (6 km)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (13.4 km)
Adventure trail in the Dodes Forest
Sports sensations21 € Le Grand-Bornand (17.3 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (17.8 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (35 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Snowshoes itinerary : le Vernay
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h10Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Beauregard
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate5h15Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de la Ravine
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h40Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Prapacot
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h45Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : les Granges
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h25Combloux

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels