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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
RegionAlps

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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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (2.8 km)
Baptism paragliding flight Add on Caribbean islands
Sports sensations85 € to 165 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (7.7 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 59 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (17.8 km)
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (21 km)
Maiden paraglider flight by Mont Blanc
Sports sensations110 € Les Gets (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Snowshoes itinerary : le Vernay
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h55Combloux
Hiking "Boucle la petite Ravine- Fouettaz"
HikeEasy3h25Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Beauregard
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h10Combloux
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de la Ravine
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h50Combloux
Hiking in 'Petit and Grand Croisse Baulet'
HikeIntermediate6h55Combloux

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

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Hotels