Combloux

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Combloux
TownCombloux
Insee code74083
Postcode74920
Latitude45.8969370
Longitude6.6413060
AltitudeFrom 720 to 1784 meters
Surface17.27 km²
Population2184 inhabitants
Density126 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsDomancy at 1.8 km
Chief townAnnecy (at 84 km, 64 min)Demi-Quartier at 2.4 km
DepartmentHaute-SavoieCordon at 3.5 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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).


SIGHTSEEING

  • Combloux baroque church is open every day.
  • Many tours are available: visit the old village center and close to Isidore (closed in 1832), the Baroque church trail of Baroque chapels of 3 Combloux, Trail granite.
  • 4 themes freely accessible trails: Trail of the Baroque, the path of granite, remarkable sites and 100% Bio trail around the lake biotope.
  • Winter and summer, weekly, carriage rides with a taste of the farm.
  • In winter, snowshoeing with medium-mountain guide (1/2 day, day, night).
  • Summer: A water intended for swimming in clear water, pure and chemical-free, with water temperatures up to 26 ° C. Aquatic plants, a fountain and a small stream cascading used to ensure water quality perfect to 1500 m² swimming ... This is the first water ecological open for swimming in France in a breathtaking panorama, facing Mont Blanc.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Combloux
Leisure centresSki Resort of Combloux
MonumentsChurch of Combloux,   Farm of Combloux

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Winter: Festival of the regional gastronomy and heritage
  • A contest farcements Mont Blanc: all villages are represented by 2 or 3 people. The jury consists of nine leaders of the country. The event ends with the awards ceremony, tasting farcements and folk dances.
  • The Brotherhood of Farcement Pays du Mont Blanc was established in 2004 to perpetuate this ancient recipe.
  • Not to mention the traditional market, the fair Italian products, the Vigil, farm visits ...
  • End January: Interviews Combloux. In a few generations (since 1900), the energy of humanity has been multiplied by 30. The main objective is to provide participants with large data framing on energy and climate change.
  • End of March: Week of Easter eggs: egg hunt, pickle game, wooden game giant painting on wood ...
  • December: The Magic of Christmas. For children: free entertainment, Father Christmas on the slopes and in the village, snowshoeing and igloo building, painting theme, Christmas on the farm told Isidore, giant wooden games, special Christmas Mass children ...
  • Throughout the winter:
  • Expo diverse.
  • The torchlight for children.
  • The torchlight descents, gliding evenings with live fire.
  • Shows children: a show every week winter school holidays.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Megève, Saint Gervais, Sallanches Chamonix Aiguille du Midi, Mer de Glace.
  • A Sallanches: education center mountain nature.
  • Les Houches: visiting a kennel of St. Bernard dogs.
  • Annecy: the Venice of the Alps.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Relaxation at a colourful, musical spaWellbeing25 €Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (6 km)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House EntertainmentFrom 4.50 € to 6 €Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (13.4 km)
Horse ride in Les AravisNature and the outdoors25 €La Clusaz (15.4 km)
Speedriding in La ClusazSports sensationsFrom 70 € to 105 €La Clusaz (16.5 km)
Adventure trail in the Dodes ForestSports sensations21 €Le Grand-Bornand (17.3 km)

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PHOTOS

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

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WEATHER

Sunday 21 September
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Min. 11°C - Max. 15°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 1°C - Max. 12°C
Tuesday 23 September
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Min. 0°C - Max. 14°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Roches Fleuries : le '1786'  
10
Cordon
COTTAGE CHIC - Located in the village of Cordon, with its panoramic view of the Mont Blanc, '1786' and its gourmet restaurant team invite you to discover a 'chic' atmosphere, the charm...
Located 3.7 km from Combloux35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Ferme de mon Père   NEW
Megève
AUTHENTIC - An authentic place smelling mountain while adorning its most chic attire, La Ferme de mon Père located in the beautiful resort of Megeve is a unique restaurant. Simplicity...
Located 4 km from Combloux63 € per person 
Savoyard restaurantHôtel Le Gai Soleil
Megève
Located in the heart of the Alps, the town of Megeve hotel restaurant is an institution Gay Sun. Since 1929, we welcome you in this grand mountain lodge. Interior wood gives a warm...
Located 5.2 km from Combloux50 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 2 bedroomsLa ferme du mont blanc    
8.3
Combloux
At the foot of Mont Blanc Solange and her family welcome you in a renovated farmhouse in the village of Combloux. Both rooms are available: The room 'Vallot' with a bed and a bench...
Located in Combloux58 € the double room 
Chalet with 4 bedroomsLou stalet au pays du mont blanc    
9.6
Cordon
Megeve nearby cozy alpine chalet, 4 cottages are cozy and comfortable assuring you privacy. Enjoy superb breakfasts, sweet, salty. Panorama Mont Blanc to Aravis. A haven of peace in...
Located 3.2 km from ComblouxFrom 98 € to 110 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsLe megevan    
9.2
La Giettaz
Facing Mont Blanc, Megeve and La Clusaz between at 1550 m altitude, near the Col des Aravis, traditional cottage architecture preserved in the Val d'Arly Located in Alpine, exceptional...
Located 12 km from Combloux58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsChalet du perret  
9.4
Domancy
Old cottage for 6 persons (visible on the website) located in a quiet hamlet at 600 meters above sea level. 15 minutes walk from the resort of St Gervais les Bains le Fayet. About 20...
Located 4.2 km from ComblouxFrom 538 € to 710 € per week 
Chalet for 2 personsLe Chateau. An 1838. Megève  
9.6
Megève
The Castle is a small chalet dating from 1838, beautifully decorated (club chairs, canopy, old prints, bathroom equipment, kitchen new, private parking, bed linen and towels provided),...
Located 4.3 km from Combloux600 € per week 
Apartment for 9 personsAu calme meublé 3° face Mt Blanc 4 et 5P
Cordon
In a mountain chalet, two 2-room apartments that can accommodate 9 persons (4 5) and can be rented separately. Separate toilet, walk in shower, fully equipped kitchen, dining area,...
Located 4.5 km from ComblouxFrom 350 € to 1500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
22 places over 0,5 haAire de campig-car mont blanc   
10
Les Houches
Area or step staionnement facing the Mont Blanc countryside near the expressway a800 m from shops unique in the valley of Chamonix.
Located 13.6 km from Combloux 

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HOTELS

Caprice Des Neiges - Logis de France - Hotel in ComblouxCaprice Des Neiges - Logis de France     
8.2
Combloux
Set in the hamlet of Combloux, this traditional house is located 700 metres from Megève ski lifts and a free shuttle service is provided. Free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV are...
Located in ComblouxRoom from 52 €
Le Floralp - Hotel in ComblouxLe Floralp    
7.6
Combloux
This residence is located in Combloux, in the Haute Savoie. It is 300 metres from The Boucher Ski Station and it has views of Mont Blanc. It offers free Wi-Fi. Each apartment in Le...
Located in ComblouxRoom from 70 €
Aux Ducs de Savoie - Hotel in ComblouxAux Ducs de Savoie     
8.7
Combloux
Set in the heart of Combloux, this hotel is 100 metres from Bouchet Ski Lift, which goes directly to Portes du Mont-Blanc Ski Resort. You can relax in the sauna, hot tub or seasonal...
Located in ComblouxRoom from 150 €

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Royal Rochebrune
Royal Rochebrune, located 70 km from Geneva, is at the foot of Megève’s 450 km network of ski slopes and 60 metres from Rochebrune Telepherique. It offers...
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Hôtel Mont-Blanc Chamonix
Located in the heart of Chamonix and set within a garden, Hotel Mont-Blanc offers upscale and stylish accommodation. It features...
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