Cordon

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Cordon
TownCordon
Insee code74089
Postcode74700
Latitude45.9180470
Longitude6.6075400
AltitudeFrom 580 to 2520 meters
Surface22.35 km²
Population1032 inhabitants
Density46 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSallanches at 2.7 km
Chief townAnnecy (at 79 km, 56 min)Domancy at 3.3 km
DepartmentHaute-SavoieCombloux at 3.5 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Named "the balcony of the Mont-Blanc", Cordon offers magnificent views across the Mont Blanc and is located in the heart of the Pays du Mont-Blanc, 12 km from Megeve.

Gastronomic specialties: stuffing, pies, fondue ...

Traditions: folk group.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Breathtaking view of Mont Blanc.
  • Church Baroque church historical monument, a pure gem of Baroque art (guided tours: information from the Office of Tourism).
  • Terminals Roman torrents, bread ovens, farms ...
  • Ski resort.
  • Hiking, walking in the summer and snowshoeing in winter.
  • Walk to: Black Head, the Benes ...
  • In winter, many children and adult entertainment.
  • A nursery (children aged 1 to 6 years) and a leisure periods of the winter holidays.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Cordon
Leisure centresSki Resort Cordon
MonumentsChurch Notre-Dame de l'Assomption

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Festival of Baroque: early July. Concerts unpublished with prestigious ensembles, baroque site visits, conferences, workshops manufacturing recorders and writing workshop.
  • Day August 15.
  • Bread Day: 1st Sunday of September.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

A multitude of activities in the area nearby, lakes, swimming, ice skating, paragliding, summer toboggan, tree climbing, paintball, climbing, unique sites ... Hikes range in a wilderness setting.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Healing spa in a colorful and musicalWellbeing25 €Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (9.3 km)
Horse ride in Les AravisNature and the outdoors25 €La Clusaz (12.8 km)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House EntertainmentFrom 4.50 € to 6 €Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (14 km)
Adventure of the forest DodesSports sensations21 €Le Grand-Bornand (14.2 km)
Speedriding in La ClusazSports sensationsFrom 70 € to 105 €La Clusaz (14.5 km)

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PHOTOS

The village in winterThe village in winter
 
The Mont Blanc, seen from the plateau BenesThe Mont Blanc, seen from the plateau Benes
Mont Blanc, seen from the parking lot of skiMont Blanc, seen from the parking lot of ski
 
ride the plateau Benesride the plateau Benes

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 11°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 1°C - Max. 8°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Roches Fleuries : le '1786'  
10
  SPECIAL OFFER
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 in Cordon35 € 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 6.4 km from Cordon63 € per person 
Asian restaurantLe TIGrr Indochine  
10
Megève
NEW CLAW FOR MEGÈVE - Located in the heart of Megève, Le Tigrr is a restaurant in the evening, the family and festive times. The emblem of the place, a real concept was exploited to...
Located 6.9 km from Cordon49 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
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 in CordonFrom 90 € to 120 € the double room 
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 4.5 km from Cordon58 € 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 10.7 km from Cordon58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 9 personsAu calme, face Mont Blanc 9P dans chalet
Cordon
In a mountain chalet, two 2-bedroom apartments that can accommodate 9 persons (4 5) and can be matched. Separate WC, walk in shower, fully equipped kitchen, TV, dining area, terrace...
Located in CordonFrom 400 € to 600 € per week 
Chalet for 5 personsChalet de Champ-Devant
Sallanches
Located in the heart of an authentic village with ancient farms, on the heights of Sallanches and facing the Mont Blanc, this cottage is ideal for those looking for a quiet holiday,...
Located 2.8 km from CordonFrom 500 € to 900 € per week 
Chalet for 4 personsChalet de charme face au Mont-Blanc ***
Combloux
Small luxury chalet 46 m², very good quality and can accommodate 4 people. All wood inside brushed, polished and decorated in the tradition of a mountain chalet. Facing the Mont-Blanc...
Located 3 km from CordonFrom 550 € to 980 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
22 places over 0,5 haAire de campig-car mont blanc   
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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 16.5 km from Cordon 

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HOTELS

Les Rhodos - Hotel in CordonLes Rhodos     
8.5
Cordon
Overlooking Mont Blanc, this hotel is at the foot of the Balcon du Mont Blanc ski slopes in Cordon. It offers a panoramic restaurant and spacious rooms with balconies. Each guest room...
Located in CordonRoom from 80 €
Le Cordonant - Hotel in CordonLe Cordonant     
9.1
Cordon
This charming family-run hotel offers comfortable rooms with balconies overlooking the Mont-Blanc or the Aravis. Rooms at Le Cordonant feature wooden furniture and colourful fabrics....
Located in CordonRoom from 85 €
Le Chamois d'Or - Hotel in CordonLe Chamois d'Or     
8.6
Cordon
In front of the Mont Blanc and Aravis mountain ranges, Le Chamois d'Or is located in Cordon, just 10 km away from Megève. Guests can enjoy 360° panoramic views, a lounge with a fireplace,...
Located in Cordon

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Les Balcons du Savoy
Les Balcons du Savoy is a residential hotel offering apartments with a balcony overlooking the Mont-Blanc mountain range. It offers an indoor swimming...
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