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Cordon

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Cordon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Named "the balcony of Mont Blanc" Cordon offers magnificent views across the Mont Blanc, and is located in the heart of the Mont-Blanc, 12 km from Megève.

Gastronomic specialties: farcement, rissoles, fondue...

Traditions: folk group, gourmet recipes, habitat.

quality accommodation.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCordon
Postcode74700
Tourism label
Latitude45.9180470 (N 45° 55’ 5”)
Longitude6.6075400 (E 6° 36’ 27”)
AltitudeFrom 580m to 2520m
Surface area22.35 km²
Population1027 inhabitants
Density45 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (79 km, 56 min)
Insee code74089
IntercommunalityCC Pays du Mont-Blanc
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Sallanches4.7 km (10 min)
Combloux4.8 km (9 min)
Domancy7.6 km (13 min)
Demi-Quartier8.1 km (14 min)
Passy9.9 km (17 min)
Megève10.1 km (17 min)
Saint-Nicolas-de-Véroce13.2 km (22 min)
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains13.9 km (22 min)
Magland14.4 km (22 min)
Praz-sur-Arly14.7 km (23 min)
Servoz19.8 km (26 min)
Flumet19.8 km (29 min)
Cluses20 km (24 min)
Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe21 km (32 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

The village of Cordon summer facing the Mont-Blanc
The village of Cordon summer facing the Mont-Blanc
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Alpine ski slopes
Alpine ski slopes
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The chain of Mont Blanc view of the Plateau Benes
The chain of Mont Blanc view of the Plateau Benes
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The village Winter
The village Winter
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Attic
Attic
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Learning to ski
Learning to ski
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The Baroque church classified
The Baroque church classified
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Baptism children dogsleds
Baptism children dogsleds
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An apiary
An apiary
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Climbing the rock of Rochefort
Climbing the rock of Rochefort
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grenadiers to Miou
grenadiers to Miou
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ride snowshoeing on the Plateau des Benes
ride snowshoeing on the Plateau des Benes
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the mountain bread
the mountain bread
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marbling made Cordon
marbling made Cordon
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the typical dish: farcement
the typical dish: farcement
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the local pastries: rissoles
the local pastries: rissoles
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Birth of a calf at the farm
Birth of a calf at the farm
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Manufacture of tomme de Savoie
Manufacture of tomme de Savoie
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the happy cows grazing in the countryside
the happy cows grazing in the countryside
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Tourist Office in the center of the village, near the church
Tourist Office in the center of the village, near the church
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Weather

Tuesday 6 december
Min. 2°C - Max. 2°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 3°C - Max. 3°C
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Thursday 8 december
Min. 4°C - Max. 4°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Many activities close by (30 km), lakes, swimming pools, skating rinks, paragliding, summer toboggan, tree climbing, paintball, casinos, bowling, climbing, unique sites such as the Aiguille du Midi, the Mer de Glace, the gorges of the Diosaz... Hiking in a wild variety.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (5.9 km)
Maiden paraglider flight over the Caribbean islands
Sports sensations85 € to 165 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (11.2 km)
The House of Fairy Tales
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (13.9 km)
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (19.5 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 59 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (20 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Outing at the Col of Jaillet
HikeEasy4h20Combloux (1.5 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : les Granges
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h15Combloux (1.5 km)
"Forest discovery" trail
HikeEasy25 minCordon
Snowshoes itinerary : le Vernay
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h55Combloux (3.2 km)
Hiking "Boucle la petite Ravine- Fouettaz"
HikeEasy3h25Combloux (3.5 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels