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 4.7 km (10 min)
Chief townAnnecy (at 79 km, 56 min)Combloux at 4.8 km (9 min)
DepartmentHaute-SavoieDomancy at 7.6 km (13 min)
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 Concerts unpublished with prestigious ensembles, baroque site visits, conferences, workshops manufacturing recorders and writing workshop.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
Relaxation at a colourful, musical spaWellbeing25 €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 trail in the Dodes ForestSports 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

Sunday 23 November
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Min. 2°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 24 November
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Min. -1°C - Max. 4°C
Tuesday 25 November
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Min. -3°C - Max. 5°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 in Cordon35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Ferme de mon Père
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 
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 7.2 km from Cordon50 € 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 98 € to 110 € 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 Cordon60 € 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 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 in CordonFrom 350 € to 1500 € 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 6.1 km from Cordon600 € per week 
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 6.9 km from CordonFrom 550 € to 725 € 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 16.5 km from Cordon 

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HOTELS

Le Cordonant - Hotel in CordonLe Cordonant     
9
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 Cordon
Le Chamois d'Or - Hotel in CordonLe Chamois d'Or     
8.5
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
Les Rhodos - Hotel in CordonLes Rhodos     
8.5
Cordon
Les Rhodos is a hotel 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 at Les Rhodos...
Located in CordonRoom from 108 €

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Park & Suites Prestige Megève - Les Loges Blanches
Park & Suites Prestige Megève - Les Loges Blanches is located just 500 metres from the centre of Megève and 200 metres from the Jaillet cable car. It offers...
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