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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 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.

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
Population1032 inhabitants
Density46 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (79 km, 56 min)
Insee code74089
IntercommunalityCC Pays du Mont-Blanc
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

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 in winter
The village in winter
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Mont Blanc chain, seen from the plateau Benes
Mont Blanc chain, seen from the plateau Benes
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Walk plateau Benes
Walk plateau Benes
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Rackets way out
Rackets way out
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The Mont Blanc, seen from the parking lot to the ski slopes
The Mont Blanc, seen from the parking lot to the ski slopes
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Weather

Tuesday 21 april
Min. 1°C - Max. 9°C
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Wednesday 22 april
Min. 2°C - Max. 10°C
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Thursday 23 april
Min. 2°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (14 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (20 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (34 km)
Sightseeing safari on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 40 € Annecy (37 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment140 € to 240 € Annecy (37 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)
Snowshoes itinerary : le Vernay
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h55Combloux (3.2 km)
Hiking "Boucle la petite Ravine- Fouettaz"
HikeEasy3h25Combloux (3.5 km)
Hiking in 'Petit and Grand Croisse Baulet'
HikeIntermediate6h55Combloux (3.5 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels