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Crest-Voland

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Crest-Voland - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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Ideally situated on a sunny balcony in the heart of the two Savoie and two steps away from Megève, the village resort of Crest-Voland Cohennoz (1230-2069 m) seduce you by the charm of its two mountain villages and its preserved natural setting. In this little corner of paradise, let yourself be guided by your emotions... and fill up with energy and excitement!

Geographical information

MunicipalityCrest-Voland
Postcode73590
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Latitude45.7951070 (N 45° 47’ 42”)
Longitude6.5053610 (E 6° 30’ 19”)
AltitudeFrom 680m to 1691m
Surface area9.96 km²
Population411 inhabitants
Density41 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (77 km, 1h03)
Insee code73094
IntercommunalityCC du Val d'Arly - Com'arly
DepartmentSavoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe3.4 km (6 min)
Cohennoz6.3 km (10 min)
Flumet6.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle8.4 km (14 min)
Les Saisies8.7 km (15 min)
Praz-sur-Arly9.6 km (14 min)
La Giettaz12.9 km (20 min)
Megève14.2 km (20 min)
Hauteluce15.7 km (25 min)
Ugine15.9 km (20 min)
Demi-Quartier16.9 km (26 min)
Combloux19.3 km (28 min)
Queige19.5 km (31 min)
Marthod21 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

A Crest-Voland Cohennoz, there are many activities! In winter as summer entertainment for children and adults are offered by the Tourist Office.

In winter, the ski course, but also snowshoeing, skibob, paret, paragliding, visits to the snow factory, laser game, adventure trail, orienteering... Other activities available nearby in other villages of Val d'Arly, fat bike, scooter on snow, sled dogs... New: Crestvoluge! Crest-Voland offers a permanent sledge run at the top of the ski area. 400 vertical meters for a descent of about twenty minutes in front of Mont Blanc, the station until snow front.

In summer, hiking, paragliding, exploring the natural reserve of the bog, Cani-rando... Waterhole Lachat: Fishing regulated private, peaches securities for sale in the restaurant La Belle Metairie and at the Tourist Office. Unauthorized swimming but wonderful vista.

Visits: The Ainoz mill, the snow factory, churches and chapels, panoramas of the surrounding mountains... Eco-Museum Cohennoz: Large and small will love this cozy space, with its unique collection of tools mountaineers miniaturized common objects Savoy... its imposing mountain inhabited by wildlife and alpine flora, animated interactive kiosks. Mayor of Cohennoz: Tel. : +33 4 79 37 33 82 - Fax: +33 4 79 37 37 38 - Email: mairie.cohennoz@wanadoo.fr

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Early January: Ski Championships Winegrowers "Bacchus snow."

Early February: Waouland Kid Freestyle Contest.

End of June: Trail Arly'cîmes.

End of June: Fire of St John with meals to Panissats organized by the Association Living Cohennoz.

Early July: Rally of Val d'Arly, Car rally.

The 1st weekend of August: Feast of Old furnaces and crafts of yesteryear organized by the Ski Club Gentian.

August 15: Feast of Cernix - flea market and garage sale - organized by the Association Living Cohennoz.

Christmas holidays: The Magic of Christmas in the Val d'Arly, Evening New Year's Eve.

Photos

Landscape in summer
Landscape in summer
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Crest-Voland Village in winter
Crest-Voland Village in winter
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Church
Church
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Within a radius of 100 km, go to prestigious sites! Check out other village resorts of Val d'Arly Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, Flumet / Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle and La Giettaz in Aravis. Visit Annecy, the old town, the lake; Chamonix, the famous Mer de Glace and the little train Montenvers, the Aiguille du Midi... Visit the medieval town of Conflans Albertville on heights. Megeve, the international space station close to Crest-Voland. Take the Route des Grandes Alpes and browse passes Saisies (10 min), the Cormet de Roselend (30 min) and the Col des Aravis (20 minutes) and browse each surrounding village, discover the dairy cooperative Flumet and Beaufort.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
The House of Fairy Tales
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (1.9 km)
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (17.5 km)
Maiden paraglider flight over the Caribbean islands
Sports sensations85 € to 165 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (18.8 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (20 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (23 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hiking : Col de Véry
HikeAthletic5h50Megève (8 km)
Pedestrian itinerary : Jaillet - Villard/Villaret
HikeEasy1h30Megève (10.4 km)
Hiking : Rochebrune - Cote 2000
HikeEasy5h50Megève (10.5 km)
Hiking : Chalet de la vieille
HikeEasy2h45Megève (11.1 km)
Pedestrian Itinerary : around the Village
HikeEasy35 minMegève (11.1 km)

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