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Les Contamines-Montjoie

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Les Contamines-Montjoie - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc at 1164 m altitude, the village of Les Contamines-Montjoie has all the riches, charm and personality of an authentic mountain village resort.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLes Contamines-Montjoie
Postcode74170
Tourism label
Latitude45.8212204 (N 45° 49’ 16”)
Longitude6.7273339 (E 6° 43’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 999m to 3880m
Surface area43.55 km²
Population1236 inhabitants
Density28 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (95 km, 1h12)
Insee code74085
IntercommunalityCC Pays du Mont-Blanc
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains9.1 km (12 min)
Saint-Nicolas-de-Véroce9.1 km (12 min)
Passy16.3 km (26 min)
Domancy17.3 km (23 min)
Combloux17.4 km (25 min)
Demi-Quartier19.2 km (27 min)
Megève19.3 km (26 min)
Servoz20 km (27 min)
Sallanches20 km (30 min)
Cordon22 km (32 min)
Praz-sur-Arly24 km (31 min)
Les Houches26 km (30 min)
Flumet29 km (36 min)
Magland30 km (32 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Village in Winter
Village in Winter
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Summer Village
Summer Village
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Holy Trinity Church, summer
Holy Trinity Church, summer
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Northern Park and Notre-Dame de la Gorge
Northern Park and Notre-Dame de la Gorge
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Mountains in Summer
Mountains in Summer
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Skicross
Skicross
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Halfpipe
Halfpipe
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Contamines Valley for the refuge of the Balme
Contamines Valley for the refuge of the Balme
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Chalets de la Rollaz
Chalets de la Rollaz
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old chapel of Notre-Dame de la Gorge
old chapel of Notre-Dame de la Gorge
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Notre-Dame de la Gorge
Notre-Dame de la Gorge
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Notre-Dame de la Gorge
Notre-Dame de la Gorge
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Col de Tricot and chalets Miage
Col de Tricot and chalets Miage
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First Jovet Lake
First Jovet Lake
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Lake Jovet lower
Lake Jovet lower
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upper Jovet Lake
upper Jovet Lake
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Lake Jovet top
Lake Jovet top
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Lake Jovet top
Lake Jovet top
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Lake Jovet top
Lake Jovet top
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Plain and chalets Rollaz
Plain and chalets Rollaz
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Map Ladies and Col du Bonhomme
Map Ladies and Col du Bonhomme
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Weather

Sunday 2 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 24°C
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Monday 3 august
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C
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Tuesday 4 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The path of the Baroque: For exploring heritage in the magnificent setting of the Mont-Blanc route marked trails 20 km, connecting Combloux, Saint-Nicolas de Véroce and Notre-Dame de la Gorge through the Contamines-Montjoie. Brochure available at the Tourist Office. If you want to stop at the 6 chapels or one of 4 churches Baroque on the trail, and discover chubby cherubs, altars exuberant. Come and "rando cherubs.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (15.3 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (15.8 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (40 km)
Sightseeing safari on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 40 € Annecy (47 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment140 € to 240 € Annecy (48 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Prapacot
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h00Combloux (8.8 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de la Ravine
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h50Combloux (11 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Beauregard
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h10Combloux (11 km)
Hiking in "La Croix des Salles"
HikeIntermediate3h05Combloux (11.1 km)
Hiking "Boucle la petite Ravine- Fouettaz"
HikeEasy3h25Combloux (11.1 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

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Hotels