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Menthon-Saint-Bernard - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Located 10 km from Annecy, 50 km from Geneva, the village Menthon-Saint-Bernard located on Lake Annecy on the east bank. In a green setting, with surrounding mountains as the surrounding Tournette the teeth and Lanfon Lanfonnet, Menthon castle overlooks the picturesque village ...

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.8605430 (N 45° 51’ 38”)
Longitude6.1947370 (E 6° 11’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 443m to 1229m
Surface area4.51 km²
Population1988 inhabitants
Density440 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (8.8 km, 13 min)
Insee code74176
IntercommunalityCC de la Tournette

Nearest cities & towns

Veyrier-du-Lac2.8 km (4 min)
Bluffy3.6 km (8 min)
Talloires3.8 km (6 min)
Alex5.8 km (9 min)
Annecy-le-Vieux8.4 km (15 min)
Annecy8.7 km (15 min)
Dingy-Saint-Clair10.8 km (15 min)
Cran-Gevrier10.8 km (20 min)
La Balme-de-Thuy11.8 km (15 min)
Meythet12 km (23 min)
Doussard12.3 km (18 min)
Seynod12.9 km (22 min)
Pringy13 km (22 min)
Montmin13.1 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Visit Menthon-Saint-Bernard castle overlooking the lake and explore the history of Saint Bernard of Menthon.

Swimming in the clear waters of the lake and discover a famous wreck divers from the corner: the France (43 m deep).

Places of interest

Information points


The walk of Philibert Orlye
The walk of Philibert Orlye
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The Beach
The Beach
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The church and tower
The church and tower
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The Palace
The Palace
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Menthon-Saint-Bernard seen from the lake
Menthon-Saint-Bernard seen from the lake
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Menthon-Saint-Bernard Castle seen from the lake
Menthon-Saint-Bernard Castle seen from the lake
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Col de la Forclaz and its magnificent view over the lake, paragliding in an exceptional and renowned.

Activities: golf, paragliding, hiking ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Private Guided Walking Tour of Annecy – 2 hours
Culture and education47 € Annecy (6.6 km)
Just for kids: your first paragliding flight in summer!
Sports sensations95 € Montmin (6.9 km)
Paragliding over Lake Annecy in summer
Sports sensations105 € Montmin (6.9 km)
Bike hire in Annecy - 2 hours
Sports sensations9 € Annecy (6.9 km)
Bike hire in Annecy - 4 hours
Sports sensations12 € Annecy (6.9 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hiking : Chalet de la vieille
HikeEasy2h45Megève (31 km)
Pedestrian Itinerary : around the Village
HikeEasy35 minMegève (33 km)
Water trails : Balade : The Creux Saint Jean and the Belle au Bois Waterfall
HikeEasy55 minMegève (33 km)
Pedestrian itinerary : The Calvary Way
HikeEasy55 minMegève (33 km)
Hiking : Jaillet Pass - Petit Croisse Baulet
HikeAthletic4h10Megève (33 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals