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Montriond

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Montriond is located in the Alps, the Rhone-Alpes region, 2km from the ski resort of Avoriaz - Les Portes du Soleil. It's a charming little village built with wooden chalets in the traditional style of the mountains. It has retained all its traditional values ​​and the rise of livestock pasture before the summer. The village goats Lindarets to offer a unique show in a picturesque setting. The manufacture of goat cheese declined in all its varieties remains a popular local products. Gastronomic specialties are numerous.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMontriond
Postcode74110
Tourism label
Latitude46.1969760 (N 46° 11’ 49”)
Longitude6.6947180 (E 6° 41’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 877m to 2340m
Surface area24.71 km²
Population853 inhabitants
Density34 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (90 km, 1h18)
Insee code74188
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée d'Aulps
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Morzine2.3 km (4 min)
Essert-Romand3.5 km (7 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Aulps5.7 km (7 min)
La Côte-d'Arbroz7.2 km (11 min)
Les Gets8.9 km (13 min)
Le Biot10.1 km (13 min)
Seytroux10.8 km (16 min)
La Baume14 km (16 min)
Avoriaz15.5 km (26 min)
La Vernaz17.5 km (19 min)
Bonnevaux19.1 km (27 min)
Taninges20 km (24 min)
La Forclaz21 km (25 min)
Châtillon-sur-Cluses24 km (28 min)

Things to see and do

A must visit Lake Montriond known both in summer by lovers of angling or fly fishing, as athletes practicing canoeing or rowing, or lovers walking . In winter the lake is frozen and it has far to go diving under ice, the place is magical, whatever the time of the year. Every day in summer, supervised swimming and canoe rental.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Race ski touring "The Meurianne" in January.

The rowing regatta in July.

The lake of fire, the second Saturday of August.

Bread Festival.

Various animations season (information at the Tourist Office on +33 4 50 79 12 81).

Photos

Weather

Saturday 23 may
Min. 2°C - Max. 5°C
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Sunday 24 may
Min. 2°C - Max. 7°C
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Monday 25 may
Min. 3°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Gorges du Pont du Diable.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (23 km)
Bespoke sightseeing shuttle bus tour
Crafts25 € to 600 € Évian-les-Bains (24 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (25 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (33 km)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (45 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit de l'Encrenaz
Cycling itineraryEasy2h20Montriond
Joux-Plane Climb
Cycling itineraryEasy3h55Morzine (2.3 km)
Roc d'Enfer explorer trail
HikeIntermediate5h35Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (4.6 km)
Char des Quais Tour by mountain bike
Mountain bike itineraryEasy40 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (5.4 km)
Pointe d'Uble : à la rencontre des mouflons
HikeAthletic5h40Taninges (8.2 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels