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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

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

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).



Saturday 28 february
Min. -8°C - Max. -1°C
Sunday 1 march
Min. -7°C - Max. 1°C
Monday 2 march
Min. -4°C - Max. 0°C

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)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations38 € to 65 € Thonon-les-Bains (25 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (33 km)
Relaxation at a colourful, musical spa
Well-being25 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (35 km)
Adventure trail in the Dodes Forest
Sports sensations21 € Le Grand-Bornand (35 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pointe d'Uble : à la rencontre des mouflons
HikeAthletic8h00Taninges (8.2 km)
Sentier des bords de Dranse
HikeIntermediate5h00Abondance (9.4 km)
La Pointe de Chalune
HikeIntermediate4h20Mieussy (10.2 km)
La Pointe de Chavasse
HikeAthletic4h35Mieussy (10.2 km)
La Pointe du Haut Fleury depuis le Praz de Lys
HikeAthletic4h10Taninges (10.3 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals