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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Up the valley of the Arve and after crossing the tunnel of Chatelard, you will discover the first village in the Chamonix valley, Servoz, to 816 meters.

A 360 ° takes you through the Mont Blanc massif, Pormenaz, the Fiz, the Aravis, Black Head and Prarion.

Servoz is an authentic and traditional mountain village where pastoral activities and tourism are linked, and as sunny hamlets reveal their charm.

Your access is easy by car on the motorway from Geneva or Annecy (A40), train TGV or TER (Servoz stop) or by plane (Geneva Airport 70 kilometers).

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.9305200 (N 45° 55’ 50”)
Longitude6.7671220 (E 6° 46’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 758m to 2324m
Surface area13.47 km²
Population989 inhabitants
Density73 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (89 km, 57 min)
Insee code74266
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Nearest cities & towns

Les Houches6.9 km (8 min)
Passy7.8 km (13 min)
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains11.7 km (15 min)
Saint-Nicolas-de-Véroce12.3 km (17 min)
Domancy12.6 km (13 min)
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc14.3 km (16 min)
Sallanches15.6 km (18 min)
Combloux18.4 km (24 min)
Cordon19.8 km (26 min)
Les Contamines-Montjoie20 km (27 min)
Megève21 km (27 min)
Demi-Quartier22 km (28 min)
Argentière22 km (24 min)
Magland23 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

House of the Alp, information center on the farm and agro-pastoralism.

Diosaz Gorges, a natural site.

Library (Tel: +33 4 50 47 28 75).

Tours & Heritage (summer).


Sports and Recreation: Ski and mountain, tobogganing, walking and hiking trails, snowshoe trails, recreation center, tourist fishing, mountain biking.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Festival "Servoz boiling" in July.

Crafts market in August.

Sheep Fair in October.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Nearby, Les Houches: Alpine skiing and cross country skiing, mountain. Walks and hikes, snowshoe routes. Natural ice rink. Luge. Skijoring (pulled by horses). Path from tree to tree. Parc de Merlet (zoo). Climbing gym. The Mountain Museum. Tennis. Fishing. Bowls. ATV.

A few kilometers away, Chamonix to Aiguille du Midi, the Mer de Glace. Ski and mountain. Hiking ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (7.9 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 59 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (7.9 km)
Maiden paraglider flight over the Caribbean islands
Sports sensations85 € to 165 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (8.2 km)
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (18.6 km)
Maiden paraglider flight by Mont Blanc
Sports sensations110 € Les Gets (26 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hike : Lac de Pormenaz
HikeIntermediate3h25Passy (3 km)
Climb to the Désert de Platé
HikeEasy5h15Passy (4 km)
Climb to the Varen Mountain Refuge Hut & Chalets
HikeEasy4h10Passy (5.5 km)
Traversée Col de Barmerousse - refuge de Platé
HikeEasy7h00Passy (6.6 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Prapacot
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h00Combloux (9.7 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals