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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Ugine - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Nestled at the foot of the Aravis, close to the Natural Park of Bauges renowned for its exceptional landscapes, Ugine occupies a strategic position in the heart of the two Savoie.

Nearby Albertville Olympic site, and less than an hour from the Mont Blanc, Lake Annecy, Bourget or alpine resorts of Tarentaise, Ugine lives harmoniously between tradition and modernity. Under the gaze of Mont Charvin (2409 meters), several hamlets still live to the rhythm of an active farm life.

World capital of stainless steel and the European leader for Titanium and Zirconium, Ugine has preserved its heritage and develop their village around its church and its castle Crest - Cherel (XIII century) today Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions.

Active recreation lovers or sweet discoveries find here a generous nature, sports and cultural facilities as provided more than one hundred associations that reflect the dynamism of local life.

The exploration field is immense, intense pleasures. Welcome to Ugine!

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.7529390 (N 45° 45’ 11”)
Longitude6.4199680 (E 6° 25’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 391m to 2407m
Surface area57.36 km²
Population7294 inhabitants
Density127 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (63 km, 50 min)
Insee code73303
IntercommunalityCC de la Région d'Albertville

Nearest cities & towns

Marthod6.6 km (12 min)
Val-de-Chaise7.6 km (11 min)
Thénésol8.6 km (15 min)
Césarches8.7 km (11 min)
Albertville9.5 km (10 min)
Queige10.9 km (19 min)
Allondaz11 km (19 min)
Cohennoz11.1 km (19 min)
Saint-Ferréol11.3 km (15 min)
Faverges-Seythenex12.5 km (17 min)
Grignon12.9 km (14 min)
Venthon13.6 km (19 min)
Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle13.7 km (18 min)
Flumet14.1 km (18 min)
Gilly-sur-Isère14.9 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Overview Ugine
Overview Ugine
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The town of Ugine
The town of Ugine
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Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions
Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions
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Village-sur-Hery Ugine
Village-sur-Hery Ugine
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Mountain Day
Mountain Day
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Day of the Horse
Day of the Horse
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Wood Day
Wood Day
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Gourmet hike
Gourmet hike
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The folklore group of Ugine Pastourelle the Val d'Arly
The folklore group of Ugine Pastourelle the Val d'Arly
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Tuesday 25 april
Min. 1°C - Max. 14°C
Wednesday 26 april
Min. 1°C - Max. 8°C
Thursday 27 april
Min. -3°C - Max. 4°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
The Fairy Tale House
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (9.9 km)
Just for kids: your first paragliding flight in summer!
Sports sensations95 € Talloires-Montmin (14.9 km)
Paragliding over Lake Annecy in summer
Sports sensations105 € Talloires-Montmin (14.9 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (14.9 km)
Maiden paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations95 € to 130 € Doussard (16.1 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour du Sulens circuit
HikeEasy4h10Serraval (7.9 km)
Hiking : Col de Véry
HikeAthletic5h50Megève (16 km)
Pedestrian itinerary : Jaillet - Villard/Villaret
HikeEasy1h30Megève (18.5 km)
Hiking : Rochebrune - Cote 2000
HikeEasy5h50Megève (18.6 km)
Hiking : Chalet de la vieille
HikeEasy2h45Megève (19.1 km)


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