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Ugine

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Ugine - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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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

MunicipalityUgine
Postcode73400
Tourism label
Latitude45.7529390 (N 45° 45’ 11”)
Longitude6.4199680 (E 6° 25’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 391m to 2407m
Surface area57.36 km²
Population7328 inhabitants
Density127 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (63 km, 50 min)
Insee code73303
IntercommunalityCC de la Région d'Albertville
DepartmentSavoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Marthod6.6 km (12 min)
Marlens7.6 km (11 min)
Thénésol8.6 km (15 min)
Césarches8.7 km (11 min)
Albertville9.5 km (10 min)
Cons-Sainte-Colombe10.1 km (14 min)
Queige10.9 km (19 min)
Allondaz11 km (19 min)
Cohennoz11.1 km (19 min)
Saint-Ferréol11.3 km (15 min)
Faverges12.5 km (17 min)
Grignon12.9 km (14 min)
Venthon13.6 km (19 min)
Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle13.7 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

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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Weather

Sunday 26 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 12°C
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Monday 27 april
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
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Tuesday 28 april
Min. 1°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (10.3 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (16.7 km)
Sightseeing safari on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 40 € Annecy (27 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment140 € to 240 € Annecy (29 km)
Discover oenology with a wine-grower
Local flavours10 € to 50 € Cruet (36 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (22 km)
Hiking in "La Croix des Salles"
HikeIntermediate3h05Combloux (22 km)
Hiking in 'Petit and Grand Croisse Baulet'
HikeIntermediate6h55Combloux (22 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de la Ravine
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h50Combloux (22 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Beauregard
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h10Combloux (22 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels