Entremont-le-Vieux occupies the territory of the upper basin between Mount Cozon Outheran west (1650 m), Mount Joigny north (1556 m) and Mont Granier east (1933 m). It is situated on the foothills of the Massif Savoyard part of Chartreuse. Entremont-le-Vieux name, and generally Entremont, stems from the Latin phrase which means Inter Montes "located between the mountains."
This village is located 25 km from Chambéry and 5 km from Saint-Pierre d'Entremont and includes 26 hamlets.
The Museum of the Cave Bear: There are over 25,000 years in the bowels of the limestone Granier, a cave, known today as the Entremont-le-Vieux "Balme to Collomb," hosted strange occupants of the Prehistory ... Ursus Spelaeus or the Cave Bear. At the end of 80 years as cavers discovered the first bones of cave bears. The museum invites children and adults to follow in the footsteps of the mythical beast. Table manipulations you have fun and educational characteristics of the cave bear and its environment. Time for a visit, you become the scientists who conducted the excavations of the cave bear.
The dairy cooperative in the valley of Entremonts manufactures three mountain cheeses solely from the milk of three breeds of cows. Milk producers are all located on the territory of the Regional Natural Park of Chartreuse. The cooperative is located in the heart of the village close to the museum Entremont-le-Vieux Bear Cave.