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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Arâches-la-Frasse - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Gastronomic specialties: sausage Sallanches, Savoyard specialties such as raclette and tartiflettes, Savoie wine, cheese, honey, jam, liquor and liqueur, chocolate and confectionery.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.0557700 (N 46° 3’ 21”)
Longitude6.6302570 (E 6° 37’ 49”)
AltitudeFrom 560m to 2466m
Surface area37.69 km²
Population1943 inhabitants
Density51 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (71 km, 50 min)
Insee code74014
IntercommunalityCC Cluses-Arve et Montagnes

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Sigismond2.9 km (5 min)
Les Carroz-d'Arâches4.8 km (7 min)
Châtillon-sur-Cluses6.6 km (9 min)
Taninges9.9 km (12 min)
Magland10.8 km (17 min)
La Rivière-Enverse11.2 km (13 min)
Thyez11.6 km (17 min)
Cluses12.7 km (18 min)
Marignier13.8 km (19 min)
Morillon14.4 km (17 min)
Scionzier14.8 km (22 min)
Marnaz15.5 km (24 min)
Vougy16.2 km (24 min)
Mieussy16.5 km (20 min)
Verchaix16.9 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

Gondola with the Kedeuze possible altitude trekking.

Rafting, hydro speed, canyoning, caving, mountain biking, shisterbike, cycling, riding, golf and paragliding.

Farmhouse Summer - Farm: visit possible winter.

Aquacîme, Spa and Wellness center - Swimming pool and summer leisure.

Cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, skijoring, carriage rides, dog sledding, ice.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Market every Tuesday morning. Tuesday and Tuesday full day of winter vacation.

In January: the Grande Odyssée.

Early April: Flakes Laughter.

Twice at the full moon hike under the stars.

Numerous activities for all: concert, makeup, torchlight, giant table football, JPP 9 Heart ...

July: Coupe de France VTT.

The first week of August: gathering of choirs France.

August 15th festivities with different animations.

Concerts in the auditorium of Flaine (displacement mandatory car, the bus being few).


The games on the site in August
The games on the site in August
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Guided Molliets
Guided Molliets
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The Montgolfiades
The Montgolfiades
See photo


Monday 23 october
Min. 1°C - Max. 5°C
Tuesday 24 october
Min. -2°C - Max. 11°C
Wednesday 25 october
Min. 0°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Museum of cutting and to horological Cluses.

Château des Rubins Sallanches.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (5.1 km)
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 210 € Domancy (18.1 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over the Mont-Blanc massif
Sports sensations50 € to 110 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (20 km)
Mountain biking for beginners or improvers
Sports sensations15 € to 35 € Bogève (22 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (28 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Chevran educational trail
Montagne de Loëx and Chapelle de Jacquicourt
HikeAthletic5h55Taninges (5.1 km)
Circuit du lac de Flérier et des villages
HikeEasy1h45Taninges (6.5 km)
Circuit des villages traditionnels
HikeIntermediate4h45Taninges (6.7 km)
Montée du Praz de Lys par les Pavés : du village à l'alpage
HikeAthletic5h10Taninges (6.7 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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