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Jarsy

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Jarsy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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Small mountain village located in Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Jarsy takes place in the Bauges massif, in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Massif des Bauges. Installed above the glacial valley of Bauges Front, it is located about fifty kilometers from Chambéry, near Bellecombe-en-Bauges.

Place of entrenchment Saracens in the tenth century, Jarsy is also known to have been one of the first places in the Bauges where the monks of the abbey of Hautecombe have created a field. Mainly oriented towards tourism, the village does not less than an important gastronomic activity, notably forming part of the production area of ​​the AOP Tome des Bauges.

Passing through the region, visitors will appreciate the preserved and authentic landscapes of the town, as well as the charm of its modest architectural and historical heritage.

Geographical information

MunicipalityJarsy
Postcode73630
Latitude45.6573300 (N 45° 39’ 26”)
Longitude6.1759170 (E 6° 10’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 697m to 2210m
Surface area32.68 km²
Population284 inhabitants
Density8 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (33 mi, 52 min)
Insee code73139
IntercommunalityCA Chambéry Métropole-Coeur des Bauges
DepartmentSavoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

École1.5 mi (5 min)
La Compôte2.3 mi (8 min)
Doucy-en-Bauges3.3 mi (12 min)
Le Châtelard4.6 mi (11 min)
Sainte-Reine4.7 mi (12 min)
La Motte-en-Bauges5.8 mi (16 min)
Aillon-le-Vieux8 mi (17 min)
Lescheraines8.3 mi (20 min)
Arith9.1 mi (22 min)
Bellecombe-en-Bauges9.2 mi (25 min)
Aillon-le-Jeune10.7 mi (24 min)
Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny11 mi (26 min)
Le Noyer11.7 mi (27 min)
Saint-François-de-Sales12 mi (29 min)

Things to see and do

Built in the second half of the 19th century, the Saint-André church has an elegant Neo-Gothic style.

Not far, it is possible to admire the Chapel of the Lésine, the seventeenth century, fully restored in the year 2010. It takes place in the heart of the village.

Several marked hiking trails are available in and around the village of Jarsy, including the National Hunting and Wildlife Reserve of the Bauges. Do not miss to admire Mount Coche or Point Chaurionde.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
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Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
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Chapel of the 17th century
Chapel of the 17th century
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Precherel, hamlet of Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
Precherel, hamlet of Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
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Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
Jarsy (© D. Boccon Doure)
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Near the col de Chérel, Jarsy (© Boccon Doure)
Near the col de Chérel, Jarsy (© Boccon Doure)
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The Col d'Orgeval and its refuge (© M. Lanchon)
The Col d'Orgeval and its refuge (© M. Lanchon)
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Weather

Friday 17 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 26°C
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Saturday 18 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 26°C
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Sunday 19 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 28°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Flight over Lake Annecy in a two-seater paraglider
Sports sensations95 € to 135 € Doussard (8.7 mi)
Canyoning around Lake Annecy
Sports sensations59 € to 89 € Lathuile (9.8 mi)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (11 mi)
Tandem paragliding flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € Talloires-Montmin (13.3 mi)
Discover wine through wine tourism in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Les Marches (13.9 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (14.6 mi)
Arpettaz Lake
Village visitIntermediate4h30Celliers (17.1 mi)
Lakes of Seven Laux
HikeAthletic6h00La Ferrière (24 mi)
Donkey rides
Horse rideEasy1h00Belley (25 mi)
The Hamlets of Travers
HikeEasy50 minCourchevel (26 mi)

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