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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Menthon-Saint-Bernard - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Located 10 km from Annecy, 50 km from Geneva, the village Menthon-Saint-Bernard located on Lake Annecy on the east bank. In a green setting, with surrounding mountains as the surrounding Tournette the teeth and Lanfon Lanfonnet, Menthon castle overlooks the picturesque village ...

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.8605430 (N 45° 51’ 38”)
Longitude6.1947370 (E 6° 11’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 443m to 1229m
Surface area4.51 km²
Population1988 inhabitants
Density440 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (8.8 km, 13 min)
Insee code74176
IntercommunalityCC de la Tournette

Nearest cities & towns

Veyrier-du-Lac2.8 km (4 min)
Bluffy3.6 km (8 min)
Talloires-Montmin3.8 km (6 min)
Alex5.8 km (9 min)
Annecy-le-Vieux8.4 km (15 min)
Annecy8.7 km (15 min)
Dingy-Saint-Clair10.8 km (15 min)
Cran-Gevrier10.8 km (20 min)
La Balme-de-Thuy11.8 km (15 min)
Meythet12 km (23 min)
Doussard12.3 km (18 min)
Seynod12.9 km (22 min)
Pringy13 km (22 min)
Sévrier13.2 km (22 min)
Chevaline13.3 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Visit Menthon-Saint-Bernard castle overlooking the lake and explore the history of Saint Bernard of Menthon.

Swimming in the clear waters of the lake and discover a famous wreck divers from the corner: the France (43 m deep).

Places of interest

Information points


The walk of Philibert Orlye
The walk of Philibert Orlye
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The Beach
The Beach
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The church and tower
The church and tower
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The Palace
The Palace
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Menthon-Saint-Bernard seen from the lake
Menthon-Saint-Bernard seen from the lake
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Menthon-Saint-Bernard Castle seen from the lake
Menthon-Saint-Bernard Castle seen from the lake
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Wednesday 20 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 19°C
Thursday 21 september
Min. 3°C - Max. 24°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 24°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Col de la Forclaz and its magnificent view over the lake, paragliding in an exceptional and renowned.

Activities: golf, paragliding, hiking ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sightseeing cruise on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors280 € to 340 € Annecy (6.3 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Annecy – 2 hours
Culture and education47 € Annecy (6.6 km)
Canyoning all year round with an expert guide
Sports sensations45 € to 90 € Annecy (6.6 km)
Just for kids: your first paragliding flight in summer!
Sports sensations95 € Talloires-Montmin (6.9 km)
Paragliding over Lake Annecy in summer
Sports sensations105 € Talloires-Montmin (6.9 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour du Sulens circuit
HikeEasy4h10Serraval (14 km)
Lac de Lessy par Cenise
HikeEasy2h10Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières (25 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Colombier via le Col de la Cochette"
HikeEasy3h55Aillon-le-Jeune (27 km)
From the castle to Vovray
HikeAthletic2h50Chaumont (27 km)
Hike to the Pointe-Percée Hut
HikeAthletic2h55Le Grand-Bornand (28 km)


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