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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Montriond is located in the Alps, the Rhone-Alpes region, 2km from the ski resort of Avoriaz - Les Portes du Soleil. It's a charming little village built with wooden chalets in the traditional style of the mountains. It has retained all its traditional values ​​and the rise of livestock pasture before the summer. The village goats Lindarets to offer a unique show in a picturesque setting. The manufacture of goat cheese declined in all its varieties remains a popular local products. Gastronomic specialties are numerous.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.1969760 (N 46° 11’ 49”)
Longitude6.6947180 (E 6° 41’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 877m to 2340m
Surface area24.71 km²
Population855 inhabitants
Density34 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (90 km, 1h18)
Insee code74188
IntercommunalityCC du Haut-Chablais

Nearest cities & towns

Morzine2.3 km (4 min)
Essert-Romand3.5 km (7 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Aulps5.7 km (7 min)
La Côte-d'Arbroz7.2 km (11 min)
Les Gets8.9 km (13 min)
Le Biot10.1 km (13 min)
Seytroux10.8 km (16 min)
La Baume14 km (16 min)
Avoriaz15.5 km (26 min)
La Vernaz17.5 km (19 min)
Bonnevaux19.1 km (27 min)
Taninges20 km (24 min)
La Forclaz21 km (25 min)
Châtillon-sur-Cluses24 km (28 min)
Abondance25 km (33 min)

Things to see and do

A must visit Lake Montriond known both in summer by lovers of angling or fly fishing, as athletes practicing canoeing or rowing, or lovers walking . In winter the lake is frozen and it has far to go diving under ice, the place is magical, whatever the time of the year. Every day in summer, supervised swimming and canoe rental.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Race ski touring "The Meurianne" in January.

The rowing regatta in July.

The lake of fire, the second Saturday of August.

Bread Festival.

Various animations season (information at the Tourist Office on +33 4 50 79 12 81).



Monday 25 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C
Tuesday 26 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 27 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Gorges du Pont du Diable.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (12.3 km)
Mountain biking for beginners or improvers
Sports sensations15 € to 35 € Bogève (19.7 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (23 km)
Cruise in the Bay of Thonon and on Lake Geneva
Nature and the great outdoors9 € to 14 € Thonon-les-Bains (26 km)
Workshop at the Museum of Prehistory and Geology
Culture and education4 € Sciez (29 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit de l'Encrenaz
Cycling itineraryEasy2h20Montriond
Joux-Plane Climb
Cycling itineraryEasy3h55Morzine (2.3 km)
Le Grand Tour du Mont-Chéry and alternative route
HikeEasy4h15Les Gets (4.5 km)
Roc d'Enfer explorer trail
HikeAthletic5h35Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (4.6 km)
Char des Quais Tour by mountain bike
Mountain bike itineraryEasy40 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (5.4 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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