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Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe

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Municipality located in Savoy, in the heart of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe is between 1100 and 2070 meters above sea level in the northern Alps. A 10 km from Megève and more than twenty kilometers of Albertville, it is a family ski resort and very popular among tourists, especially lovers of walks in the pastures. Since December 2005, the station is also a member of the famous Espace Diamant, which includes five ski resorts.

In a rejuvenating ambience and magnificent scenery, Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe represents the birthplace of Val d'Arly, between Mont Blanc, Beaufortain or Aravis. The village of about 500 inhabitants is an ideal place to spend a dream vacation, sports or entertainment. Amid chalets in typical Savoyard architecture, visitors enjoy the many activities and various and varied animations.

Geographical information

MunicipalityNotre-Dame-de-Bellecombe
Postcode73590
Tourism label
Latitude45.8096650 (N 45° 48’ 35”)
Longitude6.5187190 (E 6° 31’ 7”)
AltitudeFrom 839m to 2068m
Surface area21.45 km²
Population510 inhabitants
Density23 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (49 mi, 1h05)
Insee code73186
IntercommunalityCA Arlysère
DepartmentSavoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Crest-Voland2.1 mi (6 min)
Flumet2.3 mi (7 min)
Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle3.5 mi (10 min)
Praz-sur-Arly4.2 mi (10 min)
La Giettaz5.9 mi (15 min)
Cohennoz6 mi (16 min)
Megève7.2 mi (17 min)
Les Saisies7.5 mi (18 min)
Demi-Quartier8.8 mi (21 min)
Combloux10.3 mi (24 min)
Ugine11.1 mi (25 min)
Hauteluce11.8 mi (28 min)
Cordon13.2 mi (32 min)
Domancy13.5 mi (32 min)
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains13.7 mi (29 min)

Things to see and do

Popular ski resort, the village of Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe is primarily a charming Savoyard site where reigns the fun and relaxation through many activities.

The main tourist attraction is its Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe ski resort. Member of the Espace Diamant as the resorts of Saisies, Crest-Voland Cohennoz to, Flumet - Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle and Praz-sur-Arly, it is part of the 192 km of slopes for all levels proposed in the domain. All the villages are connected by ski lifts, and it is possible to learn about all the activities in the Espace Diamant. Hiking or horse riding, mountain biking, sled on rails, skiing, paragliding, or snowshoeing are accessible to all. Also on the station Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe a playground suitable for all ages. Very popular, the Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe station received several labels, including resort village, Grand and New snow field, for its various benefits.

With its typical Savoyard architecture, the village of Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe keeps an authentic charm, especially on the main square where the chalets are galore. One can also admire the village church, with its little chime and interesting cross.

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Events and festivities

Small village Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe do nonetheless offers very interesting animations in partnership with the Espace Diamant.

All year, Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe hosts a small weekly market on Monday from 8 am to 13h. At year end, for Christmas, the village also offers flavors market expertise along with a show about the magic of Christmas.

In January, Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe organizes the week of Saint Vincent to discover the culinary heritage of the region. Torchlight, meals, film screenings and other cooking competitions are scheduled.

The Eagles ski festival in Val d'Arly takes place every year between February and March in various villages of the Espace Diamant. The opportunity to see such a falconry show the slopes.

In August, instead of the traditional Savoie Wine Festival and elsewhere in the village. For the occasion, the main street is pedestrianized and the day consists of animations, tastings, marching bands, entertainment for children or a meal. Every year, nearly 70 stands winemakers and other professionals in the catering trade are presented.

Weather

Monday 17 july
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
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Tuesday 18 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
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Wednesday 19 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 27°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
The Fairy Tale House
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe
Paintball or lasergame in the heart of nature
Sports sensations25 € Megève (6.1 mi)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (13.2 mi)
Stand up paddle on Lake Annecy
Sports sensations15 € Talloires-Montmin (14.5 mi)
Flight over Lake Annecy in a two-seater paraglider
Sports sensations95 € to 135 € Doussard (14.7 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
La Landeliere
HikeEasy1h00Flumet (1390 yd)
Panoramic tour of Combloux
HikeEasy2h00Combloux (8.3 mi)
The Baroque Trail
HikeAthletic6h50Combloux (8.4 mi)
100% organic ride
HikeEasy40 minCombloux (8.4 mi)
The water circuit
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h05Combloux (8.4 mi)

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