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Taninges

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Taninges - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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At 642 m altitude, in the heart of the Valley Giffre on the road to the great Alps and cross streams and Foron Giffre Taninges village overlooked by the majestic peak of Marcelly offers multifaceted! His station Praz de Lys-Sommand to 1500 m altitude, authentic and family facing Mont-Blanc is an ideal playground for practice activities "nature" in pastures.

8 km Cluses, 71 km from Annecy, 42 km from Geneva, 51 km from Chamonix.

Geographical information

MunicipalityTaninges
Postcode74440
Tourism label
Latitude46.1067940 (N 46° 6’ 24”)
Longitude6.5910520 (E 6° 35’ 28”)
AltitudeFrom 609m to 2000m
Surface area42.66 km²
Population3486 inhabitants
Density81 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (70 km, 54 min)
Insee code74276
IntercommunalityCC des Montagnes du Giffre
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Châtillon-sur-Cluses3.7 km (5 min)
La Rivière-Enverse5 km (6 min)
Mieussy6.6 km (7 min)
Saint-Sigismond7.5 km (10 min)
Morillon8.2 km (9 min)
Thyez8.7 km (12 min)
Verchaix9.1 km (13 min)
Cluses9.8 km (13 min)
Arâches-la-Frasse9.9 km (12 min)
Marignier10.8 km (14 min)
Les Gets11.8 km (15 min)
Marnaz12.6 km (19 min)
Saint-Jeoire12.8 km (14 min)
Samoëns13.1 km (16 min)
Vougy13.3 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Village Taninges has a rich historical and cultural heritage to explore alone or with a guide (information at the Tourist Office of Taninges ).

Stroll the streets of the village, at the rate of 40 merry tinkling bells of the carillon (the first department). This unique chime is hosted by the single spire of the largest church in Haute-Savoie. After contemplating the great organ and crossed the " Pré church " little cool, shaded park, continue your trip to the Chartreuse Mélan. This listed building from the 13th and 16th cloister strikes by its rigor and sobriety. Become an ideal site for concerts and exhibitions of quality, Mélan Chartreuse is an exceptional place : quiet and imposing.

Around the Market Square, the historic center of Taninges has changed little for centuries. La Grande Rue, Rue des Arcades, Old Bridge donkey sixteenth, the Sainte -Anne, or the fountain are all witnesses of the past that contribute to the quiet charm of the Village.

In the heart of old town, two free cultural spaces open their doors. The area where Jacquem'Arts are presented throughout the year the works of regional artists and the Heritage House, a place of fun and interactive discovery in the history of the town around six themes: salting, dress making, woodworking, hydraulic devices, social life and fruit.

Station Praz de Lys- Sommand, is a remarkable family site with exceptional views that encourages find time to contemplate, to breathe, to find...

In winter, skiing passion skiing promenade facing the Mont -Blanc. 24 lifts, 45 km of slopes for all levels will delight fans as passionate.

The northern area extends 60 km through landscapes: meadows, forests and hamlets of cottages...

For peaceful walkers, 30 km of groomed and marked are available to them at the heart of an unforgettable landscape.

New: Baptisms and initiation dogsled, 2 tracks dedicated to the practical (information at the Tourist Office of Taninges ).

In summer, as passionate fans can start the attack 60 km of marked trails at all levels to discover the flora and fauna of the mountains. Many activities are still available from the station : horse riding, tennis, fishing lake or river, water sports, paragliding, climbing, canyoning...

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

January: Passage of the Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont-Blanc (international racing sled dogs) Make the Nordic.

February: Assault Top Fleury (ski mountaineering race at night), Crossing the Ramaz (popular race ski) Carnival.

March: Open snowscoot, the skiathlon Velard.

May: Day of garbage collection in the mountains.

June: Christening Jacquemard.

July: National Day, Day Belgian Climbing hiking, Competition team.

August: The Jacquemarde (gathering of vintage cars), Music Festival, "Operation 1 Day 1 col".

September: European Heritage Days.

December: Fest'hiv (opening of the station), Christmas Day and New Year

Photos

Domaine de la Chartreuse Mélan
Domaine de la Chartreuse Mélan
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The old town
The old town
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The ski skiing
The ski skiing
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The Resort in Winter
The Resort in Winter
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Fountain Square Market - Bourg old Taninges
Fountain Square Market - Bourg old Taninges
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The Charterhouse of Mélan
The Charterhouse of Mélan
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The Church of Saint John the Baptist
The Church of Saint John the Baptist
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The chimes and 40 bells
The chimes and 40 bells
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Fishing Station
Fishing Station
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Panorama of Mont Blanc in summer
Panorama of Mont Blanc in summer
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The walking trails in winter
The walking trails in winter
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The Rise Walking Taninges-Praz de Lys
The Rise Walking Taninges-Praz de Lys
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Panorama of Mont Blanc in winter
Panorama of Mont Blanc in winter
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Paragliding above the peak Marcelly
Paragliding above the peak Marcelly
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Detail of the fountain of the ancient village Taninges
Detail of the fountain of the ancient village Taninges
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Detail of the fountain of the ancient village of Taninges
Detail of the fountain of the ancient village of Taninges
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Chapel Flérier - Taninges
Chapel Flérier - Taninges
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Bedside the choir of the chapel Flérier - Taninges
Bedside the choir of the chapel Flérier - Taninges
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The Crossing of the Ramaz
The Crossing of the Ramaz
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Assault Top Fleury
Assault Top Fleury
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Contest of teams
Contest of teams
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Weather

Thursday 19 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 26°C
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Friday 20 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 30°C
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Saturday 21 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Paysalp museum, Croq'Alp House of Taste Nature Reserve circus Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Fruit Mieussy Museum of Mechanical Music in Les Gets.

Winter: Dog sledding, Snowshoeing ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (7.2 km)
Rafting on the Giffre or Dranses
Sports sensations40 € Morillon (7.3 km)
Book-inspired hike
Nature and the great outdoors530 € Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (15.4 km)
Exhibition and sale of ceramics and sculptures
Arts and CraftsFreeVillard (16.5 km)
Maiden paraglider flight over the Caribbean islands
Sports sensations85 € to 180 € Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (26 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour de Haute Pointe
HikeIntermediate4h50Mieussy (6.7 km)
The ride of the wharf in the mtb
Mountain bike itineraryEasy40 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (8 km)
The Bourgeoise
HikeIntermediate2h30Samoëns (10.8 km)
The edges of dranse of montriond has the balm
HikeIntermediate5h05Morzine (12.3 km)
Joranloup by the telecabine
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (12.4 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
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A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
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