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.
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...
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