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Ugine

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Ugine - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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Nestled at the foot of the Aravis, close to the Natural Park of Bauges renowned for its exceptional landscapes, Ugine occupies a strategic position in the heart of the two Savoie.

Nearby Albertville Olympic site, and less than an hour from the Mont Blanc, Lake Annecy, Bourget or alpine resorts of Tarentaise, Ugine lives harmoniously between tradition and modernity. Under the gaze of Mont Charvin (2409 meters), several hamlets still live to the rhythm of an active farm life.

World capital of stainless steel and the European leader for Titanium and Zirconium, Ugine has preserved its heritage and develop their village around its church and its castle Crest - Cherel (XIII century) today Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions.

Active recreation lovers or sweet discoveries find here a generous nature, sports and cultural facilities as provided more than one hundred associations that reflect the dynamism of local life.

The exploration field is immense, intense pleasures. Welcome to Ugine!

Geographical information

MunicipalityUgine
Postcode73400
Tourism label
Latitude45.7529390 (N 45° 45’ 11”)
Longitude6.4199680 (E 6° 25’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 391m to 2407m
Surface area57.36 km²
Population7322 inhabitants
Density127 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (39 mi, 50 min)
Insee code73303
IntercommunalityCA Arlysère
DepartmentSavoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Marthod4.1 mi (12 min)
Val de Chaise4.7 mi (11 min)
Thénésol5.3 mi (15 min)
Césarches5.4 mi (11 min)
Albertville5.9 mi (10 min)
Queige6.8 mi (19 min)
Allondaz6.8 mi (19 min)
Cohennoz6.9 mi (19 min)
Saint-Ferréol7 mi (15 min)
Faverges-Seythenex7.8 mi (17 min)
Grignon8 mi (14 min)
Venthon8.5 mi (19 min)
Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle8.5 mi (18 min)
Flumet8.8 mi (18 min)
Gilly-sur-Isère9.3 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

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View of Ugine
View of Ugine
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The village of Ugine
The village of Ugine
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The commune
The commune
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Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions
Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions
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Village of Héry-sur-Ugine
Village of Héry-sur-Ugine
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Mountain Festival
Mountain Festival
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Horse Festival
Horse Festival
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Wood Festival
Wood Festival
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Hiking Flavors
Hiking Flavors
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The folk group of Ugine the Pastourelle of Val d'Arly
The folk group of Ugine the Pastourelle of Val d'Arly
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The town hall
The town hall
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The monument to the dead
The monument to the dead
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Fountain
Fountain
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St. Lawrence Church
St. Lawrence Church
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St. Lawrence Church
St. Lawrence Church
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Memorial
Memorial
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Weather

Friday 20 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 30°C
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Saturday 21 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 27°C
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Sunday 22 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°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 (6.2 mi)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (9.3 mi)
Flight over Lake Annecy in a two-seater paraglider
Sports sensations95 € to 135 € Doussard (10 mi)
Canyoning around Lake Annecy
Sports sensations59 € to 89 € Lathuile (10.8 mi)
Tandem paragliding flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € Talloires-Montmin (11.9 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (13.4 mi)
Snowshoes itinerary : l'Alpage de Prapacot
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h00Combloux (14.7 mi)
Arpettaz Lake
Village visitIntermediate4h30Celliers (19 mi)
Hike : Lac de Pormenaz
HikeIntermediate3h25Passy (21 mi)
The Hamlets of Travers
HikeEasy50 minCourchevel (24 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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