haute-savoie

INFORMATION ABOUT THE REGION

The mountainous department of Haute Savoie is located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It is located in the Mont-Blanc massif and is home to towns such as Annecy, known for its animated film festival, and Chamonix, the starting point for the Mont-Blanc...

The Savoyard mountains offer many activities both in summer and winter. You can ski in the Portes du Soleil, snowshoe, hike or bike in Praz de Lys Sommand... On the other hand, during your walks, you will discover many natural viewpoints, be it waterfalls or lakes, and maybe you will have the chance to see some animals.

Cultural visits are also possible such as the castle of Annecy or the basilica of the Visitation. You will find the UNESCO Geopark of Chablais, known for its exceptional position between the mountains and the lake.

To fuel your evenings and meet new people, Haute-Savoie has several cabarets, bars and discotheques.

The Savoyard specialities are those we all know: Raclette, fondue, tartiflette... It is the ideal place to please your taste buds for a short while.

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    Haute-Savoie

    In Praz De Lys Sommand you can ride facing Mont Blanc in the early morning, hike in search of marmots at noon, and paraglide at dusk.

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    Haute-Savoie

    Discover the Leman Alps for your leisure activities or your holidays with family or friends.

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weather

Winter is generally cold and snowy, while summer is milder and stormy.

CHAMONIX-MONT-BLANC WEATHER

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