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Highlights in Les Contamines-Montjoie
- Alpine skiing
- Mont Joly
- Dômes de Miage
- Savoyard cuisine
- Massif du Mont-Blanc.
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Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Contamines-Montjoie
The holiday rentals available in Contamines-Montjoie are located very close to the ski slopes. Most of them are less than 500 metres from a cable car. Rather spaced, the rentals allow you to enjoy peace and quiet and a space of your own. The resort being small, we are close to the centre and the shops. You can find your equipment a few metres from home. It is also the ideal place to do everything on foot. You can also take a break from the centre to enjoy the hiking trails in the summer.Warm and friendly holiday rentals
Les Contamines-Montjoie is full of magnificent holiday rentals where you can make the most of your stay in the mountains. These beautiful homes are, for many, built of wood. They have a friendly and family chalet spirit. The kitchen is fully equipped, to prepare good meals with family or friends. The common areas are welcoming and warm. On the whole, these are family-friendly rentals. Couples will also find their happiness: several intimate and cosy rentals are available.
Holidays in Les Contamines-Montjoie
Location and orientation
Les Contamines-Montjoie is located in the Haute-Savoie department. It belongs to the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It is surrounded by mountains. High mountains are found in the east, for hiking and mountaineering; a ski resort in the west; hiking passes in the south. The municipality is very easy to reach because it is located near Geneva airport. It is also possible to get there by train, by reaching Saint-Gervais station. Shuttles are even provided during the ski season.The different hamlets of Contamines-Montjoie
Les Contamines-Montjoie is made up of quantities of hamlets. All of these belong to the municipality and are more or less distant from the slopes. The hamlets of La Vy, Les Echenaz and Le Cugnon are the closest to the ski resort. This is where you can find the main shops related to winter sports. Further north, it is the city centre as such: La Chovettaz in particular is home to several restaurants and local shops. Further north, at La Revenaz or Champelet, nature takes over.
Travellers and activities
Les Contamines is the name of the ski resort of Contamines-Montjoie. This ski area has 48 slopes. It belongs to the immense domain of Evasion Mont-Blanc. Experienced skiers will be able to find their happiness on the 28 red and black slopes of the resort. However, beginner skiers are not to be outdone, as seven blue runs allow them to practice their skills. Cross-country skiers will be delighted by the magnificent sites in the surrounding area, such as the Dômes de Miage.Les Contamines-Montjoie for hikers
In summer, too, you can find something to do in Les Contamines-Montjoie! Walkers have a wide variety of hiking trails where they can indulge their passion. Mont Joly, for example, is a magnificent site, between the clouds, where you can enjoy an absolutely superb view. Another site to see: the Glacier du Miage, difficult, but which almost makes you forget the difficulty by its landscapes. You can still go hiking towards the Aiguilles des Glaciers and take the opportunity to try your hand at mountaineering.
Raclette, fondue, tartiflette: yes, but Les Contamines-Montjoie has its own speciality! Stuffing is a good Sunday dish. Potatoes and bacon mingle with dried fruit for a succulent sweet and sour blend.
Top 5 things to do in Contamines-Montjoie
With nearly 50 trails on the clock, Les Contamines-Montjoie is a real playground for skiers. On the Col du Bonhomme, at Mont Joly, at the Dômes de Hauteluce... There is plenty to do.2. Hiking to Jovet Lakes
Nestled between the mountains, the lakes of this site have magnificent emerald reflections. A real splendour that justifies hiking!3. Discover new winter sports
Why don't we change a little bit from downhill skiing? Les Contamines-Montjoie offers cross-country skiing, biathlon and even rollerskiing trails. Perfect for those who miss classic skiing!4. Admire the Taconnaz Glacier
This beautiful glacier is located between Houches and Chamonix. The magnificent landscapes that we discover there are worth a visit from Les Contamines-Montjoie.5. Enjoy a raclette with friends
In summer and winter, a stay in Haute-Savoie gives you a good reason to taste this divine specialty! Not very light, we agree, but so friendly.