Combloux, Haute Savoie, French Alps
Perfectly situated just 60 minutes from Geneva airport, the wonderful dual season resort of Combloux, set in the Haute Savoie area of the French Alps is a pretty and unspoilt village blending natural stone and wooden architecture in its buildings, creating a warm and friendly traditional Savoyard village. Complete with its own shops, restaurants, bars and local amenities, for those wanting to enjoy its larger big brother Megeve, this is just an easy 5 minutes journey by car.
12 traditional hamlets, 13 working farms, ancient church, picture postcard centre all make up this charming, hidden gem of a village that comes complete with its own cultural identity.
The famous French Poet Victor Hugo described Combloux as "the Pearl of Mont Blanc nestled in the heart of Glaciers" thanks to its unique and outstanding panoramic views of Mont Blanc and its surrounding mountains.
Providing 100km of linked skiing on the Les Portes du Mont Blanc ski pass that includes Megeve Le Jaillet, La Giettaz and Cordon, the Evasion Mont Blanc pass provides access to 400km of slopes that includes Megeve, St Gervais, St Nicholas de Veroce and Les Contamines, the latter being accessible by car or ski shuttle.
Skiing in a back to nature, unspoilt setting through forests or enjoying the simply breath taking jaw dropping panoramic Mont Blanc views ensures you wont ski anywhere prettier. Here you will find gentle wide open slopes for beginners to long vertical descents for the most advanced.
For snowboarders there are two snowparks and 3 snowboarder Cross, while anyone wishing to try Cross Country skiing there are two free loops of green and blue level totalling 5.5km with stunning views of Mont Blanc.
Combloux is proud to offer the Famille Plus label, thanks to its close attention to childrens facilities that includes two nurseries and ski kindergarden.
Being a dual season resort, in the summer there are numerous activities to enjoy, including hundreds of kilometres of hiking and mountain biking, swimming in the clear pure water of the ecological lake with no chemical products, canyoning and white water rafting to name a few, while the local farms open their doors to welcome guests for guided tours and delicious snacks.
Both winter and summer there is plenty to entertain you.
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