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To enhance your holiday in one of our rental properties in Combloux, we have sports, cultural, leisure and gourmet activities that will delight young and old. Combloux thrives in imagination to offer you the most wonderful stay in the Alps.
If you are looking for real sensations, the kind that will shake you up, you absolutely must try the Giant Swing at the top of the Jaillet. Unique in the Alps, this 3-seater swing offering a breathtaking view of the Mont-Blanc was inaugurated in the summer of 2022. It will also be accessible during the winter season and should quickly become the resort's star attraction. So get ready to queue up for the chance to climb this XXL swing suspended 16 metres above the ground!
Tired of mountain biking? Try mountain scooters instead! Very easy to handle, the mountain trott' has electric assistance which will make your ride much more pleasant. For the more adventurous ones, it is possible to hurtle down the slopes from Jaillet to Combloux with this new machine: the adrenaline is guaranteed! As for the mountain bike, the ascent is done by ski lifts and you can enjoy this ride in summer as well as in winter.
If the Mont Blanc massif is never short of choices when it comes to climbing, it is in Combloux that you will find a truly spectacular playground. The village resort is a well-known granite quarry in the region and there are many boulders perfect for a climbing session in the Medonnet forest. There is something for all ages and skills, with the highest routes being up to 6 metres high.
Every Wednesday evening during the winter season, experience a magical moment on skis by taking part in the Echappee Rando. Wearing your touring skis with sealskinz and equipped with a headlamp, all you have to do is follow your guide on the gentle slope of the Creve-Coeur. The descent is then made at night with a headlamp. To take part in the Échappee Rando, a good level of skiing is required (red run level).
Come and compete against the best riders in the most demanding mountain bike race in the world! The MB Race will be held in Combloux and Megeve from 30 June to 2 July 2023 and will consist of 8 events, for young and old, ranging from 20 km to 230 km for the MB Ultimate. In its first edition in 2010, only one runner out of 600 reached the end of this infernal race. Will you be up to the challenge of joining the elite club of MB finishers?
Will you be lucky enough to be one of the very few guests to enjoy this ultra-confidential and highly prized restaurant in Combloux? If the address is so much talked about, it is both for its extremely small capacity and for the chef who is at the head of it: Christophe Crotet, trained at the Maison Troisgros and then with Paul Bocuse and Fredy Girardet. To reach this prestigious address, you will have to choose in winter between arriving by ski, snowshoes or helicopter for lunch and by snowmobile or snowcat for dinner. It’s an atypique meal!
The chef Matthieu Wojnowski welcomes you every day, for lunch and dinner, in his establishment with a menu that is revisited every season. The specialities of the house: the "moit-moit" fondue with two Swiss cheeses, with or without morels, truffles or fresh herbs, the beef and poultry pierrade or the mountain tartiflette. One of the most gourmet addresses in Combloux.
Adjacent to the 4-star hotel of the same name, the restaurant Aux Ducs de Savoie offers its guests two menus: gastronomic seasonal menus composed of a wide selection of fish, meat and regional specialities and an equally generous and tempting "snack" menu. Great care is taken in the presentation of the dishes and the choice of products to make your visit as pleasant as possible in this renowned establishment.
At La Taniere you can enjoy local food in a friendly and festive atmosphere. Happy hours, themed evenings, musical events and sports broadcasts punctuate the life of this very popular bar in Combloux. On the menu, you will find a wide choice of local or world beers, available in bottles or on draught, as well as cocktails, iced teas and other drinks with or without alcohol, accompanied or not by a board of cold meats, to satisfy all guests.
Le Dandy is a gourmet restaurant with a menu combining local specialities and world cuisine, vegetarian variations and great classics of French cuisine. Le Dandy is also a chic bar with a wide selection of cocktails and wines. Above all, Le Dandy is a warm and welcoming establishment run by passionate people, where it is good to spend a moment in the immediate vicinity of the Biotop lake and with the Mont Blanc in the background.
What strange evil could be affecting the herd of cows at "Isidore's Farm"? The cattle are falling like flies one after the other without anyone knowing the reason. There's no other choice: we'll have to investigate! This activity is offered every Wednesday during the school holidays and is aimed at teenagers, especially those who love riddles. They will have a great time finding the key to the mystery hidden in "la ferme à Isidore", a jewel of the local heritage.
The first edition of this unusual run happened in September 2022, was such a success that it will obviously be held again in 2023. While waiting for the opening of registrations to all drivers and co-drivers aged over 9 years, you can already start building your little car by scrupulously following the technical sheet of the rules. Because, regardless of what people say, soapboxing is an art!
Rail sledging is certainly one of the most popular mountain activities. The 4S Toboggan at Le Jaillet, which can be used alone or in pairs, is a thrill with a maximum speed of 36 km/h, a 95-metre difference in height, and particularly sharp tunnels and bends. In operation all year round, it can be used at night every Thursday between mid-July and the end of August. Children aged 3 to 9 must be accompanied by an adult to start the ride.
What could be more fun than building an igloo or a hut, hiking with donkeys, gathering around a campfire, spending the night in a teepee, and sledding or canoeing? If your children are enthusiastic about all these activities, then they are just right for a little trapper's course. Organised by the resort over a period of 6 days, these courses are available in three options depending on the season (summer, autumn, winter) and the age of the participants: 4-5 years, 6-9 years and 0-13 years.
Fans of BMX, mountain biking, skateboarding, rollerblading and scootering will be delighted in Combloux as the resort has had a 210 metre long pumptrack, divided into 2 circuits, since 2016. Located in the Louparc, right next to the skate park, it is suitable for all levels of skaters with a red circuit of 110 metres and a blue circuit of 100 metres. The best part? The two circuits can be taken in both directions and have interconnections to increase the thrills!
A remarkable representative of the Alpine Baroque movement, the Church of Saint-Nicolas in Combloux is not to be missed under any circumstances! You will particularly appreciate its elegant 45-metre high double-bulb bell tower and its altarpiece with its carved wooden components, both of which are listed as historical monuments. A visit to this church is the ideal starting point for following the Baroque trail which stretches for 20 km between Combloux and Les Contamines Montjoie. On your way you will come across some of the most beautiful religious buildings in the region.
Laurenzio, a company specialising in Mont Blanc granite, invites you to discover the granite makers' trade. You will witness the transformation of this rock, from its extraction to its use as a work surface, fireplace, fountain or even as ice cubes to refresh your whisky! The visit is organised every Friday at 5pm and reservations must be made at the Tourist Office, at the latest the day before your visit.
The GAEC Val Mont Blanc farm opens its doors to you free of charge every day from mid-September to the end of May to watch the milking of its 70 dairy cows on the Bogneuse mountain pasture in Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle, at an altitude of 1600 metres. The milk collected is transformed on the farm into Reblochon, Abondance, Tomme, Raclette and yoghurts. All these cheeses and dairy products can be bought directly from one of the 3 shops at the exit.
This resort is definitely a modern one! Thanks to an audio-guide rented from the Tourist Office or to the app that you can download free of charge, you will be able to take a virtual tour of the town. A total immersion thanks to the digital tool which will allow you to meet the most emblematic historical figures of the region and to discover the cultural and architectural heritage dear to the heart of the Comblorans.
The first ecological lake open to bathing in France, the Combloux biotope lake is transformed each summer into a natural swimming pool, filtered by more than 10,000 plants spread over the 1,750 m2 pool. Due to the natural treatment of the water, the number of bathers is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Don't miss this unique opportunity to bathe in fresh, pure water, in the middle of the mountains and facing the majestic Mont Blanc.
The Mont Blanc region is full of stories and legends, each more astonishing than the last. Based on the true history of the region, Les Legendes de Combloux offers visitors a lights and sounds show in a magical and timeless atmosphere. This theatrical event will be back for a fourth edition during the 2022-2023 winter season. A new theme to be discovered very soon and which will be performed until the end of the summer.
It has become a ritual: every year for the past 11 years, the first two weeks of October are devoted to well-being, relaxation and spirituality in Combloux. This fortnight is an opportunity to discover activities and services that do good to the body and soul, such as energy and holistic care, thematic yoga, reflexology, massage, art therapy, hypnosis and Tai Chi. Each day is packed with an impressive number of classes and passionate speakers. No doubt that you will find something to satisfy your appetite for discovery and wellness.
Combloux is fortunate to be close to two renowned thermal spas. You can enjoy the benefits of the Mont Blanc thermal water in Saint-Gervais and Chamonix, located only 18 and 35 minutes respectively from Combloux. Open all year round, these thermal baths are particularly recommended for respiratory, ENT, dermatological and rheumatological conditions, but there is no need to look for a medical reason to go there, relaxation and well-being are everyone's business.
During your stay in Combloux, you can opt for the typical winter activities of the Northern Alps. Of course, downhill skiing is a must for mountain holidays in Haute-Savoie.
Moreover, Combloux gives you access to two well-known ski areas. First of all, there is the Portes du Mont-Blanc ski area which includes several exceptional resorts (La Giettaz, Megeve-Le Jaillet, Cordon and Combloux). At the heart of this world-renowned ski area, you will find 100 km of slopes which are spread out between 1,100 and 1,930 m in altitude).
On the other side, you have Domaine Évasion Mont-Blanc which has no less than 445 km of runs - from 1,150 m to 2,353 m altitude. This huge ski area includes the resorts of Megeve, Les Contamines, Saint-Gervais and Saint-Nicolas de Veroce.
You can also opt for ski touring on the marked trails. In particular, night-time snow excursions allow you to discover the resort from a different angle.
Of course, a holiday in Combloux will also allow you to indulge in other winter sports. Snowboarding on the slopes leading to Saint-Gervais, hand skiing on the exceptional slopes of the Portes du Mont-Blanc domain from the Chalet de la Cry or sledging in Cuchet, the possibilities are numerous.
If you want to be as close as possible to the slopes (and to the main activities of the Alps), the best solution is to choose an apartment or a chalet located in the centre of the village. Selecting your exceptional accommodation with ski-in-ski-out access from Emerald Stay's Combloux rentals will guarantee a luxury stay in Haute-Savoie.
The resort of Combloux is also very well suited to summer holidays. From your chalet or apartment, you can discover all the treasures of this authentic Haute-Savoie village.
There are many themed trails to satisfy your desires. The Baroque path starting from the Saint-Nicolas church, the Graniteurs path through the forest of the village of Combloux, the heritage loop, etc., you are spoilt for choice.
Similarly, a stay in Combloux in summer cannot do without a family walk to the Biotope water park. With its mini-adventure park and its magnificent spots offering a view of Mont Blanc, this is perfect for a lazy day.
Want to move around more? Why not take a mountain bike tour of Combloux? You can take the 4 signposted mountain bike routes (from the Combloux Tourist Office or the Cuchet car park).