Tourism, culture and sport!

Hiking trails, lakes, nature reserve or cultural tourism, all await for you in Les Contamines.

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Lakes Jovet

The way to the Jovet lakes is a great hike for the seasoned walker given the lengh of the reoute.The trail which follows part of The Tour du Mont Blanc circuit, offers a magnificent landscape with splendid views.

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The Combe Noire waterfull

Short hike to discover a superb waterfull above Notre Dame de la Gorge

Walking time: 1 hour from Notre Dame de la Gorge.

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Nature reserve

From the village's doorsteps to the glacier, the Contamines-Montjoie nature reserve offers unspoiled nature and unique landscapes. It is also home to a sensitive fauna and flora, please make sure you respect it.

 

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Swimming lake of Pontet

3800 m2 of supervised swimming area fot all, artificial sandy beaches and laws. Life guards on duty from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm

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In the footsteps of Samivel

Watercolour artist, poet, novelist, film-maker, explorer, Samivel has profoundly impacted the worl of the mountain. From a very young age, Samivel was very attached to the village of Les Contamines. Discover its most beautiful watercolours in an open-air-museum, located just behind the Church of the Holy Trinity

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Alpes Mongolfière

Get ready for an extra ordinary hot air balloon flight over the Alps Alpes Mongolfièers offers you the most wonderful view of the Mountains over the " Pays du Mont Blanc"

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To visit in the area

The cable car of the Aiguille du Midi from its 3842 m, the Aiguille du Midi and its terraces offer 360° view of Mont Blanc and the French Alps. (Lean more)

The Tramway du Mont Blanc gives you access to the Eagle's Nest ( 2380m). (Lean more)

The Train of Montenvers brings you in 20 minutes at the foot of the Ice Sea ( 1913m), one of the most beautiful alpine glaciers. (Lean more)

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