Hiking trails, lakes, nature reserve or local culture all await for you in Les Contamines.
The way to the Jovet lakes is a fantastic for seasoned walkers .The trail which follows part of The Tour du Mont Blanc circuit, offers a magnificent landscape with splendid views.
Enjoy a short hike to discover a superb waterfall above Notre Dame de la Gorge.
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.
3800 m2 of supervised swimming area for all. Artificial sandy beaches and lawns. Life guards on duty from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm.
Watercolour artist, poet, novelist, film-maker, explorer, Samivel has profoundly impacted the world of the mountain. From a very young age, Samivel was very attached to the village of Les Contamines. Discover his most beautiful watercolours in an open-air-museum, located just behind the Church of the Holy Trinity.
Get ready for an extraordinary hot-air balloon flight over the Alps. This experience will give you the most wonderful views of the Mountains over the " Pays de Mont Blanc".
The cable car of the Aiguille du Midi brings you to 3842m where the Aiguille du Midi and its terraces offer a 360° view of the Mont Blanc and the French Alps (Learn more)
The Tramway of the Mont Blanc gives you access to the Eagle's Nest ( 2380m). (Learn more).
The Montenvers' train brings you in 20 minutes at the Mer de Glace (Sea Ice) at 1913m, one of the most beautiful alpine glaciers. (Learn more).