Tourism, culture and sport!

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


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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ballon AM (5bis) (1)

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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