As a family

Les Contamines-Montjoie, an ideal resort for all the familly.


LesContamines-Montjoie: a resort labeled “Famille Plus”

 The resort boasts the coveted “Famille Plus” tourism label, a reference for a successful family holiday! All partners of this label are committed to 6 different points:

  •  A personal welcome for families.
  • Entertainment suitable for all ages.
  • A range of prices, for the youngest to the eldest .
  • Activities for children and adults, to do together or separately.
  • Shops and services nearby.
  • Professional staff for children.

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Recurrent summer entertainment:

  • Childrens’ shows every Tuesday on the village square
  • Drive-in cinema every Thursday at Notre Dame de la Gorge
  • Nature trails with a member of staff from the Nature Reserve
  • Creative workshops
  • Sports entertainment and cultural activities

See our detailed weekly programme of activities


Patrice Dominguez Leisure Park

  • Playgrounds and picnic areas (slides, swings, sandpit...)
  • Donkey rides
  • Rowing boats and pedalos on the Pontet lake
  • Horse-riding from age 3+ (pony rides and riding lessons)
  • Elasto trampoline
  • Golf drivng range
  • Golf lessons
  • Swimming lake (a 3,800m area for children and adults. Giant water slide. Lifeguards on site.
  • Mini-golf
  • Bouncy castles
  • Nordic Dog Park from age 3+ (visit the kennels, Nordic discovery sessions, musher theme evenings)
  • Tree-top adventure park from age 3+
  • Pony rides from age 3+
  • Slackline
  • Biathlon from age 8+
  • Archery from age 8+
  • Tennis from age 4+ (courses for novice and advanced players)
  • Sports fields (football, basketball,  beach volley, badminton, pétanque, ping-pong)
  • Giant trampoline
  • Mini-golf and pedalos at the Etape lake (1,470m altitude)

Culture & Heritage for families

  • Library
  • Church of the Holy Trinity and  Church of Notre de Dame de la Gorge
  • Guided visits
  • In Samivel’s footsteps

Nature and the mountains :

  • Entertainment at the Nature Reserve
  • Nature Information Centre
  • Evening outings in the mountains
  • Nature theme week
  • Rock climbing school (with a club for children age 4+)
  • Mountain bike outings (from 8 years +)
  • MTB trails “Les Clarines”
  • Fishing

Childcare facilities and youth clubs :

  • Galipette Nursery  for children age 1 to 4 years
  • MJC Youth Club in Saint-Gervais for children age 4 to 14 years and teenagers up to the age of 18
  • Qualified childminders and babysitters (list available from the Tourist Office)
  • Baby equipment rental

Service providers awarded the « Famille Plus » label:

  • Restaurants : la Trabla, le Gai Soleil, le Stem, le Chalet du Lac, l’Op Traken, la Bérangère, l’O à la Bouche, le Barattet
  • Mountain sports and leisure equipment rental :Intersport Ronchail (town centre and  le Lay), Alley Oop, Sport 4807-Skimium, Alaska Ski Shop
  • Hotels : La Chemenaz ***, Le Gai Soleil **, Le Christiania **
  • Campsites : Camping Le Pontet ***
  • Holiday Residences : Résidence vacances Nemea
  • Bed & Breakfast : Chez Adalbert
  • Self-catered holiday accommodation : Chalet de l’Alpage, gîte Chez Adalbert, gîte La Lex Blanche, gîte l’Armancette