Welcome to this typical mountain village, nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc. An authentic and friendly resort that boasts a preserved natural environment . A Nature Reserve occupies 2/3 of the land here.
Les Contamines-Montjoie has successfully developed in respect of local traditions . Composed of scattered hamlets, the village counts approximately 1,200 permanent residents and has retained its original charm, its old farmhouses, its traditional chalets, small residences and alpine heritage. The ideal place to relax!
A moutain of sensations: The skiing area and the nordic park
Located between 1,200 and 2,500 m altitude, on the border between the Savoie and Haute Savoie, the ski resort of Les Contamines is suitable for every level of skier. With exceptional snow cover and sunshine, the site offers wonderful panoramic views of the Mont Blanc and Beaufortain mountain ranges.
The Nordic area boasts 25 km of groomed and marked trails in the wonderful setting of Notre Dame de la Gorge.
A mountain of nature: The Nature Reserve
Stretching from the village of the Contamines-Montjoie (1164 m) up to the Aiguille Nord de Tré-la-Tête (3892 m), the Nature Reserve in Les Contamines offers a multitude of hiking itineraries in beautiful natural surroundings, amidst diverse alpine flora and fauna: ibex, marmots, butterflies, Pygmy owls etc. Come and discover the unique beauty of these wonderful landscapes, the lakes, meadows, cliffs and glaciers.
A mountain of summer activities: Les Contamines Leisure Park
Located in an exceptional setting, come and discover the largest leisure park in the Mont Blanc region, a 30 acre park with more than 20 activities for every age group. On the programme: a swimming lake, tennis, mini golf, tree-top adventure playground, pedalos, horse-riding, rock climbing, donkey rides, biathlon, archery, trampoline etc. A mountain of activities for all the family!
A mountain of culture: Local heritage
Holidays are also the perfect opportunity to cultivate your knowledge, to discover the local culture and architectural heritage. Les Contamines-Montjoie, set at the heart of a nature reserve, harmoniously combines tourism and traditions. The village has preserved its 'historic' appearance, its Baroque churches and traditional architecture. More than 70% of old farmhouses have been renovated in keeping with the typical Savoyard style.