Discover Cordon & surroundings
Cordon is a little authentic Savoyard village with its hamlet, its farms and its traditions. Nicknamed “the balcony of the Mont-Blanc”, the village of Cordon is situated at an altitude of 1000 meters in an exceptional area.
Cordon in summer
During the Summer, it is a paradise for walkers and hikers, as well as being a region of lakes and rivers and in close proximity to many natural and cultural sites.
Cordon in winter
During the Winter, Cordon offers a very pleasant family skiing area, with a guaranteed snow cover using snow making machines if necessary. There are also several snow shoe «raquettes» walking paths.
Take some time out and let yourself be won over by the scenery... For more information visit: www.cordon.fr
A few kilometers from Cordon, take advantage of Megève , this famous typical village with cobbled streets and typical chalets. A large ski area is available to you in winter as well as numerous hiking trails such as the Chemin du Calvaire from the village. You will find a multitude of restaurants, bars and shops along the main street. Admire the village square and its renovated church, the illuminations and the majestic Christmas tree. Many activities are offered each season in the heart of the village; carriage rides through the alleys, outdoor skating rink for young and old, horse competition, jazz festival ... Also take advantage of an evening for an exceptional dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant or meet up with friends at the Casino de Megève. Flying over the Mont-Blanc massif from the altiport of Megève is also an incredible experience.
Take to the heights and discover the resort of Chamonix Mont-Blanc , a must-see tourist site in the Pays du Mont Blanc, renowned for its numerous ski slopes and the start of hikes in the mountains. An outing is essential in Chamonix, the cable car which will take you to l'Aiguille du Midi , at an altitude of over 3800 m to approach the highest peaks in Europe! Also discover the Mer de Glace and its sculpted gallery accessible by the cogwheel train of Montenvers .
Another little rack train takes you to the foot of Mont-Blanc from St Gervais , the Tramway du Mont-Blanc . You can walk among the alpine pastures or along the glacier, and even come across some ibex.
Cordon is ideally located for you to enjoy a day in one of the most beautiful cities of Haute Savoie: Annecy . Only 1 hour from Cordon, you can admire the charm and beauty of little Venice , stroll through the streets of the old town and visit the castle overlooking the turquoise blue lake .
Sports and leisure
For hiking enthusiasts, both in summer and in winter, explore the Cordon trails to appreciate the village through its hamlets. On snowshoes or on foot, you will be seduced by the panorama of the Mont Blanc chain from the Plateau des Bénés and Croisse Baulet . Attractive walks punctuated by the ringing of bells in summer and peaceful in winter in the middle of snow-covered firs.
Discover the natural wealth of the region, a few kilometers from Cordon, accessible to all, many lakes, waterfalls and gorges will amaze the whole family over time. Lac Vert , a jewel of beauty, calm and peaceful, surrounded by mountains and forest, pure water with green reflections enchants all its visitors. The Arpenaz waterfall and the Ilettes lakes in Sallanches for your swimming and nautical activities. The Gorges de la Diosaz in Servoz, welcome you for the summer season to take you up the gorges and discover a natural and wild area over the water.
Come and enjoy more than 300 km of slopes in the various ski areas located around Cordon. Organize your hiking and skiing trips ( Vallée Blanche… ) with the Office of Sallanches guides and guides and take advantage of all their advice to practice your leisure activities in complete safety.
Feel like feeling, meet up with friends or family for a Rafting on the Arve or Giffre activity.
For a moment of sweetness and relaxation, take advantage of the St Gervais les Bains Thermal Center or one of the Wellness areas of Chamonix or Megève strong>. We also offer a wide range of treatments at the hotel in our Vertigo Spa.
Terroir and heritage
The Baroque Cordon Church, Notre Dame de l'Assomption , listed as a Historic Monument, will dazzle you when you pass the door. Its altarpiece is a real theater and its central fresco will make your head spin. Visits with a heritage guide are organized once a week.
The Baroque Trail invites you to discover 10 remarkable churches, chapels and many oratories through woods, pastures and mountain villages. A charming stroll, accessible on foot or by bike, which will allow you to discover some of the marvels of Baroque art and admire the Alpine landscape that awaits you.
Rural region rich in traditions, take a detour to a traditional mountain farm. The Ferme de l'Abérieux à Cordon welcomes you summer and winter to discover the farming profession. Take part in the Tarentaise cow milking and the production of the Tomme de Savoie . An exciting visit for young and old. Just as the Ferme des Montagnards à Combloux offers educational tours to understand the production of the Reblochon fermier (AOP)
You will also be able to appreciate the tranquility of a small medieval village on the edge of Lake Geneva; Yvoire , renowned for its charm and beauty, its cobbled streets, its stone arches and its panoramic view of Lake Geneva as well as its culinary specialty: perch fillets, also offered at the hotel restaurant.