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This summer, saddle up for the legendary passes of Haute-Savoie!

From July 2 to August 27, 2024, let yourself be tempted by an unforgettable cycling adventure in the heart of Haute-Savoie! The departmental council is launching the “Haute-Savoie at the summit” operation, a great opportunity for all cycling enthusiasts to discover in a secure manner, every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon, the emblematic passes of our region, such…

Maddy

The ideal racing ground is in Combloux

At the dawn of La Comblorane, we share with you what makes Combloux an ideal playground for trail enthusiasts. Whether you are an occasional runner or a seasoned enthusiast, discover three excellent reasons to put on your sneakers and set off on an adventure on our Combloran trails! A typically Alpine experience Destination…

Maddy

“À Fleur d’Eau”: Artistic journey into the heart of reflections with Giandra de Castro

From June 1 to December 30, 2024, immerse yourself in the captivating world of artist Giandra de Castro, where water becomes the brush for her striking photographs. By following the access route to the Combloux biotope water body, you will discover around thirty works which will invite you to an experience of contemplation and wonder. In the meantime, let's go...

Maddy

Meeting with Julien Delaye, a pastry chef and chocolate maker from the West

In October 2023, the team at the Aux Délices de Combloux bakery and pastry shop welcomed a new passionate artisan: Julien. Originally coming for the winter season, a few months were enough for Julien Delaye and his partner to decide to make Combloux their permanent home. Today, this talented pastry chef shares his journey and experience with us.…

Maddy

6 anecdotes about PLM and its fleet

If you stay in Combloux, don't miss discovering the former "PLM (Paris-Lyon-Médiranée)", an emblematic building erected at the beginning of the 20th century at the entrance to the village and which played a central role in the development tourist destination of the region until the Second World War. This large white building, which is distinguished by…

Maddy

10 gift ideas or outings for Valentine’s Day

Do you want to please your Valentine or your Valentine but you lack ideas? Combloux offers you a selection of outings to do as a couple for Valentine's Day on February 14 and some gift ideas to offer to the loved one of your heart. What to do for Valentine’s Day in Combloux?…

Géraldine

Make Combloux your base camp in the Mont-Blanc region

Do you want to have an unforgettable mountain experience? Let us give you the essential reasons which make Combloux the ideal place to rent your accommodation and spend your holidays. The best view of Mont-Blanc We will not comment on whether Mont-Saint-Michel belongs to this or that region (yes, we have Bretons and…

Maddy

A day in the shoes of a rescue tracker in Combloux

We had the chance to accompany Jérôme, a rescue ski patroller in Combloux on the Portes du Mont-Blanc ski area, for a day of work. Follow us in this report to discover the job and a typical day of a ski patroller: from the opening to the closing of the slopes. Monday January 29, 2024. We find Jérôme at…

Marine

We tested for you: a hot air balloon flight facing Mont Blanc

During the Montgolfiades de Praz sur Arly, we had the chance to live a unique aerial experience: flying in a hot air balloon facing Mont Blanc. Let us tell you about this unforgettable adventure and above all, explain to you how this aerial activity invented by the Montgolfier brothers in 1783, the first time man flew, takes place.…

Marine

5 good reasons to ski in Combloux this winter

Welcome to Combloux, the family ski resort located opposite Mont-Blanc. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, looking for thrills or quiet moments with the family, Combloux will meet all your expectations. Discover our 5 good reasons to come ski in Combloux this winter! For those preferring the car…

Lise

20 gift ideas made in Combloux for Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and you are still looking for your last gifts? What if this year, you opted for gifts made in Combloux to put under the tree? We give you 20 gift ideas to give for Christmas to your friends, your partner, your children, your grandmother, etc.

Marine

Christmas holidays in Combloux: experience the magic of the end-of-year celebrations in the mountains

Welcome to Combloux, your mountain destination for a magical family Christmas vacation! Sliding on skis, friendly family moments around a fireplace, culinary discoveries in our restaurants, workshops for children, meeting Santa Claus... Discover all the Christmas holiday activities in Combloux. Discover soon the…

Marine

The revisited Halloween tartiflette: tartitrouille!

This year, for Halloween, we invite you to revisit one of the most comforting fall recipes: tartiflette. But be careful, we will reveal our special recipe: “la tartitrouille”, an adaptation that is both creative and delicious and will add a touch of magic to your Halloween evening or your next tartiflette.…

Marine

Autumn holidays in Combloux: life-size activities

Nature takes on golden hues, the days get shorter, the sun gently caresses the peaks... no, you're not dreaming: autumn has indeed arrived in Combloux! What can you do to fully enjoy this magical season in the Pays du Mont-Blanc region? Because each season has its favorite leisure activities…

Camille

Portrait of the territory: Adrian Lafont, young hope of French skiing

At just 18 years old, Adrian Lafont has embodied a passion for alpine skiing since his childhood in the mountains of Combloux. Discover the exceptional journey of this local athlete, his decisive choices, and his commitment as an ambassador for his native resort, where he forged his career and his dreams on the snowy slopes of…

Maddy

20 ideas for activities to start the summer holidays in Combloux

Yes, yes, yes: school is out! For some, this weekend marks the end of the hectic daily rhythm. Anyway, whether the summer holidays have already started or not, an exciting summer awaits you in Combloux! Between unmissable events, outdoor activities, cultural events, entertainment for…

Camille

We visited for you: the Observatoire des Alpes in Sallanches

Notice to all history and heritage enthusiasts! We have excellent news to announce: after two years of work, the Château des Rubins in Sallanches has had a facelift! Now the Observatoire des Alpes, this historic building, which reopened in 2021, now has an incredible scenography…

Camille

What to do during the Easter holidays near Combloux?

Looking for fun activities to do in Combloux and its surroundings during these Easter holidays? Because each season has its favorite hobbies, find here a complete list of original activities, entertaining occupations and outdoor leisure activities to try out for the return of sunny days to the Pays du Mont-Blanc. Alone, between...

Camille

Portrait of the territory: Tony Peytoureau, talented young pastry chef and chocolate maker

If you have a sweet tooth and a love for art, the work of Tony Peytoureau, pastry chef at Délice de Combloux, will hold your attention. From the top of his 22 years, this culinary artist “never comes out of his egg”. Having a singular vision of pastry, it is the head full of projects...

Camille

Raclette risotto, an original and gourmet dish to try this winter!

Like every winter, on the podium of dishes from our region, we find the traditional raclette. But like everyone else, we often have eyes bigger than our stomachs and we always have a little cheese and cold meats left… What should we do? Eat raclette again the next day? If it's not…

Aurélien

Top non-ski winter activities in Combloux

Want to escape alone, with family or friends? Take advantage of your free time to change scenery, recharge your batteries in the open air near the snowy peaks! Benefiting from a breathtaking view of the Mont-Blanc massif, a winter stay in Combloux seems to be the perfect choice! Because we can love nature and...

Camille

Behind the scenes of blueberry pie

The blueberry tart is a traditional pastry from Savoie and Haute-Savoie, which sublimates these small wild berries, picked in the heart of our mountains. We paid a visit to the bakery and pastry shop Aux Délices de Combloux to have them explain to us how their blueberry tart is made! The star ingredient: blueberries Before…

Paul

We tested for you: the Giant Swing facing Mont-Blanc

We tested the Giant Swing for you, an XXL swing at the top of Jaillet, facing Mont-Blanc. Thrills guaranteed! The Portes du Mont-Blanc ski area has installed a new attraction, unique in the Alps. Launched during the 2022 summer season, it will also be available in winter. Curious about this concept...

Paul

We tested for you: rafting with Session Raft

Part of the Tourist Office team went to test the rafting activity offered by Session Raft. A sensational experience that we share with you today! From the meeting point to boarding As soon as we arrive at Session Raft, we are welcomed in a pretty cocoon of greenery, by smiling guides. We are immediately...

Paul

We tested for you: the canyoning of La Belle au bois

Before the summer, part of the Tourist Office team tested the canyoning activity offered by the Megève Guides Office for you. We take you on an adventure with us! Meeting point, briefing and equipment At the beginning of the afternoon, we are welcomed in the parking lot of the Panoramic in Megève by Thierry, Simon and Alexandre…

Marine

Reblochon fondue in a bread crust and its bacon crisps

Haute-Savoie is a mecca for mountain gastronomy and for hundreds of years many cheeses have been made there, all of which have a history deeply linked to their territory! Today, let’s focus on one of them: Reblochon. Reblochon in a few figures 48 cows 000 people who keep the subsidiary alive…

Aurélien

Portrait of the territory: Baptiste Chassagne, high-level trail runner

Baptiste Chassagne is a top athlete. His disciplines: trail and ultra. Our athlete represents Combloux and performs well in renowned races! He notably performed on the OCC of the UTMB (6th), the CCC of the UTMB (9th), the French Trail Championships (3rd), the SaintéLyon (4th), the Transgrandcanaria…

Paul

We tested for you: visit to Les Montagnards farm

During school holidays, the Les Montagnards farm opens its doors and welcomes you for a visit rich in learning! A new generation farm, this farm has state-of-the-art tools to improve animal welfare, an example of a successful combination of technology and tradition. History of Les Montagnards farm The origin of the farm…

Marine

Training for the Comblorane trail

In this article, we share the best training tips for running the Comblorane trail in Combloux. Why train before running the Comblorane trail? The Comblorane is a test during which our whole body is put to the test. This prolonged physical exercise will be a real trauma for a…

Paul

Trail de la Comblorane: managing your race on D-Day and recovery

You are registered for the Comblorane trail, you have trained for several weeks and you are now wondering: how to best manage your race and have a good recovery after the effort? We give you our advice! It's the big day: our advice for managing your race! Not…

Paul

What equipment to choose for the Comblorane trail?

What equipment for a mountain trail? Now that you know the challenge that awaits you, it's time to take stock of your equipment, both for your training and for race day. The first point to feel comfortable is the shoes and the equipment in general. The shoes,…

Paul

The complete guide to prepare for the Comblorane trail

Every year in June, the Comblorane is held, an emblematic trail race offering several routes between forests and mountains. So that this event can take place in the best possible conditions, we have produced a guide to succeed in this sporting challenge offered by Combloux! Registrations are open and it's decided....

Paul

What to do in Combloux when it rains?

Your best dance steps and your best incantations failed to counter the rain? Don't panic, we have concocted a whole list of ideas for you to make the most of your stay in Combloux despite the bad weather. Follow the leader ! Discover the heritage of Combloux and Haute-Savoie Eglise Saint-Nicolas The…

Marine

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