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Circuit découverte : Le col des Aravis

Road in Annemasse
139.4 km
  • Departure via the Arve valley, then the picturesque Borne valley, discovery of the Aravis mountain range, crossing the pass through mountain pastures dotted with Savoyard chalets. Return via the Val d'Arly and the resort of Megève.
  • Departure
  • Difference in height
    2394 m
  • Plain text period
    All year round.
    Caution: check access to the pass in winter (snow).
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
Points of interest
1 Saint Jean de Sixt Tourist Office
The Communal Tourist Office is a 2nd category.
Reception, information and events in Saint Jean de Sixt.<br/>The Tourist Office of Saint Jean de Sixt, is open all years round.

Our missions :

Reception :

Our tourist advisors are available to assist you i the discovery of the Aravis Mountains. Whether you prefer outdoor activities or culturals tours, our team will advise you at best.

We speak: French, English and German.

Animations :
The animation services propose you events and activities during the school holidays of christmas, winter and summer.

Create a membership network :

We are always working alongside local actors, we do everything to ensure that Sait Jean de Sixt keeps its well-being.

Our Equipments and services :

-Free Wifi, please register at the Tourist Office.
-Online accommodation availability platform on our website.
-Weather forecast.
-Touristic documents.
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2 La Clusaz Tourist Information
For a short break or for a longer period of time, discover a varied and attractive range of documentation in our warm mountain atmosphere reception area.<br/>Information and advice
Sales of tourist products and maps
Sale of activity cards
Tours of the village and farm
Rest area
Wifi access station, 2GO connection per 24h

To make your vacation easier, don't hesitate to make an appointment with one of our holiday advisors.

Tourist office classified category I, Quality Tourism label.
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3 Panorama La Clusaz
From this picnic area, have the best look upon La Clusaz!<br/>Letters over 2 metres high overlooking a fabulous wide view of the village, on the Family Run track. The best place for taking a nice picture with your family or friends!
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4 Beach at Flumet's lake
The lake, situated between Albertville and Mégève, is ideal for swimming and relaxation and makes up part of the Arrondine leisure centre with its various sporting facilities and children’s play equipment. Set in a leafy corner of the area.<br/>Supervised swimming in July and August.
ATTENTION: vacation centers, groups or other groups may access the lake only in the morning until 12:00 noon or after 6:00 p.m. under the condition that they have their own means of surveillance and rescue, and under their own responsibility.
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5 Tourist Office of Val d'Arly - Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
In the land of Mont-Blanc, between the Aravis and Saisies passes and on the Route des Grandes Alpes, the office of the Val d'Arly Tourist Office in Flumet welcomes you all year round! Do not hesitate to visit us during your stay.<br/>Our reception service offers the following services:
- registration for free/paying activities offered by the Office or its service providers
- sale of goodies with the "Flumet en Fête" logo
- photocopies, scanners
- provision of documentation on Flumet and the surroundings of the resort
- sale of Savoie fishing permits and Haute-Savoie reciprocity
- sale of hiking and snowshoeing maps
- sale of mountain bike cards
- sale of Trail maps
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6 Praz sur Arly Tourist Office
The office offers the following services:
- Package reload
- printing, photocopying
- sale of fishing cards, mountain biking
- central reservation for the furnished
- Montenbus subscriptions
- Defibrillator
- Loan of board games
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7 Megeve's Historical Centre
Megeve has retained all the charm of a blooming and authentic Savoyard village, nestling around its medieval style main square, old quarters, narrow streets and welcoming little squares livened up with fountains and wash houses.
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8 Megève Tourism
Megève Tourisme, located at the Maison des Frères, welcomes you in the heart of the village, in the pedestrian zone all year round. An underground car park and a bicycle rack are located nearby to facilitate your visit.<br/>In order to organise your stay as well as possible, the reception staff will inform you about activities, entertainment, transport and accommodation in French, English, Italian, Spanish and German according to the agents present.
We deliver tickets for shows, conferences, fishing permits...
You can benefit from the free Wifi service, we will provide you with an access code.
A lounge adapted to families is at your disposal as well as a toilet for disabled people located on the first floor of the establishment with an access by lift.

The Tourist Office shop, located in the reception area, offers a range of different products, some of which are labelled Megève, which highlight our destination, its history, its local producers and its historic buildings.

The Office favours "Made in France" and local production for 80% of its products and recycled materials whenever possible.

Examples of products sold: walking maps, mountain bike maps, products with the Megève logo (caps, hats, umbrellas, cycling shirts, totebag), books on the heritage and history of the village, local food products (jams, syrups and herbal teas) see photo "OT boutique".
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9 Sallanches Tourist Office
Welcome to Sallanches Tourism.
The whole team is happy to welcome you to its premises, by phone, email or on its social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, and Linkedin.<br/>The tourist office offers many services:
- shop sale: souvenirs (magnets, postcards, posters, backpacks, caps, tote bags...), books, maps and hiking topos, local products (jams, chocolates, cookies)
- ticket offices for the Culturral and Petits Asticots (Mont-Blanc region) shows, one-off events and various excursions
- sale of fishing licenses
- sale of services for the Office of Guides and Accompanying Sallanches
- sale of guided heritage tours

The tourist office has been awarded the Marque Qualité Tourisme label since 2016.
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2394 meters of difference in height