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Buy your season skipass at a reduced price!

Buy your season skipass at a reduced rate!

 Don’t wait any longer, buy your season skipass now and take advantage of a reduction of up to 30% in the price if you buy it before 1st November. The Espace Diamant has grown bigger: the Bellasta chairlift at the top of the ski domain opens up 3 new runs in full view of the Mont Blanc. There are now 192 km of pistes for your skiing pleasure, offering magnificent panoramas.

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Opening on 19 December 2015, closing at the end of the day on 8 April 2016 in Praz sur Arly, Flumet and Notre Dame de Bellecombe, and on 10 April in Crest Voland/Cohennoz.

To buy your skipass before 1 November, click here: Buy skipass



  • With every VAL D’ARLY SEASON SKIPASS purchased: The SKI+ is added to your skipass –  6 days of skiing FREE in the other Labellemontagne Group resorts of your choice. (On presentation at the ticket office of your season skipass and the SKI+ card, nominative, non transferable, non reimbursable.)
  • With every ESPACE DIAMANT SEASON SKIPASS purchased: The SKI+ is added to your skipass –  6 days of skiing FREE in the other Labellemontagne Group resorts of your choice. (On presentation at the ticket office of your season skipass and the SKI+ card, nominative, non transferable, non reimbursable.) 3 “Discovery” coupons for the other Haute-Savoie resorts.
  • Reduction of 50 € per family, for the simultaneous purchase of 2 adult (over 18 years) skipasses and minimum of 2 youth (5 to 17 years) skipasses. (Reduction done automatically at the end of your order.)

Up to 30% reduction on your ski pass+furnished rental

Take a vacation outside the school holidays: a good tip in Praz-sur-Arly!

 With all reservations of furnished rental accommodation made through our Reservation Centre, take advantage of up to 30% reductions on our Espace Diamant rental-skipass package. This offer is only valid  for an online rental and for an Espace Diamant skipass for 2 and up to 7 days.


The sale and online payment of all-inclusive packages (furnished rental+ski pass) can be made on this site:

1.   Choose your rental: chalet, apartment or studio;

2.  Choose your ski pass. Take advantage of a reduction on the Espace Diamant ski passes of 2 to 7 days.

  • 10% reduction (during all the French school holidays (Christmas, New Year, February)).
  • 20% reduction (from 30 January to 6 February 2016; from 5 to 12 March 2016; and from 26 March to 8 April 2016).
  • 30% reduction (from 2 to 30 January 2016 and from 12 to 26 March 2016).

This offer is only valid for an all-inclusive accommodation+skipass reservation made through our Reservation Centre.

Good tip: you have until 10.00 on the first non-used ski day to be reimbursed if you change your mind and without giving a reason! Not bad, eh?

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The 7th Pratz Medieval Festival

The 2015 Medieval Festival:  Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August 2015


The village is not a medieval city, there’s no castle here, but just a wish on the part of the enterprising Praz sur Arly Fesitvals Committee to organize a fun medieval festival. Since 2009, this festival has been a huge success, with numerous spectators, which confirms the public interest in this period of history.


Praz sur Arly will take you back to the Middle Ages for two days of shows, discoveries and amazing encounters… Access is free for all the activities (except for the equestrian shows, falconry and the medieval tournament). You’ll be able to eat and drink on the spot in the “Vieux Bouc” (“Old Goat”) tavern or at the banquet on Saturday evening.

 New in the 2015 Edition

The banks of the River Arly welcome the Medieval Festival! In addition to the village centre, the Val D’Arly Road and the Meurets football field, the Medieval Festival will also take place along the Arly River, a shady spot where the inhabitants of Praz like to cool off on hot days!

New troops and companies of the 2015 edition:

Gandalf, the blacksmith. Gandalf’s medieval forge and his giant bellows are an amazing show in itself and a demonstration of unique skill. The fascination of the charcoal fire, improvised sword fights, and ax-throwing will undoubtedly fascinate the young and old alike! Banks of the Arly, free access.


The master cord-maker. Making of string, ropes, cables using a medieval technique. Arly Road, free access.

Mylène’s workshop. Felting of wool. Felt is a fabric made from fibres of wool moistened in soapy water and  rubbed for a long time until the fibres are permanently intermingled. Arly Road, free access.

The magical world of Ivana. Workshop for making dolls and puppets. Arly Road, free access.

The Guild Association of the Wolf of the Steppes. Educational workshops: making of chain-mail, ropes, leather, calligraphy, weaving, embroidery, archery, minting of money… TOQTAI and Lady CARCASS live in a XIIth and XIIIth century yurt in the company of the Wolf, GALINA. Lady PERRINE demonstrates calligraphy. And WULF is a warrior… Banks of the Arly, free access.

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More than 35 people from La Ciotat will be present at this Festival (the town of La Ciotat has a holiday centre in Praz sur Arly). You will certainly encounter the following:

the beggars, very disrespectful women reduced to begging, avoid them if possible…

The wine growers, who trample grapes barefoot

The washerwomen, an insult! Don’t hesitate to give them your clothes to clean, or even your feet…

The apothecary – he heals all ills with various different potions.

The Programme for Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August 2015

From 10.00 to 23.00 on Saturday 8 August and from 10.00 to 19.00 on Sunday 9 August.

Click on the poster below for the programme of both days (French only).

Médiévales 200 actors and extras, 50 shows and activities, 30 stalls and stands… It will all take place in 5 areas of the village: the Route du Val d’Arly (reserved for pedestrians), the show area (in front of the church), the Belles Encampment (in front of the private school), the Clairière des Belles and the show esplanade (the hot air balloon take-off area).


Reserve your tickets for the shows and the meals on the spot at the Tourist Office in the centre of the village, or at our online ticket office:



 Rental of costumes

Access and parking


Praz sur Arly is 5 km from Megève, 17km from Sallanches and 28 km from Albertville. Free parking is available in the skilifts parking lot (Varins) and the Belles Leisure Park parking area. Pedestrian access to the village centre is marked by arrows.

There is a free shuttle bus from Sallanches (Place Charles Albert) at 10.00 returning at 18.30.

More information


Praz sur Arly Tourist Office – Tel : 04 50 21 90 57 e-mail :

Praz sur Arly Festivals Committee:

Discover the joys of hiking this summer!

 Hiking paths in Praz sur Arly

In a magnificently preserved setting very close to the Mont Blanc, the resort of Praz sur Arly offers a large choice of walks for all the family! In the forest or Alpine pastures, on the banks of a lake, on your own or with a guide, discover this fun activity in a new way.

Hiking map

Find your ideal hike around the village of Praz and in the Pays du Mont-Blanc with the help of the “Belvédères of the Mont Blanc” hiking map, with a presentation guide of over 50 itineraries.  On the same map you will see the trails in Praz sur Arly, Megève, Demi-quartier, Combloux, Domancy and Sallanches. On sale at the Tourist Office: 6€.

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Hiking Stars


Hiking stars reward children and motivate them to walk. It’s simple: on presentation of a photo of the young walker (on a camera, smartphone) in the following places, a diploma and medal (in the shape of an edelweis) will be awarded: the Epines Blanches (bronze star), the Evettes Lake (silver star) Ban Rouge (gold star). Three walks, three levels, from the easiest to the most difficult!

The Smugglers’ Trail Treasure Hunt


Discover our latest hiking path “The Smugglers’ Trail”.  This treasure-hunt walk takes families up to the Alpine pastures via the Crêt du Midi chairlift for a trip in a time machine. A two-hour family walk in the footsteps of Fanfouétomas and the smugglers. Get the treasure map and the comic book on sale at the Tourist Office, in participating shops or at the start of the chairlift.

Opening of the Crêt du Midi Chairlift

Reach the summits of Praz-sur-Arly in only a few minutes with the 6-seater Crêt du Midi chairlift. Climb to 1,700 metres in 10 minutes! The top is the start of numerous hikes including the Smugglers’ Trail.

Open from Tuesday 7 July to Thursday 27 August 2015 inclusive.

  • Opening hours: 9.30 to 16.30
  • Opening days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Accessible for walkers and all-terrain mountain bikes
  • Rate for adult ascent (from 17 years): 6.90€. The descent is free.
  • Rate for child ascent (6-16 years inclusive): 5€. The descent is free.
  • Adult day ticket17€. Child day ticket: 13€. Unlimited access to the Crêt du Midi chairlift and the other Espace Diamant chairlifts that are open. More information on the opening of the chairlifts in the Espace Diamant
  • Free access for small children from 0 to 5 years inclusive.

The main events of Summer 2015


PicMonkey Collage

Every year since 2013,  professionals who work in mountain and tourism activities get together to highlight the wealth of our mountains, be they cultural, sporting or gastronomic. Many of the activities on this day are dedicated to the discovery of the mountains in all its forms.
Rendez-vous at lunchtime in the Belles Leisure Park for a friendly picnic at the Barabelles Snack Bar. In the afternoon, discover the themed  trails: accompanied by guides, go hiking and discover the area surrounding Praz sur Arly. In a short time, you can enjoy exceptional views and even see unexpected flora and fauna! Cani-rando: walking, but pulled by a dog that normally pulls a sled in winter! In summer, thanks to a harness that is tied to your waist, the dog adjusts to your pace. It’s a sport that’s accessible to the whole family! Nordic walking: walking with special poles, discover the pleasure of hiking in the mountains by making your whole body work without effort! Other activities at the Belles Leisure Park: archery, climbing wall, playgrounds…



MB Race

The 5th MB BIKE CULTURE RACE comprises several mountain bike races (ultra/classic, endurance) and the star event is the 140 km ultra-marathon (7,000 metres of altitude difference) – “the most difficult race in the world”. For those who aspire to crossing the finish line, they will have to climb up to the summits of Praz sur Arly before attacking the Lanciers descent to get to the official refreshment and support station in the church square. The ascent of the Plan de l’Aar then completes the list of the main difficulties of this race. Come and cheer on the competitors!


Praz les Arts combines photographers and artists who love scrap metal in the same exhibition: Eric Tops, Rémi Géraudie, Fanny Chabaud, David Malacrida, Olivier Tops, David Machet…  Venues: Town Hall and the Meurets Art Studio, every day from 10.00 to 12.00 and 16.00 to 19.00. Free entry.


A magical evening starting with a paper lantern parade organized by the Schools Association. Everyone will have a coloured lantern for a walk through the woods along the Arly River before joining the place where the fireworks will be let off. Then it’s party time in the church square with a DJ who will set the dance floor alight with a memorable foam party!

BOOK FESTIVAL from 17 to 31 JULY

The first Youth Book Festival will take place from 17 to 31 July 2015. Organized by the National Book Centre, this festival is intended to convey the pleasure of reading to young people, associating books and reading to leisure times and places. In Praz you will discover the Smugglers’ Trail comic strip with Fanfouetomas’s treasure, the “reading logs” literary and creative pathway, the Chantalouette library with “books in trees and reading spots in nature”, the Sapins restaurant’s walking book, the Meurets Art Studio with Chabaud’s adages to read, insect hotels with fun explanatory notes.


The Praz Festival celebrates South America with two groups from Brazil (La La Bahia) and Bolivia (Machaqa) for a day of dancing and unforgettable music. Venue: the Varins tent, from 15.00 to 19.00 and a dinner show at 20.30 with a special menu and entertainment with the groups and the dancers.


sommet du goût

Praz sur Arly has an important gastronomic heritage. The 6 different AOC cheeses produced on its territory will have pride of place at this gourmet event. All day long, producers of gourmet and regional products will be present in the church square to introduce you to their delicious products: waffles, liqueurs, plants, jams, sweets and of course cheese and sausage meats! There will be cooking workshops for the young and demonstrations from a chef for the adults! But you can also discover how mountain cheese is made, visit a farm and enjoy a big musical picnic in the evening and try a menu specially prepared for you to taste the local cuisine!


Jeunes Talents

After Joyce Jonathan, Brice Conrad, Frero Delavega, Loïs, Sorel and Valentin Marceau, the Young Talents Festival invites you once again to discover young bands or singers, possible future stars of the French stage. This year our guests are Nicom, Devon Graves and the group Whities who participated in the “Rising Star” TV show. The church square, with its historic setting, offers an ideal outdoor stage. Meet the artists and and get their autographs after the show! The evening is free!



The mountains are a rich summer holiday destination still largely unknown to the general public. Those that have been are often won over and return! To find yourself in the heart of a still-preserved environment and take care of your body, what a perfect combination to enjoy without moderation!

For one week, the Tourist Office will make every effort for you to discover the wealth of our region combined with your well-being, with lots of activities concentrated in a few days.

Discover the mountains with outdoor nature activities such as botanical trails, themed walks, sporting activities and relaxation, but also through workshops: creation of cosmetic products based on natural products, children’s show with a nature theme, reflexology, fortune-telling, yoga… Praz is still an authentic village with wooden chalets and old Alpine farms dot the landscape! Our primary aim is to develop and educate the public about the mountains and nature and well-being tourism. We live in a unique place, still preserved, and that’s the way we want to keep it!



The village is not a medieval city, there are no castles here, just the desire of a few volunteers with lots of initiative to create a festival. For one weekend, Praz sur Arly transforms itself into a real medieval village! Damsels, knights and beggars strut their stuff in the streets as they did in the time of dragons! Throughout the village, scenes of daily life at the time are recreated such as the bread oven and food stalls. Discover the different shows where the public loudly applauded the troubadours! 200 performers, 40 shows including an equestrian show, 30 stalls, refreshments, etc. Possibility to rent costumes. Free access except for some shows.


 End-of-season jumble sale in a fun atmosphere in the centre of the village, exceptionally closed to traffic. Fireworks and dancing in the evening with Animation Sonic in the church square!



A gathering of superb vintage cars organized by the Cheval Mécanique Association of Sallanches. Dozens of different models will take you for a ride in the village of Praz. The 3rd vintage car festival will include collectors’ cars from the 1920s to the present day! Funds raised from rides will be given to Sapaudia for bone marrow donation.

New activities in Summer 2015

New activities and events in Summer 2015


The Pays du Mont-Blanc is THE place to spend your summer holidays! Praz-sur-Arly has lots of new things on offer in terms of activities and events to make your holidays very special.

Trail Training Camps

Alpe Performance will be happy to accompany you in your triathlon, running, trail or cycling training. Training programmes and camps leaving from Praz sur Arly: Women’s Cycling Camp from 23 to 25 May 2015;  Mixed trail camp from 13 to 15 June and from 1 to 3 August. Trail excursions every Saturday morning on reservation. For more information see or call

Mountain bike tour of the Val d’Arly


Do the Val d’Arly tour in 2 or 3 days on an electric mountain bike. Using the chairlifts that are open, the 83 km circuit is possible in 2 days and one night. Without the chairlifts, a 104 km circuit of 3 days and 2 nights includes Praz, Flumet, la Giettaz, les Saisies and Crest Voland. Places to recharge your bike batteries are foreseen.

 Treks on foot or mountian bike in the Pays du Mont-Blanc

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Praz-sur-Arly is the arrival point of this trek of 6 days and 5 nights, reserved for accomplished hikers. The Trans’alpes trek covers the Espace Diamant with breathtaking views of the Mont-Blanc. Accommodation is in traditional chalet-hotels and they take care of meals and baggage transfer. A trek leaving from Praz to La Clusaz via the Aravis Pass is also available.

  Holidays for people with reduced mobility at the Griyotire with Altitude Nature



The Griyotire and Altitude Nature offer holidays for people with reduced mobility. The Petite Griotte chalet and the Residence are adapted for the needs of handicapped people, with accessible accommodation and access to the indoor swimming pool. Altitude Nature offers excursions in a Cimgo or an all-terrain wheelchair to explore the pathways and the mountain environment, accompanied by a qualified handisport and mountain bike guide.


 “Les Guinguettes du Pratz” – Open air dancing

Every Monday, come and join us in the Church Square and relive the golden-olden times in a fun atmosphere! On the programme: a bar to lift your spirits, songs to make you dream, a quiz to keep you amused, and dancing to finish off the evening in style!

Archery Initiation

Try out archery in complete safety and in a unique environment with Montagn’arc every Wednesday morning in the Belles Leisure Park! (Awaiting approval)

Book festival

From 17 to 31 July, discover lots of place in Praz where you can escape from reality with themed books in different forms!

Throughout the season

15 marked walks, hiking stars awarded to young walkers, themed pathways accessible to all the family like the smugglers’ trail, pushchair circuits, the Crêt du Midi chairlift open 5 days a week. A leisure area with snack bar, children’s games and a sports field (Beach volley, pétanque, city stadium), an outsider art mini-golf. There’s also a small beach beside the Arly River for picnics and sunbathing. The Ludik-Park and trial mountain bike area and paths leaving from the top of the chairlift. Excursions with guides. Visit and afternoon tea at the farm, rides in a horse-drawn carriage or flights in a hot air baloon for magnificent views of the village and the Mont Blanc range. And of course lots of events and recurring activities like fishing, rock-climbing initiation, creative workshops, carpentry workshops, Family Party dancing evenings, archery, make-up and balloon sculptures, and open air dancing.

Don’t forget to reserve you holiday straight away!

Themed holidays at the Griyotire

Holiday ideas at the Griyotire in Summer 2014


This summer, from Saturday 14 June to Saturday 14 September 2014, the Griyotire Hotel and Residence is proposing several themed holidays: wellbeing, mountain biking, family hikes, etc. The Residence with apartments is now open all year.


-> Discover the numerous themed holiday offers (French only):

New in 2014: a mountain bike holiday accompanied by an instructor, Jérôme Ballet, and with equipment rental for 4 people (4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children)

Hiking and embroidery holiday: in June and September

7-Day hiking holiday

Hiking holiday around the Espace Diamant region staying in the “Chalets de Tradition” hotels: Praz sur Arly, Contamines, Hauteluce and Crest-Voland, including baggage transport.

Hot Air Ballooning holiday

Cycling the big Alpine passes around Praz sur Arly holiday

Wellbeing in the mountains holiday

“Short walks” around Praz sur Arly holiday

Golfing holiday.


->Pay in advance for your holiday and take advantage of a 15% reduction on the price of your room.

Your credit card will be debited for the full amount on the day of your reservation. The rates offered are prepaid, non-modifiable and non-exchangeable. This offer is valid outside weekends and winter school holidays for all stays of 3 nights minimum.

->Special offer for the Hotel and Residence from 14 June to 4 July 2014 and from 25 August to 13 September 2014

For stays of 7 nights with half-board, we offer one night free, i.e. 7 days = 6 with 1 night in half-board free. To take advantage of this special offer, reserve your stay at +33450218636 or



Tel. 04 50 21 86 36 or website

Contactez-nous :

54 Route du Val d’Arly, 74120 Praz-sur-Arly, Haute-Savoie, France

Ouvert du lundi au dimanche de 9:00 à 12:00 et de 14:00 à 19:00 (en saison) et du lundi au vendredi de 9:00 à 12:00 et de 14:00 à 17:00 (hors saison).
Téléphone 04 50 21 90 57