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Snow and sunshine on the programme for next few days!

With nearly 50 cm of fresh snowfall over the last few days at 1,000 metres, and more than 140 cm at the top of the pistes, the Espace Diamant ski area is fully open! The cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails are also accessible. Now it’s time for cold and sunny weather for the next few days! 😉

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What to see and do in November


In Praz sur Arly:

Themed Hikes (marmots, ibex, glaciers, panorama of Mont Blanc, etc) and supervised half-day, full-day or 2-day hikes with a night in a mountain refuge. Contact Mountain Guides Office: 04 50 21 55 11.

Initiation flights in a hot air balloon: Contact Alpes Montgolfière:  04 50 55 50 60.


In the area:

Côte 2000 Aventure in Megève: Tree climbing course (from 5 years old). Open every day by appointment: 06 76 29 71 04.

Paint Ball Expérienceby appointment, (from 7 years old) contact: 06 09 81 31 17.

Paragliding: contact Megève Parapente: 06 62 13 27 71. Megève Aventure Parapente: 06 70 07 51 21

Cinéma du Mont Blanc in Sallanches: 04 50 18 39 10.

Saint-Gervais Thermal Baths. Monday and Saturday, from 9.30 to 21.00; Tuesday from 10.00 to 21.00; Wednesday/Thursday/Friday from 9.00 to 21.00; Sunday from 10.00 to 20.00. 04 50 47 54 57


The Palais des Sports in Megèvethe largest sports complex in the Alps

– Indoor pools:

From 07/11 to 16/12/2022
Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 12 pm and 2 pm and between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm. On Wednesday between 12 pm and 9 pm. On Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm. Closed exceptionally on 11 November.

– Balneoform:

From 07/11 to 10/12/2022
Opening hours on Wednesday between 6 pm and 9 pm. On Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm. Closed exceptionally on 11 November.


From 02/11 to 16/12/2022
Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 8 am and 9 pm. On Saturday between 9 am and 6 pm. On Sunday between 9 am and 1 pm. Closed exceptionally on 11 November.

Also indoor tennis court, climbing wall, fitness, saunas et media library available in the Sports Centre.


In Praz sur Arly:

Visit of Louis Chabaud’s workshop, painting and sculptures at the Meurets Farm.

The Belles Leisure Park: From 7 November: open Wednesday to Sunday, 10.30 to 18.30. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.


In the area:

– The Fairytale House in Notre Dame de Bellecombe, daily from 10.00-19.00. An unusual, unique and original exhibition, imagined and created with the family, for young and old alike, in paper paste and salt paste.

– Val d’Arly Cheese Cooperative: open daily from 8.30 to 19.30.



PRAZ SUR ARLY: Armistice Day ceremony on 11 November at 10.30 in the church square. – Exhibition of Elisabeth Socquet-Meilleret’s watercolours at the Tourist Office.

MEGEVE: Market on Friday mornings 02/11/22 children’s show “The Fanelli Family” from 17.00 to 18.00 – 03/11/22 family cinema at 15.00 in the media centre at the Palais des Sports – 05/11 at 20.00 and 06/11/22 at 17.00 MAGEVA show.

COMBLOUX: Market on Wednesday morning.

LES CONTAMINES MONTJOIE: 12/11/22 Ski Club evening: creole dinner and dancing from 19.00 to 2.00.

PASSY04/11/22 from 10.30 to 12.00 police enquiry: who does this hair belong to? (treasure hunt) – 05/11/22 Camerata du Mont-Blanc concert from 18.00 to 19.15 – 17/11/22 theatre “Les chatouilles ou la danse de la colère”,  play by Andréa Bescond at 20.00.

SALLANCHES: Market on Saturday mornings – 09/11/22 “Nos courses folles” concert from 20.00 to 21.30 – 12/11 from 9.00 to 18.30 and 13/11/22 from 9.00 to 15.30, ski fair – 15/11/22 Nuye Circus from 20.00 to 21.00 – from 19/11 to 20/11/22 fluo tennis from 17.00 to 2.00 – 19/11 from 8.30 to 18.00 and 20/11/22 from 10.00 to 13.30 ski fair – 29/11/22 « Inventaire » (dance) from 20.00 to 21.00.

CHAMONIX:   05/11/22 classical music and literature, theatre at 20.30 – 06/11/22 Camerata du Mont-Blanc concert from 18.00 to 19.30 – 17/11/22 theatre “L’Avare” at 20.30.

LA GIETTAZ: From 01/11/22 to 01/06/2023, guided tours of the “La chèvrerie des Aravis” farm.




 MEGEVE: The Calvary Walk: fifteen chapels and oratories representing the Stations of the Cross of Christ. The Upper Val d’Arly Museum (04 50 91 81 00).

LES HOUCHES : Visit to the St Bernard dog kennels till 15/12/2022. Open Mondays from 14.00 to 17.00. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 11.30 and from 14.00 to 17.00. Closed on Sunday.

THE VAL D’ARLY AND THE BEAUFORTAIN: Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, Col des Saisies, Hauteluce (Baroque church), Beaufort (cheese factory), Arêches, return via Conflans (medieval city) and Albertville.

THE ARAVIS PASS: Go through Flumet towards La Clusaz and stop at the Aravis Pass. A change of scenery guaranteed! You can also reach Annecy and its famous lake in less than 1 hour.

COMBLOUX:  Its baroque church with its typical bulb; and the granite path: a 1km walk through the forest where huge glacial erratic rocks, deposited about 15,000 years ago during the retreat of the glacier, still remain.

CORDON : walk around and discover the village. Exceptional view of the Mont Blanc.

CHAMONIX: a must-see destination, the capital of mountaineering at the foot of the famous Mont Blanc. (1h.30 drive).  Aiguille du Midi, closed for works and maintenance from 7 November to 16 December 2022 inclusive. Montenvers, Mer de Glace closed for works from 7 November to 20 November 2022 inclusive.

For additional information, don’t hesitate to contact the various Tourist Offices in the region.

54 Route du Val d'Arly, 74120 Praz-sur-Arly, Haute-Savoie, France
Open every day from 9.00 am to 12.00 am and 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm