Its central location between Savoie and Haute-Savoie makes Val d’Arly Mont-Blanc the perfect place from which to set off and discover the Northern Alps !
Study the mountain landscape from two different angles – firstly its wild face, through the alpine flora and fauna (including chamois, eagles and other birds of prey etc) and secondly its human face, manifested through the work of local farmers.
Discover its different places: the area’s history and its living heritage and gastronomy, including the various cheeses and cooked meats and the ample servings of traditional Savoyard cuisine that will help restore energy levels!
Then, broaden your exploration to take in the surrounding area : Aravis, Beaufortain, Pays du Mont-Blanc…
Your programme of visits could include :
Travel back through time, following the traces of Val d’Arly’s heritage to discover how generations of men and women have worked hard to transform the mountain landscape and create a land where they live and provide hospitality too .
Val d’Arly’s agricultural skills are carried on by the local farmers who look after our beautiful landscapes and alpine meadows.
Route des Grandes Alpes :
Drive along the most beautiful mountain road in the world, embellished by over a century’s worth of man-made and natural enhancements. The road is open to all modes of transport.
In the vicinity : between the Col des Aravis and the Col des Saisies, you find yourself at the crossroads of the Alps’ major sites : Aravis, Annecy, the Pays du Mont-Blanc, St Gervais and Chamonix, the Beaufortain , Albertville and just a short distance from Switzerland and Italy. You certainly won’t be short of ideas for visits and exploring the mountain way of life !