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A Beating heart

Located right in the heart of Val d’Arly, this village resort has the feel of a typical little mountain community, where local people and visitors happily mingle in the lively, beating village centre. Fans of culture and traditional everyday life are spoilt for choice: medieval church, pretty little streets, local specialities… and some breath-taking panoramic views too, all under the protective eye of Mont-Blanc.

Flumet / St Nicolas La Chapelle

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guided tour of la Maison du Meunier "Au Fil du temps" Cultural
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Welcome drink Entertainment/recreation
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Guided tour "the baroque paths of the upper Val d'Arly" Cultural
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Découvrez la Bergerie des 2 Savoies Entertainment/recreation
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Lumberjack soup at the Estaminet Traditions and folklore
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Guided tour of the Church of Saint Nicolas la Chapelle Cultural
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Atelier création de parfum Entertainment/recreation
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Flument Guided tour Cultural
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The workshop of 5 senses around cheese from Savoy Cultural
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Strolling by Opoual the yeti on the slopes Entertainment/recreation
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Ski Joëring introduction Sports and leisure
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Vente de crêpes et de bugnes au village de Flumet Entertainment/recreation
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Atelier créatif : Personnalise ta Pochette-Trousse Entertainment/recreation
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Heritage

"Le Gâteau" - Panoramic views

Magnificent panorama of the stations of the Val d'Arly, "Croix Cartier", "Le Croisse-Baulet", "Le Mont-Blanc"... A viewpoint is available to help you locate the various summits.

Hanging houses – Panoramic view

Flumet’s hanging houses, with their foundations built into the actual rock, overlook the river Arly 40m below. The only one of its kind in Savoie, this architectural group of buildings is most unusual, with breathtaking, dizzying views.

Flumet church

Saint Théodule church in Flumet was rebuilt in 1682 after the the original 13th C church was destroyed by fire Particularly noteworthy because of its belltower in the shape of a medieval tower, its unusual design, rich furnishings and baroque altars.

Immaculate Conception Oratory

Bâtiment massif en crépi blanc, au toit à 4 pans recouvert de tôle et surmonté d’une croix en fer forgé, a été érigé en 1866. Un petit bénitier a été placé à droite d’une niche en retrait protégée par une grille en fer forgé : « CMF 1867 ».

Saint Théodule church: free entry

Self-guided tour of this little church which houses a magnificent canopy.

Mill in Tienne and Miller's house

Established within a mill which has been completely renovated (summer), come and discover Flumet's daily life via this museum : photos, traditional household objects, old costumes (winter and summer) and a little cafe (winter).

"Le Gâteau" - Panoramic views

A pretty mountain, overlooking Flumet, which probably got its name ("gâteau" means cake in French) from its “millefeuille” cake shape. It offers splendid views over the Mont-Blanc chain of mountains, the Beaufortain and Aravis…

Chapelle du Passieu

Passieu chapel was established in the 18th century at the initiative of the parish priest. Blessed in 1747, it was placed under the patronage of St Sébastin, St Antoine and St Guérin. Restored in 1975.

Oratory of the Holy Family

Erigé en 1863 par Joseph Théodule Jond, cet oratoire de type guérite contient une statue de la Saint Famille en bois doré.

De Bieu Fortified house

The Maison De Bieu, standing on the edge of the village, is a 15th C fortified house with a distinctive square tower adjacent to the living area. Long-time home to the De Bieu family, it is Flumet’s last maintained and inhabited “château”.

Saint Nicolas la Chapelle church

Saint Nicolas-la-Chapelle church, dedicated to the saint of the same name, dates from the 18th C. The baroque building is notable because of its belltower with double light turret, sculpted porch, murals and canopied main altar – unique in Savoie.

Le Châtelet mule stud farm

The only one of its kind in the Rhône-Alpes, Le Châtelet’s mule stud farm continues an ancient Val d’Arly tradition that has been administered since 1894 by the Syndicat d'Elevage Mulassier du Val d'Arly (local mule breeding union).

From milking to cheese in Val d'Arly

The Cooperative offers you to attend the evening milking on one of its farms. Sandrine and Sébastien will introduce you to their farming activity and the role of their cooperative. With tasting of our two cheeses AOP (Beaufort and Reblochon).

Château des Faucigny

The Château des Faucigny, fortified in the 12th century, is now a ruin. However, the building was once of great architectural and historical value and was part of the original development of Flumet.

Notre Dame de Lourdes – Le Char Oratory

Oratoire de type guérite crépi gris au toit à 4 pans couvert de tôle avec une croix de métal au sommet.

Our Lady of Bonnefontaine Oratory

Oratoire de type guérite grande voûte plein cintre; niche en retrait à l’encadrement genre marbre gris avec, au sommet, la date 1850 et protégée par une belle grille en fer forgé.

Les côtes oratory

Oratoire de type guérite, crépi blanc, au toit à 4 pans couvert de tôle et surmonté d’une boule et une croix en fer blanc.

Evettes Lake

After a mountain walk, come and relax by the side of this peaceful little lake surrounded by fir trees.

Museographic space

Exhibition space of the local area, mountain agriculture and the local AOP products. Experience life in the Val d'Arly through the film "Carnet de Voyage" and then enjoy tastings of our local produce. Open daily, year round, from 8.30 am to 7.30 pm (unguided visit) - guided tours can be booked.

Chapelle du Seytenex

The chapel was established in the 17th century by the Fabry family, under the patronage of Our Lady of the Rosary and then endowed in 1669. The ruins were rebuilt around 1855 by the Dumax-Baudron family and dedicated to the Immaculate Conception.