There are seven churches in the Val d’Arly that all reflect the fine heritage of this beautiful Savoyard valley, with the churches of St Nicolas la Chapelle and Flumet providing the best examples of quirky baroque style.
You will also find magnificent traditional farmhouses and the ancient stones of fortresses and sacred buildings that recount the valley’s fascinating history.

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Notre Dame de Bellecombe
House of Fairy Tales
With Maison des contes de fées

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Once upon a time... the House of Fairy Tales... A magical and unusual museum with animated playlets and characters, brought to life using light effects while stories are told in enchanting settings... for the delight of young and old alike!

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Crest-Voland Cohennoz
Cohennoz church
With Cohennoz Town Hall

Originally Cohennoz was part of the parish of Héry-sur-Ugine, up until it obtained its independence in 1766. The church was built in the centre in 1781 and dedicated to St Pierre-aux-Liens.

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
La Giettaz church
With Town Hall of La Giettaz

The church at La Giettaz, dedicated to St Pierre-aux-Liens, was rebuilt in the mid-19th century to replace the previous 14th century building. Its bulb-shaped belltower and its furnishings make it a fine example of late baroque Savoyard style.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Mill in Tienne and Miller's house
With Association du "Moulin à Tienne, Maison du Meunier, Au Fil du Temps"

From 7 years

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

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
De Bieu Fortified house
With Flumet Town Hall

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”.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Abymes bridge
With Flumet Town Hall

The Abymes bridge connects Flumet with Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe. Interesting not only for its architecture, the bridge offers stunning views over the river Arly situated 32m below, the T’ienne mill and hanging houses.

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
Museum - A la Rencontre du Passé
With Association La Giettaz & son Patrimoine

Located in an old house in the center of the village, this museum aims to safeguard and to make known all that constituted the life of our ancestors.

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Notre Dame de Bellecombe
Notre Dame de Bellecombe church
With Notre Dame de Bellecombe Town Hall

The church at Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, which is dedicated to Our Lady of the Nativity, was built between 1876 and 1886 to replace the original 14th century church. Its set of bells and stations of the cross are the building’s main attractions.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Eglise Saint Théodule : En accès libre
With Flumet Town Hall

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
Petit Croisse Baulet Roman boundary marker
With Town Hall of La Giettaz

The Petit Croisse-Baulet Roman boundary marker is one of Val d’Arly’s ancient remains. An ideal excuse for good walkers to explore this together with the other two markers of Le Jaillet and L’Avenaz (7 hrs walking).

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Saint Nicolas la Chapelle church
With Saint Nicolas La Chapelle Town Hall

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.

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
Nants chapel
With Town Hall of La Giettaz

Little chapel located at the place known as L'Abbaye and which is part of the Oratory and Cross itinerary.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Flumet church
With Flumet Town Hall

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.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Château des Faucigny
With Flumet Town Hall

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.

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
Notre Dame des Alpages
With Town Hall of La Giettaz

The Virgin of Alpine Farms is a statue that was built by alpine farmers in 1956, situated at an altitude of 1800 m. She is believed to protect the farmers, their animals and the whole village. Possible to hike via the Route du Plan to reach the statue.

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
Folk Group Les Aravis
With Groupe folklorique Les Aravis

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
Oratoire des Clapières
With Town Hall of La Giettaz

The Oratoire des Clapières is the only wayside cross to have escaped the destruction of the Revolution : it is the oldest in Val d’Arly. Situated on the Route des Chalets, its name comes from “clapier” meaning pile of stone.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Hanging houses – Panoramic view
With Flumet Town Hall

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.

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La Giettaz-en-Aravis
L'Avenaz Roman boundary marker
With Town Hall of La Giettaz

The Roman boundary marker of l'Avenaz is one of the Val d'Arly's ancient remains. An excuse for good walkers to discover this and the other two Roman boundary markers - Le Jaillet and the Petit Croisse-Baulet (7 hrs walk).

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Museographic space
With Coopérative Fruitière en Val d'Arly Savoie Mont-Blanc

The museum area, covering an area of 120m², presents: the link between the activity of farmers in the Val d'Arly, the operation of the dairy cooperative and our cheese know-how.