Presentation

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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Heritage

Our Lady of Lourdes oratory - Critobles oratory

Egalement dénommé «Oratoire des Critobles», cet oratoire est couvert par un toit à 4 pans en zinc surmonté d’une croix en fer forgé, avec au centre les lettres P&B : à droite un petit bénitier en pierre.

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.

"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.

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.

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 Théodule church: free entry

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

Discover our mountain-how

Free visit throughout the year, 7days / 7 of the area dedicated to our Val d'Arly territory, mountain farming and the manufacture of our cheeses: Reblochon, Beaufort...

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.

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.

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.

Abymes bridge

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.

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).

L'Etale

This compact mountain summit is, despite its appearance, higher than Le Charvin (2484 m). With its many cliff faces, it is more difficult to climb but is bursting with genepi plants…

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).

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.

Our Lady of Pity Oratory

Bloc de granit, surmonté d’un chapiteau du même matériau et, pour le toit, 2 blocs triangulaires en pierre avec au sommet une croix en fer forgé ouvragée ; niche creusée dans la pierre protégée par une vitre et par une grille en fer forgé.

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.

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).

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.