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… just as those who like sliding sports and breathtaking panoramic views are too, all under the protective eye of Mont-Blanc.




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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Découvrez la Bergerie des 2 Savoies Distractions et loisirs

Thursday 05 décembre 2019 at 16H

Visite guidée de la Bergerie avec dégustation des produits fermiers au lait de brebis. Au programme : rencontre avec les animaux, traite des brebis, visite de la cave, explications sur la fabrication. Echange convivial autour d'une dégustation...

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Notre Dame de Bellecombe
Monte dans ma Dameuse

Wednesday 25 décembre 2019

From 18 years

Want to live an unusual experience? The groomer drivers invite skiers, young and old, to discover the backstage of the slopes in their impressive machines. During the tour, they reveal their secrets!

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
guided tour of la Maison du Meunier "Au Fil du temps" Culturelle

Tuesday 24 décembre 2019 at 16H

From 7 years

Tour the miller’s house which is linked to the mill, with its exhibition of old pictures and materials from the mill’s fascinating history. The house can be visited on its own or as part of a guided tour of Flumet.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Guided tour "the baroque paths of the upper Val d'Arly" Culturelle

Thursday 26 décembre 2019 at 10H

Discover the history of the Baroque style in the Val d'Arly between Flumet and Saint Nicolas la Chapelle, with Henri, guide speaker.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Guided tour of the Church of Saint Nicolas la Chapelle Culturelle

Thursday 02 janvier 2020 at 18H

Edmond’s guided tour of one of the local heritage treasures, the church in St Nicolas la Chapelle, is done with great passion. It is a Baroque church that will certainly not leave you indifferent!

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Soirée du Nouvel An dans le Val d'Arly Distractions et loisirs

Tuesday 31 décembre 2019

Venez fêter les fêtes de fin d'années dans votre station-village. Au programme : feu d'artifice offert par l'Office de Tourisme du Val d'Arly, et selon les villages, verre de l'amitié, descente aux flambeaux, animation musicale...

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La Giettaz en Aravis
New Year's Eve party at La Giettaz in Aravis Distractions et loisirs

Tuesday 31 décembre 2019 at 18H

Piou-Piou and the instructors of the ESF La Giettaz come to wish you a Happy New Year 2019. The OT of Val d'Arly will then offer you the Fireworks of the New Year and the Municipality, its Glass of the Friendship, all in a musical atmosphere.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
New Year's Eve night in Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle Distractions et loisirs

Tuesday 31 décembre 2019 at 19H

Torchlight descent by the instructors of the ESF accompanied by a mulled wine and followed by fireworks.

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Notre Dame de Bellecombe
"Unusual Break" in Val d'Arly Culturelle

Wednesday 01 janvier 2020

Unique and original appointment every week to discover otherwise the heritage of Val d'Arly.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Atelier création de parfum avec Blandine Distractions et loisirs

Wednesday 08 janvier 2020 at 17H

From 6 years

Parf'Humeur vous propose un voyage des sens et de l'émotion. Venez créer votre propre parfum qui sera unique au monde ! Votre création est naturelle et vous procure du bien-être.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Flument Guided tour Culturelle

Tuesday 14 janvier 2020 at 10H

Learn about the history of Flumet and Val d’Arly.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
Ski with Eagles festival in Flumet / Saint Nicolas la Chapelle Distractions et loisirs

Monday 02 mars 2020 at 15H30

Eagles, vultures and falcons hurtle down the slopes. As a defining moment "Come and ski with eagles": a nonstandard descent with an eagle and hawkers. But also the discovery of vultures and a falconry show at the bottom of the slopes.

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Flumet / St Nicolas la Chapelle
"Winter Theatre" Festival at Flumet Saint Nicolas la Chapelle Distractions et loisirs

Monday 09 mars 2020

"Theatre Winter" is back for the 6th year ! These troublemakers will disturb your visual fields, your senses under the sign of good humor !

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Chaucisse church

The local parish church was hard to reach on foot from the hamlet of Chaucisse, especially during the winter. In 1818, thanks to a gift from one of the village’s “expatriates”, a chapel was built that later became the parish church (1828 to the 1960s).

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 ».

Le Mont-Charvin

Mont Charvin (2407 m) is one of the main peaks of the Aravis mountain range and is recognisable by its pyramid shape and steep rock face. This is maybe the reason for its name: Charvin means exposed summit (“charve” is patois for “chauve” meaning bald).

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.

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 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.


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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

Learn about the secrets of Reblochon

Let yourself be guided during a visit of our digital museum and an introduction to the making of Reblochon (white Tomme) - which will end with a friendly tasting of our cheeses made in our workshops.

Château de Charbonnière

The "château" de Charbonnière is a fortified house dating from at least the 16th C. Burned during the Revolution, the only parts of its former exterior remaining are the large living quarters and one of the four elegant turrets that once adorned it.

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.

Oratory of the Virgin with the Child

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

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).