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Combloux, one of the pearls of Mont Blanc

It is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, in the department of Haute Savoie that the French commune of Combloux. This mountain village belongs to the community of municipalities Pays du Mont Blanc and is also named La Perle du Mont Blanc. It offers a panorama exceptional on the chains of Mont Blanc, Fiz, Aiguilles Rouges, Aravis.

The station of Combloux is located 4 km from Megève and 30 km from Chamonix in Haute Savoie. From Lyon, it takes about 2 hours driving. It is accessible by the departmental road 1212 connecting Sallanches to Albertville. Otherwise, public transport lines intercity connect the town with the rest of the department. However, it is possible to take one of the airlines of the airport of Annecy Haute Savoie Mont Blanc to get there.

In addition, what makes the charm of the village is its architecture mountainous. Its farms of altitude, and its small isolated hamlets. The village has remained on a human scale, with a traditional Savoyard architecture.

Combloux, a large ski area

With Megève/Le Jaillet, La Giettaz and Cordon, Combloux is part of the ski areas  » Portes du Mont Blanc« . The Combloux area offers many red runs from the top of the Pertuis and Jouty chairlifts, at 1757 m altitude. For those who wish to slide on more than 100 km, Combloux proposes a wider formula thanks to the package Evasion Mont Blanc giving access to 445 km of slopes spread over 8 resorts.

Snowpark and fun zones are alsoavailable in the Combloux area : 2 new-slide areas starting at the top of the Plaine Joux ski lift, a boarder cross of 800 m for a 150 m difference in altitude on the Ambourzalles and a snowpark called La Croix. And Combloux has 3 luge areas, 2 on the slopes and 1 in the heart of the village. For cross-country skiing, the resort of Combloux offers 2 loops, green and blue, for 5,5 km of slopes in balcony on the Mont Blanc.

The resort of Combloux in a few figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️Combloux
MassifMont Blanc Massif
MountainNorthern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm):100
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) :445
Longest downhill ski run (in km)6
Name of the ski areaPortes du Mont-Blanc
Connected station(s)Combloux, Cordon, Le Jaillet and La Giettaz
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)1 183
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)1 930
Average altitude of the ski area (in m)1 557
Total height of the domain (in m)747
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)42
? Difficulty of the ski runs ?
Number of green runs11
Number of blue trails17
Number of red trails29
Number of black runs8
Total number of downhill ski runs65
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts20
Children’s treadmill0
Fixed grip chairlifts6
Detachable Chairlifts2
Cable cars0
Total number of lifts29
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)10
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):2
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark:Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex and spaYes (summer)
Trails accessible on foot from the village :Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)2100
Slogan of the station360° MontBlanc
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station:Sallanches-Combloux-Megève station
Bus shuttle to a train station:Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers)603
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 45 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 262 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 110 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 60 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 750 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 950 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 494 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 2 102 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 4 650 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 7 400 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 279 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 740 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 108
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 108
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 109
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 107
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 1010
Note on the average cost of a stay / 106
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /107,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 107,9
? Ranking according to ? 41st position out of 232 stations in France

Combloux in 19 Questions / Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in Combloux ?

The resort of Combloux is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Horse-drawn sleigh rides This activity is fascinating and will allow you to ride on sleds pulled by horses.

Torchlight descents Perfect for children, this activity will allow them to explore places around the estate.

Sleds Luges : for children as well as adults, this activity will allow you to have fun with your friends.

Ski touring : if you are not afraid of heights this activity is a must during your stay in the area.

  • What are the activities in summer in the resort of Combloux ?

The resort of Combloux also offers many summer activities such as :

Hiking This activity is carried out with experienced guides for more safety you will visit extraordinary places in the middle of nature.

Tennis Table tennis in the open air for children or for adults, you choose everything is at your disposal.

Workshops for making balms with oils The resort of Combloux has workshops, so you and your children can take courses.

Family YogaThis activity will bring you together and will also allow you to do sports as a family to relax.

  • What to visit in Combloux and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Combloux, we can mention Combloux Ecological Mountain Lake, communal monument, chapelet Du Médonnet, Cascades de l Arpenaz, Collections…

  • Where to eat in Combloux ?

The resort of Combloux offers more than 58 restaurants among which we can mention : O’PB Combloux, Pepe innocenti, Restaurant Le Mystic

Abondance offers a number of different accommodations such as Hotel Gardens & City Megève, Au coeur des près, Hotel restaurant le coin savoyard…

  • How big is the ski area of Combloux?

The ski area of the resort of Combloux has a size of 445 Km, divided into 65 tracks. Among these tracks, the longest measures 5.5 kilometers, it also has 5.5 km of cross-country skiing track.

  • What is the altitude of Combloux?

This area has an altitude between 1183 meters and 1930 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Combloux package?

Their packages start from 45 euros per day, and 262 euros per week

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Combloux?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 1494 Euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 2988 Euros

  • Does Combloux have a bike park?

NoThe resort of Combloux unfortunately does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Combloux by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the train station of Sallanches or Combloux and Geneva. You can also use a shuttle to get to the station of Combloux.

  • What is the zip code of Combloux ?

The zip code of Combloux is 74920.

  • In which department is located the resort of Combloux ?

The resort of Combloux is located in the department of Haute-Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Combloux have a tourist office?

The resort of Combloux is part of the tourist office of Combloux. It is located at 49 chemins des passerands Combloux Haute-Savoie auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France.

  • Are there any webcams in Combloux ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where to find information about the weather in Combloux ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Combloux station at

  • What is the opening date of the lifts in Combloux ?

In Combloux, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Combloux ?

Yes, it is at the address Route de la Cry Cuchet, 74920 Combloux.

What is the opinion of ski on Combloux ?

On average, ski gives the resort of Combloux a rating of 7.92/10, which makes it the 34th best place in France. Its strong points areSize of the domain 10/10 proposed activities 08/10 and internet users’ evaluations 7.5/10.

Map of the ski slopes of Combloux

Combloux La Giettaz Ski slopes map
Combloux La Giettaz – Ski slope map
combloux hiking map
Combloux – Hiking map

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