Contamines is a traditional alpine village which is dominated
by the eastern side of the Mont Blanc massif, the views
are stunning. In summer the town is a mass of flowers and
offers a multitude of sports activities and entertainment.
It is a hiker's paradise with miles of marked trails for
all levels and many more further afield at nearby St Gervais,
Chamonix and Megeve.
Sports include, mountain biking, rock climbing, mountaineering,
tennis, parapenting and swimming at St. Gervais. For children
there are regular shows during the school holidays, two
well equipped playgrounds incorporating an aerial adventure
course, boating lake, crazy golf, trampolining, and a new
guarded bathing lake with picnic area.
three chalets are only 15 minutes walk from the village
centre where there are two small supermarkets, restaurants,
banks, tourist office, pharmacy, shops and bars.
more information about the village visit