WHAT TO DO IN WINTER IN CORDON?
You will be 15 minutes by car from the vast ski area "Évasion Mont-Blanc", with 450 km of slopes, it is the third largest in France. It includes Megève, Cordon, Combloux, La Giettaz, Saint-Gervais, Les Contamines, Saint-Nicolas de Véroce.
Close to the major ski resorts, while remaining authentic, Cordon is a real gem. Allowing beginners to enjoy the snow with their families facing the Mont-Blanc. Far from the crowds and in complete safety, the village resort of Cordon can be reached by car or by the shuttle bus which stops just in front of the Chalet les Cerises. In less than 5 minutes you will be at the foot of the slopes on the snow front. You will find the French ski school meeting points and a place to buy your ski passes.
Moreover, " L'Espace Diamant ", composed of Les Saisies, Praz sur Arly, Notre Dame de Bellecombe, Crest Voland, Flumet, and Hauteluce is accessible in less than half an hour.
... THE WHITE VALLEY BY NIGHT
Accompanied by a guide, you will be able to ski the most mythical of valleys on the evenings of a full moon. This exceptional off-piste run of 23 kilometres and 2000 m of vertical drop starts at the Aiguille du Midi and ends at the Mer de Glace.
When you return to the Chalet les Cerises you can relax your aching muscles in the private sauna or jacuzzi.
We all have a book we haven't been able to finish. Why not take advantage of the warm mountain atmosphere to simply take the time to live?
We have installed a cosy Chesterfield in front of the fireplace, inviting you to enjoy moments "just for you". "Après-ski is very important at the Chalet les Cerises. Between rest and contemplation you will appreciate the most beautiful panoramas of the Mont-Blanc massif.
From the centre of the village, 8 signposted routes allow you to discover the fauna and flora of Savoie. Your hikes will take you, in a preserved nature, to the Aravis mountain pastures.
55 additional itineraries, i.e. nearly 310 km, are accessible in the immediate vicinity. You will always have a panoramic view of the Mont-Blanc summits
After a great day's skiing, you will enjoy relaxing in the chalet's private jacuzzi, in water heated to 38°C.
... FLYING IN A HOT AIR BALLOON
Discover the joys of the mountains from a unique perspective during your family holiday. Flights are available throughout the Alps, as well as a discovery flight in the Mont Blanc region, departing from Praz-sur-Arly.
... CLIMB THE AIGUILLE DU MIDI
3,842 metres of pure magic to discover the French, Swiss and Italian Alps at 360°.
And to fill up on adrenaline and thrills, try the step into the void! Only its 5 glass sides will hold you above a 1000 metre precipice.
... A GOURMET GETAWAY
Just cross the Aravis pass to go and enjoy Marc Veyrat, the only chef in the world to have achieved the maximum score of 20/20 in Gault & Millau.
Another exceptional restaurant, "les flocons de sel" by Emmanuel Renaut, with its three Michelin stars, is located in Megève.
Not forgetting the Auberge du père Bise, the Clos des Sens, Yoann Conte and many other starred restaurants...
Winter sports, in the heart of the Savoie Mont-Blanc region
Ideal to start with confidence, with the ESF instructors, Cordon is a small family resort located in the Aravis mountains, only 5 minutes away by car. You can also take a shuttle bus, the stop is right in front of the chalet. With plenty of sunshine and incredible views, this ski resort is ideal for the whole family.
A small, peaceful and authentic Savoyard village, Cordon is very well situated for quick access to several ski areas.
The "Évasion Mont-Blanc" area is only 10 minutes away and includes the resorts of Combloux, Megève (Jaillet), Les Contamines and Saint-Gervais..
In 25 minutes you can reach Praz-sur-Arly to ski in the "Espace Diamant" area, you will reach the Col des Saisies by crossing Notre-Dame de Bellecombe, Flumet and Crest-Voland. In addition to the numerous alpine ski slopes, this large area offers numerous activities such as cross-country skiing, the snowpark, the toboggan run, the slalom stadium, snowmobiling…
The mythical Vallée Blanche is just next door. What about leaving the Aiguille du Midi for the biggest off-piste skiing in the world? For experienced skiers, after 23 kilometres of powder skiing, you will finish your freeride on the mer de Glace 2000 metres below. On the evenings of a full moon, you can be accompanied by a guide for an unforgettable night descent.
Winter is also the season for snowshoeing. Several tens of kilometres of paths leave from Cordon towards the slopes of the Aravis. You will discover from a unique point of view the forests of snow-covered fir trees and the traditional mountain chalets. This is also the time for a friendly dog sledding trip.
Treat yourself to a relaxing break with our private sauna and jacuzzi
At the end of the day after an intense day in the mountains, relax in our spacious outdoor jacuzzi. The water in the whirlpool heated to 38°, chromotherapy and recovery programmes will soothe you. Comfortably installed in the private jacuzzi, you will have the most beautiful view of the Chamonix valley.
Perhaps you prefer the dry heat of the Finnish sauna? Lock yourself in this cocoon of well-being to accumulate a beneficial heat. The sauna is located outside the chalet, and you can enjoy a magnificent view of Mont Blanc from the large private terrace. With room for 6 people in a refined atmosphere, our private sauna is a haven of peace in the heart of the chalet.
So, sauna or jacuzzi? You don't have to choose, our private wellness centre offers both. Chalet les Cerises is the only holiday rental in Cordon with a sauna and jacuzzi. Enjoy this top-of-the-range relaxation area in the heart of the Haute-Savoie.
Autumn in Haute-Savoie, a little-known season
It is the favourite season for Savoyards and mountain lovers. Calm has returned to the mountain pastures and unlike the high altitude ski resorts, this authentic village lives all year round. The return of the cooler weather makes for pleasant walks in the mountains. The special light of the autumn sun illuminates the intense colours of the flamboyant vegetation. In the distance, the first snow is already covering the peaks.
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