Practical information about Megeve

Megeve in a few

Midway between the urban village and the village of altitude, known for its gentle tracks and its vast domain with a rather "family" tendency, Megève undoubtedly has wonderfully an appropriate name which is the "little Switzerland". Coming to Megeve means to stay in a traditional village without giving up the "chic" of the city.

Overlooking the Arve Valley, towering over the slopes of Arly and Arbon, Megève is one of the Haute-Savoie ski resorts that make up the vast Evasion Mont-Blanc ski area. An urban high-altitude town with a French lifestyle, this town is known for having welcomed the Rothschild family holiday resort since 1910, which made of this place a reference winter sports resort, competing with its neighboring St. Moritz in Switzerland.

As very appreciated for its ski slopes as for its "après-ski" offer, with its big hotels, its good restaurants and its generous tourist offer, Megève is a place of relaxation where the fresh air will recharge your batteries just as much as its " cozy " terraces , on which you can sit to contemplate the passage of the biggest names in the jet set. Organise from now your holiday rental in Megeve.

How to get there?

Car: 600 km separate Megève from Paris, following the A6 then the A40. From Lyon, you will be just 180 km from Megève, passing through Chambéry and Annecy.

Train: The service station to access Megève is Sallanches, which is 12 km from the village. Count 4:30 for the shortest trips from Paris. On weekdays, about 10 trains make the connection.

Plane: Megève has an altiport, but offers mainly private flights to contemplate the surrounding mountains. From France or abroad, you will land at Geneva airport, 87 km from Megève. There are shuttles which will take you daily to the village.

Bus: SAT, Ouibus and Borini companies offer transfers to the village, from Lyon, Geneva, as well as other starting points.

When should we come?

As far as the ski is concerned, it should be done obviously during the winter months, namely from December to February to have snow (the field officially opens around December 19). However, for mountain summer holidays, July and August are the most appropriate months.

Good to know!

With its 445 km of way marked tracks, Megève is among the largest resorts in France, and is part of Combloux, Saint-Gervais, Saint-Nicolas-de-Véroce, Les Contamines-Montjoie, La Giettaz ski area "Evasion Mont Blanc", ranging from 580 to 4,808 meters above sea level.