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The Genevois, a beautiful surprise in Haute-Savoie

Next to Geneva and Switezerland, at the gate of Haute-Savoie, The region of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois reveals itself to you.
An ideal departure pont to embark on the discovery of Geneva, Lake Geneva and the great ski stations of Savoie Mont-blanc. Relax in the ideal location for your holidays in Haute-Savoie, in the countryside between Annecy and Geneva. Make the most of the comfort of the countryside to relax and have unforgettable experiences !
You will find major tourist sites (Saleve cable car , Vitam, Santa's Hamlet) and a varied range of accommodation, for all tastes.
Easy to access, very pleasant to stay in,  full of things to do and see, prepare to be amazed by the Genevois.

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AN EXCEPTIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION, CLOSE TO EVERYTHING

Between Annecy and Geneva, easily accessible 15 km from Geneva Airport, served by 3 major roads A40, A41 and A1 on the Swiss side, and close to 2 TGV stations

BETWEEN TOWN AND MOUNTAINS

The Genevois contains two mountain ranges, The Salève and the Vuache which include, among others, the Mountains of Geneva.
16 communes surround Saint-Julien en Genevois, the main town of the district. These small villages and hamlets give this destination an authentic natural character.

A combination of plains, flourishing green countryside and mountains for an exceptional quality of life.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

The region offers a large scope for activities.

In the air, paragliding, parachuting, helicopter, cable car or even a flight simulator, thrills are guaranteed.
The natural surroundings can be enjoyed both by foot on hiking paths and by bike on the Via Rhôna !

A breath of fresh air at the gates of Geneva.

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LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Unique facilities to have unfogettable experiences. Vitam, the largest water park in Haute-Savoie, the Casino, the theme park, Tropicaland, Adventure experiences and other unique moments with le Petit Pays and its famous Santa's Hamlet.

A truly relaxing space !

WALKS AND HIKES

345km of footpaths are signposted and allow you, for example, to walk in the footsteps of Santiago de Compostela or to follow the Chemin de Grande Randonnée (Long Distance Path) du Balcon du Léman.
For all the family: enjoyable walks to discover the Genevois while having fun.

Don't miss out on the exceptional wealth of flora and fauna in the Vuache which includes unique protected species.

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CULTURE AND HERITAGE

Up above Presilly, the Maison du Salève retraces the history of this mountain range and offers activities which allow you to discover the region.
Not far from there, the Chartreuse de Pomier, an old abbey converted into a reception area, regularly opens its doors for a local heritage day,
As for the villages of the Vauche, they contain an architectural heritage which serves as a reminder of the rural history of the region. Old farms, castles, churches and chapels are worth visiting.

LOCAL SPECIALITIES

The Savoyard specialities are found on plates, in cheeses from the Bouchet cheesemonger, and in the other products of the region from the surrounding farms. There is a choice of drinks to accompany the meals: The famous beer of the Salève is produced at Neydens and the wine is also made nearby... Local grape juice and wine made in La Colombière.
Ferme de l'Hospital  the starred restaurant at Bossey, completes the offer.

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