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  1. Abondance


In the Abondance valley in the Haute-Savoie, 30 kilometres to the south of Lake Geneva and on the threshold of the Portes du Soleil, Abondance is a mountain village-resort where local traditions are still very much in evidence, offering an ideal place to unwind.

There's no shortage of activities and the area's natural beauty invites visitors to explore every part of the village, not least Abondance Abbey and Plagnes lake, but also its traditional farms and themed walks...

In winter, a ski area for the whole family
Abondance village and its Essert ski area offer a wide choice of activities: downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoe walks, ice driving with "Expert Pilot", ski joering and an introduction to husky sled touring, natural outdoor skating-rink.
Come and discover ski slopes for all levels of enthusiast and spaces dedicated to children's needs.
To explore further afield on skis, Abondance is linked by regular ski shuttles to other Portes du Soleil resorts.

In summer, Abondance is just waiting for you to experience the mountains:
With a large choice of walks and biking routes for the whole family, get ready to enjoy plenty of splendid mountain panoramas.
There are sporting activities for all tastes: via ferrata, climbing, white-water sports, forest adventures, mountain animal and plant discovery excursions with a qualified guide, fishing in the lakes and rivers, paragliding...

All year, a mountain village with its own traditions and culture Abondance is a recognised "Pays d'art et d'Histoire" village, thanks to its rich cultural heritage.
Visitors can explore Abondance abbey and its cloister, along with the Maison du Val, an exhibition centre that focuses on Abondance cheese production and farming in the valley.

Summer activities :
electric MTB
Via Ferrata
Cheese House
Massages - Wellbeing
"Chansons en Abondance" festival
Abondance abbey
Restaurants - Shops
Abondance cheese
Adventure Parc
Trail Running
Lake of Plagnes Classified Geopark Unesco
Water Sports - Canyoning
Farm Tours

Accommodation in Abondance :

2 non-classified Hotel
4 Classified Hotel including :
1 2 1
5 Holiday centers
66 Furnished (6000 lits)
6000 lits
Chambres d'hôtes, hébergements Gîtes de France
1 Camping car parking
120 ans de l'Harmonie Municipale d'Abondance

En 2018, l’harmonie d’Abondance fête ses 120 ans ! l’Harmonie d’Abondance organise une grande soirée festive, le samedi...
Rassemblement voitures de collection et modèles d'exceptions

Vintage car's gathering on the Plaine d'Offaz with the Club "Mécaniques en Abondance" . From 10h to 18h. "The pin-up...
Place du Tertre: Concours des peintres au Lac des Plagnes

Pour sa 11ème édition, le concours des peintres se déroulera les 14 et 15 juillet à Abondance sur le thème...
French Songs in Abondance: Diner and concert "Special envoy" with Renaud.

A diner and then a concert to dicover the famous song of the French Singer Renaud. Rates: adult :25 € - Child under 13...
A discovered day sport and nature in Abondance!

A day to discover and taste the activities offered in Abondance: walking, via ferrata, mountain bike, discovered flora...
French songs : Diner and concert "Tribute to Mike Brant"

A diner and then a concert to dicover the famous songs of the Singer Mike Brant. Rates: adult :25 € - Child under 13...
French songs in Abondance: a diner-concert "Serge Lama"

A diner and then a concert to dicover the famous songs of the French Singer Serge Lama with Alain Sebbah. Rates: adult...
French Songs in Abondance: Barzingault in concert

A diner and then a concert to discover the famous song of the French group songs. Rates: adult :25 € - Child under 13...
Automn Fair

The Abondance automn fair is a traditional day in the Abondance Valley. A cows comptetition, a cheese competition, many...