Le Grand Bornand is located in the heart of the Massif des Aravis whose highest point, Pointe Percée, is calculated to be 2,750 metres. In both summer and winter, you will enjoy discovering the delights of living in this charming and lively mountain village. Perched at 1000 meters above sea level, Le Grand Bornand Village contains a main square, covered market, church, and some local shops for your practical needs. Six kilometers higher, at 1300 meters above sea level, discover Le Grand Bornand Chinaillon, which marks the departure point for the ski slopes amid the traces of a seventeenth century village.
The ski resort of Le Grand Bornand is ideal for family skiing: it boasts 84 km of slopes including spaces for beginners, and is overall a family resort that is ideal for those who are just learning to ski smoothly. For the most seasoned, the alpine area of the Massif des Aravis, including La Clusaz, Croix Fry, is accessible by shuttle.
By walking on the mountain paths or going towards the col de la Colombiere you will be able to see several vestiges of the aforementioned old village of Le Grand Bornand, namely the wooden houses and the chapel. These small chalets lend the place a rustic and typically Savoyard aspect. Whether for hiking or cycling in summer or for skiing or snowshoeing in winter, this unspoiled natural site will enchant the whole family and provide beautiful holiday memories.
The Vallée du Bouchet, the Col des Annes, the Aravis mountain range, the Jallouvre peak, and the Col de la Colombière are fabulous playgrounds for your mountain activities. Le Grand Bornand: so many magnificent landscapes to contemplate in both summer and winter!