The Contamines-Monjoie in Haute-Savoie

Val Montjoie is the southwestern edge of the Mont-Blanc. Accessed by Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in this small valley running north-south with the village of Les Contamines. The neighboring towns of Les Contamines are Saint-Gervais-les-Bains and Megève, Haute-Savoie, Hauteluce, Beaufort and Bourg-Saint-Maurice in Savoie and Courmayeur in the Aosta Valley in Italy. The valley of Les Contamines view from the Cey The village of Les Contamines is at an altitude of 1164 meters. The territory of the municipality is dominated by numerous peaks: To the east: the area of ​​high mountain domes Miage (3673 m) and the needle Bionnassay (4052 m) located in the Mont-Blanc are ice all year . West: the ski resort extends on the slopes of Mont Joly (2525 m) and can reach the ski area Hauteluce by the collar of Joly. The top of the slopes at the head of Véleray offers a panorama of the Mont Blanc and the Aravis Valley Beaufortain. South: a path leads to the so-called Roman Col du Bonhomme leads to Italy. This path also leads to the refuge de la Balme, the neck of the window and lakes Jovet. Source : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Contamines-Montjoie

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