The Arve Valley is ideally located, very close to Mont-Blanc, between Geneva and Chamonix. Between lake and mountains, between cities and forests, between Industry and the great outdoors, it offers varied landscapes from the bottom of the Valley to the tops of the snow-covered slopes!


The destination is made up of 10 towns and villages: Araches-la-Frasse, Cluses, Magland, Marnaz, Mont-Saxonnex, Le Reposoir, Saint-Sigismond, Scionzier and Thyez.



Cluses is located in the heart of the Arve Valley, on the A40 motorway, exit 18 Scionzier-Cluses or exit 19 Cluses-center.

- From Paris: 580 km - 5h30
- From Lyon: 190 km - 2 hours
- From Geneva: 45 km - 35 mn
- From Annecy: 60 km - 35 mn

By train

The city of Cluses has a multimodal hub. It receives TGVs coming directly from Paris, Lyon, Bellegarde. more info

By plane

Geneva International Airport (40 km) more info

Annecy-Meythet Airport (60 km) more info

Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport (175 km) more info

Capital of the bar turning industry

Décolletage, Cluses
Credits Charles Savouret

Capital of Industry, the Arve Valley employs more than 8 professionals and generates 000 billion annual turnover. The city of Cluses is also home to world leaders such as Somfy and the Industrial Research & Development pole. Center ID.

Air quality

The Arve Valley is sometimes sensitive to pollution because it concentrates in a narrower space than in the plain, all human activities and the resulting polluting emissions. Air quality monitoring, carried out by the Atmo Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes association is essential: it publishes his data in real time.