807 inhabitants (source INSEE - 1st January 2018)
Area: 3,102 hectares
Altitude: 820 m

The town is located 17 km from Evian-les-Bains and 24 km from Morgins (Swiss border village), near the winter sports resorts of Abondance, La Chapelle d'Abondance and Châtel. 

activities & sightseeing

Vacheresse is a mountain village with beautiful landscapes that attract hikers all year long. The most famous natural sites are the alpine pastures of Bise and Ubine, the lake of Darbon or the Mont-Baron.

Vacheresse has 4 hotels-restaurants and several furnished accomodation that can welcome visitors in a quiet and relaxing environment.
Some shops (a bakery-grocery store, a bar, restaurants) as well as a school group welcoming about 90 children animate the village. Seniors also have their place in Vacheresse with the Accondance Adult Housing Establishment of Val d'Abondance, which has 58 beds.

Throughout the year, many events are organized by the associations of Vacheresse : trail, village festival, pétanque competition, concert, dance...


Chef-Lieu, 74360 Vacheresse
Tel. + 33 (0)4 50 73 10 18
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